March 8th marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the February Revolution and the downfall of the Romanov Empire. Historians, the Media and museums have made available some incredible resources that will allow teachers to bring the classroom alive with the sights, sounds and people of 1917 Russia.
Visiting long-time staff members' home in St. Petersburg. Lesnoe Ozero has been my second home for 10 years as both a villager and, more recently, a staff member. This fall, it was finally time to strike out on my own for a semester abroad in Russia. Honestly, choosing a program for going abroad can be intimidating. Based on the recommendation of some of the Lesnoe Ozero staff, I found a program that perfectly fit my needs. I chose to go to Vladimir through the...
We say goodbye to our one-week villagers and family camp participants and begin to pack up the village for summer.
Villagers enjoy a delicious banquet to mark the end of a fantastic week at Lesnoe Ozero.
Villagers learn about clothes in the morning and Russian cartoons during evening program.