Italian Language Village

Plunge into the flavors, style and traditions of one of the world’s most elegant and historic languages at Lago del Bosco, our Italian Language Village. At our Italian immersion camps, kids and teens ages 7-18 enjoy culturally authentic Italian food, activities and more, all while learning the Italian language. Our unique immersion environment provides the perfect setting to learn the Italian language, while enjoying the beautiful backdrop of a Minnesota summer camp!

Italian Language Village

Food

<p><i>Marco</i> and <i>Matteo </i>serve up <i>La Bruschetta</i> served family style for <i>antipasto</i> at <i>Lago del Bosco</i>.</p>

Marco and Matteo serve up La Bruschetta served family style for antipasto at Lago del Bosco.

Food

Go beyond spaghetti and experience the authentic cuisine of Italia at Lago del Bosco. Explore the different regions of Italy by tasting traditional foods, such as authentic bruschetta, prosciutto or pizza fresh from our authentic pizza oven. You’ll leave with a deep appreciation for Italian cuisine, and perhaps a few new favorite foods. Learn more about the Italian food you will enjoy at Lago del Bosco.

Music and Drama

<p><i>Commedia dell’Arte </i>is performed every day at <i>Lago del Bosco</i> with the stock characters, or “masks,” from each major city of Italy.</p>

Commedia dell’Arte is performed every day at Lago del Bosco with the stock characters, or “masks,” from each major city of Italy.

Music and Drama

Immerse yourself in the culture of Italy through its rich music and drama. Experience “Una Notte All’opera” by reinventing the most famous pieces of the Italian operas, or dance to modern Italian pop music at adiscoteca. Learn more about music and drama at Lago del Bosco.

Activities

<p>Italy is known for ceramics and pottery, so <i>Lago del Bosco</i> has regular art classes in the <i>Accademia</i>, arts and crafts cabin.</p>

Italy is known for ceramics and pottery, so Lago del Bosco has regular art classes in the Accademia, arts and crafts cabin.

Activities

Live the language and culture by engaging in authentic Italian activities mixed with summer camp favorites. Learn the art of making fine leather goods, ceramics or jewelry. Stay active with soccer, bicycling, roverinoand bocce. Or, if you’ve always pictured yourself as a future capo, learn to prepare homemade ravioli orcrostata di Nutella. Read more about the activities you’ll experience at Lago del Bosco.

Why Learn Italian?

There are many great reasons to learn Italian! Did you know Italian is spoken by more than 65 million people (including 5 million in North America)?

Meet Our Staff

The talented counselors at Lago del Bosco consist of Italians and North and South Americans who have lived or studied in Italian-speaking countries. All of us are excited to share our language and cultural experiences with you.