Waldsee Blog

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Two Weeks in Waldsee Video

Published: August 17, 2017

Although a new session is already underway here in Waldsee, we can’t help but think back on the last two weeks. Check out this video on the Waldsee DuTube to see it all!


Published: August 16, 2017

Last night we celebrated Oktoberfest here in Waldsee! There was singing, dancing, and a König’s (king’s) love for his swan.

Die Familien Kommen An!

Published: August 15, 2017

Yesterday was yet another Ankunftstag (arrival day) here in Waldsee. But this time, things were a little bit different. Instead of dropping their kids off for the week, many of the parents decided to stay for Familienwoche (family week)!

Fest der Farben

Published: August 9, 2017

We had an absolutely crazy (yet amazing) night last night at Fest der Farben​ (festival of colors)!

Waldsee's Bundestagswahl

Published: August 8, 2017

This year, we had a Bundestagswahl (election) here in Waldsee. Our two Studis (college credit villagers), Felix and Willibald, helped to plan the election. They wrote this blog post about what happened.

A Weekend in Waldsee

Published: August 7, 2017

Our weekends in Waldsee are normally ein bisschen anders (a little different). Here’s what we did this weekend!

A Day with Lesnoe Ozero!

Published: August 5, 2017

Yesterday we celebrated a day with Lesnoe Ozero, the Russian camp. After lunch, they arrived at Waldsee and the festivities got started with a simulation debating whether or not Deutschland (Germany) should send Lenin back to Russia after the February Revolution. The LKTs (four week villagers) from Waldsee and all of Lesnoe Ozero took part in the simulation in two different groups: one in the Gasthof (dining hall) and one in the BioHaus. The group in the Gasthof decided not...

Martin Luther Day

Published: August 4, 2017

Yesterday, we spent our day learning all about Martin Luther and the 30 Years War. Of course, we didn’t do this by sitting in a lecture hall and listening to the facts. Instead, we lived them.