Summer camps 2019 in Spain, volunteering programmes from 40€

Summer camps in Spain 2019, volunteering programmes for young people 18-30 years old. Enjoy a different summer with our volunteer positions in Spain. From 40€ meals and accommodation included!

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Summer camp in Torremocha (near Madrid) FULLY BOOKED!

Location: Torremocha de Jarama, Madrid
Address: Torremocha de Jarama (Madrid)

Type of work: ENVI Environmental / MANU Manual / CONS Construction
Dates: 01-07-2019 /30-07- 2019
Total places: 2 for each period
Age: 18 – 30
Fee: 40.0 EUR
Languages: Spanish, English

Hosting organization is an association of producers and consumers that dedicate ourselves to self-consumption and the ecological and regenerative production of food. It is located in Torremocha de Jarama, 50 km from Madrid. We produce vegetables, fruits, eggs and meat. We are also dedicated to training and education. The project is starting, we have been operating for a little more than a year, but we already have almost 90 associated families and 2 workers. Our farm covers more than 1 hectare and we have 180 hens and 60 chickens. Volunteers will be able to collaborate and learn garden work and animal care always in an ecological way, help in workshops and training courses in agroecology, preparation and distribution of baskets to partners, composting … Accommodation will be in member families. We are managing the occupation of a hostel near the land so that soon the option of exclusive Hostel for volunteers could be available.

The three workers work from Monday to Friday and there is a team of volunteers from the Association who take care of the animals on the weekends. There are also collective work days that serve both to advance the work and to celebrate our commitment to the association and share efforts and ideas. Most of the associated families live in Torremocha de Jarama.

The village is small but has a Cultural Center with Library and computers, sports center with gym, activities and summer pool, and buses to Madrid daily every hour or hour and a half. It also has an Artisan Center (-Torrearte-) with various places with craftsmen dedicated to working with wicker, leather, carpentry, cheese, organic products, … some of them that teach very interesting courses.

Tasks: Animal care, Construction projects, eco-products delivery, egg collection, general tasks on the farm, management of crops in the field, harvesting, help with an ecological project, practicing the language, manual works and maintenance in general, making eco-products packaging , plant / sow, prune, seed bank, remove herbs.
Generic competences to be acquired: Provision for work in the field
Specific competences to be acquired: knowledge of farm works (they are not essential).

Accommodation and meals:
Accommodation: you will be staying with families. When the family arrives, they will be waiting and will present their room. The next day they will go to work in the garden.
The English we have is medium.

The accommodation is made with families. One room for each volunteer. We have a maximum of 2 volunteers per period. Right now we have not covered July and August, although there may be low and high.

We usually host volunteers with families for two weeks and then, if the volunteer and the family agree, we can extend the deadline.
Regarding meals, the family usually gives total freedom so that the volunteers are self-managed in their preparation. But we are the ones who provide the products, from the garden or the store. They do not have to pay anything, of course.


Madrid airport is the biggest airport in Spain, with international flights every day connecting all over the world. From here you can get public transport subway (“Metro”) towards “Plaza de Castilla” station.
To get to Torremocha. In Madrid’s “Plaza de Castilla” metro station, there is an interchange where a bus leaves, the 197, that takes you to Torremocha. You have to see the schedules because they do not all arrive here. They can also be found in Torrelaguna.

Once you deliver your documents, we will contact you by e-mail to confirm the place. Once confirmed, you would choose your sending organisation from your country and pay the fee.

Account number: 0128 0086 74 0100046144

IBANES87 0128 0086 74 0100046144


Bank name: BANKINTER, Calle de Fermín Caballero, 51, 28034 Madrid

Account holder: Asociación Building Bridges

Eco-La Rioja

Location: Nalda, La Rioja
Type of work: ENVI Environmental / MANU Manual /

Minimum of 1 month from 15th September 2019.

Total places: 2 for each period
Age: 18 – 30
Fee: 40.0 EUR
Languages: Spanish, English

Hosting organisation is working together with coordination organization, Building Bridges. Hosting organization  works on projects that activate employment in rural areas, in the Nalda area (La Rioja and its surroundings)
General objectives: Sustainable and equitable rural development
Specific objectives:
Create jobs
Cover the needs of the environment based on solidarity economy employment
Experience new sources of employment
Ten women workers are supporting the association together with 50 local volunteers.
The association counts on children libraries and game fields,, home help for old people, orchards, farms in the mountains, …


Agroecological and forest works.
Promotion of agroecology
Fight against climate change
Reforestation and redesign of objects, used garments and landscape
Cleaning of river channels manuals
Working hours between 8 and 15 hours, six hours a day
Activities (30 hours per week)
Manual cleaning of forests, seedbeds, planting, picking fruit trees, olive trees, …
Generic competences to be acquired: Willingness to learn, Inclination for agroecology and the environment

Specific competences to be acquired: Profiles linked to agriculture and the environment.
They will always be accompanied by personnel of the association that has assigned those tasks and in contact with the manager and with the tutor.

