School Trips - Sweden Winter Wilderness

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Offering an unparalleled opportunity to see the Northern Lights, this package is perfect for schools looking to get away from the standard Ski holiday. With the perfect balance of adventure, challenge, information and learning – our school trips to Sweden are really able to tick all of your educational, service, inspirational and fun boxes.

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1 Teacher space FREE for every 10 students who book!

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Why should you consider Arctic Direct for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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This fantastic trip offers great opportunity to see the Northern Lights as well as adventure and personal self-development. A real stand out experience for safe adventure and lots of fun.

Package with flights from £1,195pp based on 30 + 3 free teachers

Sample Itinerary:

Day 1 - Arrival Day

  • Arrival at Kiruna Airport
  • Dinner
  • Transfer to Wilderness camp – the Aurora camp features a number of cabins with electricity and running water or indoor compost toilets. The camp is perfect for viewing the Northern Lights as it is away from most light pollution and you just need to step outside to be perfectly placed to see the aurora if they show. Our guide is on hand to take images of students and teachers with the aurora if they show.
  • Warm clothes rental during whole stay.
  • Dinner
  • Afternoon Igloo building workshop – learn to build a snow igloo as well as a personal snow shelter. Whilst having fun we learn one of the basics of Arctic survival as well as teamwork to build a safe igloo shelter.
  • Group 1 sleep in igloos at the camp using thermal sleeping bags - with dining hall as emergency back up. Other group in cabins.

Day 2 - Key Themes: Sustainability, Eco-Design and Technology, Environment.

  • Breakfast
  • Morning guided tour to the Ice Hotel – ICEHOTEL is now in its 29th year and has adapted to the increasing climate threat by building an ICEHOTEL 365 – a permanent ICEHOTEL which is kept frozen in the summer using solar panels to harness the midnight sun. We learn about the design and have opportunity to tour the Art rooms.
  • Dinner
    - Group 2 sleep in igloos at the camp using thermal sleeping bags - with dining hall as emergency back up. Other group in cabins

Day 3 - Key Themes: Adventure, Team Work

  • Breakfast
  • Morning Musher for a day: Husky driving experience. Our most popular activity in the area, Older children will drive a small team of dogs and younger children ca be driven by a guide. We stop along the way for lunch in a wilderness camp. Once back at the kennel there is plenty of time for pictures with our fluffy friends.
  • Dinner
  • Check in to Cabins
  • Opportunity to sledge at the resort – there is a large hill behind the cabins and sledges are available for some high-speed fun. There are also kick sledges to try out this traditional means of transport.
  • Pizza party – we celebrate our last night with a pizza part in town – a 10 minute walk from the cabins. There is also possibility for some last minute souvenir shopping.

Day 4 - Departure Day

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to the airport for your trip home.

There are a selection of optional extras which can be added onto this tour including a Visit to IRF (Swedish Institute for Space Physics), recommended for children from 14 years the Swedish institute of Space Physics. A Snowmobile-sled tour (non-driving) out into the wilderness across the frozen rive Torne where we will stop and drill holes in the ice to try Ice fishing and also LKAB visitor centre, mine tour. The Kiruna mine is the largest and most modern underground iron ore mine in the world.

Package with flights from £1,195pp based on 30 + 3 free teachers

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★★★★★ Mrs Hughes, Lumley Junior School
"We have used Weardale Adventure Centre for our Y6 school residential for many years and always find their service to be outstanding. The staff are extremely knowledgeable, experienced and friendly, providing suitable adventurous, challenging yet totally safe activities for our pupils. WAC constantly strive to improve their service, so every year we find our trip is even better than the previous one. Children leave Weardale with increased confidence and self esteem and our staff are always keen to return. We love visiting Weardale - it is one of the highlights of our school year. We are already looking forward to our next visit!"

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