Today was the last full day at Salolampi and we made every moment count! Villagers filled up on a delicious breakfast and then headed out to raise the flag before playing a game to warm up. After their last Suomikoulus, villagers chose between activities like jalkkapallo, board games, frisbee, lautapelejä, learning how to build a fire and more! After a final swim in the lake and a hot sauna,...
Who said learning has to be boring? Villagers learn language while having fun playing games!
Villagers learn Finnish through playing popular games!
New villagers arrive as we continue to hace a blast!
Yesterday we said goodbye to some villagers as we prepare for our last week at Salolampi. Villagers wasted no time jumping back into their Suomikoulus to learn more Finnish before enjoying a delicious lunch of makkara and spinach pancakes. After lunch, villagers spent some time doing jooga, making crafts and playing games. In the evening, villagers rolled up their sleeves for the evening activity.The Finnish art...
Villagers do final preparations for International Day while learning new things!
Independence Day was a blast celebrating for America and Finland!
Villagers prep for International Day while getting introduced to a new language!
Villagers are diving into Finnish language, culture and arts!
Vilalgers learned Finnish language while playing a familiar game!
Yesterday we said "Tervetuola!" to new villagers and they jumped right in! The morning started with a game of ketjuhippa and singing time before heading to suomikoulu. Several villagers were chosen as suomimestari and could not speak anything but Finnish for the entire day! After a delicious lunch and some beach time, villagers had options for Toiminta like sähly, crafts...
Celebrating Juhannus by learning Finnish!
Campers were treated to a special performance from Soiva and more!
Villagers are having a blast learning Finnish while playing games and crafting!
Family Week is wrapping up but we are keeping busy!
Games, treats, and learning! Oh my!
What kinds of games did we play today? Read to find out!
Check out pictures from Day 1 of Family Week!