Summer camps and courses

The City of Espoo Youth Services organises summer activities for young people aged 9–17 in the form of courses and camps. The total number of camp and course places available is approximately 800.

Youth centres are open in autumn and spring. What keeps youth instructors busy at other times? They organise summer camps and courses – that is fun things to do also in summer!Photo: Elena Savina

Registration for Nuori Espoo summer camps and courses will start on Wednesday, 15 March at 9:00.


The summer activities of the City of Espoo Youth Services are intended for young people born in 2006–2013 (aged 9 to 17) living in Espoo. Starting from 1 March 2023, the camps and courses of the City of Espoo Youth Services will be listed online at link) (enter NEkesä in the search field). 

Registration for summer activities will open on 13 March 2023 at 9:00, when a registration link will appear in the service for each camp and course. The most popular camps and courses tend to fill up quickly, so it pays off to be quick about it.

The courses cost around €25 and the five-day day camps cost around €50. It is possible to obtain an exemption from the fee on financial grounds, for example. In such a case, please contact Hanna-Leena Strang-Kilpelä, Youth Work Coordinator,

As in previous years, the summer camp and course selection will be plentiful and varied. The day-camp themes include, for example, hobby horses, games, music, coding, adventures, animation, animals, nature and cooking.

The course themes include ceramics, hobby horses and manual skills.

We reserve the right to make changes. offers fun activities for summer and hobbies all year round! is a joint online service of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, offering in addition to the camps and courses organised by the City of Espoo Youth Services also summer activities organised by many other operators. The search function allows you to search for activities by theme, price, date and age, for example.


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