EC2016 pretour!

Pre Cruise (13.-14.6.2016)

Cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Enjoy the great atmosphere of Baltic Sea, good food and taxfree shopping. Stay on board for the whole trip or go ashore to experience Tallinn.

Discover the Baltic Sea with Tallink Silja cruise ships:

  • Timetable:
    • 13.6.: Helsinki – Tallinn 18.30-22.00
    • 14.6.: Possibility to visit Tallinn at 8.00-12.00
    • 14.6.: Tallinn – Helsinki 12.30-16.00
  • Prices
    • A class cabin (also A-Premium) 54 euros/cabin
    • Other cabin classes
      • De Lux cabin 126 euros
      • B class cabin 40 euros
  • Meals
    • dinner buffet 33 euros/person
    • breakfast 10,50 euros/person
    • special breakfast 16,50 euros/person
    • lunch buffet 25 euros/person
  • Attendees: total 90 pcs cabins (A class cabin, 2 persons), 20 pcs cabins (A-Premium class, 2 persons)
  • Target group: All jaycees!

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JCI Challenge (12.-14.6.2016)

JCI Challenge is an adventure competition which combines sports and activities, international networking and team building, outdoor events and an introduction to the local culture. At the same time JCI Challenge participants raise money for charity causes. It is an opportunity for JCI members from all over the world to impact, to connect and to care.
The event was first held in 2010 and since then it has brought together JCI members all over the world each year. The participants have praised JCI Challenge as one of their most remarkable experiences in JCI.
In 2016 the JCI Challenge will take place in Finland just before the JCI European Conference in Tampere. After last two challenges in Southern European locations (Malta 2014 and Turkey 2015) the international teams are faced with challenges they’ve most likely never experienced before; nightless Midsummer night, typical Finnish sporting events and unpredictable conditions – sounds like a Real Finnish Challenge! Join the Challenge!

  • Location: Hämeenlinna Aulanko Camping. JCI Challenge will be organized within the range of 150 km from Tampere. There will be transportation available from Helsinki on Saturday June 12th 2016.
  • Duration: 3 days (12.-14.6.2016)
  • Price: The Early Bird price 189 € is valid until March 31st. The regular fee after April 1st is 250 €. Price includes basic accommodation, activities and program, daily meals etc.
  • Max number of persons: 40
  • Organizer: JCI International Team
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14.6.2016 Food Business Summit in Seinäjoki


What’s the hottest topic around food in Finland? JCI Seinäjoen Seutu introduces you Food Business Summit (FBS) an event full of vibrant discussions on food and agrobioeconomy. Food Business Summit is an event focused on new businesses, latest scientific findings and phenomena related to food. The themes are future megatrends, digitalization, food security and internationalization. FBS offers you great opportunity to network with food specialists and researchers.

The event is located in the Seinäjoki city center. Participants must organize their own transportation to and from Seinäjoki. Seinäjoki is located approx. 360 kilometers northwest from Helsinki in the middle of Ostrobothnia and is well reached from Helsinki (~3hrs) and Tampere (~1hr) by train.

Price: 49€
Max. 15 people
Organised by JCI Seinäjoki

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14.6.2016 Beautiful and magical Porvoo – Easy day trip from Helsinki

Old Porvoo is one of Finland’s most idyllic districts. The cobbled streets are lined with old, doll-house-like houses and on top of the hill a white stone church looks over the river valley. Wonderful in the summer. Only one hour drive east of Helsinki. Old Porvoo treats all the visitors’ senses with its beautiful wooden buildings, historical sights, cozy shops, top notch restaurants and delightful cafés. Porvoo is great for a photoshoot and shopping daytrip as well as for a longer getaway in the Finnish nature. It’s very easy to get into the Porvoo mode and fall in love with the place.

Price 68 € (Participants minimum 12 and maximum 48)


09:00 Bus from Helsinki to Porvoo (The bus is reserved for us throughout the day) – The bus leave from KIASMAs tourist Stop. Address is Mannerheiminaukio 2, Helsinki. KIASMA is contemporary art museum in Finland.

10.00-10:45 Guided river cruise on historical Porvoo River on board m/s Fredrika. View the beautiful scenery of medieval Porvoo and the castle hill Linnamäki.

