SUMMER CAMP IN Kristiinankaupunki, FINLAND 2018

Culture and Nature Summer Camp in  Kristiinankaupunki (300 km northwest from Helsinki, at the western coast of Finland) - District 1480

WHEN:

Aug 20th – Sep 2nd, 2018.
Family Period Aug 20th - Aug 26th
Camp Period Aug 27th - Sep 2nd

ARRIVAL:

Vaasa Airport, Aug 20th via Helsinki.

DEPARTURE:

Vaasa Airport, Sep 2nd via Helsinki.
Finnair (http://www.finnair.fi) have flights between Helsinki and Vaasa.

PARTICIPANTS:

16 - 20 participants, interested in nature and wild life.

AGE:

16 - 19 years

PROGRAMME:

The camp consists of two parts. You will first spend one week together with host families to get an idea of the Finnish way of life. The second is camp week where all the participants stay together as a group. You will learn about and how to survive in nature. During the second
week you will learn, from wild life experts, how to make shelter, how to cook and how to sleep in the wild. During the camp week you will sleep both indoors and outdoors.

EQUIPMENT:

Your personal medication and suitable clothing for outdoors activities and hiking. The daytime temperature is typically between 15 – 25 °C. Water temperature is around 20 °C. Take your swimming suit with you.

CAMP FEE:

150 euros

OTHER COSTS:

Participants pay their own costs to and from Vaasa and shall have their own pocket money. Organizing Rotaries will meet the student in the airport and will take care of all ground transportations in Finland.

INSURANCE:

Participants must have a valid insurance policy in case of sickness and injury. We urge the student to purchase the insurance from CISI Bolduc which is approved by Rotary. Select “Plan B” from the offered options.

APPLICATIONS:

The applicant must use the official Rotary Youth Exchange – Short-Term Exchange Program (STEP) Application form when applying to the camp. The deadline for the applications is 16th April, 2018.

MORE INFORMATION:

Markus Blomqvist phone: +358 44 295 6845
e-mail: m.j.blomqvist (at) gmail.com
web: http://www.visitkristinestad.fi/english/

SEND ALL APPLICATIONS TO:

Torsti Poutanen phone: +358 44 290 7489
email: torsti.poutanen@