The project grants are meant for the financial support of free youth activity groups and youth activities organized by the youths themselves. Examples of such activities are camps and any other functions realized and organized by young persons that support the participation and influencing of the youth.
A precondition for granting financial assistance is that at least two thirds of the members of the youth organisations and the youth activity groups are under the age of 29.
Vamos Turku is a service produced by Helsinki Deaconess Institute. It offers support in the form of individual and group training for 12–19-year olds.
The training supports the growth and well-being of the youth both at home, in school, and during free time. We can help with matters related to the youth’s school attendance, coping, becoming independent, social relationships, or free time. The training is walking with the youth and supporting him/her through the changes. The training is based on the youth’s own goals, wishes, and needs.
Itse tehty means ’self-made’ in English. Itse tehty activities started in October 2013 and are a way of participation and influencing for young people resident in Turku. Itse tehty project funding can be applied for by a group of youths (min. 3 persons) who visit youth spaces of the Youth Services. Most of the group members must be 13–19 years old residents of Turku. Apply for Itse tehty project funding with the online form.
Turku Youth Council supervises the interests of the youth and promotes their possibilities of participating and influencing in Turku.
The Youth Council consists of representatives from secondary schools, upper secondary schools, and vocational institutions in Turku, Turku Steiner School, Turku Normal School, and Turku International School. The term of office is two years. During the term 2020–2021 the council has at the moment 34 members and 10 vice members.
Nuortenideat.fi (Ungasidéer.fi) is a free-of-charge low-threshold influencing service where the youth can voice their opinions via enquiries and discussions in Finnish and Swedish.
Nuortenideat.fi is a tool for hearing the opinions of the youth, discussing them, and taking them into account in decision-making. The aim is to offer the youth happy experiences of participation and an accessible and democratic channel of influencing.
Kummeli, Poiju, Reimari, Pooki
(10 people / cabin)
- per cabin: 3 bunk beds, a loft, mattresses, pillows and blankets – bring your own bedlinens!
- a fridge, a coffee maker, a hotplate, a dining set
- cleaning utensils and detergents
- an outdoor water supply point
- a dining room with institutional kitchen equipment for 200 people
- 6 toilets, 1 accessible toilet
- a TV, a VCR, a stereo, a central radio, AV equipment (no computer)
- a piano, a billiard table
- cleaning utensils and detergents
- can be used as a meeting room
Please note! no accommodation
3 dining canopies next to Majakka, 100 people/canopy Also a kitchen canopy for provisioning large camps
Kutteri (208 m2) is the newest building in Ahtela and is excellent for e.g. events of work or recreation groups.
The building by the sea is equipped with:
- 3 toilets (1 accessible toilet)
- an electric sauna
- a dressing room
- a kitchen
- a meeting room for 40 people
- a fireplace
- a video projector
- a large balcony for approximately 20 people
Kompassi has the following equipment:
- Accommodation for 30 people (2 bedrooms) (mattresses, blankets and pillows – bring your own bedlinens!)
- Automatic oil heating in the cabin
- An electric cooker, a fridge-freezer, a microwave oven, a coffee maker, a toaster, dishes and cooking utensils
- A wood-heated sauna, 3 showers,3 toilets, a dressing room, a washroom, toilets, an accessible toilet, a drying cabinet
- A fireplace and a piano in the cabin
- Cleaning utensils and detergents
See the floor plan (pdf, in Finnish):
The cabin has:
- Accommodation for 16 people in the loft
- Mattresses, blankets and pillows - bring your own bedlinens!
- Electric heating
- An electric cooker and a wood range
- A fridge-freezer
- A microwave oven
- A coffee maker
- Dishes and cooking utensils
- A wood-heated sauna, 2 showers, a washroom, 3 toilets, a dressing room
- A drying cabinet and a washing room
- Cleaning utensils and detergents
Nukkumajoki cabin is located in Inari. The area is perfect for hiking and fishing.
Nukkumajoki cabin (160 m2) offers accommodation for 30 people. There are also a separate sauna and an outhouse in the area. The size of the area is 1 hectare. The camping area near the Nukkumajoki lake is in use around the year. The area is owned by the Finnish Forest and Park Service and is rented by Turku City.
Tippsund youth campground is located in Taivassalo by the sea. The area is well suited for camps, school trips and education activities.
There are 8 cabins in the area with accommodation for 6 persons in each, so there are mattresses, blankets and pillows (but no bedlinens!) for 48 people altogether.
Vienola campground is owned by the City of Turku and located in Rymättylä, Naantali, by the sea. The size of the area is 4.8 hectares. The cabin (82 m²) can accommodate 18 people.
In addition, there is a beach kitchen and a roofed place for diners in the area. There are also two brews in the area. Vienola is particularly well suited for arranging camp schools and smaller parties as well as for friends to spend the weekend in. The camp site Vienola cannot be reserved from 1 Sebtember to 31 December 2019 because the accommodation premises are being renovated.
Ahtela is a national youth camping centre owned by the City of Turku and located in Sauvo. It is 50 km from Turku and 13 km from the centre of Sauvo. The area is over 40 hectares and the buildings located around the area hold facilities for activities, accommodation, meetings, and dining, as well as washrooms and saunas.
Seven different buildings offer accommodation for 92 people and in summer, when the small cabins are in use, for 112 people.
In summer 500 people can have their meals at once in the maintenance building and under the dining canopies.
Whether you want a new look, or just a beard trim, hairdressing and barber services students are available on reservation. We provide services for men, women and children.
We are located at the Aninkainen campus, Aninkaistenkatu 7, entry through the Nahkurinkatu entrance.
We are open weekdays throughout the schoolyear
Tel. 02 2633 3135
Taito Restaurants are a collection of independently operating and stylistically different educational restaurants under one roof. Come and enjoy a good meal at excellent value. We also serve drinks.
Our branches are:
Lunch cafeteria Taito
Come enjoy our delicious lunch buffet table, which includes a selection of starters, two possible main dishes and coffee or tea after. We are particularly suited to serving large groups like seminars and conferences.
Open Monday to Friday 11 AM to 2 PM, or by prior arrangement
The old henhouse in Kurala is available for hire. It is a unique place to host your birthday party, a conference, a lecture or a sporting event. You are free to organize your own catering and move the furniture around in the henhouse.
The venues include
- data projector
- mini kitchen
- coffee maker and kettle
The first choice that guides your career is made during the joint application period in the spring of your ninth school year. You should gather information about the following topics in order to build a foundation for your decision:
TET-market is a network of companies. The network has been built to ease the finding of a TET-training job. Contact information of companies is in Finnish and has been sorted by fields of education:
TET-market (in Finnish)
TET-training period of work experience is usually a week-long period during the autumn of the 9th year (weeks 40–50) before the joint application period, and during the spring of the 8th year.
If a company would like to participate in the TET-market, it can enroll at oppilaanohjaus(at)turku.fi
Students who have difficulties in learning or school attendance have the right to get part-time remedial teaching alongside other teaching. Part-time remedial teaching is given to students who have, for example:
Students who have temporarily fallen behind in their studies or otherwise need short-term support in their learning have the right to get remedial teaching. Remedial teaching should be started immediately when the difficulties in learning or school attendance have been noticed, so that the students would not stay behind permanently in their studies. Remedial teaching can counteract difficulties beforehand. Remedial teaching should be organized according to a plan and as often as is necessary.
Characteristic to remedial teaching are individually planned