Support our Gap Year Program as we travel around the South West//Building, Gardening, and Mountains in western Colorado

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    10/02/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    We run education programs for young adults that focus on community, adventure, and skills for a sustainable world. We are a husband and wife team with a young son. We live in western Colorado and frequently adventure around the South West.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    At home:
    We model off grid living, have amazing access to outdoor recreation, speak Spanish and English, live in a town that is vibrant and inclusive with the highest concentration of organic farms in Colorado as well as many artists and writers. we live in an off-grid neighborhood that includes folks with goats, the founder of conservation biology, a welder, and many more eclectic people, who are living in accordance with their values.

  • Help

    Help

    PAST:
    January and February we will be working on finishing a building, gardening in the greenhouse, and caring for our chickens.

    June-August we will be working on an earthen floor, our greenhouse, building a solar hot water heater, and the gardens. We have two people signed up to come in that time so it could be a fun group experience.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    German: Beginner
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    AT HOME: We have an extra rustic home on our property with a wood stove and a composting toilet. We will supply you with bulk foods, eggs from our chickens, meat from our pigs. We will also regularly share meals.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week


Host ref number: 585772416922