House of Adventure, details and equipment

The Adventure House is located next to a nature reserve in the beautiful Kallvikinniemi area by the sea. The Adventure House operates in Villa Barrdoft, which is over a century old. The Adventure House can be booked by various groups for their independent get-togethers, events, excursions, canoeing, adventure tasks and group activities.

House of Adventure, details and equipment

Villa Barrdoft is an old two-storey villa. The villa’s lower floor includes a hall, a kitchen and toilets. The upper floor houses the staff facilities and a small group room.

Hall equipment

  • The hall downstairs can comfortably fit 20 people. The space is equipped with tables and chairs for roughly 20 people.

Kitchen equipment

  • The kitchen was renovated in 2021.
  • The kitchen includes eating utensils and dishes for 20 people.
  • 3 pots, a frying pan, a coffee maker, 3 vacuum flasks, an electric kettle, a microwave, a dishwasher, an oven with an induction cooktop, a refrigerator and cooking utensils.
  • Cleaning equipment and cleaning agents.


  • StadiNet works in the premises, but there are mobile black spots in the building.

Yard area

  • There is a small field for outdoor games on the shore side of the Adventure House.
  • There is also a gas grill in the yard and a gas bottle in a locked cabinet.
  • There are parking spaces for roughly 4–5 cars and a large parking area on the other side of the street; six hours of parking time with a parking disc.
  • Near the building, there is a beach that deepens gradually towards the sea. At the beach, there is also a locked shed storing canoes (for a maximum of 15 people) for use by small groups.

Familiarisation with the facilities

  • An employee will familiarise the group’s instructor with the facilities and equipment as necessary.
  • The building has a safety and rescue plan with which every user must familiarise themselves.
  • The indoor spaces and yard areas are smoke-free and substance-free, and the principles of the Smoke-free Helsinki programme are followed in them.
  • Youth Services locations seek to follow a sustainable lifestyle. This means that the building seeks to operate as ecologically as possible: energy and water are used sparingly and waste is sorted carefully.
  • The building’s use is based on independent use, i.e. users must leave the building just as tidy as it was on their arrival.