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Educational Camps

Welcome to the Ultimate Nordic Adventure!

Imagine stepping into a winter wonderland where Santa Claus is your neighbour, reindeer are your mode of transport, and hot chocolate flows like water! Welcome to our 10-day Winter Camp in Finland and Estonia, where you’ll swap your usual school desks for husky sleds and Indian curries for Finnish doughnuts.

Why Should You Join?

Santa Claus and his Arctic Circle Crew

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure as you meet the big man himself, Santa Claus, right in his magical hometown! Snap a selfie with Santa and make memories to last a lifetime. And that’s not all – you’ll get an official certificate for crossing the Arctic Circle, a unique experience you can proudly share on social media. Your bragging rights just went through the roof! Plus, meet Santa’s trusty crew, including his cheerful elves and majestic reindeer, and dive into the enchanting world of the Arctic Circle.

Education, Finnish Style

Forget boring classrooms; you’ll learn at the world-renowned Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK UAS) and Valkeakoski Vocational College (VAAO). These institutions offer hands-on workshops and innovative learning environments that make textbooks look like ancient relics. At TAMK UAS, you’ll engage in cutting-edge projects, leveraging state-of-the-art technology and collaborating with industry professionals. Meanwhile, VAAO provides practical training in a variety of fields, ensuring you gain real-world skills and experience. Embrace an education system that values creativity, collaboration, and practical knowledge, preparing you for a successful future

Company Visits

From the medieval streets of Tallinn to the bustling markets of Helsinki, you’ll soak up more culture than a sponge in the Baltic Sea. Explore the rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant art scenes. Wander through Tallinn’s charming Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its cobblestone streets and well-preserved medieval buildings. In Helsinki, experience the lively markets, innovative design, and diverse culinary delights. Every corner of these Baltic gems offers a unique blend of the past and present, ensuring an unforgettable cultural adventure.

Cultural Extravaganza

From the medieval streets of Tallinn to the bustling markets of Helsinki, you’ll soak up more culture than a sponge in the Baltic Sea. Explore the rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant art scenes. Wander through Tallinn’s charming Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its cobblestone streets and well-preserved medieval buildings. In Helsinki, experience the lively markets, innovative design, and diverse culinary delights. Every corner of these Baltic gems offers a unique blend of the past and present, ensuring an unforgettable cultural adventure.

Farm Life

Ever wondered what it feels like to pet a reindeer or a husky? Spoiler: They’re both super cool and totally different! At the Ilola Family Farm, you’ll get to hang out with these amazing animals. Imagine running your fingers through a reindeer’s soft fur or feeling the fluffy coat of a friendly husky. You can even snap some awesome pics with your new furry friends to share with everyone. It’s not just a visit—it’s an adventure where you can learn about their lives and what makes them so special. Get ready for some epic animal encounters!

Travel Blueprint

Camp Session

Arrival in Finland:
* Varala Olympic Sports Center:
* Welcome Event:
* Introduction to Finnish Culture, Society, and Habits:
* Finnish Sauna: Relaxation after a long trip.

* Visiting TAMK University: Learn about Tampere’s environmental policy and clean energy strategy.
* Sightseeing: Explore Tampere, Finland’s second-largest and most popular city.
* Daily Life: Gain insights into everyday life in Finland.
* Historic Sites: Discover old factories in the city center, now transformed into shops, offices, and restaurants.
* Cultural Visit: Tour the video games museum in Vapriikki Center.

Excursions to Finnish Companies:

* Company Visits: Two visits (morning and afternoon) to technologically advanced Finnish companies.
* Company Introductions: Learn about their business models with Q&A sessions for students.
* Evening Activity: Teamwork exercise at Varala Olympic Sports Center.
Night Train to Lapland

Santa Claus Village & Husky Ride:

* Santa Claus Village: Visit Santa’s home in Rovaniemi, the capital of the Arctic Circle.
* Souvenir Shopping: Opportunity for shopping in the village.
* Husky Ride: Experience a traditional husky ride in the snow, a common transportation mode in Northern Finland.

Reindeer Farm & Winter Activities:

* Reindeer Farm Visit: Explore an authentic reindeer farm in Lapland and learn about reindeer farming.
* Winter Sports: Participate in various winter sports activities.
* Return: Take a night train back to Tampere.

Day 6

AR/VR Studies & Workshop with Finnish Students:

AR/VR Studies: Learn the basics of virtual and augmented reality at VAAO school in Finland, a high-tech society.
Workshop: Participate in an afternoon workshop with Finnish student

Glass Blowing & Design in Nuutajärvi Glass Village:

* Glass Blowing History: Discover the birthplace of Finnish glass design with over 230 years of history.
* Glass Artists: Watch artists blowing and shaping unique glass designs.
* Dancing Class: Participate in a teamwork dancing class.
* Evening Activity: Enjoy dinner and activities with Finnish students.

Visiting Tallinn, Estonia:

* Explore Tallinn: Visit the capital of Estonia, renowned as Europe’s best-preserved medieval city.
* UNESCO Site: Discover the beautiful old city center, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
* Boat Trip: Reach Tallinn via a 2-hour boat trip from Helsinki.

Morning: Visit the award-winning Estonian Maritime Museum.
Afternoon: Cruise back to Helsinki.
Visit Helsinki Senate Square.
See the White Cathedral, symbol of Helsinki.

* Morning: Certificate ceremony.
* Visit the award-winning Oodi Library in Helsinki city center.
* Explore Heureka, the Finnish Science Center in Vantaa, known for popularizing scientific information and teaching methods for youth.
* Flight back home.