There is a nature school at Villa Elfvik that provides nature instruction as one-day courses for lower and upper comprehensive school pupils in Espoo. The service is mainly aimed at grades 3 to 8. Application for Nature School Days for the next academic year is in April and May.
Villa Elfvik Nature School is a member of the LYKE network(extrernal link). The Finnish Association of Nature and Environment Schools maintains and develops quality criteria for LYKE activities. As a LYKE development centre, Villa Elfvik develops environmental education in a variety of ways and offers high-quality nature and environmental school activities. Regular peer audits ensure that the certification criteria are met.
Nature School themes
The theme options for Nature School Day are described below. Requests for themes will be taken into account where possible.