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Welcome to Scouting and Guiding!

Karhunkaatajat is a scout troop operating in Katajanokka. Our meeting place (the Kolo) is located in the cellar of Luotsikatu 18. We offer weekly meetings for children, youths, and adults aged 7 years and over. Camping is an important part of the troop’s traditions, and we additionally organize plenty of other events.

The Karhunkaatajat website is found at We have a Facebook group ( Katajanokan Karhunkaatajat) that parents can join, and additionally send information of upcoming events by email and mail.

Our troop leader is Stella Thompson, who can be contacted with anything related to the troop and Scouting in general (stella.thompson(at), 050 3634038). Karhunkaatajat can be joined by emailing or phoning Stella. Additional information can be found on the website of the Guides and Scouts of Finland (