Length of stay
6 weeks to 3 months, start: June or July
In Helsinki, at the beginning of the program.
4H, farming and non-farming families
Changing host families
ca. every 3 weeks
The host families are already known before the beginning of the IFYE-exchange. Host family changes are well organized.
Helping out around the house and the farm
Trips to the surrounding area with the host families.
Young Farmers/Rural Youth:
Possible participation at 4H-events
Similar food as in Switzerland, but differently prepared
English. Finnish is quite difficult to learn.
Fishing during night-time, very few parties.