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Noviy God!

Published: August 17, 2019

​Today we celebrated one of the most exciting holidays to celebrate in Russia, новый год (New Year’s)!


Published: August 16, 2019

Our evening program today was based on dumplings of the Russian-speaking world, and at dinner villagers were served пельмени (pelmeni), вареники (vareniki), хинкали (khinkali), and манты (manty), and learned about the origins and cultural importance of each of these dishes.


Published: August 15, 2019

Today at Lesnoe Ozero, classes were focused on one of the most important aspects of any language – how to ask for and talk about food!

First Day of Classes!

Published: August 14, 2019

Today was our first day of classes for our one-week, family, and day-camp programs!

Dobro Pozhalovat'! Welcome to Lesnoe Ozero!

Published: August 13, 2019

Добро пожаловать в Лесное Озеро! Welcome to Lesnoe Ozero! Today, our family program and one-week overnight program began, and we are so excited to get to know our new villagers! As they got here, villagers passed through “customs,” where they received their camp passports and chose for themselves new Russian names.

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