Waldsee Blog

Welcome to the blog for Waldsee, the German Language Village. To view photos from our summer sessions, please visit our Flickr page.

Holiday Traditions in Germany

Published: December 21, 2015

The holiday season in Germany is one of the most celebrated seasons of the whole year. One of the first big celebrations is on December 6th - Nikolaustag. On the eve of December 6th, children  put out their boots in preparation for Saint Nicholas. If children have been good, polite, and helpful, Sankt Nikolaus will fill their boots with sweets! Who was St. Nicholas? Sankt Nikolaus was a 4th century Greek saint who was admired for being kind and helping those...

Where can you “Deutsch” in Waldsee?

Published: August 18, 2015

​What places in Waldsee offer you the option to use and learn your German the best?!


Published: August 16, 2015

​How are villagers introduced to the meals they will eat at breakfast, lunch, and dinner? Check it out!


Published: August 14, 2015

​Yesterday we opened up an outdoor fest to all villagers and families, with games, food, and so much more!


Published: August 12, 2015

Among the many games we play to help enhance the German language is this game, called MOOMBA, where teams are given the task of completing certain things in order to gain points. Check out this special Märchen edition from last night!

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