Briefly in English

(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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