2 people, usually are hosted at the same time.
Loger periods to agree with the association.
The host house will offer accommodation and the kitchen where the volunteer will be able to cook products collected from the local association or from the house that hosts. We require responsable people to help with their own cooking and cleaning in order to help host organisation.

How to get there:
You have to get to Logroño, the capital of La Rioja and then to Nalda in the M4, a metropolitan service that you leave in the town square.
International airports near Logrono, Spain
156 km: Bilbao, Spain (BIO / LEBB) Bilbao Airport

Once you deliver your documents, we will contact you by e-mail to confirm the place. Once confirmed, you would choose your sending organisation from your country and pay the fee.

Account number: 0128 0086 74 0100046144

IBANES87 0128 0086 74 0100046144


Bank name: BANKINTER, Calle de Fermín Caballero, 51, 28034 Madrid

Account holder: Asociación Building Bridges

Summer camps in Girona (Catalonia) about Environment


Location: Sant Feliu de Buixalleu, Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Type of work: EDU Education / YOUTH / ENVIRONMENT
Dates: From 1st March

4 places maximum at the same period

2 weeks maximum stay during summer. Other periods could be flexible.

Age: 18 – 30
Requirements: Young people willing to develop environmental activities.

Fees: 40€ membership fee

In addition, we ask for a fee of € 50 for two weeks of stay, which would be about € 3.5 per day per person.
With this quota is intended to cover part of the cost of food, but of course it includes five meals a day, sleep, use of space …

We are a non-profit association, being a family and a volunteer boy. Our goal is to offer this space to the world as personal growth, doing workshops, courses, seminars … sharing the place with volunteers and people who are appearing here, apart we live with a small horse farm with horses, goats, chickens, ocas …

Create a better space for these activities with bioconstruction and other natural techniques.


Fencing of the farm
Enable spaces for geriatric horses
General cleaning and home renovations

Generic competences
House reforms
Caring for animals
Specific competences:
Forest cleaning
Construction of stables
Construction of domes

Paint spaces
Small repairs
Clean blocks


For us the schedule is flexible but it is fine 6 hours a day for 5 days a week or 5 hours 6 days

Activities (30 hours per week)
Beginning in the morning according to the day we will be doing counting on the opinion of the volunteers and on what is best given to them.


We are a family with a basic level of English, we are open to learn the language.
There will be a volunteer of the house that will always accompany the task and Jónatan who is responsible or tutor


Food is already cooked but there will be moments or days that they will have to prepare themselves.

How to get to this summer camps in Girona:

See our Booking Platform

There is a station 6km from the house, we can go down to pick up and buses that arrive to the town two kilometers from the house.

Excursions by the mountain, (castle, rivers, forest …)
We have all kinds of instruments such as drums, piano, bass, guitar, flute, percussion … and different music therapy instruments. (we are Musicians.jeje).
We are 30 km from the beach, 60km from Barcelona and 40km from Girona, so there are endless possibilities.
Please provide information on activities in your locality, nearby cities to visit, tourist attractions, etc …

We are 30 km from the beach, 60km from Barcelona and 40km from Girona, so there are endless possibilities.

Once you deliver your documents, we will contact you by e-mail to confirm the place. Once confirmed, you would choose your sending organisation from your country and pay the fee.

Account number: 0128 0086 74 0100046144

IBANES87 0128 0086 74 0100046144


Bank name: BANKINTER, Calle de Fermín Caballero, 51, 28034 Madrid

Account holder: Asociación Building Bridges

Summer camp with children near Madrid (in German language)

Location: Guadarrama, Madrid (Spain)
Type of work: ENVI Environment / EDU Education
Dates: 1 July – 28 July 2019
26 August- 7 September 2019
Total places: 1 each period
Age: 18 – 30
Requirements: German mother tongue

Fees: 40€ membership fee

Hosting partner has a strong German roots and has always been linked to teaching of languages, camps and activities for children and families. All activities are conducted in German, so children will enjoy a total linguistic immersion.

Hosting partner organizes a language immersion summer camp in German, in Guadarrama, in the middle of the Sierra de Madrid, with the aim of developing a program of sports, environmental and linguistic activities, where children between 8 and 15 years old (separate groups) by ages) practice and perfect the German language while enjoying a complete program of sports activities, games, workshops in constant contact with nature.

Children in different situations, outside of the daily environment and doing motivating and new activities, are more receptive and enjoy their learning because they feel active participants in this process and practice it in subjects related to their daily life in the camp and in activities of your interest Our goal is to make learning German a fun and rewarding experience.

