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St. Olaf Folk School Summer Camp

July 5, 2015 - July 11, 2015

This is a new camp available for youth from ages 12 to 15. It will be a residential camp held from July 5-11, 2015 on the St. Olaf campus in Northfield, Minnesota.

Folk School will explore Nordic traditions and function with a folk school philosophy on campus with strong ties to the Nordic roots in the institution’s foundation. Founded by Norwegian immigrants at the end of the 19th century, St. Olaf College celebrates its Nordic connections and cultural history. Campers will experience these connections by learning historical and cultural facts about the way of life for people in Nordic countries through crafts, history lessons, skill and technique development, and many activities throughout the week.

For more information, contact St. Olaf by email at: summer@stolaf.edu


July 5, 2015
July 11, 2015


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