Media Skills and Finnish Nature

”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.

Media skills and Finnish Nature - school camp

Hosted by Riitta Juusenaho, PhD, Tampere Adult Education Center
location: Ahlman Education and Service center

day 1.

  • Arrival and accommodation
  • Lunch
  • City tour by bus
    Visiting the Finnish museum of the century, Vapriikki
  • Finnish sauna and swimming
  • Dinner

day 2.

  • Breakfast
  • Basics of Finnish education:
    Learn what we do in our schools and why
  • Lunch
  • Särkänniemi Amusement Park

day 3.

  • Breakfast
  • Visit to a local school
  • School lunch
  • Visit continues
  • Visit to Youth Center Monitoimitalo 13
  • See how Finnish youth spend their leisure time
  • Dinner

days 4.

  • Breakfast
  • Visit to Mediapolis (Tampere University of Applied Sciences)
  • YLE, The Finnish National Television Broadcasting Company
    Museum and studios, News Room
  • Introduction to Fine Art Photography (4-5 hours workshop)
    Alternatively (only one can be chosen for a group):
  • Introduction to Painting - workshop,  Introduction to Video Game - workshop, Introduction to Animation - workshop
  • Lunch in Mediapolis
  • Workshop continues
  • Dinner at a local restaurant

day 5.

  • Breakfast
  • Visit to Mediapolis, workshops continues
  • Lunch in Mediapolis
  • Workshop continues
  • Dinner

day 6.

  • Breakfast
  • Bus tour to Vehoniemi, Kangasala (a small city beside Tampere)
  • Nature trail in Vehoniemi Ridge
    Picking berries in the forest and studying Finnish plants and tree spieces
  • Lunch in Alamaja, Vehoniemi
  • Lets bake Finnish pastries!
    Enjoying them with hot chocolate or juice
  • Dinner in a local restaurant

 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!