Project DetailsCode: AYA 2
Start date: 13 jul 2018
End date: 23 jul 2018
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Theme: CONS, MANU, SOCI
Country: Russian Federation
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 99
DescriptionNational Park National park Ugra excels at combination of nature and cultural-historical resources which stands out Ugra among other parks in
Centra Russia region. Ugra National park territory has more than 200 tourist sights that are situated betwen picturesque forests, meadows, Ugra and Zhizdra rivers. Ugra river is a very historical spot where the Golden Horde retreated. The dense broadleaved forests of Zhizdra were natural shield wall protecting Moscow kingdom from attacks of steppe tribes. Going to Ugra national park you will visit to not only nature sights of Kaluzhskaya region but historical memorials. It is a famous Optyna Pustin monastery, Shamordinskiy monastery, Chertovo Gorodische (Town of Deavil), Obolenskiye manor, defensive fortresses and other ones.
Work And Activities
Installation of defensive elements of Stolpitskaya fortress - wooden fence, gates, forest block, trench digging, construction of earthen shaft. All
elements are built from logs, they must be brought to the working site - this is a hard physical work!
Accommodation And FoodHotel of the park (simple accommodation), toilets and shower inside. Lake Lenivoye nearby. Cooking in turns in the summer kitchen.
RequirementsBe ready for physically demanding work!
Meeting point in Moscow (early morning of July 13th). Train to Kozelsk.
Free time activities
Visiting the famous spiritual centers of Russia - monasteries, the unique Town of Devil, an excursion to the Obolensky Manor, visitor centers and
museums of the national park, master classes in traditional crafts.