Finland

Length of stay

6 weeks to 3 months, start: June or July

Info meeting

In Helsinki, at the beginning of the program.

Host families

4H, farming and non-farming families

Changing host families

ca. every 3 weeks

Information/ Organisation

The host families are already known before the beginning of the IFYE-exchange. Host family changes are well organized.

Work

Helping out around the house and the farm

Excursions

Trips to the surrounding area with the host families.

Young Farmers/Rural Youth:

Possible participation at 4H-events

Food

Similar food as in Switzerland, but differently prepared

Communication

English. Finnish is quite difficult to learn.

Other

Fishing during night-time, very few parties.