Meet a Volunteer

Francis Mill restoration volunteer

Jerry Donahoe
Jerry's adventure in preservation resulted in strong connections within his adopted community and beyond.
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Upcoming Adventures

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.

2018 HANDS-ON PROJECTS

 

Hands-on archaeology and preservation volunteer work at Fairfield PlantationLINKING ARCHAEOLOGY WITH PRESERVATION USING 3D TECHNOLOGY
Two one-week sessions each year
Gloucester, Virginia USA
[June 10-16 CLOSED], August 12-18, 2018

Adventures in Preservation and the Fairfield Foundation partner using 3D technology to enhance discoveries at the 1694 plantation manor house. Read more>>>
Gain archaeology field experience by joining AiP as a Heritage Preservation Volunteer

 

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Hands-on volunteer historic building conservation project ArmeniaSAVE GYUMRI’S ENDANGERED ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE
Kumayri Cultural Museum-Preserve, Gyumri, Armenia
August 26 – September 7, 2018

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>>>
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dunansaip2018DUNANS BRIDGE AND CASTLE CONSERVATION
Cowal Peninsula, Scotland 
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.

Registration Closed – 2019 Dates Coming!   Join AiP as a Heritage Preservation Volunteer

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2019 HANDS-ON PROJECTS

victorian glasshouse historic preservation project HANDS-ON AT NEWBOLD ORNAMENTAL HOTHOUSE
Forres, Scotland
April 21-27, 2019; April 28 – May 4, 2019

Help bring the Newbold glasshouse from significant disrepair back to its original Victorian splendor. Read more>>>
Gain practical historic preservation experience by joining AiP as a Heritage Preservation Volunteer
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Hands-on Conservation Work at Edwardian Glasshouse Scotland Volunteer Project

BRING BEAUTY & UTILITY BACK TO BURGIE GREENHOUSE 
Burgie Estate, Moray, Scotland 
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.

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Join us to learn and apply building conservation skills while having a fabulous cultural experience.

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!

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