Science, Technology and Sustainability

”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.

Science, technology and sustainability -School Camp

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

day 1.

  • Arrival and accommodation
  • Tampere City tour by bus
  • Visiting Särkänniemi Amusement park
  • Campfire and barbecue

    day 2.

    • Basics of Finnish education:
      how Finnish education system differs from others?
    • English lessons by Finnish teachers
    • Nature retreat

    days 3-4.

    • Science and Technology in Finnish schools
    • Nature Experience workshop (biology)
    • Technology Experience workshop (
    • Lab Experience workshop (chemistry, physics)
    • Sustainable way of living in Finland (local food production, recycling, entrepreneurship education)
    • Visiting Tampere University of Technology

    day 5.

    • Visiting Heureka! Science park (or visiting Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station)
    • Outdoor activities (football, ball bouncer, Kin-ball)
    • Campfire and barbecue

    day 6.

    • What did we learn while camping? 
      Self evaluation and camp documentation presented by the students
    • 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!