The camp basics

Finnish camping life

In Finland most scout camps are in actual forests. This means that during Kliffa people sleep outside in tents, and get to experience first hand Finland’s short summer nights.

Juha Nurmi

Picture by Juha Nurmi

There will be outhouses, and the showers have reasonably warm running water. Also, there will be many Finnish saunas for you to try out (this is a very Finnish thing!)

Picture by Juha Nurmi

The camp is built and maintained together, and there is no strict line between participants and staff. For example most Rovers have a staff position, but they still participate in Rover activities with others. Volunteering in keeping our campsite neat and functional gives you a unique chance to see how we Finns put a huge campsite together!

During days, most of the camp participants will take part in activity valleys, where you have the chance to explore other cultures, and develop yourself as a scout and a responsible citizen of the world!

Juha Nurmi

Picture by Juha Nurmi

There will be many security and health service personnel to make sure that we all have a safe and fun camp together.

Picture by Harri Halmejärvi