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27 New Villagers Arrive!

Published: August 24, 2009

The villagers for the JD38 session arrived this afternoon, have checked in, had dinner, and then went on a tour of the village.  Photos are now up on the pictures page (the link "JD38 Photos" above)!  Check back tomorrow for more.

写真!(Photos!)

Published: August 15, 2009

We returned late last night from International Day in Bemidji, and have uploaded some pictures from this weeks' activities.  Our apologies for the wait!  (^_^;)

July 3rd Day of Classes and Clubs around Mori no Ike

Published: December 13, 1901

Today was a great day of classes and club activities here in Dent.  Great weather and great smiles all around.  

Akihabara Night

Published: December 13, 1901

Day two of the Chibi Session~!!  Today we played games, learned more about how to write Japanese, practiced speaking, and for our evening program, we learned about Akihabara, an area in Tokyo!  The weather has been breezy and a bit cool, but pleasant.

Uchi Night

Published: December 13, 1901

Tonight everyone spent time with their "uchi" - uchi means home, and it's what we call our cabins here at Mori no Ike.  First everyone got into groups by their uchi and made a chant for their own uchi, then all of the uchis got together to share their cheers.  After that we all toasted some marshmallows, and then every uchi went to go play games and bond.  It was a

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