In english

What is Ryske’19?

Ryske’19 is the 4th camp of the Lake area scouts and guides, and we warmly welcome international participants!

The camp will be held in July 24th-31st 2019, and the camp site is located in Nurmes, Eastern Finland. Nurmes is in the middle of green forests and by a big lake, so you can experience the beauty of Finnish nature in many ways.

We are expecting to meet more than 2000 scouts and guides in this camp on would like you to be one of them.


We are happy to inform that registration for international participants is now open!  Registration begins in February 2019 and ends in  end of February 2019. You will get more specific instructions later.

If you are a group leader and have not yet received the instructions, please send an email to ryske(at) In this email, tell the name of your scout group, the group leader’s contact information (name and email) and the estimated size of the group. We’ll then send you the instructions and the registration link. Registration is open until the end of February.

Also, please join the fb group ”Ryske’19 for international participants” if you are not already a member. So you will get all the information that is shared there.

The camp fee is 210 euros and it doesn’t include travel expenses.

We hope that we will be seeing you in 2019,  at Nurmes!

More info

If you are interested in coming to the camp, please join in our closed Facebook-group called ”Ryske’19 for international participants”.

If you have anything you would like to ask, please don’t hesitate to contact our international leader Maija Örnmark (maija.ornmark(at)

We also have an Instagram account called ”ryske19”. Its in finnish, but you will get the feeling from pictures. 🌲