Environmental activities

Open and free-of-charge environmental activities for young people! Would you like to care for animals, farm, help run an ecocafé or participate in an excursion? Or are you interested in activism? We also offer equipment, facilities and support to 9- to 29-year-olds all around Helsinki.

Looking for an environmental hobby? You’re in the right place!

The Youth Environmental Space organises pop-up events all around Helsinki and offers the opportunity to get to know nice new people. You may also gain new insight and perspectives on environmental and climate issues that you may have on your mind.

Explore our wide range of activities

Want to borrow some camping equipment and make a trip to nature with your friends?
Take a look at the equipment available at the Wempaimisto camping equipment loan centre and borrow camping supplies free of charge.

Want support for organising your own activities?
In addition to providing equipment, we also offer facilities and support to 9- to 29-year-olds all around Helsinki.

Follow us on @nuortenymparistotila to keep on track of what’s happening in Helsinki!

Our activities:

  • ​Increase children and young people’s environmental awareness
  • Provide young people with experiences in nature
  • Support young people’s empowerment and inclusion
  • Include a variety of environmental and adventure education activities, inclusing team-building, nature school services, excursions and open activities​
  • Provide spaces for youth groups, youth organisations and Helsinki residents​
  • Provide young people with equipment through the Wempaimisto​ camping equipment loan centre
  • Offer summer jobs at our diverse sites

Come and join us!

You can start by checking out these locations!