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 (math.tech.)
  • 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!