Varala offers unique educational camps for children and youth led by professionals in their field. Our camps offer a memorable visit, no matter what time of the year you come. Varala offers a diverse range of different activities from which you can put together a phenomenal camp that you will remember for a lifetime! The participants will experience Finnish nature and learn about the arctic plants and animals by functional methods.
The camp curriculum consists of practical training in sports, physical training, cultural knowledge, natural science, science and technology. The curriculum is planned to develop participants cognitive skills, emotional skills, physical skills and social skills through the following aims:
- To encourage positive attitude towards sports and physical tasks
- To learn new physical skills
- To find enjoyment in physical activities that encourages to implement learned skills in the future
- To acknowledge the importance of good physical health as a basis of wellbeing
- To learn about a foreign country and culture
- To learn about flora and fauna in Finland
- To acknowledge individual skill to strengthen positive self confidence
- To learn the basics of computer coding
- To learn how to conduct scientific tests
- To learn to process feelings in different situations
- To develop communication skills and co-operation abilities
Come and enjoy the top quality camps and a unique location by the lake, just 10 minutes from the center of Tampere.
- Experience the Finnish forest and nature
- Learn about arctic animals and vegetation by functional methods
- Challenge your motor skills
- Try some new sports with a top athletes and coach
- Breath clean and fresh air
- Sense the silence
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Welcome to Varala!
Getting to know the Varala and Pyynikki area
Teambuilding – Varala Games in teams. Evening Snack by the campfire.
Let´s go for hiking and learn about Finnish Nature and Arctic Animals
Challenge your motor skills in a safe way! Learn basic skills in Acrobatics and Pyramids.
Canooing Class and Stand Up Paddling
Flowpark – Flowpark is an ecological adventure park where you can test your courage.
Flowpark continues. Relax!
Experience the Finnish forest and learn to navigate there under the quidance of a professional
Tampere City Tour and/or visiting Finnish School, Muumi –museum or other desired destination
Experience Finnish Sauna and Swimming in the lake Pyhäjärvi
Challenge yourself at a Parkour Track –Fun, easy and safe exercice for motor skills.
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