EDUCATIONAL PACKAGES FOR INTERNATIONAL GROUPS

Experience the praised and exemplary educational system in Finland.  We can provide you an unique learning experience with locals. Groups are formed based on the ages of the participants.

The package includes school days from Monday to Friday, wellness nature and exercise programmes two times a week and en excursion day on Saturday. You can also book additional activities on site.

Afternoon programmes after school may be chosen from the collected activities of sports, wellness, the Finland experience or cultural programme. Alternatively, we can customise your programme according to your wishes.

Himos Wellness Mountain is a safe and pleasant environment for education and leisure. For example, a visit to the Yläinen Liesjärvi lake in Himos mountain can be added to your program. The lake is beautiful and so clean, that we can take water straight from the lake fountain and make a delightful cup of herbal tea.

Accommodation in a cottage allows you to try Finnish sauna and enjoying calming warmth of the fireplace. The education programmes include high-class and healthy dinners in multiple restaurants and schools.

The group must have at least 10 participants, that study in the same group. Therefore, the group must be of same age. Teaching language is English. The group needs an escort with excellent English skills. The escort can also be an interpreter in the educations. Himos Wellness Mountain can also provide a Chinese employer to help your group!

Lower and upper comprehensive school

The comprehensive school in Finland consists of primary school (alakoulu) and secondary school (yläkoulu).

Primary school includes grades one to six while the secondary school includes grades seven to nine

The school institues of Jämsä offer a unique chance to participate intensively in the lessons for full school weeks from Monday to Friday. Packages from 1 school week up to 3 weeks available.

Lower comprehensive packages
For 6 – 12 year old children
Grades one to six
Duration 7 / 14 / 21 days with accommodation

Upper comprehensive / Secondary school
For 13 – 16 year old children
Grades seven to nine
Duration 7 / 14 / 21 days

The example packages include school days from Monday to Friday, wellness nature and exercise programmes 2 times a week and an  excursion day on Saturday. Additional activities are available by request

Alternatively, you may combine wellness sport nordic skiing, downhill skiing, golfing, orienteering or floorball training programmes with instructors after the end of each school day.

We work with professional instructors and trainers and offer goal-orientated and academic level options.

Upper secondary school

Finnish secondary education is conducted in upper secondary (lukio)  or vocational education institutes.  Upper secondary schools are a path towards university.  Jämsän lukio is a high standard upper secondary school with a broad language learning options. The upper secondary school operates in renovated and partly new premises. The school building is equipped with new furniture and the latest AV technology allows for a modern learning environment. In the gym and in two classes, an internal network has been built to carry out the electronic baccalaureate examination. The high school also has a 3D printer.

Upper secondary (lukio) programs
For 16 – 21 year old youth
Duration 7 / 14 / 21 days with accommodation

The example packages include school days from Monday to Friday, wellness nature and exercise programmes 2 times a week and an  excursion day on Saturday. Additional activities are available by request

Alternatively, you may combine wellness sport nordic skiing, downhill skiing, golfing, orienteering or floorball training programmes with instructors after the end of each school day.

We work with professional instructors and trainers and offer goal-orientated and academic level options.

Gradia Jämsä vocational upper secondary school

Gradia Jämsä educates young people as well as adults. Vocational Qualification, Partial Qualifications, Short Courses – There are many opportunities in Jämsä. In collaboration with business and educational institutions, Gradia Jämsä is also a strong developer in its area. One of Gradia’s special advantages is their forestry eduction. Jämsä is located in the part of Finland which still is the most densely covered with forests in the country. The city is known for high-tec forestry industry from harvesting to paper mills.

Vocational upper secondary programs
From 15 year old to adults

Group orientation altenatives
Forest, nature and wilderness guidance
Partial achievement of Children’s growth and guidance -diploma
English language studies

Example studies included in the programs above:
Studies at school from Monday to Friday, including daily schooling, as well as excursion locations where use of the language is studied closely and practically

Afternoon programmes after school may be chosen from the collected activities of sport, wellness, Finland experience or a cultural program.  We can also customise your program according to your wishes.

Experience Himos & Finland camps

Himos Resort is located in Jämsä, just ca. 2,5 hours from the metropolitan area. The resort is famous for its skiing possibilities and the home for the largest slopes in Southern Central Finland. The area is rich with endless ever green forests and lakes. The small but friendly city is pure, clean and fresh.

We offer you exciting programs with focus on nature, sports, culture or just relaxation. The camps are available around the year and the activities are adjusted according to winter and summer season.

Find out more:
Winter camps
Summer camps

School visits

Besides intensive full school weeks, shorter visits are available for groups. Also parents can join the lessons to get first hand knowledge how the Finnish education is arranged. The program may include a visit to a comprehensive or upper secondary school or both!

Find out more:
Camp Schools and School visits

Sports trainings

Himos Sports Training is a goal-directed way to enhance your existing sports skills or pick up a new hobby.

Challenge yourself in Nordic Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Golf, Orienteering or Floorball! Training can be combined with school programs to double the effect. With the guidance of specialists and professionals you can take your ability to a new level!

Find out more:
Sports training

Bookings and additional info:

Himos Holiday Booking Center
Länsi-Himoksentie 4
FIN 42100 Jämsä
+358 20 711 9230
himosholiday@himosholiday.com
www.himosholiday.com