Youth Work Unit for Environmental Activities: Current topics

Youth Enviroment Space is looking for new facilities

The Youth Environment Space has moved from Laajasalo, and is looking for a new space. Activities and events organized as part of The Youth Environment Space still continue, for example workshops and clubs that focus on animals, sustainable cooking and adventure will take place. The Harkiten Henkariin-group, that focuses on sustainable consumption is organizing a flea market event at Tiivistämö in Suvilahti the 24th of September. The event is planned by youth.

Booking of camp, course or daycamp shifts ends on September 15th

More information about the other facilities in the unit (in Finnish):

Harkiten Henkariin: Youth Flea Market

The Youth Work Unit for Environmental Activities and the Helsinki Youth Council are arranging a second hand event on Sunday the 24th of September 2023, from 13.00 to 17.00, at Tiivistämö in Suvilahti. Youth aged 13 to 26 can reserve a table for free to sell used clothing they no longer have use for. In addition to the flea market there are workshops with a focus on fixing and refurbishing clothing and making your own natural cosmetics. Furthermore, the sustainability leader and influencer Outi Pyy will be speaking at the event. The event will start with a performance by the alternative pop band Hopeasiivet. More information: 

Greetings from the summer activities

The Youth Work Unit of Environmental Activities arranged activities for young people in three locations this summer: in the Edible Park, Youth Island Gallery and Bengtsår Camp Island. This summer the unit employed 44 young summer workers and 6 student interns.

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