District IV Language and Cultural Camps

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

Trollfjorden Language Camp

A Norwegian Cultural Experience on the shores of Lake Metigoshe
Metigoshe Retreat Center, June 6-9, 2019 (near Bottineau, ND). Come by yourself or bring your family to experience your Norwegian heritage first hand. Registrations are due by May 2019.  Registrations are accepted on a first come first served basis. To register for camp contact:  Jerry Saude – 701-224-0963 or  Facebook Link

Bjørnetann Language and Cultural Camp

Montana – early July (Thursday-Sunday)
All Ages, Families-Oriented
Contact: Beth Morton, Secretary, at or phone # 406-465-2094

Trollhaugen Language Arts and Cultural Camp

Alberta – August 11-17, 2019 (Sunday through Saturday)
Theme – Music in Norway
Deer Valley Meadows Camp (near Alix, Alberta)
All ages, family participation

Musicians coming from Norway, Ontario, and Edmonton! Information and registration forms for the 2019 camp will soon be available 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

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.