Waldsee Blog

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Published: July 1, 2016

Today was the last full day for the one-week and two-week villagers. The schedule was a little different, as we celebrated the time we spent here at Waldsee. After our second Gesprächsgruppestunde (language learning hour), everyone headed to the Fußballplatz (soccer field) for the Betreuer gegen Kinder Fußballspiel (counselor vs. camper soccer game).  This year, the villagers won! We then got ready for the rest of the night....


Published: August 4, 2015

‚ÄčAmong 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...

Festival der Farben!

Published: July 21, 2015

‚ÄčToday 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...