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Axel in snowy Stockholm

Published: March 31, 2017

Axel in snowy Stockholm

Before spring arrived in Stockholm, we checked in with Axel to find out what his life is like when he’s not at Sjölunden. The snow may all be melted at this point but it’s still fun to find out about what keeps Axel busy during the year!

Glad Lucia från Sjölunden!

Published: December 11, 2016

Karin och Hedda firar Lucia

Glad Lucia från oss alla på Sjölunden! Check out this slideshow of photos from our Lucia celebrations this summer and a recipe to bake lussekatter at home.

Emma lever livet!

Published: November 30, 2016

Emma in DR

Another post in our series checking in on ledare to learn about what they get up to when they aren’t at Sjölunden. Emma has been off on an incredible adventure this fall, spending time studying and interning in the Dominican Republic! Let’s hear what she has to say about island life….

Var är du? Jag är här till 100%!

Published: November 2, 2016

Britta in Idaho

Hej alla! It’s October, and Sjölunden may be far from your mind. In the song we learned this summer from Asta from Skogfjorden, we sang about how when we are at Sjölunden, we are 100% there. And it’s so true! When we are at Sjölunden we get the opportunity to unplug from our real lives and focus on being a part of the incredible family and community that makes up Sjölunden. But what about when we all leave Sjölunden at the end of the summer (sniff, sniff!) and go back to wherever we spend the rest of the year? Are we 100% there or do we leave a bit of our hearts behind in the woods near Bemidji?

lördag den 13 augusti 2016 Closing Program!  Vi ses 2017!

Published: August 14, 2016

Sista dagen med gänget! Today was the last day for our awesome two-week and credit villagers. Our villagers were excited to share what they had learned.

What a great summer it was! Everywhere at Sjölunden, there has been laughter, song, activities, projects, great sailing, and lots of opportunities to lära svenska (learn Swedish) even in such a short amount of time. To read on and see all the pictures from today, click on the blue link above.

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