Our Staff


Camp General Director: Jaana

Jaana Mäkelä                                                               

Camp General Director –  is responsible for every counselor and camper in their units. She also counsels and ministers to the staff while coordinating the needs of campers and parents.

Jaana will help International groups in English.



Camp Coordinator: Liwen

Liwen Aakala

Camp Coordinator: is responsible for the coordination, operation and support of programs at the camp ensuring their effective and cohesive operation on a day-to-day-basis; caring for campers’ wellness; assistance in administration where/when applicable.

If you wish to contact us in Chinese, please email Liwen at liwen.aakala@uudenmaanseuramatkat.fi

Mobile number: +358 (0) 5058 885 18

WeChat number: 33562543

Minna Sundström

Educational Travel Designer: is responsible for the planning and organization of educational camps and is responsible for the pedagogical content of the programs.

If you wish to contact us in English, please email Minna at minnasundstrom@gmail.com


Cooperation with Finnish Teachers….


Camp Counselor: Arja


Camp Counselor: she is a highly qualified tourism professional and an experienced teacher with a long career in primary and secondary education.

Arja shares an interest in outdoor life and travel. Arja and Timo are both official, authorized travel guides in Hyvinkää and Helsinki area.

Kirsi Peltomäki: Special Education Teacher, specialized in international programmes

Päivi Korhonen: Principal, biology and geography teacher, specialized in international programmes

…and Guides


Camp Coach: Timo


Camp Coach: he is a qualified nature- and wilderness guide who has a passion for outdoor life, as well as for natural products.

He loves fishing and summer-cottage life, sauna and summer life.

Timo is an expert on paddling, hiking and educational nature field trips.

He carries a toy fox with him, because his family name Repo means a fox in Finnish. Sometimes he is called “Mr. Fox” on his trips with customers.