What activities are you going to do?
Nature, Trekking, Path of Nature and orientation, Falconry,  Animalia: Contact with live animals,  sports
Kayak, Archery,  Volleyball,  Traction Kites,  Football,  Basketball, Tennis and Paddle, Yoga, Dance,  Swimming, Climbing and Tirolinas,
Workshops and crafts
Theater, Dance, Robotics, Lego Education and Robotis Kidslab, Crafts and Creativity: Painting, Leather, wool, resin, mud, flush, sand, natural soaps, puppets, candles, reclining …
Language classes
2 hours of conversation, listening and reading comprehension classes
Workshops and projects

Being camps with overnight, tasks will be entrusted according to the profile of the voluntary. There are usually two blocks of activities during the day (from 10:00 a.m.
2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) plus a night activity (from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.).
The volunteer will participate in two of the three daily blocks.
Depending on the activity and profile of the volunteer.
Activities (30 hours per week)
Games, sports and leisure activities, all in German.

In the field, German will be spoken as a vehicular language. Accommodation, meals, tutoring, infrastructures are included.

Once you deliver your documents, we will contact you by e-mail to confirm the place. Once confirmed, you would choose your sending organisation from your country and pay the fee.

Account number: 0128 0086 74 0100046144

IBANES87 0128 0086 74 0100046144


Bank name: BANKINTER, Calle de Fermín Caballero, 51, 28034 Madrid

Account holder: Asociación Building Bridges

Summer camps in Algatocín (Málaga) FULLY BOOKED!


Location: Algatocín, Málaga
Type of work: ENVI Environment / EDU Education

1-30 June // 1-30 July //1-30 August // 1-30 September
Total places: 15 volunteers
Age: 18 – 30
Requirements: Young people willing to develop Bioconstruction activities


40€ membership fee

In addition, the costs of accommodation and maintenance are t:
Accommodation (Tent brought by the volunteer)
Maintenance: Contributed by each volunteer : € 4 per day

Generic competences:

Knowledge of the process and principles of construction with natural materials

Specific competences:

Carpentry, construction techniques with earth, straw and stones, kitchen

Schedule: 8.30 1:30 // 17:00 p.m. to 19:00
Activities (30 hours per week)
Carpentry, kitchen, construction techniques with earth, straw and stone.

Volunteers will have coordinators of activities and tutors, we speak several languages.
We have 15 years of experience, we will visit the place on arrival and a training to locate the vols.We do constant evaluation and dynamics of socialization and conflict resolution.

Meals will be prepared by the vols. by rotation and with the support of a member of the association.

How to get to this summer camps in Malaga:

Train to Cortes de la Frontera, then on foot or by finger (14km)
Bus from Algeciras or Ronda to Algatocín (then on foot to the farm, 2km)

Free time:

Once you deliver your documents, we will contact you by e-mail to confirm the place. Once confirmed, you would choose your sending organisation from your country and pay the fee.

Account number: 0128 0086 74 0100046144

IBANES87 0128 0086 74 0100046144


Bank name: BANKINTER, Calle de Fermín Caballero, 51, 28034 Madrid

Account holder: Asociación Building Bridges

Summer camps in Girona (Catalonia): FULLY BOOKED!


Location: Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Type of work: EDU Education / YOUTH
Dates: From June 25 to September 10, with the minimum attendance of one week and a maximum of 12 weeks. The week of June maximum of 4 volunteers, July a maximum of 10. August and September a maximum of 6.

Total places: 15 volunteers
Age: 18 – 30
Requirements: Young people willing to develop education&youth activities of leisure with other young people.

Fees: 40€ membership fee

In addition, the costs of accommodation and maintenance are 25€ per week including food and accommodation.

We are a youth association created 12 years ago. Our organization has been working on a voluntary basis to educate and entertain children, teenagers and young people in extracurricular activities, leisure and free time. The function of our educational association is to promote values ​​that other institutions.
This association is based on carrying out activities such as:
– Extracurricular & non formal activities
– Workshops in institutes
– Dynamize groups of young people
– Give support in children and young people
– Prepare day trips and out of school activities for young people, children and their families
– Support children and youth activities in City Council parties
– Specialized in youth centers
– Parties and young nights
– Alternative holidays
– Alternative night entertainment
– Support for children and youth centers and activities
– We schedule children’s and youth shows
– Leisure and entertainment services: foam party, inflatables, mobile disk … with which we finance our activities.

We develop other activities with young people and children where they contribute, to adolescents, a series of values, which they know how to transport to their life, with their friends, at school and the institute, etc. These are carried out throughout the year in different spaces and schedules. Our activities are aimed at participants between 3 to 35 years in Girona.

Activities are carried out in all outdoor spaces, museums, exhibition halls and in our premises equipped with several rooms and with a capacity of 100 people in total in the various rooms.

Inside youth centres we carry out workshops, crafts, board games, dynamics, excursions, museums, exhibitions, swimming pool, amusement park, adventure, sports in natural environment ….

In these activities tend to assist children with various types of disabilities, ADD, ADHD, SEN, supervised by child centers, possible families with few resources.

We count on 2 staff coordinators for the whole summer, 4 interns and about 15 volunteers throughout the summer with an average of 3 per week.

