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Journée Carnaval

Published: August 12, 2017

Villagers celebrated the end of the week with an evening of elegant dining and dance in the spirit of Carnaval!

Journée Internationale

Published: August 11, 2017

Villagers performing for the crowd at International Day

Today the villagers from Lac du Bois joined the villagers of the other Concordia Language Villages at Waldsee, the German Language Village, to celebrate International Day, a day of festivities, games, dancing, songs, and more!

Journée Leaders Politiques Francophones

Published: July 30, 2017

Villagers present candidate Jean Claude

​Villagers learn about French/Francophone politics and vote for their own candidate at Lac du Bois!

Journée Jeanne d’Arc

Published: July 27, 2017

Villagers learned about the history of St. Joan of Arc, the patron saint of French through storytelling and participated in an evening event of the French against the English!

Journée Suisse

Published: July 26, 2017

​Villagers attended a language exchange at Waldsee with the Italian and German vilages for Journée Suisse.

Journée Suisse

Published: August 19, 2015

​We had a fun Journée Suisse today with our two Swiss staff members! Look inside for more details.

​Journée Sénégalaise

Published: August 14, 2015

​Having a variety of international staff members is extremely beneficial here at Lac du Bois. Yesterday, our staff members from Sénégal taught us about their traditions and customs!

Journée Maghreb

Published: August 11, 2015

​We had visitors today at Lac du Bois for our journée Maghreb! Look inside to find out more!

Le Weekend de Crédits

Published: August 2, 2015

Bonjour les familles et amis des crédits! We said goodbye to our two-week villagers today and started our credit weekend! The crédits took their mid-session exams today, and then were able to relax for the rest of the night. We had an American themed dinner with BBQ chicken, macaroni and cheese, chocolate mousse, and some other American food! After dinner, we got ready for a second dance - at El Lago del Bosque (the Spanish village). We headed over...

Journée Suisse

Published: July 23, 2015

​How many people can say that they had the chance to play the Alphorn, learn how to Swiss wrestle, go on a pontoon boat, play soccer, and learn three new languages all in one day? Our campers had that opportunity today! Look inside for a detailed description of Journée Suisse and the many photos we took.

Journée Carnaval

Published: July 21, 2015

Journée Carnaval brought with it many exciting things, including la poutine! Check out our pictures from today!

Journée Montagnes

Published: July 17, 2015

Journée Montagnes involved lots of singing, playing, and craft-making! Check out this post to see what we did!

Journée Fest-Noz

Published: June 20, 2015

Journée Fest-Noz was a big hit with the villagois (villagers)! We celebrated the Breton traditional festival by having a banquet style dinner and dance. Look inside for fun photos!

Journée Sénégalaise

Published: June 12, 2015

Today was Journée Sénégalaise! We had authentic cuisine and learned all about life and culture in Senegal. Look inside for pictures from our day!