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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.

Fall Registration Open!

“Es gibt nur zwei Dinge die du falsch machen kannst: aufhören oder gar nicht erst anfangen!“
– unbekannt

Thank you so much for being part of our school during the last five months, we appreciate your support and patience during these unprecedented times.

As we move through this pandemic together, our teachers are exploring new ways to deliver instruction this fall. 

Our fall semester will start on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
Registration is open.Fall Adult Program:

Based on feedback from our teachers and students, we have decided to offer only online classes for the fall (Block I and Block II). 

Please check out our website and see the variety of classes that we offer:Language Classes Communication ClassesReader’s Theater ClassMusic Classes with Lennart! For more information please click here. Please let us know if you have any questions. 
Children’s Fall Program:
Our afternoon classes for our preschoolers, elementary and middle school students will take place outdoors during the months of September and October. If we need to cancel due to storms, our teachers will notify the parents at between 12:00 and 2:00pm and offer a 1h online class instead. Outdoor classes will take place at Atonement Lutheran Church. Masks are mandatory and social distancing will be reinforced. There will be a very strict hygiene protocol.
 In November and December, our teachers will continue the hands-on learning experience by teaching a 1 hour online class each week (no classes the week of Nov. 23, 2020).

Teenagers’ Fall Program (ages 15+):A small group will meet inside the church building in a well ventilated space (social distancing and masks will be used).

For more information please visit click here. Please let us know if you have any questions. 

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!

DSD I

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.

In Person Summer Camps for May and June Canceled

Due to Covid-19, our school location (church) will be closed at least until June 30th, 2020.

Adults Language Classes:
We will offer a variety of online language classes in June. Please check our website for the Early Bird Rate next week. 

1h Online Children’s Camp in June: Monday – Friday
We are in the process of aligning a hands on and fun online summer camp program. Registered families will receive the material prior to class. More info and a video will be on our website next week.

Children’s Weekly Online Music Classes in June:
Ages 7 and younger:
Tuesday Afternoons: Music Classes with Birgit!

Ages 8 – 12:
Wednesday Afternoons: Music Exploration with Lennart!

Ages 13 – 15:
Wednesday Afternoons: Music Exploration with Lennart!

Online Learning

✨”Es ist schön, immer wieder was zu lernen.” ✨

~ Schauspieler von Herr Paschulke (Löwenzahn)
Zoom Call on computer with our teachers

Our students are in for a treat next week, when online classes are starting. Not only will they get to see their favorite German teachers & classmates online via video conferencing, they will also feel like coming back home to a routine that makes Colorado’s Shelter-In-Place a little easier.

Ja, it’s good to get the brain moving. 😀 All the German teachers are working hard to learn all the tricks of zoom, our video conference software of choice. Yesterday we had a morning zoom meeting with all of the German teachers and everyone shared something new that they had learned about using the Software and online teaching tools. .

Anna O. shared different white board solutions, some were browser based and also that it’s fun to just use an ‘old-fashioned’ white board that can be held up to make class more interactive.

Marion shared how she tried out different rooms in her house, some with carpet and some without, direct light and indirect light. I think she did found the perfect spot which will make it easier for her students to hear her pronunciation and to see how she moves her lips.

We talked about google doc’s and google classroom, learned new ways on how to scan & share documents with our students(so hopefully nobody’s email will get too clogged up with big files), fun zoom backgrounds, checked out some online interactive games like Kahoot, how to play music and soundbites and so much more… 😄

Summer Camps

Summer Camp Cancellation / Refund Policies

At this time, no summer camps are cancelled. If this decision changes, we will notify you immediately.

Cancellations after May 1st will be issued a 50% tuition refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations within 7 days of each camp. 

If our summer camp programs are cancelled due to COVID-19, we will issue full refunds.

Sign-up for Summer Camps here.