Playing with Bows and arrows in a safe environment.
Rock climbing at Trollhaugen camps can be done in all weather!
Ziplining adventures at Trollhaugen are fun for all ages, not just kids!
Beginner or Conversational
Traditional Scandinavian Dances
History plays, re-enactments, heritage as well as ‘today’s world’ i.e. government, royalty, resources, values, etc., with comparisons to Canadian systems.
Primarily traditional sports but also Nordic walking, orienteering, horseshoes, Kubb (Ancient Viking game) to provide daily fitness and exercise stressing sportsmanship and cooperation.
Traditional Scandinavian recipes are prepared using traditional cooking utensils.
Using specialized carving knives to remove chips of wood in intricate patterns.
Woodworking in many different forms is a skill cultivated by the campers at Trollhaugen as part of our diverse and rich heritage. Wood shop-Small furniture type items are made such as shelves, hat racks, stools, benches or wooden games and puzzles.
A traditional, decorative form of flower painting on anything that can be painted using unique brush stroke patterns.
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.
Stitching yarn into monks cloth to produce a variety of patterns.
A type of counted thread hand embroidery originally with white thread on white fabric.
Bead work (similar to Aboriginal bead work) from Scandinavian origins.
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.
Participants learn to sing and perform songs in Norwegian.
An ancient method of using lengths of fine wire to make a woven cord to create bracelets and necklaces.
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Our summer camp was formed to promote and preserve Norwegian heritage through history, crafts, traditional skills and culture classes. Although the focus is Norwegian, all things Scandinavian are embraced. Applicants do not have to be of Norwegian or Scandinavian descent or a member of any affiliated groups such as the Sons of Norway International, Sons of Norway Lodges or Torskeklubben.
Trollhaugen Language, Arts & Culture Camp
c/o Tami Murdoch, Registrar
5621 – 42 Street, Red Deer, AB
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