Salut nos amis ! Yesterday was la Journée Internationale (International Day)! In the morning, we had three different villages come to our site to share a picnic style lunch; we hosted the Italian village, Lago del Bosco, the Spanish Cass Lake village, El Lago del Bosque, and the Russian village, Lesnoe Ozero. We loved getting to learn new words and cultural habits! Before, during, and after our picnic lunch, we also danced and sang songs...
We had a fun Journée Suisse today with our two Swiss staff members! Look inside for more details.
We wrapped up three different sessions today! Check out the pictures!
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!
We had visitors today at Lac du Bois for our journée Maghreb! Look inside to find out more!
La Journée Internationale was a big hit yesterday! We enjoyed being able to hang out with the nine other villages for a little while! Look inside for photos!
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...
We had visitors today! Check inside for pictures!
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.
We spent today preparing for la journée internationale tomorrow! Look inside for pictures!
We did a day-long simulation today of the Tunisian Revolution and other parts of the 2010 Arab Spring. The villageois (villagers) had many amazing insights, and it was inspiring to see them reflect on current events. Look inside for pictures!
We started out our day today by having croissants at breakfast - the absolute best way to start out a day. Then, as the day continued, we talked about France’s involvement in the First World War and the Treaty of Versailles! Look inside for more.
Our journée Napoléon included hilarious skits and a large game of Capture the Flag. We had a fun day, and hope that you can share in the fun by looking through our pictures from the day!