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)!
Today was the very first day of second half sessions! All of the new Betreuer (counselors) were so excited to welcome new sets of Day Campers, Ts (one weekers), KTs (two weekers), and LKTs and Lehrlinge (four weekers). Here’s what we got up to on our first day in Waldsee!
With our very first summer session starting today, we know that many first time Villagers (and parents!) are wondering what to expect when they first arrive at Waldsee. Going away to camp for the first time - especially one that happens in a foreign language - can be a daunting task. Knowing a little bit more about what to expect on the first day can definitely help to ease some of the nerves though. So, what exactly can you expect on Ankunftstag (arrival day)?
We had yet another great Ankunftstag (arrival day) in Waldsee yesterday!
Yesterday was another great Ankunftstag (arrival day) here in Waldsee!
Yesterday was Ankunftstag in Waldsee!
We had lots of fun today welcoming everybody after crossing over the Grenze and entering into Waldsee.
Wir freuen Uns auf Euch und Sommer 2015 in Waldsee! Second half summer campers, we are so excited to be welcoming you to Waldsee soon!
Hallo Alle! We kicked off the start of our summer with amazing weather and village full of people ready to spend the week learning nur Deutsch. Villagers travelled from far and wide and began by picking a new name off of our Namenschildbaum (name tag tree), then decorating their Namenschild.
Yesterday we welcomed the latest round of villagers to Waldsee, and this week that includes entire families! During Family Week everyone in the family has a chance to participate in life at Waldsee, which includes meals in the Gasthof, singing and dancing at Gesang, participating in activities such as painting and playing soccer, and, of course, learning German! All the new villagers had time in the evening to meet their new housemates and counselors, and after dinner we circled...