Tuesday, October 3, 2017

German Exchange Visit

Jakob's German exchange partner arrived last Sunday. The Canadian kids were so excited to welcome their exchange partners to Edmonton. We filled each day with activities and fun for the German and Canadian students. It was a VERY busy 2 weeks!

Lined up at the school with welcome signs:

The bus is here!

At school to learn about Canada's history:

A rainy visit to Churchill square:

Fort Edmonton Park:

Mini golf at West Edmonton Mall:

Swimming at the Waterpark:

Oil Kings hockey game: for lots of the German kids, this was their first ever hockey game:

Epic trip to the Calgary Zoo:

 Sleepover at the zoo:

Drumheller - hoodoos:

Drumheller - suspension bridge:

Drumheller - museum & fossil casting:

on the way home stop in Red Deer for dinner:


Canoeing down the North Saskatchewan river:

Good bye dinner at Redtail Landing golf course:

German teachers and students good bye presentation:

Photo booth was a big hit!

Pitch & Putt golf before dinner:

Not pictured: Pizza party & games night, 3 German bilingual elementary school visits, City tour by bus, Scona High school visit, Whyte Ave scavenger hunt, Launch Pad, Rec Room, Hawrelak park family BBQ, paint-balling, shopping at West Edmonton Mall & Southgate Mall. We definitely gave the German students the full Edmonton experience. 

It was a very busy, but awesome week!!

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