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German for Video Calls

Published: June 20, 2020

a coffee cup next to a laptop with zoom video call

We cannot wait until our Virtual Village launches this summer on July 13!

The Betreuerschaft (counseling team) is hard at work preparing for Veranstaltungstunde (activities), Arbeitsgruppe/AGs (interest groups), and Familien/Unterricht (structured language class). Like many of you, we’ve logged lots of hours online and want to share some of our more used phrases with our villagers and their families.

Alumni Spotlight: Melanie

Published: May 28, 2020

In honor of our 60th anniversary, get to know some long time members of the Waldsee community. This week, meet Melanie! Melanie first came to Waldsee as a villager in 1995 and has played a number of roles over the course of 20 summers, from leading Gesang (song hour) to serving on our leadership staff and helping plan International Day!

Virtual Waldsee: Need-To-Know Computer Lingo

Published: May 25, 2020

Registration opens up TODAY for our summer 2020 Waldsee Virtual Village, where villagers can experience the fun and learning of one week at Waldsee, or even four or five weeks for our high school credit program, from the comfort of their very own home. In preparation for attending our Virtual Village, here are some important words relating to computers.

Alumni Spotlight: Katja

Published: May 21, 2020

In honor of our 60th anniversary, get to know some long time members of the Waldsee community. This week, meet Katja! Katja first came to Waldsee as a villager over a decade ago and has been a familiar face around camp, whether behind the camera, at the gelato maker, or with the rest of the leadership staff.

Alumni Spotlight: Katrin

Published: May 15, 2020

In honor of our 60th anniversary, get to know some long time members of the Waldsee community. This week, meet Katrin! Katrin first joined the staff at Waldsee Vergas in 2003 and has worn a variety of hats for us in the 12 summers since then.

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