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:


  • 1 Large Backpack
  • 1 Smaller Daypack

All Items must fit into these two bags:

  • 1 Sleeping bag and/or blankets
  • 1 Air mattress or closed cell pad
  • 1 pair of real hiking boots
  • 1 pair of shoes that can be worn in water ie: crocs, old tennis shoes etc.
  • 5 pairs of socks and undies
  • 1 Sun hat and sunscreen
  • 1 Working flashlight and/or headlamp  with extra batteries
  • Weather appropriate outdoor clothing – Think mosquitoes and getting dirty
  • 1 pillow
  • 1 swimsuit
  • 1 towel
  • 1 water bottle with child’s name on it;
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Mosquito repellent

Optional but recommended:

  • Musical instruments for playing around the campfire will be kept dry and safe.
  • Any personal toiletries. Non-toxic Dr.  Bronner’s soap will be provided.

All food will be provided – No food or snacks from home please. We have a day camper w/ a severe peanut and shellfish allergy.

Also please leave your phones at home. If parents need to contact teens at camp they can call us at anytime @ 218-220-7215.

MONDAY, June 17th:   First day of camp! Camp starts at 8:30 am sharp. Parents/Guardians must drop teens off. Look for signs on the road in front of the community center – teens are to be dropped off with all of their gear in the parking lot on the far side of the ball field.

FRIDAY, June 21st:  Last day of camp. Family Members are invited to an ICE CREAM SOCIAL @ 3:00 to 4pm. Pick up for your teens will be after the social (4:15 pm), again, in the parking lot on the far side of the ball field.

For more info or questions before or during TEEN Camp call Andrew Norcross anytime @ (218) 220-7215 or the Clair Nelson Community Center @ (218) 353-0300

Teen Camp Counselors: Andrew Norcross, Kelsie Carlson, Honor Schauland and Margaret Sager

Guest Day Counselors: Steven George, Kurt Mead and Kaare Melby

Finland Community Youth Program Director:  Amy Gardner (218)353-7536

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