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PISARA (drop) Nuori kirkko National Camp 2019

Welcome to Finnish forest! PISARA national Camp is also international. Come and meet young people all around from Finland & other countries and create your summer dream together with us! – Live in a tent, feel rain on your face, swim in the lake, sing, participate & make programmes, act, and experience Christian affinity and spiritual life with the others. See also the highest church in the world!

(Inter)National camp

for school children, families, teens and young adults

in July, 24-29 2019


Campfires, adventures, action, excitement, new friends, peace, daily devotional times, joy, games, competitions, camping and much much more.


Partaharju camp site, Pieksämäki,
in the middle of Finland
Traveling – by plane
to Helsinki ->
by train to Pieksämäki ca. 3,5 h
to Kuopio ->
by train to Pieksämäki ca. 1 h
to Tampere ->
by train  to Pieksämäki ca. 2 h

For who?

For all girls, boys, adolescents & young adults until 29 year, and their groupleaders. Children under 10 years of age can participate with their families.

Participants register normally as groups  with their own leaders. Young leaders & adults can attend on their own.

Partaharju Suomen kartalla


Camping in tents by the lake Salvonen in six camp villages: Purola, Kumpula, Järvelä, Savula and Harjula. Programme will be held partly in the villages, partly as a whole camp.

Everything happens outdoors; accommodation in participants’ own tents.

Dining shelters and toilets are present in the villages.
Common meals are served & included in the price.


130 €/person + travel expences (siblings 120 €). You can ask your own organisation or parish to give you financial aid.


Pisara is organised by Nuori kirkko ry ”The Young Church Association”, Christian Association for children & young people in Finland.

In cooperation with: Church Council, dioceses, and local parishes of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission, and Church Aid of Finland.

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