11.00- 12.30 Lunch in Restaurant & Bar Gabriel 1763 which offers you an delicious meal. Gabriel 1763 is owned by private local people who want to keep the old spirit awake in the old town and at the same time warmly welcome their customers to enjoy in this tremendous milieu.

12.30-13.30 Guided walking tour in Porvoo to learn more about the history of the Old Town.

13.30 – 14.00 Coffee and refreshments

14:00-15.00 Independent relaxing and shopping time

15.00-16.00 Bus back to Helsinki

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CANCELLED! Overnight bear watching adventure in Kainuu (14.-15.6.2016)

See live bears in the wild! JCI Kajaani invites you to spend a night in the middle of a Finnish forest watching animals in their natural surroundings. The Wildlife Centre is located in the midst of the great Kainuu wilderness. In the Martinselkonen surroundings, beard-moss covered ancient spruces are whispering their stories to those able to listen. They whisper their stories about the greatness of nature, its diversity, quietness and peace.

The trip starts and ends from Kajaani city center and includes meals, transportation to Martinselkonen, guides and accomodation for 1 night in wooden hides. Participants must organise their own transportation to and from city of Kajaani. JCI Kajaani will provide participants information on transportation closer to event. Kajaani can be reached from Helsinki by air and by train from around Finland. Most convenient means of travel from Kajaani to Tampere is either by train or by car (~5hrs).

Kajaani is located approx 550 kilometres north from Helsinki just under Lapland near the eastern border.

  • Time: Tuesday 14.6.2016 12.00 – Wednesday 15.6.2016 9.00
  • Location: Kajaani – Martinselkonen (160km from Kajaani) – Kajaani
  • Duration: 21 hours
  • Price: 210€ / person
  • Max number of persons: 16 persons (min 4 persons, Participants will be notified as soon as minimum number of participants have signed up for the trip. At the latest the adventure will be confirmed by the end of April.)
  • Organizer: JCI Kajaani

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Helsinki Sightseeing (15.6.2016)

We will spend the day touring the sights in the capital of Finland, Helsinki. Helsinki is a beautiful city with Baltic Sea surrounding the center area from all directions an lot of green areas for relaxtion. Tour will start at Kauppatori. You can grab a cup of coffee before boarding a ferry to Suomenlinna. We will make a small tour around Suomenlinna island and return back to see the historic center of Helsinki, Senaatintori. You will have an opportunity to see the Helsinki Cathedral from inside. We will then move to see the Rock Church. After the church we will have lunch at a traditional Finnish restaurant. After lunch we will see the Sibelius monument have a cup of coffee by the sea, walk to the Finlandia and Parliament buildings. Our tour will end at the Main Railway Station.

Program is flexible, so if there are thing you absolutely want to see, we can try to add them to the program.

  • Time: Wednesday 15.6.2016 at 8.30 – 15.30
  • Location: Start from Helsinki Kauppatori, finish at Helsinki Main Railway Station
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Price: 30 € / person (includes transportation, lunch, coffee in the afternoon)
  • Max number of persons: 30
  • Organizer: JCI Central Park

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After Cruise (19.-20.6.2016)

Enjoy a breathtaking voyage through the archipelagoes of Turku and Stockholm and passing through the Åland Islands. Enjoy the atmosphere of the beautiful ship, good food and taxfree shopping!

  • Timetable
    • Departure from Turku to Stockholm at 19.6. 20.15
    • Arrival next evening at 20.6.
    • No disembarkation
  • Prices
    • A-Premium class cabin 109 euros/cabin (including special breakfast, sparkling wine coupon)
    • A class cabicabin n 58 euros/cabin
    • Other classes (not yet booked)
      • De Lux cabin 137 euros
      • B class cabin 43 euros
  • Meals (not yet booked)
    • dinner buffet 33 euros/person
    • breakfast 10,50 euros/person
    • special breakfast 16,50 euros/person
    • lunch buffet 25 euros/person
  • Attendees: total 90 pcs cabins (A class cabin, 2 persons), 20 pcs cabins (A-Premium class, 2 persons)
  • Target group: All jaycees!

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