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7/31 Running man!

Published: July 31, 2011

[gallery] As a Sunday activity, the 2 week villagers who are left at Supsogui Hosu today played a game called Running man. Based on a popular Korean reality show Running man, the villagers had to complete different missions using Korean in order to gain the tools they will be using for the water fight later! Once the credit villagers came back from camping, we all gathered and made kimbap and Korean dumplings called mandoo. With the food that the villagers got to make with...

7/30 Field day.

Published: July 31, 2011

Today, the credit class villagers went on a 2day- camping trip to the woods! After breakfast, they were riding kayaks across the lake to get to their camping site. While they were gone, the 2 week classes had a field day! We played a group skipping rope, a soccer game where we had to hold hands with our partners while we're playing, a water fight and etc! We really enjoyed having a water fight because it has been such a hot day today! After that, we had delicious home made burgers and ice...

7/29 Casino Night!

Published: July 30, 2011

Today we had Casino night as an evening activity. All of our villagers and staff members were dressed up semi-formally and we had about 10 game stations set up using actual chips to simulate our theme casino! The station games were Hwatoo, a really popular Korean card game, Korean word puzzles, arm wrestling, chopstick race and alggagi, using Korean chess and et cetera. After the villagers got to collect their chips by playing the station games, they learned the theme...

7/28: Korean Independence Museum

Published: July 29, 2011

Today, we had a Korean Independence Day simulation. The villagers learned about five historical figures who contributed to Korean Independence day (광복절). The villagers got to learn about a really important period of Korean history by playing games, one of which involved making a Korean flag! Afterwards, we had an open discussion about the activities we had done and the Korean independence movement in general. Many things were brought up, from U.S. relations with Japan to biases in...

7/27: Babo Ondal and Pyungang Princess

Published: July 28, 2011

We played a game called Babo Ondal and Pyungang Princess (바보온달과 평강공주) today as an evening program. We started with a short skit of the folktale with the staff members all dressed in Korean traditional cloths (한복). After the skit, the villagers went to different stations where they participated in traditional Korean activities such as playing Gayageum (가야금) and Jango (장고), throwing arrows, calligraphy, and fan dancing(부채춤). We finished with a dance...

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