Generic competences
To educate boys and girls under the free time of vacations.
Specific competences
Help the educational team of the association
Be a positive reference for them
Build activities of all kinds for the house
Accompany minors in activities

Schedule from Monday to Friday, usually from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and someday it may be that some afternoon or Friday is longer. With the opportunity to do more hours always or on the weekend.
With a minimum of 35 hours per week.


Normally there is a training session where they receive training on the tasks and working system during the workcamp. In addition, volunteers have references in the area where the activity is carried out. At all times they will be accompanied by members of the association. In the activity we usually speak in Catalan and Spanish. But we do not have problems to attend some english speaking volunteer, because some member of our association speak English.

Accommodation and food

Volunteers will be hosted in several houses of members of the association or children families. In which according to the option of the moment and the season they can be alone or accompanied by the people of the house. The houses are equipped with everything necessary to live. The volunteers will have to do the housework derived from their stay in them, cleaning, meals …
There is a fee of € 25 per week for accommodation, electricity, water and food.

How to get to this summer camps in Girona:

See our Booking Platform

Girona-Costa Brava Airport at 5km.
Train station 1km.
Bus station 1km.
Girona urban line number 5 has two stands at 25m each.
Exit AP-7 motorway at 1km.

Free time:

They will be located in Girona capital city from where they can take buses or trains among other means for tourism on the beaches of the Costa Brava, Catalan Pyrenees. As well as very tourist towns of beach and mountain.

Mountain: Rupit, Ripoll, Besalú, Olot, Osor, Santa Pau …
Beach: Begur, Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar, Cadaqués, Port de la Selva, Palafurgell ..

They can take a tour of other capitals of the region such as Figueras, Banyoles .. Visit important museums such as Dalí, the cinema of Girona.

They have the possibility to see scenarios of the city and province of Girona that have been used for series or films like Game of Thrones and 8 Catalan surnames, one of the best restaurants in the world with the Roca brothers, the Bulli … The old town of Girona with its cathedral, wall, Devesa …

As well as the possibility of carrying out all kinds of adventure sports and risk in the natural environments of mountain or sea of ​​the province. Like via ferrata, climbing, trekking, river kayak, costering, ravines, scuba diving, kayak in the sea, roundabouts, ….
A part that in one hour by bus or train can go to Barcelona and all its tourist attraction.

Once you deliver your documents, we will contact you by e-mail to confirm the place. Once confirmed, you would choose your sending organisation from your country and pay the fee.

Account number: 0128 0086 74 0100046144

IBANES87 0128 0086 74 0100046144


Bank name: BANKINTER, Calle de Fermín Caballero, 51, 28034 Madrid

Account holder: Asociación Building Bridges

Summer camps in Murcia (Permacultura and Bioconstruction)


Location: Puente TocinosMurcia, Spain
Type of work: AGRI Agriculture / Sustainability
Dates: Open all year, minimum 1 month. Only closed from 15th July to 1st September.

Total places: 2 volunteers at the same time
Age: 18 – 30
Requirements: Young people willing to develop sustainable agriculture, permaculture and bioconstruction activities.

Fees: 40€ membership fee

Conservation of Nature Association was constituted in April of 2010 with the main objective of disseminating knowledge, appreciation and
respect for the environment through the realization of projects and activities on two environmental education, volunteering, research and everything that has to do with the nature in general and our way of relating to it.

During the first years of activity, the association has dedicated itself specifically to the development of training courses on nature and ecology in cooperation with the University of Murcia, with the center of environmental education in Murcia “CEMACAM” and with other associations with related objectives, as well as wildlife and wildlife monitoring and study projects environmental volunteer activities.

Conservation of Nature started in 2017 on a new project dedicated to permaculture, the sustainability and bioconstruction in a half-hectare plot in the middle of the orchard traditional of Murcia, the project “Permaculture, Bioconstruction and Cohousing “.


The objectives and lines of work of the project “Permaculture, Bioconstruction and Cohousing “are:
 Bioconstruction
Giving shelter to a maximum of 10 people thanks to the construction of two houses under one same green roof through the CUT construction system, based on a structure wooden carrier, with walls of straw bales and natural clay and / or lime coatings (in the initial phase of the works).

Assembly and furnishing using recycled materials from a yurt on an elevated structure of wood (finished).
Construction of an outdoor shower and sink using recycled materials (finished).
Construction of chicken coop with cane, mud and straw (in design phase).
 Food production
Design and implementation of a food forest (in process), proposed to produce the maximum diversity of fruits of traditional varieties and the maximum presence of flowers of native vegetation throughout the year in order to attract pollinators and fauna.

Production of vegetables through no-till agriculture, using elevated terraces type lasagna and drip irrigation (in process), direct seeding, mulching, production of compost, etc. (Natural Agriculture).

