Day 1 Helsinki – Jyväskylä – Konnevesi
Afternoon： Arrive to Helsinki by international flight, transfer to Jyväskylä by connection flight (about 45 min), then take a bus transportation from the airport to Konnevesi (about 40 min). Check in and acquaint with the camp rules and environment.
Day 2 Information Technology Day at Konnevesi School
Morning：Visit the local school at Konnevesi, Lapunmäki School, participate in the class activities and experience the Finnish education in an authentic way. In the morning, we arrange a Robot lesson for you.
Afternoon：Special 3D printing and virtual games courses
Evening：Visit to local youth center Kukkula，games with Finns
Day 3 Sports Day at Konnevesi School
Morning：Play floorball on the snow with Finnish students
Afternoon：Other sports activities continue
Evening：Camp Olympics with Finns, Sauna
Day 4 Local Healthy Food Day at Konnevesi
Morning：Visit the local Suopirtti Highland farm, to get acquainted with highland cattles and other farm animals, and experience the Finnish traditional farm life
Afternoon：Activities in the forest, archery, BBQ sausage in the hut, tractor driving
Evening：Cooking club with Finns
Day 5 Art Workshop Day at Konnevesi
Morning：Arts and handcrafts workshop with the local famous artist Hasa, learning how to use materials from the nature for art designing
Day 6 Bio and Environmental Sciences Research Day at Konnevesi
On this day, we’re going to visit the Biological and Environmental Sciences Research Station of Jyväskylä University at Konnevesi. The researcher will give us an introduction to the national forest park and their research work about natural ecology. Children has the chance to explore the mysteries of biological sciences, e.g. by picking up samples and making experiments under the guidance of the researcher.
Evening：Walking in the moonlight for stars expedition
Day 7 Southern Konnevesi National Park Day
On this day, we’ll visit the Southern Konnevesi National Park. Follow our professional guide to the natural forest, listening to his interesting stories about the forest and learning the peculiar Nordic vegetation, trees, ecological environment and animals’ footprints. Meanwhile, we’ll put snowshoes on and take an adventure to enjoy the winter funs.
Evening：Traditional Finnish smoke sauna, challenge youself with ice hole swimming
Day 8 Konnevesi – Ranua
Morning：After breakfast, leave Konnevesi and head for Ranua Wildlife Zoo by bus
Afternoon：Guided tour at wildlife zoo, we can see the only polar bears living in Finland, as well as 50 other arctic and northern animal species in the midst of northern woods, e.g. elk, reindeer, arctic fox, dhole, snowy owl, brown bear, lynx, wolverine. Through the tour, we will get to know the existing living status of those endangered arctic wildlife animals.
Accommodation：Hotel Village Gulo Gulo in Ranua
Day 9 Ranua – Rovaniemi – Helsinki
Morning：After breakfast, leave Ranua for Rovaniemi, capital of Lapland and hometown of Santa Claus. Visit Santa Claus Village, meet with Santa, take photos with him, cross the Arctic Circle, mail postcards at Santa Claus Post Office
Afternoon：Visit Arktikum Museum to get an understanding of Lapland’s nature, culture and history. There is an aurora experience tank where you can explore the stunning and amazing northern lights.
Evening：Take a VR night train at 21:15 from Rovaniemi to Helsinki
Day 10 Helsinki
Morning：VR night train arrives in Helsinki at 9:15. Transfer from railway station to Cumulus Meilahti Hotel by bus. Check in. Then leave by the same bus for a city tour around Helsinki.
Afternoon：Take a local train to Heureka Science Center, to discover the science and technology in a joyful way
Accommodation：Cumulus Meilahti Hotel in Helsinki
Day 11 Helsinki – home country
Morning：Free time in Helsinki
Afternoon：Check out and leave for Vantaa Aiport by bus at 14:00.
International flight return to the home country.
Finnish Winter Camp ends.
11-day Package Price: 1730€/person
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- Breakfast, lunch, dinner and evening snack
- Activities and instruction
- Entrance tickets
- Bus transportation
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