Project Details

Code: SJ08
Start date: 02 jun 2019
End date: 15 jun 2019
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Category: SOCIAL
Country: France
State: Tende
Airport: Nice
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 99


You will participate in the construction of a host venue and exhibition space that will benefit the association’s educational events, and will offer a new cultural element to our current program which includes a centre of documentation for past historical and archaeological work, conferences, educational content for children and teenagers, scientific publications concerning geological and mining heritage.

Work And Activities

You will restore this building’s façades using lime mortar. The work will include removing outer layers of plaster, recovering the boards of the framework, reworking the plaster joints, using mortar to repair the stonework wall and brushing the mortar joints. This work camp involves 4 days of work per week, from 08:30 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30. A technical supervisor will accompany you during your working day.

Accommodation And Food

You will be sharing a room with 3-4 other volunteers. Bathrooms are also shared. Meals are prepared by our kitchen staff. You will be asked to lend a hand with the preparation of some food, tidying the dining area, and washing the dishes.


Tende (06430) - 2 hours from Nice by train. The organisation “Neige et Merveilles” is located at an altitude of 1.500 metres in an isolated mountainous area, 10 km from the Closest village of Tende, and 50 km from Vintimille (Italy).


Possibility of working at a height on secured scaffolding.




Leisure activities: You will discover the regional mountainous environment and sports activities: hiking/guided tour in the “Vallée des Merveilles” in the Mercantour National Park, swimming in the Bendola river, visiting local villages (Tende, La Brigue, Saorge), trying the Via Feratta and in the evenings, enjoying dance, photo-video sessions, stargazing, board games, barbecue, international meals..

Closest train station: Tende (06430)