 Harnessing the energies
Installation of photovoltaic and solar thermal system, passive cooling systems (type “well Canadian “) and high-efficiency thermal mass stoves (” rocket stove “type) in the households.
 Responsible water use
Construction and use of dry bath (finished), reuse of treated wastewater through the installation of a biological treatment plant in homes, implementation of a drip irrigation for vegetables and maintenance of traditional irrigation in fruit trees through dwels, discarding the irrigation to blanket and irrigating selectively by grooves (finalized).

Return the structure and health to the ground
Through afforestation, avoiding tillage, applying straw mulch-free pesticide mulching and using green fertilizers (annual sowing of legumes and grasses with rotation).

 Promote the biodiversity of fauna and flora
Through afforestation, the placement of nest boxes for birds and bats and shelters for insects (in design phase) and generating spaces and shelters suitable for reptiles and amphibians (stone walls dry, naturalized pond, etc.)
 Waste treatment and reuse
Solid waste by composting in a dry bath for fecal matter and by composting of pallets for organics. Wastewater through biological treatment and naturalized pond and reuse for irrigation of fruit trees.
 Educational, cultural and leisure space
For now we have scheduled a couple of workshops on different aspects and systems of Bioconstruction while the construction of the housing lasts; in any case this line of action is still to be defined, and for this the environment we are creating is key.


During the development of volunteer activities there will always be between two and three people, including the tutor, working on the project. Both the tutor and another of the colleagues can communicate in English and participate in training and support for volunteers
during their stay.


The tasks in which you can participate in the framework of our project “Permaculture, Bioconstruction and Cohousing “will be related to the maintenance of food forest, the practice of natural agriculture through the cultivation of vegetables in raised terraces and direct sowing, maintenance of the dry bath and the yurt, assembly and placement of nest boxes for birds and bats and shelters for insects, design and construction of chicken coop using natural materials, support in works of bioconstruction, etc.

Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities (30 hours per week)
1. Maintenance of the food forest through the following tasks:
– Irrigation between days 1 and 10 of each month by ditch.
– Maintenance of portillo, gutters, grooves and alcorques
– Plantations
– Adventitious control next to the feet of planted trees and shrubs
– Mulching
– clearing and pruning if necessary
– Disease and pest control
– Care of nurseries and flower pots
– Compost maintenance
– Maintenance of elevated terraces of vegetable cultivation
2. Vegetable cultivation on elevated “lasagna” terraces and drip irrigation (agriculture without tillage) and maintenance of seedbeds.
3. Support in bio-construction works of our wood and straw house (CUT technique of construction with straw)
4. Design and construction of chicken coop with capacity for 15 chickens (approx.) With materials
natural and recycled.
5. Assembly and placement of nest boxes for beneficial insectivorous birds, nocturnal raptors and
bats and two shelters for insects.
6. Maintenance of the dry bath and the yurt.

Generic competences
Maintenance and support work.
Specific competences
1. Maintenance of the food forest.
2. Growing vegetables
3. Support in Bioconstruction work.
4. Design and construction of chicken coop with capacity for 15 chickens (approx.) With materials natural and recycled.
5. Assembly and placement of nest boxes for beneficial insectivorous birds, night raptors and bats and two insect shelters.
6. Maintenance of dry bath and Mongolian yurt.


The accommodation can be shared or not between the Mongolian yurt and the caravan.

Meals will be based on an ovo-lacto-vegetarian or vegan diet. The tutor will provide the Volunteers the utensils and organic food necessary for a healthy and balanced diet, according to the demands of the works and activities that will be carried out. If the volunteers wanted
add meat or fish to your diet you can purchase these products on your own at any nearby supermarket.

The preparation of the meals will be in charge of the volunteers.
The project is not funded or subsidized, so we would ask that part of the volunteers could be covered through scholarships or from the organization responsible for these volunteer programs. We consider that about € 120 per volunteer could be sufficient, with which we will acquire organic and local food through a Group of Consumption.

Our cozy little corner covers an average hectare (about 3.5) of orchard Traditional in Bacons Bridge, a bike ride from the center of the city of Murcia.

It is surrounded by other farms dedicated to the production of oranges and lemons, some of them already abandoned and others in conversion to organic production as we have informed the owners. Parallel to the eastern edge of the terrain runs a traditional armband
irrigation with some riparian vegetation. In the northeast corner we wanted to keep a small forest of these laurels of more than 6m in height with a small clear in its interior where to be cool and in the shade during the sultry summers.

In addition to the plantations of dozens of species of native shrubs and trees and fruit trees of traditional varieties for our food forest, El Bosque de Indra, also we have assembled and conditioned our beautiful Mongolian yurt with capacity for 3 people, installed a caravan with capacity for two other people, built the bathroom dry of double compostera, as well as an external shower and sink and a quarter of implements.

In addition we will make available to each volunteer a bicycle with which to be able move between our campsite and the center of the city.

How to get to this summer camps in Murcia:

See our Booking Platform

The project “Permaculture, Bioconstruction and Cohousing “is developed in a land located in the hamlet of Bacons Bridge, between the Carril de los Correas and the Carril de los Navarros.

