When you plan to attend one of our Summer Youth overnight programs, we are happy to assist you in getting here. We provide several options to accommodate your needs. When you registered for a summer youth overnight program, you’ll be required to complete a transportation form in your account to indicate how you will be arriving and departing from the Villages. Transportation arrangements vary according to the type of program you are attending and are the responsibility of the participants.
All Villages | *Fee includes overnight stay in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.
(Does NOT include Italian or Chinese Youth Programs)
If your villager will be utilizing private aircraft, please contact our transportation office to discuss their travel plan.
If your villager is attending back-to-back sessions and is in need of care and lodging between sessions, please contact our transportation office to discuss interim stay.
If you have purchased Unaccompanied Minor service for your villager from the airline, please include the following information on the form in the section “authorized person to meet at final destination":
Heather Vick or Camp Representative
Concordia Language Villages
8659 Thorsonveien NE
Bemidji, MN 56601
If you choose to drive your villager yourself, please check out our locations page for maps and directions.
For all other programs, please review the information below to assist you in getting to Concordia Language Villages.
Charter bus services are available from Minneapolis, Minn.; 2024 information coming soon!
We offer shuttle transportation from the Bemidji airport, bus stop or area hotel to our site and back. The rate is $28 per person round-trip. If you plan to fly, our airport code is BJI and only Delta flies into Bemidji.
Many villagers come from long distances and need to fly to our programs. We provide staff at the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn., and Bemidji, Minn. airports to assist villagers in their travels. For flight times and days, please reference the chart above.
Travel One, a Minnesota-based travel agency, has negotiated special fares and helps you find flights that work with Concordia Language Villages transportation schedule.
Call Travel One and ask for an agent that works with Concordia Language Villages:
(952) 854-2551 (local)
(800) 247-1311 (national)