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Published: December 13, 1901

Excitement is in the air- the counselors are returning to orientation to prepare for villager arrivals and summer sessions. They are happy to see their friends again and are settling in to the seminars that will help them to make this the best summer yet! Jun 4, 2011


Published: December 13, 1901

The Abendprogramm, or evening program, on Tuesday was <Märchenabend, or Fairy Tale Night. Each Haus was visited by different characters from the Brüder Grimm fairy tales, including Hänsel und Gretel, Dornröschen (Sleeping Beauty), Aschenputtel (Cinderella), the Rattenfänger von Hameln (the Rat-Catcher of Hameln), Schneewittchen (Snow White), die Böse Hexe (evil witch), der Wolf, and several others. The characters told each Haus about themselves, and then the villagers could...


Published: December 13, 1901

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Published: December 13, 1901

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Der Rattenfänger von Hameln

Published: December 13, 1901

The tale of Der Rattenfänger von Hameln (a German saga also known in the United States as "The Rat-Catcher of Hamelin") tells the story of a German town called Hameln that was overrun with rats. One day, a man with a magical pipe -- the Rattenfänger -- came to town, and was able to lure all of the rats into a nearby lake by playing them music. But when the Bürgermeister (mayor) of Hameln would not pay the Rattenfänger, the Rattenfänger refused to work ... letting all the Ratten...

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