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The Last Päivä

Published: July 13, 2018

Today was the last full day at Salolampi and we made every moment count! Villagers filled up on a delicious breakfast and then headed out to raise the flag before playing a game to warm up. After their last Suomikoulus, villagers chose between activities like jalkkapallo, board games, frisbee, lautapelejä, learning how to build a fire and more!                   After a final swim in the lake and a hot sauna,...

Making Every Moment Count

Published: June 30, 2018

​The last full day at Salolampi for our one-week and two-week villagers!

The Best Way To Learn Is Having Fun

Published: June 28, 2018

​Villagers are diving into Finnish language, culture and arts!

A Juhannus Eve's Celebration!

Published: June 22, 2018

Juhannus Eve was today and the villagers kept busy in celebration!

Learning with Muumit!

Published: June 21, 2018

Villagers are keeping busy and learning lots of Finnish!

Family Week Day 4: Spring Arrives at Salolampi

Published: June 14, 2018

​Sweet treats, good eats, and lots of sunshine!

Family Week Day 1

Published: June 11, 2018

Check out pictures from Day 1 of Family Week!

The Peruna Song

Published: June 8, 2018

​“What on earth is the Peruna song?” Read to find out!

Learning A New Language

Published: June 7, 2018

Salolampi Staff expand their worldview and learn to speak another language for a day!