Waldorf education targets the whole human being. Since 100 years, verified by contemporary and latest scientific research. Unfolding the human potential holistically requires to fully engage in the process of development, unfolding, learning, refining, sharing. The role of the teachers changes continuously, the learner is not only the child but everybody included in the learning system, parents and teachers are as essential because we together are holistically responsible, we are the learning environment for the child.

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What is Waldorf?

What does World Waldorf Camp teach?

How does WWC teach?

Why do we do (morning / evening) circles with the whole camp? 

Why do we do singing?

What is the meaning of the music ambassador in singing activities?

Why do we have a comprehensive songbook with many songs and many languages?

Why do we have riddles of the Day?

Why do we have tasks of the Day?

Why do we «play» games like «Queen & King of the Day»?

Why do we create special settings and environments for our activities? 

Why do we only announce the daily rhythm?
Instead of specific detailed itineraries every day? 

Why do we do group activities and mix-group activities? 

Why do we do projects (project-based-learning, beginning, planning, finishing)?

Why do we do meaningful activities and what is the reward (why no reward?) 

Why is nature the best teacher?

Why do we play jump-rope even with bigger children?

Why do we do outdoor activities (sports)?

Why do we do sports and dances?

Why do we focus on hand-crafts? 

Why do we act and play theatre?

Why do we play jump-rope even with bigger children?

Why do we do rallies?

Why do we offer play free? 

Why do we do routines, rituals, and rhythms? 

Why do we start and end our meals together? 

Why do we tell stories? 

Why do we have simple living conditions on purpose, no luxurious services?

Why do we involve in household activities such as cleaning?

Why do we have simple living conditions on purpose, no luxurious services?

Why do we not allow electronic devices during the camp? Why do we want a cell- and smart-phone-free environment on the camps? (Calls & Homesickness)

How is the safety of children in camps guaranteed?

Can I assign a group to a teacher in advance? Can my child apply for a group change after the summer camp?

Why do we help and support each other?

My child has asthma (or is severely allergic to peanuts and nuts).
Can I participate in your summer camp?

How is the safety of children in camps guaranteed?