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Visit in Finland : program

Comenius program of 16 to 20 march 2013

Leppävesi, Laukaa



Saturday 16 th March


- Arrival of pupils and teachers

- Helsinki Airport: Belgium at 17:20 (7 people)

* Italy (15 th March!) at 16:20 (14 people)

* Greece at _______  (3 people)

* Spain at 17:20 (4 people)

* Poland at 15:45 (8 people)

- Tampere-Pirkkala Airport

* France at 14:15 (8 people)


- Arrival at Jyväskylä Travel Centre (Bus station)

- Pupils and part of the teachers go to the host families.

- Rest of the teachers go to Hotel Milton. Hotel Milton is located only 200 meters from the Travel Center. See map.

- Teachers staying at the hotel dine freely in Jyväskylä downtown.



Sunday 17 th March ‘Winter activities at Multamäki in Laukaa’


- 8:15 leaving the hotel.

- Pupils and teachers staying at families go with their host families.


- 9:00 Arrival at Multamäki

- We try some Finnish style Winter activities; snow shoes, ice fishing, skiing, going sliding, barbequing sausages on a campfire and Finnish sauna, also possibility to try Finnish smoke sauna.

- Smoke sauna for women at 14-15 and for men at 15–17.


- 16:00 Leaving Multamäki.  Pupils go with their host families and they spend the evening with their families. Teachers go to Guesthouse Varjola (http://www.varjola.com/home/).  We will have dinner with the Director of School and Education of Laukaa there.



Monday 18 th March ‘School day’


- 8:20 Leaving the hotel.

- Pupils and teachers staying at families go with the host families to Leppävesi school.


- 9:00 Welcoming ceremony

- First all the pupils and teachers go to the school yard. We will have some performances there. Next we go all together to the school gym.  We will have some program there as well.


- 10:00 Tour at and around our school and classrooms. Pupils from the 6th grade will be guides.


- 11:30 Lunch at school for the teachers. Students will have their lunch with the host pupils’ classes.


- 12:00 We go to  Tiituspohja school. Teachers are taken by cars, pupils walk with their hosts.


- 12:15 A tour for the teachers at Tiituspohja school and classrooms.


- 13:00 We all go to the Sports hall near Tiituspohja school.  We have gym with the 4th grade pupils and teachers there. Comenius teachers supervise activities with Finnish gym teachers.


- 14:30 Snack for the pupils and teachers at Tiituspohja school.


- 15:00 Teacher meeting: Cookbooks. In the meanwhile pupils will have outdoor activities with the host pupils.


- 15:00 – 15:30 Pupils go to the host families and they spend the evening with them.


- 15:30 Teachers are taken to the city center of Jyväskylä. Time for shopping or resting, or teachers can go to their host families.

- 18:40 Leaving the hotel.


- 19:00 Dinner at Johanna’s home.



Tuesday 19 th March ‘City tour and museums day’


- We visit two museums in Jyväskylä and  have a short tour by bus in Jyväskylä area.


- Pupils and teachers staying at families go with the host families to Leppävesi school. The bus leaves from the school at 9:00.


- Teachers staying at the hotel walk to the museum. See map and the instructions below.


- 9:30 – 10:30 Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä/

                       Group 1 with Tiina (Belgium, France, Spain and Greece)


- 9:30 – 10:30 Natural History Museum of Central Finland/

                       Group 2 with Hannes (Italy and Poland)


We walk to the other museum through the Campus of the University of Jyväskylä.


- 11:00 – 12:00 Natural History Museum of Central Finland/

                        Group 1 with Tiina (Belgium, France, Spain and Greece)


- 11:00 – 12:00 Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä/

                        Group 2 with Hannes (Italy and Poland)


- 12:30 Lunch at  Harald Viking restaurant (Each country pays their own lunches.) http://www.ravintolaharald.fi/?kaupunki=jyvaskyla


- 14:00 Sightseeing ; Naissaari with its beautiful view and the rapids, Panda chocolate and candy shop. You can do some shopping at Panda shop, take money with you!


- After the tour the bus goes first to the city center of Jyväskylä. Teachers have some freetime and can leave the bus. From the city center the bus drives back to  Leppävesi school. Pupils go to the host families. Teachers can also join their host teachers as well.


- 17:30 Leaving the hotel.


- 18:00 Farewell party at  Leppävesi school. Snacks and soft drinks, work shops; needle felting and gingerbread baking, disco.


- Comenius coordinators will have their meeting during the evening.


- Around 20:00 hugs and tears and goodbyes.




Wednesday 20 th March


- Going home. Thanks for your visit and have a nice and safe trip back home!