Skabram is a true paradise for hikers, fishermen and nature lovers, come see for yourself in Jokkmokk, Sweden

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Sweden

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    05/05/2022

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  • Description

    Description

    Welcome!

    I will first introduce ourselves. Our family consists of three people. That is me, Patricia, my husband Richard and our son Eric. We are a Dutch family who have been running a beautiful campsite in Skabram, Northern Sweden, since May 2018. Skabram is located just outside of Jokkmokk and above the Arctic Circle.

    Besides the campsite we also have a small farm with animals such as goats, sheep, chickens, rabbits and alpacas.

    We are a small campsite where my husband and I work with just the two of us. In the high season (may - september) we are very busy with the campsite and the guests and therefore we are looking for volunteers who can help us with the care of the animals, cleaining, gardening and some painting. Occasionally we will also ask you to look after our son.

    In addition to work, there will be plenty of free time to explore the area. There is also a car available.

    Skabram is a true paradise for hikers, fishermen and nature lovers. In the summer the Midnight Sun shines continuously for three months and you can therefore fully enjoy all the natural beauty, day and night. Simply a unique experience!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We will try to show you as much as possible about life on the campsite and farm, but also about the surroundings, And of course we cannot forget the Sami.

    The Sami are the indigenous inhabitants of Lapland (Sápmi). The Sami have their own language, culture and parliament, and it is precisely in these regions that you can learn a lot about traditional and contemporary Sami culture. There is a lot of attention for recognition and preservation of the Sami languages, handicraft techniques and traditions. A visit to the popular Sami museum is highly recommended

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for reliable and friendly volunteers with a sense of responsibility. A volunteer with love for animals and nature.

    We generally expect you to volunteer for about 5 hours a day, 5 days a week, sometimes less and sometimes more. Days normally start at around 9 o'clock in the morning.

    Good condition is required because the work also includes physical tasks such as carrying heavy buckets of water for the animals.

    We prefer volunteers who are willing to stay at least 3 weeks.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    For the volunteers we have a cabin available with a living room, 2 bedrooms, bathrooms and a kitchen. You will share this cabin with other volunteers.

    Regarding the food there are different options. The volunteers can eat with our family but it is also possible to receive a fee for the food so that you can prepare your meals yourself.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Camping Skabram is an excellent base for those who want to go out. Color-marked hiking trails lead from the campsite into the forest and take you along picturesque lakes to beautiful viewpoints and picnic areas.
    The impressive national parks of Sarek, Padjelanta, Muddus and Stora Sjöfjället are also easily accessible from our campsite.

    Or throw your fishing rod at the edge of Lake Skabram or row the water with a boat. Who knows, you might get your dinner together! You can also head out to famous fishing areas such as Pärlälven and enjoy the tranquility and impressive nature. There are fire places on the campsite where you can bake your own caught fish.
    During warm summer days (they exist!) You can also cool off in the Skabram lake and laze in the sun on our small stone beach.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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