Millennium Youth Camp 2013 Gala brought the youth to the historic main building of University of Helsinki. Before the festivities, the campers were given a lecture by Professor Michael Grätzel, Millennium Awarded inventor of dye-sensitized solar cells, aka Grätzel cells.
Arts, sciences, engineering, and business brought together can hatch fresh ideas and cool innovations as Millennium Youth Campers found out at the Aalto University Design Factory on the Otaniemi Campus.
MY Camp is about innovation and dreams, and who better to share their knowledge on how to make those dreams come true than start-up entrepreneurs who have already made efforts to make their innovations reality.
On Tuesday, Millennium Youth Campers explored research in industrial and academic environments and got their hands on some real life experiments.
The Kumpula Science Campus welcomed the International Millennium Youth Campers to the University of Helsinki with sunny smiles, expert lectures and some fun adventures amidst the opening ceremonies.
A sure sign of the summer, Millennium Youth Camp, started today for the fourth time. During the sunny Sunday, 59 happy campers from all over the world arrived in Finland to enjoy the Camp to remember.
Millennium Youth Camp coach and University of Helsinki’s Professor of Urban Geography Mari Vaattovaara has won the J.V. Snellman Award for outstanding efforts to disseminate scholarly knowledge.
“MY Camp is once in a lifetime experience that changes your life in many ways,” says 2012 MY Camper Daša Robič. The names of the 60 Millennium Youth Campers for 2013 have now been published. The 26 girls and 34 boys come from 31 countries all over the world.
The names of the 200 youth, who were selected for the second round of the Millennium Youth Camp application process have now been published. Next, the 89 girls and 111 boys will start working on their theme assignments according to which the final decision on the 60 campers will be made.