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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 d'Ouverture

Published: August 7, 2017

New villagers meet new friends and play games outside of Paris!

Today, we welcomed new villagers to our Village while our four-week villagers spent the day in the center of Bemidji.

Allez, allez, allez, allez, allez Journée Internationale!

Published: August 12, 2016

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...

Au revoir les villageois!

Published: August 15, 2015

​We wrapped up three different sessions today! Check out the pictures!

Allez, allez, allez, allez, allez Journée Internationale​!

Published: August 8, 2015

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!

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 Cathédrales

Published: July 17, 2015

​The first half of our summer has ended (nooooo!), but we have had so much fun! Take a look inside this post to see pictures from our last day together, and our closing ceremony!

Au revoir les villageois de deux semaines!

Published: July 4, 2015

​We had our closing ceremony today for our two-week villagers! Look inside for photos.

Lac du Bois Credit Program

Published: June 28, 2015

Our crédits (credit villagers) love coming to Lac du Bois for a variety of reasons. Look inside to see pictures of this year’s credit villagers and teachers, and the reasons why Lac du Bois is such a great place to learn French!

Journée Napoléon 

Published: June 18, 2015

​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!

Journée Cirque 

Published: June 14, 2015

Coucou tout le monde (Hey everyone)! Everyone was allowed to sleep in this morning (yay!), but if villagers wanted to get up earlier, they had the option to play soccer this morning before breakfast. At breakfast, we were introduced to the theme of the day with circus themed music and sketches. We got a special treat this morning - scones! - in place of our normal food! Our schedule was a little out of the ordinary for our two-week campers today, as we are awaiting the arrival of our...

Journée Contes de Perrault

Published: June 9, 2015

Our theme of the day was fairy tales written by Charles Perrault! Look inside for photos from our day.