District IV Language and Cultural Camps

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

Trollfjorden Language and Cultural Camp

A Norwegian Cultural Experience on the shores of Lake Metigoshe
Camp is June 6th-9th, 2024.

Bjørnetann Language and Cultural Camp

This camp in the Montana mountains had a good run. Here’s a picture to bring back memories. It has now disbanded.

Trollhaugen Language Arts and Cultural Camp


2023 campers

Location – Deer Valley Meadows Camp (near Alix, Alberta)
When – August 11-17, 2024
Theme: Vikings

Some exciting things you can look forward to:
1. A LIVE Viking fight put on by Vikings Vinland
2. Leather Working Class
3. Viking Costume Making Class

All ages, family participation
Registrations accepted until May 31. Forms available beginning February or March from
Payment by e-transfer is available
More info at

Other Camps

Skogfjorden Language Camp (MN)

General Information

Overnight Norwegian youth camps, 2024

Operated by Concordia University
Located outside Bemidji, MN.

Many lodges grant camperships to children and grandchildren of lodge members. District 4 also awards Skogfjorden camperships to Sons of Norway Junior Lodge members or children and grandchildren of members.  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.

Scandia Camp Mendocino (CA)

When: June 8-15, 2024

Help celebrate the camp’s last year in the magical redwood forest of the Mendocino Woodlands. Scandia Camp is planning to move to a new venue in 2025. for full information

You may be eligible for a Cultural Scholarship (pdf) from District IV.