We are a 15min bike ride from the center of the city of Murcia. further Bacons Bridge is very well connected to the city by bus lines 15 and 31.
The nearest airports are the International Airport of Murcia and the Airport Alicante-Elche, 50min from Murcia. Both the day of arrival and the return of the volunteers

We can bring them in a van to the bus station San Andrés de Murcia, with several daily buses to both airports, or the Barrio del Carmen train station.


The Region of Murcia offers a huge range of activities related to nature, with beautiful beaches, rivers, canyons and mountains near the city such as the Sierra de Carrascoy and Sierra Espuña, where you can practice activities such as hiking, climbing, mountain biking, canyoning, kayaking, etc.

Its historical heritage is not far behind: castles, churches and cathedrals, towns such as Cartagena, Caravaca de la Cruz, Calasparra or Moratalla, museums, archaeological sites, caves with cave paintings, etc. On the other hand, the identity of the The city of Murcia is intimately linked to the traditional garden, its acequias and the river.

Every weekend, volunteers can enjoy a generous offer of concerts, plays, exhibitions and other cultural activities.

Besides being also university city and with large pedestrian zones Murcia also offers a wide variety of bars, restaurants, terraces and nightclubs.

Once you deliver your documents, we will contact you by e-mail to confirm the place. Once confirmed, you would choose your sending organisation from your country and pay the fee.

Account number: 0128 0086 74 0100046144

IBANES87 0128 0086 74 0100046144


Bank name: BANKINTER, Calle de Fermín Caballero, 51, 28034 Madrid

Account holder: Asociación Building Bridges

Summer volunteering in the Way of Saint James (Galicia)


Location: Sobrado, Galicia, Spain
Type of work: Culture / Education / Sustainability / Tourism
Dates: Open all year, minimum 15 days.

Up to 2 people. Ideally May-October.
Between the months of May and October the hostel of the Monastery receives the greatest influx of pilgrims. During this period of time in 2018, the percentage inflow by country with greater contribution of pilgrims, over 100% accounted.
Age: 18 – 30
Requirements: Young people with interest in Tourism and education activities.

Fees: 40€ membership fee

The main characteristics of this proposal are described below for the development of a European volunteer program in the Monastery of
Santa María de Sobrado.


Organization: Community of the Monastery of Santa María de Sobrado. The Community of monks that the monastery inhabits belongs to the Order Cistercian of the Close Observance (OCSO).
It is the first Cistercian monastery that existed in Spain. Its origins are date back to the 9th-10th centuries.
The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Bonn, approved at its meeting of 5 July 2015 the extension of the Caminos de Santiago site
Compostela: French road and roads of the North of Spain in the List of the World Heritage of UNESCO. This approval integrates some of the
monuments that are associated with the roads, among them, the Monastery.


Two members of the Community of monks would be responsible for carrying out follow-up / tutoring functions, supported by both members of the Association of Friends of the Monastery.
There are several people available to perform tutoring functions, in English, Portuguese, French and Italian as main languages.


In the framework of the activities developed by the Community of monks, the Volunteer staff can cooperate in various tasks, depending on their interests and / or training.
Here are some of these activities:
 Support in the governance of the hospedería: reception, reception of guests, basic maintenance tasks, cleaning and order, etc.
 Support in the pilgrim hostel: reception, welcome of pilgrims, basic tasks of maintenance, cleaning and order, physiotherapy, etc.
 Support in communication activities of the host organization:
website, blog, enhance the presence of the Monastery on the Route European Cultural
 Collaboration in the attention of the Monastery store.
 Collaboration in the realization of guided visits
 Cataloging practices in the Library / Archive
 Meditation: possibility of participating in monastic celebrations.
 Art and creativity: Two of the monks of Sobrado dedicate some of their time to paint. One to icon painting – art with long history
in monacato – and another to a genre of artistic expression that qualify as contemporary art.
 Music: possibility of programming concerts in the Chapter Room in summer period.
 History and Heritage:
o The Camino de Santiago, World Heritage Site, declared by Unesco.
or Renaissance and Baroque, the monastery itself
 Environment: The Sobrado lagoon offers possibilities for biological research and conservation of nature.


The hostel closes its doors at 22:00 hours. After that time they receive pilgrims and the silence and the collected atmosphere must prevail.
However, guests and volunteers can access after 10 a.m. without causing inconvenience to the religious community and / or guests.
As a general rule, the development of any activity that alter the development of monastic activity.


-Possibility of welcoming two volunteers at the same time.
– Volunteers may be male and / or female.
-Accommodation in the Hospedería facilities in single room and / or double with bathroom
– Maintenance included, assimilated to the maintenance of the Community.
– Monitoring and mentoring of European volunteers.
– Collaboration schedule and rest time.
– Participation in the religious services of the Community is not obligatory.


– The number of members of the religious community that live currently in the Monastery it amounts to sixteen (16) monks.


