Let's rebuild the old " Fort de Jouy"
Description: The "Fort de Jouy-sous-les-Côtes" is a former military castle built in 1885 in Géville, a village located in Lorraine. The association "Amis du Fort de Jouy" has dedicated many years in preserving and restoring this historic monument. Giving a fresh start to a place full of history as this place is really exciting. Please notice that the camp is an European Solidarity Corps, who will financed travel cost and activities to.
Type of Work: Volunteers will be working on restoring this castle with local volunteers. the tasks will be diverse such as masonry, painting and maintenance work. The tasks can be physical sometimes and therefore, volunteers have to be ready to work!
Study Theme: Restore and preserve a national monument, as the local community is emotionally linked to its history and heritage.
Accommodation: The accommodation is basic. Volunteers will be sleeping inside the forteress, on beds and mattresses. However, please, bring a WARM sleeping bag as it can get very cold during the night even in July!
Language: English will be the camp language, but the local volunteers might speak mainly french
Requirements: Be prepared for minimalistic living conditions, hard work, delicious food, incredible landscapes and a great experience
Approximate Location: Located near the city of Géville in Lorraine, North-eastern France.
Notes: Last year camp's pictures are available there: https://www.flickr.com/photos/154450404@N06/albums/72157716376221513
Video from last year camps: https://youtu.be/mYWuy8V_nww
Article about the camp: http://www.sci-france.org/2020/06/03/le-chantier-international-au-fort-de-jouy/