Thank You to All Who Helped Put on Camp Finland 2022!

Camp Finland 2022 would not have been possible without the generous support of: The Duluth Superior Community Area Foundation – Silver Bay Charitable Fund, Northland Foundation, North Shore Collaborative, Cliffs Foundation, Tracy Family Foundation, Beaver Bay and Crystal Bay townships, Trestle Inn, and many other individual donors. Many thanks our amazing staff: Lucy Carlson, Amber…

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Support Camp Finland 2022!

Dear Finland Community, Camp Finland is back June 20th-24th for another week of local arts, exploration and adventure for kids 5-17! Kids Camp serves the 5-11 year-olds as a day camp with one overnight. The theme for Kids Camp this year is “Northern Explorations” as we will be heading north to explore the Grand Portage and Grand…

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Camp Finland 2020 Was Great Despite the Challenges

Despite the work it took to comply with all of the COVID-19 safety guidelines, Camp Finland did happen! It was in July instead of June, there were definitely fewer kids than usual, and staff wore themselves out somewhat with all the planning, but we did it! All in all, it was really fun! It felt…

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Thank You, Amy Gardner!

Friends of Finland would like to thank Amy Gardner for her many years of service as the Coordinator of the Finland Community Youth Program. Amy is moving on, and we want to recognize her dedication and hard work with and on behalf of our community’s kids.

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Camp Finland 2019 Was a Huge Success!

This year, we put on the biggest and best Camp Finland we have ever had from June 17th through 21st! We hosted 29 kids ages 5-11 for the Day Camp and 23 teens ages 12-19 for the Teen Camp, so 52 youth total! This was the most elaborate Camp we have ever put on. Teen…

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Teen Camp Finland is Almost Here!

June 11, 2019 Dear TEEN Camp Finland Parents/Guardians and TEENS, Teen Camp Finland is almost here!  We’re so glad your teen(s) can attend!  The following is important information regarding Teen Camp: THINGS YOU MUST BRING WITH YOU TO CAMP: 1 Large Backpack 1 Smaller Daypack All Items must fit into these two bags: 1 Sleeping…

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Information about Camp Finland 2019

  Here at the Clair Nelson Community Center, we’re starting to get excited about Camp Finland 2019! Many thanks to the Northland Foundation and DSCAF Silver Bay Charitable Fund for their ongoing support, as well as to the many community members who share their time and talents.  Camp Finland is a day camp for children,…

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Announcing Teen Camp Finland 2019!

Finland Community Youth Program is pleased to announce our first-ever TEEN Camp Finland!  This camp will be a 5 day, 4 night overnight summer camp geared just for teens, ages 12 to 18 (Twelve year olds can chose if they’d like to go to “kids” or “Teen” Camp), running the same week as our regular…

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