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!
Argentinian Juan Cruz Landoni is passionate about science. He participated in the International Millennium Youth Camp in 2013 and returned to Finland in January 2014 to study chemistry. Planning a career in bioscience research, Juan’s positive attitude has helped him settle in Helsinki.
The participants of the 2014 International Millennium Youth Camp have been selected and announced. In June the camp will bring together 60 gifted young students for a week of science, research, technology, fun and friendship!
2013 Millennium Youth Camper Martin Radev, aspiring computer scientist, talks about the ups and downs of coming to study in Helsinki. “Helsinki can be a great place. It is up to you how things will go,” he tips.