Lago del Bosco Blog

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Day One!

Published: July 29, 2014

Hi family and friends! Welcome to all the new campers! It was great to meet you all yesterday! Our cabins, or casette, are named after regions in Italy, and they are: Svizzera, Piemonte, Abruzzo, Lazio, Sicilia, Toscana, and Sardegna. Also, kids will be grouped into famiglie, or families, of all ages and skill levels: Medici, Alighieri, Gonzaga, Visconti, Borgia, Galilei, and Machiavelli.  This morning, we had a...

Swiss day!

Published: July 26, 2014

Ciao family and friends!  Yesterday was the last day for one and two-weekers at Lago del Bosco. We'll miss you all very much and hope to see you next year!  Thursday was the Giornata Svizzera, or Swiss Day! We all went to Waldsee, the German camp, where we exchanged songs, language games and dances. We also had attivitá (activities) such as roverino (a frisbee-like game), Italian card games, canoeing...

Photos of campers!

Published: July 23, 2014

Ciao family and friends! A few days ago, we had a professional photographer come to camp and take some pictures of all the kids throughout the day! Here's the link to the photos:!i=3404620793&k=4QFfSv9 Yesterday, for spettacolo, we did dei romani, or Roman gods. Giunone, the wife of Giove, the king of all gods, became very ill. To save her,...

Week Two, Day Two!

Published: July 22, 2014

Ciao family and friends! After a thunderstorm last night, it's a little cooler today with a nice breeze, but the sun is still shining and we've had a wonderful morning. We had giochi di gruppo, where the younger kids reviewed the parts of the body and drew a big person all together. The advanced kids put together a funny skit to present the menu at lunch!  During avventura, the villeggianti chose between ballroom dancing, a nature hike, and making...

Welcome new villeggianti!

Published: July 21, 2014

Ciao family and friends! Today, we welcome three new campers! All of our casette (cabins) are named after regions in Italia. The new campers will be in Piemonte and Svizzera. We can’t wait to meet you! Yesterday was Ferragosto, the mid-August festival! We had a water party with water balloons and water guns! Also, we recreated the battle between the Spartans and the Persians! The Spartan ship was sunk, and the Persians won! Here are pictures of the day...

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