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Courses


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 and cooperation.


Ethnic Cooking - 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 stroke patterns.


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 in Norwegian.


Viking Knit - An ancient method of using lengths of fine wire to make
a woven cord to create bracelets and necklaces.

Folk Dancing
Folkdancing

Folk Dancing
Raising The Flag
Rosemaling
Rosemaling

Kohlrosing
Kohlrosing

Swedish Weaving
Swedish Weaving

Hardanger
Hardanger

Woodwork
Woodwork

Perleroderi
Perleroderi

Fol
Nature Study
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