Who can book, what facilities and when?

We offer turns primarily to youth groups who operate in Helsinki, youth organizations and school groups, who can use our facilities for free. For other groups the price is determined by pricing that is accepted by the youth committees’ decision.

Price list (only in Finnish, the prices are valid in 2018)

Group 1: Free of charge

  • The facilities/youth houses own activity
  • Helsinki-based youth groups and organizations
  • Organizations that are registered in Helsinki
  • Helsinki City’s own divisions/sectors

Group 2: According to the price list

  • Other users

Facilities you can book from Environmental Education Unit (Ympäristötoiminnan nuorisotyöyksikkö):

Bengtsårin leirisaari – Bengtsår Camping Island
Granön leirisaari – Granö Camping Island
Laajasalon nuorisotalo – Laajasalo Youth House
Meriharjun luontotalo, Uutelan kämppä – Meriharju Nature House, Uutela Cabin
Pauligin huvila – Paulig Villa
Seikkailutalo – Adventure House
Vartiosaaren kesätoimintakeskus – Vartiosaari Summer Activity Centre
Östersundomin leirikeskus – Östersundom Camp Centre

Other facilities that emphasize nature/animal activities:

Fallkulla Domestic Animal Farm
Kumpula School Garden
Luuppi Jewellery Workshop

Application-Time in 2018

The Youth Division have two application-times for permanent use of facilities, one in the spring and one in the autumn. Inquiries about reserving facilities for single sessions can be made to the relevant Youth Centre throughout the year.

Service-map of facilities.

Spring-season: Permanent turns are applied for season 7.8. – 31.5.

  • The application has to be at the destination at the latest of 28.4.

Autumn-season: The Course and Camp Center turns are applied for season 1.1. – 31.12.

  • The application has to be at the destination at the latest of 15.9., at 16.00 pm.

If the due date is Saturday or Sunday, make sure your application reaches us on Friday.

Temporary/single turns: throughout the present year

  • Outside of our official application times (see spring and autumn above) you can inquire single turns by e-mail or calling.

How to fill the application

Download the right application-form (only in Finnish).

Fill all this information carefully to the application-form:

  • The name/organizations name, person in charge and possible registry number/ID/social security number
  • Primary shift and secondary time if we can’t grant your first choice
  • Name of the space you want to reserve if it’s not written in the application
  • The nature of the event you want to use our facilities
  • Signature

Sending the application: temporary and single turns directly to the Youth Centre/facility in question.
Contact information
Service map

Sending the application: spring and autumn season

Bengtsår Camping Island
Granö Camping Island
Laajasalo Youth House
Meriharju Nature House & Uutela Cabin
Paulig Villa
Adventure House
Vartiosaari Summer Activity Centre
Östersundom Camp Centre


Application / Name of the facility
PL 84404
00099 Helsingin kaupunki (City of Helsinki)


You will get a decision directly from the place where you have applied. As far as practical matters, orientation and keys are concerned, you are contacted with the staff or you can contact the staff yourself.

Accepting the turn

When you receive a notification of a given turn, write it down and make an agreement with the staff of the specific facility about all the practical matters.

Possible cancellations must always be made directly to the facility where your turn has been granted. Cancellations are best done in writing by e-mail or by calling.

We will always charge a cancellation fee of EUR 50.00 for cancellations made later than 14 days before the beginning of the turn.