Goethe A1 Prüfung

May 15th 2021

The Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 is a German exam for adults. It certifies that candidates have acquired very basic language skills and corresponds to the first level (A1) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Please Sign up Here.

DSD I EXAM (Level A2/B1- AGES 14-19) IN THE SPRING, 2021

DSD I Written Exam:     Wednesday March 10, 2021

Registered Students will be assessed in the following areas:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Listening Comprehension
  • Writing

DSD I Oral Exam:    Feb. 22 – April 9, 2021

Registered Students will show their communication and presentational skills. 


DSD II EXAM (Level B2/C1- AGES 16- 19) IN THE FALL/WINTER, 2021 (age limit 19)

DSD II Written Exam: December, 2021

Registered Students will be assessed in the following areas:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Listening Comprehension
  • Writing

DSD II Oral Exam:    December/January 2021

Registered Students will show their communication and presentational skills.

The DSD II is recognized by all German Universities as a proof of language ability that is required to study in Germany. Please note that the DSD II alone is only ONE PART for the application. The student must ALSO complete additional academic requirements at their high school. For more  information please visit this website or contact us, we would love to help you.

Science With Jo Hecker and Lantern Walk

Registration for our two November events are open:

Science Show with Jo Hecker from Germany (virtual event)
November 14th, 2020

Annual Lantern Walk (1 Household at a time):
November 15th, 2020, Place and Time TBD
We reserve the right to cancel the event if the it does not get cleared with the City of Boulder due to Covid-19.

The sign-up links below will take you to our online calendar
Click either one or both events to sign up. 

Hope to see you! 

Science with Jo Hecker
Are you ready to experience science in your home? 
Jo Hecker, a German scientist has been discovering the world of science with our school community for the last two years. This year, he would like to to visit our homes virtually.

Free event:
November 14, 2020 Time: 10:00 am
Reserve your spot soon! We have a limit of 50 participants.

Lantern Walk/St. Martin:
Due to the current restrictions, we are planning a “one household at a time” Lantern walk in a park in Boulder. Unfortunately, circumstances only allow us to have a restricted number of families participate. Mask and Social Distance commitment are a requirement to attend. 

Free event: November 15, 2020 Time: 5:00pm – 7:10pm
Registration is closed

Families who don’t get to participate will be able to experience the Lantern Walk virtually at home. Or, organize a small group in your neighborhood and record your event and share it with the school.

In Person Outside Summer Camps For Children Ages 5 – 12!

Sommer, Sonne, Sonnenschein… We are so excited to see our camp-students in-person this month. Please register soon!

Our Summer Camp Themes:Stem Camp: We are Scientists. Example: Does a lemon conduct electricity?Music. Art & Fun Camp 1: Singing, Dancing and Art Projects (e.g Build your own instrument.)Music, Art & Fun Camp 2: Singing, Dancing and Art Projects (e.g. Build a catapult) Games & Creativity: Creating you own games (e.g. Make your own marble run.)
Boulder German School Summer Camp picture Collage
In Person Outside Summer Camps For Children Ages 5 – 12!We will be able to offer four weeks of in-person OUTSIDE camps in July and the first week of August. Due to COVID-19, camps will look different this summer. We operate with restrictions and precautionary measures that are strongly recommended by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. Guidelines are provided by the state and are required of anyone offering camps this summer. 
We only allow up to10 children to participate in the camps, please register soon!Please check out the detailed description and regulations of the Summer Camps on our website and register soon!


Deutsches Sprachdiplom Level A2/B1 for Teenagers!

The students worked hard on their written exam on March 12, 2020.

Due to Covid 19, oral exam will be postponed until further notice.

Lantern Parade/St. Martin Celebration

Snowy landscape with children and adults standing in a circle holding Lanterns

Dear Parents and Friends,

Please join us in celebrating St. Martin, a European Cultural Event on November 10, 2019.

Lantern Making
3 – 4:30 pm Lantern Making and Soup (VG) with “German Sausage – Sausages from “CharcūtNuvo”
@ Atonement Lutheran Church, 685 Inca Parkway, Boulder
Lantern Walk 
5 – 5:30 pm Lantern Walk, Story, Singing
@ Scott Carpenter Park, 1505 30th St, Boulder, CO 80303
(Scott Carpenter Park parking lot is currently under construction, please allow extra time to get to the event.)
Please register online for the Lantern making event, it will include a delicious vegetarian soup with Sausages ($8 for Adults and Children 4+).
The Lantern walk is free, but please still register online so we can plan accordingly.

In honor of “Saint Martin” we would like to hold a “Coat Drive”. Drop off new or gently worn and clean coats, November 4 – 15. There will be a suitcase in front of the classrooms. You can also bring a coat to the Saint Martin “Lantern making” at the Atonement Lutheran Church.

Thank you for being part of the Boulder German School Community!