Camp Askov Folk High School
Description: Askov HEjskole is a Danish Folk High School based on a special pedagogical idea inspired by the danish writer and philosopher, Nikolai Grundtvig. In Askov Folk High School Work Camp, you will do manual work, to upgrade the schools outdoor facilities. One of the school s employees, who is in charge of the buildings and the outdoor facilities, will guide you to learn how to do the work and what to do. The school is used to working with young people, and during the Work Camp, there will also be a group of international students on the premises, with whom you might do some activities in the evenings.
Type of Work: The purpose of the Work Camp is to help out at school with projects that the staff normally have little time to do. The school wants to share their place with young people, who are curious and interested to learn something about manual works as well as getting to know a little part of Denmark and the Folk High School tradition. The work will vary during the Work Camp and includes maintaining the park, building projects, repairing, painting buildings etc. The working hours are daily from 8.00 ( 15.00. You will have Saturday and Sunday are free.
Accommodation: Sleeping facilities: Alle Work Camp participants will get a double room with bed and linen. Kitchen bathroom facilities: The participants will eat all the meals at the School. There are shared bath and toilet facilities and laundry facilities, where you can wash for 20 DKK If you wish to do extra shopping, there is a local shop very closed to the school or you can go to the city; Vejen, which is 3 km. from the school where there are all kinds of shops.
Requirements: The work camp is manual work, so, unfortunately, we cannot take volunteers that are in a wheelchair or has a hearing or visual disability. If you have a disability that ds not limit your ability to do manual work, then you are more than welcome.Vegetarian food is available, and please let us know if you have any allergies.
Approximate Location: The school is located in the city of Vejen, a municipality in Southern Jutland, with shopping facilities, banks, art museum etc. To the west of Vejen is Esbjerg, Ribe and the North Sea, and to the east is Kolding, Vejle and Aarhus. This means that there are lots of interesting places to visit in the area, and it is possible to go to all these places by train or bus from Vejen.