Classes (depending on instructor availability)
Norwegian language - Beginner or Conversational
Folk Dancing - Traditional Scandinavian Dances
Culture - History plays, re-enactments, heritage
as well as 'today's world' i.e. government, royalty, resources,
values, etc., with comparisons to Canadian systems.
Sports - Primarily traditional sports but also Nordic
walking, orienteering, horseshoes, Kubb (Ancient Viking
game) to provide daily fitness and exercise stressing sportsmanship
- Traditional Scandinavian recipes are prepared using
traditional cooking utensils.
Chip Carving - Using specialized carving knives to
remove chips of wood in intricate patterns.
Rosemaling - A traditional, decorative form of flower
painting on anything that can be painted using unique brush
Kolrosing - The opposite of chip carving where decorative
fine lines are cut into wood and then coloured by rubbing
in coffee grounds, sawdust from a dark wood or originally
coal dust was rubbed in.
Swedish Weaving - Stitching yarn into monks cloth
to produce a variety of patterns.
Hardanger - A type of counted thread hand embroidery
originally with white thread on white fabric.
Perlebroderi - Bead work (similar to Aboriginal bead
work) from Scandinavian origins.
Plattsom - A type of Swedish embroidery.
Nature Study - The camp is held in a forested area,
with abundant wild plants, insects, and small mammals. Students
learn about flora and fauna and the need to preserve nature.
Wood shop-Small furniture type items are made such as shelves,
hat racks, stools, benches or wooden games and puzzles.
Choir - Participants learn to sing and perform songs
Viking Knit - An ancient method of using lengths
of fine wire to make
a woven cord to create bracelets and necklaces.
Raising The Flag