Information

About the camp

Come to Folgefonna and have the coolest week of the year! Super nice park with lots of snow waiting for you!. New in 2023 is that 10-year-olds can also participate!

 

Those who visit Folgefonna always come back! We have been running the camp since 1995, and there is always something to do, and most of our participants come home with friends and memories to last a lifetime! Parents can trust that their children will be well taken care of, our staff and managers have extensive experience and provide a safe framework for the activities. Read more about our conditions below. All campers receive a permanent contact person who can be reached by phone throughout the week.

Activities

  • Snowboarding

  • Skiing

  • Stand on boards in one of our three mini-ramps

  • Jump on one of the many large trampolines

  • Sail on a board

  • Surfing with a kite

  • Swimming (remember swimwear)

  • fishing

  • Play volleyball

  • Play football

  • Play Playstation and Xbox

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​All activities and the program in it  is up to each individual to decide whether they want to participate. But we require everyone to meet on the ground every day, as we are all here to experience Folgefonna and have fun and learn new tricks from good trainers ​

Program

07:30 - 08:00:

Wake up call

 

08:00 - 09:00:

Breakfast

 

09:30:  

The buses go to the glacier

 

10:00 - 16:00:

Instruction in the park

16:00 - 16:30:

Bus back to the camp


16:00 - 20:30:

Various competitions with good prizes


16:00 - 23:00:

Skates with instructions


16:00 - 23:00:

Xbox, Playstation, Wii, surfing, skate and snow videos.

16:30 - 17:00:

Bus to Jondal for shopping for those who want


16:30 - 23:00:

Free internet cafe

17:00 - 18:00:

Dinner

19:00 - 21:00:

Possibly BBQ


23:00 - 00:00:

Bedtime

Food and drink

In the camp area there are 2 large tents, which have both a kiosk and a cafe.

 

There are also opportunities to cook in the cabins/apartments. But remember, there is no oven in the camping cabins, only hotplates.

 

Anyone who wants our breakfast and lunch package must buy a food card at the camp on arrival for NOK 400. The card is valid for all camp days. Dinner can be bought at the camp, it costs NOK 80 per dinner.

 

At 08.00 there will be breakfast with bread, fruit, yoghurt, milk, juice and a hot drink in the food tent.

 

Here you can pack your own lunch to take with you to the mountain, which is included in the food card.

 

From approx. at At 5 p.m., a hot dinner will be sold (not included in food vouchers).

 

We serve the dish of the day   as well as opportunities to buy hamburgers, sausages, salad etc.

 

Vegetarian food is no problem for those who want it, but please let us know in advance.

 

In the kiosk, you will be able to buy soft drinks, chips, chocolate, ice cream, sweets and more.

 

There are also opportunities to buy something to eat in the ski center's cafeteria at  fjellet.

 

After today's session, the bus drives down to the village   for those who want to shop in  Jondal centre.

 

We travel down to the village on Tuesday and Thursday.

Accommodation

​Our main base is at Folgefonna Hytte og Gårds camping.

You then live in houses, apartments and cabins. Remember to bring a sleeping bag.

You live with your friends. if you claim to be alone, you live with others who are at camp alone of the same age.

Internet

We are lucky to have Kvamnet on our team! They are the main sponsor of the camp. Kvamnet connects us to their fiber network, so you can keep your friends updated on social media.

Packing list

  • Warm clothes - remember that it can snow at Folgefonna in the summer!

  • Pocket money for food and sweets - we only take cash and Vipps!

  • Rainwear and rubber boots - remember that we are in the West Country!

  • Ski / Snowboard equipment - this can also be borrowed for free!

  • Sunscreen with a high factor - the sun is strong on the glacier!

  • Camera - good summer photos are nice to have!

  • Possibly a fishing rod - there are lots of trout in the water!

  • Possibly skateboard and protection

  • Possibly a wetsuit for wakeboarding

  • Mobile, tablet and chargers

  • Sleeping bag and pillow

  • Summer clothes

  • Toiletries

  • Sunglasses

  • Swimwear

Questions?

​If there is any information you cannot find on these websites, just get in touch and we will inform you as best we can.

 

post@folgefonna.no,  

+47 907 80 145

Information for parents

Folgefonna Snowboard and Ski Camp is a drug-free event that is best suited for young people aged 10 to 17 with interests in action sports.

 

Its full speed every day with activities at the ski center where you ski with good trainers, as well as other fun activities in the evening.

Where

When

Price

Folgefonna

Framtunveien 1

Espeland Farm

Folgefonna Camp House

5627 Jondal

Camp 1:26 June - 1 July 2023

 

Camp 2: 3 July - 8 July 2023
 

Registration deadline: 1 May 2023

The camp costs 4800;- participant.

This covers:

  • Accommodation

  • Activities

  • Lift card

  • Transport from the camp to the hill

  • Insurance

Food

During the camp, your child will take part in training in the mountains and many activities.

 

Participants with food cards (300;-) will be served a good breakfast and you will pack a lunch that you take with you on the mountain.

 

We serve dinner from60-80;-.

 

For all meals, there are alternatives for allergy sufferers, vegetarians or people who do not eat certain foods for reasons of lifestyle - just remember to write this in the registration.

 

We also have a kiosk where you can buy sweets, soft drinks and snacks. We also accept payment with Vipps here.

Travel

We set up our own bus to the camp that runs round trip between Oslo and Folgefonna. This costs 950,-round trip. We pick up those arriving by bus and ferry from Bergen in Jondal centre.

The bus stops at these places:

Safety

During the entire camp, we have responsible people who look after the children and several of the adults have first aid and life saving courses. In addition, we have our own HSE manager throughout the camp.

 

We would very much like to have your children visit and are very concerned that the camp should be a safe and positive experience for all participants. It is perfectly fine to contact us by email or phone both before, during and after the camp.

 

During the camp, we will have an on-call phone that is available around the clock. It may also be a good idea to equip your child with a mobile phone in case of acute homesickness or you need to contact them directly.

More information?

It is important to us that you feel that your child is safe at the summer camp and that you trust us. If there is any information you cannot find on these websites, just contact us and we will inform you as best we can.

 

Contact the responsible manager Pål Bentsrud

 +47 90780145

paal@folgefonna.no

The journey to the camp

​For those of you who want a quiet and relaxing journey to Folgefonna, traveling with our bus can be a good alternative. We drive from Oslo   every week the camp is organized.

 

The departure dates are:

Camp 1: June 26, 2023

Camp 2: 3 July 2023
 

We stop at several places on the way, below you can see the relevant stops

Time of day

09:00

09:20

09:45

10:15

10:40 

11:00

13:00

14:30

Stop

Thon Hotel Vika Atrium,

Munkedamsveien 45

0250 Oslo

Sandvika Station

w/the taxi stand

Asker Station

Drammen Bus station

v/Circle K Strømsø

Langelva/Hokksund

Kongsberg,

Outside Kongsberg cinema

Nymoenstorg 4A

Seljord

Hawkeligrend

By journey home the bus is expected to be in Oslo at Hotel Atrium at around 1900​

Camp 1: 1 July 2023

Camp 2: July 8, 2023