District IV Language and Cultural Camps

District IV provides financial support and camperships to four language and cultural camps.

Trollfjorden Language and Cultural Camp

A Norwegian Cultural Experience on the shores of Lake Metigoshe
Postponed to June 2022
Metigoshe Retreat Center  (near Bottineau, ND).
On Facebook as Trollfjorden Language and Cultural Camp.

Bjørnetann Language and Cultural Camp

Planning for July 14-17, 2022. No camp in 2021.

Trollhaugen Language Arts and Cultural Camp

Camp Location – Deer Valley Meadows Camp (near Alix, Alberta)
When – August 8-14, 2021
Theme for 2021 – Sports in Norway
All ages, family participation
Registrations accepted until May 31. Forms available from
Payment by e-transfer now available
Information at

Skogfjorden Language Camp

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Operated by Concordia University
Located outside Bemidji, MN.
Ages 7-18, 1, 2 and 4 weeks sessions. For 2021, the 4-week Enrichment camp for ages 12-18 is residential. Other summer youth camps are virtual.

Many lodges will grant to children and grandchildren of lodge members camperships to Skogfjorden. District 4 also awards camperships to Skogfjorden to Sons of Norway Junior Lodge members or children and grandchildren.  The amount of the campership varies each year depending on funding.

Submit copy of Skogfjorden application form to local lodge by February 1st of each year for consideration.