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Code: SJ59-13
Country: France
Region: Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
Title: Abbaye de Clausonne
Start date: 11 August 2013
End date: 18 August 2013
Project type: Family Camp
Ages: 18 - 70
Partner organisation: Solidarites Jeunesses
UNA Exchange Placement Fee: £210.00 find out about costing
Work: The remains of the abbey Clausonne (the XXII century abbey Chalaisian) sit proudly in the middle of green pastures, surrounded by forests of pine and beech. It is located in the heart of the Upper Valley Maraize on a terrace which is overlooking the river Maraize. Clausonne is situated a few kilometers from the village of Saix. The tasks during this workcamp are seperated into ‘adults’ and ‘kids’. The workcamp for adults consists in various renovation tasks which may include the replacement of the barbwired property line, helping to pave a pavement and the construction of dry stone walls. Children will have the opportunity to learn about the production of coated clay / straw, or manufacture houses made of lime/ earth (ker-terre).The family can enjoy the exceptional environment of the the site: hiking, swimming, etc. A mini-bus will be available for the group for making visits to tourist locations in the area, swimming in the water ...
Location: Clausonne, is located 5km from the village Saix, 30 km from Gap and 200 km from Marseille
Accommodation: Volunteers will stay in a studio, at the farm of Fai. Families are hosted in the studios or a room collective of 2 to 6 volunteers. Depending on the group SJ propose either ‘ family’ rooms or kids  rooms on one side and parents rooms on the other side of the house.
Special remarks: TERMINAL : Veynes Devoluy; STUDY THEME : n/a ; SPECIAL REMARKS : Please note that this is a family camp. Children can be aged between 4- 15 years. ; EXTRA FEE : 80 euro per adult and 40 euro per child

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