Norsk Skole (3rd-5th Grade)



Tuesdays, September 6 - October 11, 2022 (6 weeks), 3:00-5:00 pm CT


This is an in-person class held at Vesterheim Folk Art School.


Learn the Norwegian language while you explore some cultural activities of Norway! Students in the Nordic Studies program at Luther college will lead this after-school program. Included in each lesson will be basic Norwegian language instruction and typical activities focusing on Norwegian folk art and outdoor traditions. Past students of Norsk Skole are welcome to return. Some activities will be outdoors, so come dressed for the weather! An after-school snack will be provided.

Norsk Skole will begin each class at Vesterheim's Bruening Visitor Center in the Westby-Torgerson Education Center at the corner of Mechanic and Water Streets. A Folk Art School staff member will be there to greet students as they arrive. 

For participants coming from Carrie Lee School, parents can coordinate through the Carrie Lee office for students to meet and walk to Vesterheim together. Montessori or homeschooled students can be dropped off or walk on their own to Vesterheim.


Level of Instruction:

This program is designed for youth in 3rd through 5th grade.


Please wear or bring clothes appropriate for the weather and a water bottle. If your child has special dietary needs, please consider providing their own snack. 

Enrollment Deadline: 

August 23, 2022

Please read our COVID-19 Policies here.

The Folk Art School greatly values the health and safety of its learners, teachers, and staff and is continuously monitoring local and national COVID-19 statistics, government recommendations, and peer institution guidelines. As with any activity in a public place, there is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms related to COVID-19 infection, please stay home. By registering for a class, attending a program, or visiting the Folk Art School, you voluntarily assume all risks related to COVID-19 exposure and assume them willingly and you agree to follow Vesterheim's COVID-19 policies. Thank you for your continued patience, understanding, and respect for the safety of our community as we navigate these difficult times. If you have additional questions, please contact the Folk Art School, at or call 563-382-9681.

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