Searching for an experience that combines exciting travel opportunities with learning new skills AND supporting a community initiative? Look no further! Our heritage preservation volunteer projects offer you a compelling combination of travel, education and adventure, topped with a healthy dose of cultural and architectural heritage conservation. Come, get your hands on history with Adventures in Preservation.
LINKING ARCHAEOLOGY WITH PRESERVATION USING 3D TECHNOLOGY
Two one-week sessions each year
Adventures in Preservation and the Fairfield Foundation partner using 3D technology to enhance discoveries at the 1694 plantation manor house. Read more>>>
SAVE GYUMRI’S ENDANGERED ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE
Learn building conservation skills as you help preserve one of Gyumri’s iconic wooden balconies, and develop plan for new B&B that holds the key to economic growth. Read more>>>
SAVE THE CRUMBLING CRACKER HOUSE
Conservation work continues on this Italianate gem once home to Frank Sommer, inventor of the saltine cracker, a necessity for settlers who traveled west from St. Joe in covered wagons.
BRING BEAUTY & UTILITY BACK TO BURGIE GREENHOUSE
With conservation of the central greenhouse almost complete, it’s time to save the historic east wing, suffering from serious structural decay. Work continues in 2019 – Details coming.
DUNANS BRIDGE AND CASTLE CONSERVATION
Immerse yourself in Scotland’s history as you learn traditional building skills to help save an A-listed bridge and bring new life to the ruins of a dramatic mock castle. Read more>>>
2018 Full – Registration Closed. Join us in 2019!
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More Upcoming Projects
Adventures in Preservation has more building conservation training opportunities in the works. Check our Developing Projects page to learn about heritage conservation projects under development. They’ll need jammers too!