Waldsee Blog

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Profiles of Former Villagers: Working for the Environment

Published: April 24, 2017

Peter and LKT Gruene Welle on their week-long camping trip.

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.

Meet the Betreuerschaft

Published: July 18, 2016

​Meet the Waldsee counselors and find out what houses they live in!


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?

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...

Ankunftstag! Everyone has arrived!

Published: July 13, 2015

​We had lots of fun today welcoming everybody after crossing over the Grenze and entering into Waldsee.

Wilkommen ! Welcome!

Published: July 11, 2015

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!