Adventure Activities In the Wild

”Living together, learning from each other”

The aim of School Camps in Finland is to learn more about co-operation and interpersonal skills and to increase environmental awareness.

Adventure activities in the Wild -School Camp

Hosted by Riitta Juusenaho, PhD, Tampere Adult Education Center
location: Varala Sport Education Center

day 1.

  • Arrival and accommodation
  • Tampere City tour by bus
  • Canoeing on lake Näsijärvi
  • Finnish sauna and swimming
  • Outdoor activities

day 2.

  • Basics of Finnish education:
    how Finnish education system differs from others?
  • English by Finnish teachers
  • Särkänniemi Amusement park!

day 3.

  • School visits including school lunch

days 4-5.

  • Adventure camp in Varala (depending on the season)
  • Climbing activities, snowshoe walking, long boat rowing, indoor ball games, dance classes, trapeze jump, ice fishing, etc. etc.
  • Adventure park Flowpark Varala is located right in the middle of the institute grounds in the heart of the city of Tampere

day 6.

  • What did we learn while camping?
    Self evaluation and camp documentation
  • Farewell dinner

day 7.

  • Departure back home


All camps are all inclusive camps (accommodation, transportation, breakfast, lunch,dinner, evening snacks etc.)

A cruise to Stockholm or Tallinn can be added to all camps if wanted.

A visit to Lapland can be added to all camps if wanted. It will extend the camp by a few days.

All camps can be designed for different age groups!

The language of all camps is English!