Sending your child away to summer camp for the first time can be scary – especially if they’ve never been away from home before! We know that many first time Eltern (parents) don’t know what to expect, so we went to our staff to see what they think is most important for you to know!
Sommer 2017 is fast approaching and we are getting more excited every day! We are always begeistert (excited), but even more so when families decide to try out our Familienwoche (family week)! Many families are nervous or unsure – it’s a new environment for their kids, and it can be difficult to learn a new language as an adult. But take it from a family that has been coming to Familienwohe for sechs (six) years – take the plunge!
Living and breathing Deutsch (german) is what Waldsee is all about. But sometimes, after a few summers at Waldsee, Villagers want to do something new. That’s what our Abenteuerprogramme (adventure programs) for two week Villagers are all about! Today, we take a look at die Kollegstufe, our grammar adventure program.
Living and breathing Deutsch (German) is what Waldsee is all about. But sometimes, after a few summers at Waldsee, Villagers may want to do something new. That’s what our Abenteuerprogramme (adventure programs) for two week Villagers are all about! Today, we take a look at the Märchenwald, our medieval theatre adventure program.
Living and breathing Deutsch (german) is what Waldsee is all about. But sometimes, after a few summers at Waldsee, villagers want to do something new. That’s what our Abenteuerprogramme (adventure programs) for two week villagers are all about! Today, we take a look at the Grüne Welle, our nature adventure program.
Waldsee’s former villagers go on to do exciting things with their Deutsch. Peter, a two-year villager and ten-year staff member, tells us how Waldsee and the Grüne Welle program have led him to a career working for the environment.
Waldsee’s former villagers go on to do exciting things with their Deutsch. Erich, a 6-year villager, tells us how Waldsee has helped his career in STEM.
Whether it’s your first time at Waldsee or your ninth, it’s always an exciting experience. For first time villagers it can be a little bit more daunting, though - that’s why nine year villager Anika is here to give you some advice
Characters from fairy tales written by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Andersen went head-to-head last night!
When the Austrian ambassador came to visit Waldsee, there was only one thing to do – celebrate Austria Day!
Yesterday was jam-packed!
Spaghetti rossi col pramigiano and filetto di manzo were on the menu last night!
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?
Today, villagers chose between 4 potential day schedules at Waldsee, with the winner being the schedule we would adhere to today! Take a look at what villagers were able to do today.
At Waldsee last night, many dressed up in a Dirndl or Lederhosen to celebrate the well-known Oktoberfest of Germany. We snacked on foods such as Bretzeln (pretzels), Bratwurst, Sauerkraut, and drank Wurzelbier (root beer). We also learned how to dance Polka, among other Waldsee dances. König Ludwig joined us at the feast, leading dances most of the time, but...
What did Waldsee eat this morning?
Today, students from an LKT classroom led a group of villagers around Waldsee, and introduced popular sights of Hamburg to them.
Today we enjoyed all of the events at Waldsee that a traditional German Fest has to offer!
We had lots of fun today welcoming everybody after crossing over the Grenze and entering into Waldsee.
Waldsee watched the Germany vs. USA World Cup game as well as viewed productions from the theatre and music groups.
Waldsee varied the routine on Sunday, playing two games: a human version of Stratego and a very fun simulation!
Waldsee uses Musik (music) and Lieder (songs) at various times throughout the day to help make learning German even more fun.
Waldsee welcomes its new villagers.
Bist du bereit? Are you ready for some Spass (fun)? Registration for summer 2014 is now under way. Sign up for one-, two-, four-, and even six-week adventures in German next summer. Bring your friends and meet new Freunde too!
The KT’s and T’s played a rather popular game last night; William Tell! The story of William Tell explains how Austria was founded and was told in German, French, and Italian.
Yesterday we went to Köln for the Evening Program! We had Karneval, which is a large festival.