The Ranua Wildlife Park is a unique location for school camps
Ranua is the place to have a school camp focusing on Arctic nature and wild animals.
Hardly anywhere else in Finland than in the Ranua Wildlife Park, you can have a full camp school which is focusing on wildlife animals. The days will be full of excursions to the park, interaction with the animals and countless moments of learning new things. The camp school will be tailored to fit the groups and takes into account the ages and group sizes, we have made a study programs for different year classes.
In the camp school there will get familiar with Finnish animals and endangered species of cold regions. Together we will study their behavior in different habitats in different seasons. Also we will classify the animals according to their dietary. Which is omnivorous and which is herbivorous?
Camp school students will also learn about the impact of human activity on nature, animals and themselves. The wildlife park has a role to play in endangered animal helper; how we can help? Camp school also hosts a variety of activities. We are making stimulating / activating toys and bring them to the animals and also we are examining animal tracks.
Holiday Village Gulo Gulo can accommodate as many as 120 persons. Our comfortable apartments are a good and safe environment to spend time with your friends. The apartments are named after Arctic animals, which encourages students to learn more about them.
Ranua Wildlife Park school camp package
Price: €49 day/person
Dates: 1 Apr–10 Jun and 20 Aug–30 Nov
Duration: 2 days
The price includes accommodation at Holiday Village Gulo Gulo (6 people/apartment), full board, ticket to the Wildlife Park and the school camp program.
For an additional fee in the summer: Paddling, fishing trip, disc golf, visit to the Japanese House in Simojärvi, geocaching.
For an additional fee in the winter: Snowshoe walking or skiing, snowmobile safari, husky sled safari, curling.
The nature trails, Nordic skiing tracks and the Wildlife Park’s Lapp hut as well as the lean-to's nearby are at your disposal free of charge.
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