Waldsee Blog

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

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Sonntag in Waldsee

Published: July 24, 2017

Yesterday was a sehr besonderes Tag (very special day). It was Sonntag (Sunday)! We got up late, ate brunch, went on Reisen (vacations), and played Mario Kart!

Grimm VS. Andersen: A Fairy Tale Battle

Published: August 25, 2016

Don't mess with Sleeping Beauty.

Characters from fairy tales written by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Andersen went head-to-head last night!

A bunte (colorful) Evening

Published: August 24, 2016

"Color" was the key word for yesterday’s Fest der Farben (festival of colors)! Instead of eating in the Gasthof (inn) as we usually do, there was a Straßenfest (street festival) on the Marktplatz (market place)! Villagers were able to go to various stalls and get foods like Döner and Currywurst but were also able to play games and get their faces painted. But that wasn’t all! Following the festival, everyone received white t-shirts and headed down...


Published: August 17, 2016

​A murder most foul.

Das Zombiespiel

Published: August 8, 2016

Watch a video about the Zombiespiel here in Waldsee!


Published: August 5, 2016

​Last night we celebrated Heidefest in Waldsee!


Published: July 28, 2016

Last night we brought game shows to Waldsee!

Böse Bäcker!

Published: July 26, 2016

You’ve got Mehl.

Sunday in Waldsee!

Published: July 25, 2016

​Learn a little bit about what we did this Sunday!


Published: July 23, 2016

​Fairytales took over Waldsee last night for a giant game of chess!

The Sun Shines at Waldsee

Published: June 17, 2016

​Waldsee let loose its outdoor fun today!


Published: August 4, 2015

​Among the programs credit villagers can choose from is something called an AG. What exactly is this, and which ones are being offered this session?

Idealer Tagesplan!

Published: August 2, 2015

      Gelato machen: Villagers were able to see how italian ice cream is made from scratch, and afterwards, taste their confections! In die Natur gehen: A group of villagers put on their hiking boots and went out into the Waldsee woods to enjoy nature and the sunshine. Laufen gehen: Workouts are sometimes hard to squeeze in during the full fun-packed days at Waldsee. For this reason, a group of fitness fanatics jogged for the hour and a half to...


Published: July 28, 2015

To go along with our theme of months of the year for this session, we celebrated Oktoberfest for the month of September!

Festival der Farben!

Published: July 21, 2015

​Today we enjoyed all of the events at Waldsee that a traditional German Fest has to offer!

Wildsaujagd and Sinnenpfad!

Published: July 20, 2015

Villagers had an opportunity this week to try out the Sinnespfad (sensory adventure course). The villagers went through a course in the woods while not being able to use their Gesichtssin (eyesight). They had to rely on their other senses, for example touch or hearing. The villagers walked barefoot through a course with different textures on the ground, such as rocks or sticks. They also had to rely on their partner to tell them when they were getting off...


Published: July 14, 2015

​Today we celebrated northern Germany and explored its pirate history in a variety of ways!