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13.05.2024

15th Platform meeting for Quality Labelled centres in Budapest, Hungary

15th Platform meeting for Quality Labelled centres in Budapest, Hungary
Representatives of the youth centres awarded the Quality Label by the Council of Europe met to exchange experiences and plan future forms of cooperation in Budapest, Hungary on 6.-8.5.2024

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10.05.2024

Talks in the middle of nowhere – volunteers in Finland

Talks in the middle of nowhere – volunteers in Finland
Two volunteers, from Germany are staying in Finland, in the Youth Centre Marttinen. They are talking about the volunteering life and also have a few interviews with workers from Marttinen or other guests. That means you will hear a lot of different stuff about the youth centre and other things that happened here. You can also follow our Instagram account @marttinen_international.

By Marttinen volunteers

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08.05.2024

Have you ever...

Have you ever...
...tried climbing on Marttinen's high rope course or climbed a wall? Now in the summer it would be possible to try these and more.

Mark these the dates in your calendar now and sign up!
Thursday 27th of June at 15-17 High rope course
Wednesday 3rd of July at 15-17 Draisine trip
Tuesday 9th of July from 15-17 SUP-boarding
Tuesday 16th of July at 15-17 Paddling on the lake
Tuesday 23rd of Julyat 15-17 Wall climbing
Tuesday 30th of July at 15-17 Electric mountain biking

Children and young people under 14 years € 10.00/person
Adults € 16.00 / person

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22.04.2024

ProActive EcoLand: Helping Young People Change the Environment

ProActive EcoLand: Helping Young People Change the Environment
Do you remember when we first talked about ProActive Ecoland? It wasn't long ago, but so much has happened since then! ProActive Ecoland is more than just another Erasmus+ project; it's like a big team effort to make our world better by being kind to the environment. And guess what? We're excited to tell you about our latest news: we're about to release the Ecoland Experiment Board Game soon!

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09.11.2023

The Youth Centre Marttinen is developing as a high-quality international youth work operator

The Youth Centre Marttinen is developing as a high-quality international youth work operator
In its 30 years of operation, Youth Centre Marttinen has developed into a high-level and competent centre that serves the youth industry versatilely, taking on a role as a regional, national and international player in the youth work field. The Steering Group of the Council of Europe's Youth Unit (CDEJ) has granted an extension for five years (2022–2026) to the Quality Label for Youth Centres that Marttinen received in 2018, recognizing that Marttinen has maintained and developed the criteria set by the Council of Europe in his operations and structures. Marttinen is one of the fourteen youth centres in Europe that meet the criteria of the quality label.

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31.10.2023

Blog: The "Icelandic miracle" through the eyes of a Finnish Youth Worker

Blog: The
It is important to understand that each child and young person is an individual, and their social backgrounds can vary greatly. This is why individualized and targeted support measures are needed to ensure that every child and young person has the best possible opportunities to grow up in a safe environment, healthy and happy.

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19.06.2023

Creating ProActive EcoLand

Creating ProActive EcoLand
A team of partners from from Finland, Portugal, Spain, and Croatia lunched a new Erasmus Plus project.
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04.08.2022

Volunteering with Unemployed Young People

Volunteering with Unemployed Young People
"There’s motivation from the young people, and money from the EU - Why aren’t we doing more of this?"

This was the question 22 Nordic youth workers worked to answer in May 2022 on an international study visit to Pirkanmaa, Finland.

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07.04.2022

NEW EPISODE: In this episode Finland meets Ireland. - This is Youth Work Podacast By Youth Centre Marttinen

NEW EPISODE: In this episode Finland meets Ireland. -  This is Youth Work Podacast By Youth Centre Marttinen
NEW EPISODE: In this episode Finland meets Ireland. We hosted visitors from @maynooth_university for a study visit in Pirkanmaa region to get to know about Finnish youth work. Thanks Peter and Denice for this reflective talk with Antti and of course all the participants. Welcome again!

Thanks also to all the places we got to visit @tampereuni @nuortensateenkaari @ohjaamotampere @pirkkalan_nuorisopalvelut @kolvitoiminta @verstas_sopimusvuoriry @nuortenkampus @ruovedenetsiva

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30.07.2019

Marttinen – Youth centre and camp rich in experiences

Marttinen – Youth centre and camp rich in experiences
Marttinen is one of the youth centres funded and overseen by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. Our diverse youth centre is situated in beautiful scenery in Virrat, Central Finland. Marttinen is 100 km from both Tampere and Seinäjoki, 115 km from Jyväskylä and just 270 km from Helsinki.

Marttinen is a pleasant and safe environment for camps, courses, training and other events the year round.

The historic milieu at Youth Centre Marttinen is home to both modern facilities for hosting larger
camps, seminars, conferences and training events as well as esteemed and picturesque venues for weddings and other important days.

We also provide hotel and log cabin accommodation for up to nearly 200 guests, and our catering kitchen offers professional menus for both conferences and parties.

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Logo of Finnish Youth Centres AssociationMarttinen is one of the nine centres supported by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.

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