In addition to the monastic life, the Community develops the following activities:
 Pilgrim hostel on the Camino de Santiago
 Hospedería for visitors.
 Organic farming: own garden.
 Manufacture of artisanal products: milk candy, yogurt, curd and honey
 Store: products made by ourselves and other Monasteries of Spain
 Guided tours to tourists.
 Both the chapter house and the main church meet very well acoustic conditions for music, both vocal and instrumental.

How to get to this summer camps in Galicia:

Sobrado is located in the geographical center of Galicia, 60 kilometers from A Coruña, Santiago and Lugo.

However, public transport is limited (two daily bus routes, from round trip to A Coruña)
The availability of bicycles is an option to contemplate. It has to be checked the possibility of including the rent as an expense within the program.
In addition, informally, the people involved in the Association of Friends of the Monastery can offer private vehicle transfers to A

Availability of access to computer equipment. Difficulty in wifi connection.

Once you deliver your documents, we will contact you by e-mail to confirm the place. Once confirmed, you would choose your sending organisation from your country and pay the fee.

Account number: 0128 0086 74 0100046144

IBANES87 0128 0086 74 0100046144


Bank name: BANKINTER, Calle de Fermín Caballero, 51, 28034 Madrid

Account holder: Asociación Building Bridges

Summer camp in Galicia about Environment (13-30 August)


Location: Quinta de Cancelada, Galicia, Spain
Type of work: ENVI Environment
Dates: 13-30 august 2019

Age: 18 – 30

We are looking for volunteers motivated, mature and experienced team who enjoy working outdoors and are interested in a style of simple and rural life, traditions and community development.

You need to have and provide a copy of valid international health insurance card in Spain. Non-EU citizens will be asked to hire an international insurance here.

Fees: 130€ (40€ membership fee + 90€ programme fee)

The Association, non-profit, is primarily intended to promote, preserve and protect the historical, natural and cultural heritage in the vicinity of Os Ancares (Biosphere Reserve), in the “Quinta de Cancelada” zone in municipalities of Becerreá, Navia, and others of Galicia, in northwestern Spain, through the recovery of historical paths and hiking trails, the blanketing of the fifth-Rio Donsal route and organize this  Workcamp / Labor Camp Environmental international.

Type of works

  • Maintenance and cleaning tasks traditional path (approved) along the banks of rivers and Navia Donsal working about 5 hours a day for 5 days a week.
  • Tasks include cleaning, preserving and discovering natural and cultural heritage along the path, cutting weeds, grass, small wooden bridges repair, paint signs indicating the route and rasterization.
  • Work is medium and low intensity.
  • Work clothes and protection will be provided to them on arrival.

Objectives Workcamp

1. environmental conservation work and cleaning of the hiking trail Quinta-Rio Donsal.

2. Energize and publicize this rural area, forest and native vegetation, wealth, environment silence and lifestyle and traditional culture of the area.

3. Raise awareness and awareness in favor of landscape, actions fire prevention and enhancement of natural and cultural heritage.

Complementary activities

  • Meetings with local families and visits to respective homes explaining the way of life in rural areas of the province of Lugo.
  • Artisan workshops typical food preparation area Cancelada.
  • Excursions and visits to sites of ethnographic, heritage, cultural and natural attractions of the area and Galicia, as Navia, Becerreá, Piornedo, Piedrafita do Cebreiro and cities of Lugo and A Coruña. Other events organized in honor of volunteers and donors.


Three bedroom detached house with 14 bunk beds, a kitchen, an office, two bathrooms, a meeting room and alpendre. Rooms can be shared by both sexes.

Volunteers must cook and clean for themselves rotatably.


English and Spanish. All volunteers must speak and understand, at least some Spanish.

Pickukp Point at Becerreá (Lugo) – Café-Bar Center (42º 51 ‘16.24 “N 7 ° 9’ 47.14” W)

How to get to this summer camps in  Galicia:

place Workcamp

Quinta de Cancelada, municipality of Becerreá, Lugo (SPAIN).

At the time of development work camp temperature range from 21-33 ° can C. At night about 14 ° C.

See our Booking Platform


The selection process will take place between those who have enrolled providing the required documentation and meeting the requirements of the call. The selection criteria for volunteers are:

  • The candidate’s motivation and commitment for nature and the environment.
  • Multiculturalism group.
  • Expectations that you want to find in this international Workcamp.
  • Having participated in other fields of work / Environmental Workcamps .

The selection of candidates will be communicated to shortlisted by email, which must confirm acceptance by email and pay the entry fee 90 € and commitment to attendance and participation in the Workcamp 2019 within a maximum period between the following 8 days communicating your selection as a volunteer. In the case of not doing so under the application deadline will be excluded.

