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8 Reasons To Send Your Kids to Overnight Camp at Concordia Language Villages

Published: October 5, 2019

It’s approaching the time of year when Jennifer Jenni Prestholdt starts putting together the family jigsaw puzzle that is summer. Like many families, their three kids participate in a variety of summer programs, camps, and sporting activities. But for Jenni’s family, the central piece of the summer puzzle - the one that all other plans have to fit around - is overnight camp at Concordia Language Villages (CLV).

Mission Accomplished in Norwegian Day Camp!

Published: September 2, 2019

Twin Cities Norwegian day campers had an exciting week earlier this month, trying to track down Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg. As secret agents for our Mission Impossible theme, they dove straight into their mission after training, eventually finding out that Eivind’s mom was the one who had disappeared with this world leader! Bra jobba!

Two Sisters, Three Languages

Published: August 17, 2019

Meet sisters Sydney (8) and Ella (5), the first day campers in Language Discovery Programs history to complete three full weeks of Twin Cities Day Camps in three different languages (Chinese, Spanish, and Norwegian)!

Recreo with the Presidente in Minnetonka

Published: August 10, 2019

How do you celebrate after going through secret mission to rescue the president of Costa Rica? Minnetonka Spanish day campers took the president to the playground for recreo, of course! As one of the most ecologically conscious leaders of the modern world, it makes sense for the president to spend quality time outdoors with some of his favorite Spanish learners!

Mission Accomplished for Chinese Day Campers

Published: August 10, 2019

Chinese learners in Minnetonka kept their eyes open last week for anything out of the ordinary, especially when it concerned their mission to find the president! Of course, that’s a difficult task to do when a lot of things seem a little out of the ordinary (and lots of fun to boot!). From physical challenges to mental puzzles, these secret agents managed to figure it out with aplomb, and all while learning Chinese! Mission accomplished!

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