The Millennium Youth Camp Anniversary event was organised on the 21st of November at the Aalto Design Factory. With participants from all around the world – in person and via the live stream – the purpose was to bring all MYC generations together and share their life-changing experiences.
Hard work, effort and dedication culminated in the Millennium Youth Camp gala event on June 9th when campers presented their projects to an audience of ambassadors, educators, scientist, representatives from companies and their peers.
Finding meaningful links between different disciplines and topics is what takes thinking and ideas foward. Millennium Youth campers Fiyi, Yuval and Neja talk about their projects and how they connect in real life.
Everyone needs a break from the things they care about the most, even Millennium Youth campers. At the international evenings everyone gets to present their own cultures to the others. These cavalcades of different cultures is one of the highlights of the camp.
The goal on the fourth day of the Millennium Youth Camp 2014 was to gather as many experiences as possible on the Aalto University campus in Espoo. Curiosity and wonder set the stage for learning about science in creative spaces.
On Thursday the campers spent an interesting day visiting mentor companies or research institutes around the Helsinki metropolitan area.
The opening ceremony of the Millennium Youth Camp was held at the Kumpula Science Campus. A bright summer sunshine favored the traditional highlight of the opening day: the Amazing Race of Sciences!
The fifth International Millennium Youth Camp kicked into action today when 59 enthusiastic teenagers from all over the world were welcomed to Finland for an intensive week with science, research, technology and fun!
“My dream is to find a career which combines the knowledge of sciences and the humanities. Whatever it is I do, I want it to have a positive and lasting impact on the lives of others,” says Sruthi Vydyula from India. Other members of Team Water come from Brazil, Canada, Israel, Thailand and Turkey
“I think it is not only possible to dream of a better world, but to actually do something to pursue this dream”, says Oliver Mehling from Germany. Other members of team Climate and Climate change come from Bangladesh, Canada, Finland, Macedonia and Singapore.