Lawrence

Norwegian Language Camp to be Launched

The Norwegian Ridge Language Camp is planning to open in Spring Grove, Minnesota for children between the ages of 4 to 15 at the Giants of the Earth Heritage Center. Students will have the opportunity to learn Norwegian and traditions through language immersion activities.

The camp will take place in June and features a variety of sessions. Students will be able to take part in cooking classes, where they will learn Norwegian recipes and how to make products such as goat cheese. There will also be craft classes in trades like rosemaling, rune writing, or candle making. Lastly, to get students energized, Norwegian folk dances and songs will be presented. The organizers of the camp hope that students will be able to reflect on their experiences in journals.

“A high-quality camp like this where the children are immersed in another language and culture helps them to expand their understanding of another culture as well as opens their minds to the larger world that they live in,” explained Giant’s president Karen Gray, one of the organizers of the camp, in an interview with the Spring Grove Herald.

Those not originally from Spring Grove, Minnesota will be allowed to participate as well. Students from outside the area will be assigned host families where they can practice their Norwegian. There will also be opportunities to learn about the region with excursions like Gå På Tur nature walk and a Midsømmer bonfire

To learn more about the camp, read the original article here.

Middlebury Dec 13

EMCP
Join our forum!

Want to predict the future?
Analyze what people are saying now!

 

Language is the march of empires. Learn to be aware of developing situations as they occur. For instance, we printed in:

August 2007: Moscow Moves to Promote Russian Half of Ukrainian citizens want legalization of Russian language

May 2008 Possible One-State Language for Ukraine

July 2009 Ukraine House Speaker Calls for Acceptance

October 2011 Russian language in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

January 2012 Ukraine Language Policy Approved

April 2012 Ukraine Considers Making Russian Official

July 2012 Ukraine Passes Russian Bill amid Clashes

Sign up now for breaking global language news alerts and more. Click Here!