Recommendations of interest to applicants volunteers Workcamp 2019

  • Fill with more detail the Registration Form to submit a letter of motivation to participate and photocopy international health card.
  • € 90 pay the fee required to complete the selection process within the prescribed period (8 days after the official announcement of his selection as a volunteer).
  • Volunteers can be visited by media and having to participate in interviews and reports, voluntarily, to spread our environmental project. Photos will be posted to work and participation in acts related and complementary activities.
  • Registration for selection means acceptance of the above terms.

Once you deliver your documents, we will contact you by e-mail to confirm the place. Once confirmed, you would choose your sending organisation from your country and pay the fee (40€). The 90€ fee will be asked afterwards once the volunteer is confirmed.

Account number: 0128 0086 74 0100046144

IBANES87 0128 0086 74 0100046144


Bank name: BANKINTER, Calle de Fermín Caballero, 51, 28034 Madrid

Account holder: Asociación Building Bridges

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What are summer camps in Spain?

A work camp is a different way to enjoy your holidays, developing a volunteering project of social/cultural/educational interest at individual or group basis.

There are different types of summer camps in Spain depending on the dates you are suitable and the tasks to carry on: we offer a wide range of activities including education activities, environmental protection, community-based work, etc.

There is a minimum fee of 40€, but each project may include a small fee to cover your food and accommodation.

Participants must pay for their travel tickets, whereas the hosting entity will pay for accommodation and meals. The summer camps are usually for young people older than 18 up to 30.

Summer camps calendar

Lenght varies in each project, although the minimum of time is usually two weeks. We also develop camps the whole year, not only during summer.

What are the costs for summer camps in Spain?

If you like to come to one of our workcamps in Spain, you need to pay a fee of 40 €.

Some summer camps may include a small fee to cover your accommodation and food during activities. Fee(s) include the possibility of going to this activity with accommodation and food included.

Please bear in mind that you need to cover your transport and insurance. 

Requirements for participants in summer camps

You need to be 18-30 years old.

Yoy may  carry out social, educational, cultural and welfare work of great importance and recognition.

Reasons to apply to summer camps in Spain

We give you the same reasons as for European volunteering, although here with this international experience you get other different results:

  • Acquire international experience
  • Improve your curriculum
  • Learn a language
  • Develop a volunteering work in another country
  • Know other methodologies of work
  • Put your knowledge into practice in other countries
  • Know and feel a World citizen
  • Support local community activities through volunteering

How many summer camps do you offer?

Supported by CCIVS, we plan to host more than 30 participants to workcamps in Spain in 4 different regions in Spain: Madrid, La Rioja, Andalusia and Galicia. More hosting projects will be uploaded periodically on this page.

What is YesEuropa?

YesEuropa is a portal powered by Building Bridges Association (legally established in Spain since 2008). We were founded with the aim of giving advice to the demands of information on European and intercultural information Exchange.

The main goals for our association are:

• Building up bridges to promote the European social construction.

• Bridge a gap encouraging an intercultural dialogue for a better understanding and knowledge of other cultures.

• Planning bridges through projects management to foster the citizens participation, specially young people.

• Leaving a mark supporting any cultural, educational or artistic expression based on the above mentioned projects.

We are an experienced association, our personal career and experience is wide. We have thought about creating this association to give shape and to have a closer collaboration that already existed between its partners for more than 10 years.

Are reliable this summer camps in Spain?

Absolutely yes. We are part of international networks and our work has been awarded by the same European Commission and local and regional governments (see our accreditations, partnerships and legal registration).

We belong to the CCIVS, Citizens for Europe EYCA Anna Lindh Foundation and CIVICUS: networks that promote values citizens and all activities related to culture and democratic values.

Our members have had the pleasure of meeting at different moments of local members from EURODESK network and we also coordinated Eurodesk Network at national level for over 10 years. In consequence, we were able to share experiences and plan new initiatives to improve the system of youth information, at local, national and international level.

YES EUROPE is a portal for support and advice on international mobility and European projects promoted by the Building Bridges Association, based in Madrid.
Our group is composed of professionals delighted to help and advise private and public entities in order to write and manage international projects.

Until present day, thanks to several cooperation agreements with public and private institutions we actively participate in international networks such as summer camps in Spain.

We were able to carry out many projects under the old Youth in Action, Citizens Programme and Lifelong Learning Programme. Now we continue our work with Erasmus+, Europe for Citizens and Creative Europe programmes..

The main goal of our group is to promote international mobility and raise awareness among young Spanish and European people on topics such as social inclusion, integration and promotion of active citizenship, using only non- formal education.

Among the projects developed we include the European Voluntary Service, youth exchanges, international trainings, Erasmus+ traineeships and so on.

These projects have many young people able to take advantage of international mobility experience, now it’s your turn!.

Most projects are open to young people between 18 and 30 years and allow unforgettable experiences traveling and living without many expenses (in many cases projects covered the accommodation, food and much of the total trip).

Our group is also a member of several European networks of expert trainers and project managers, with the common goal of: offer young and old the opportunity to access mobility programs in educational, vocational, educational and cultural field to promote cultural exchange, improve personal skills and practice English.