Each year adults and families from all over the United States take part in our immersion programs and workshops at our architecturally authentic facilities near Bemidji, Minn.
Concordia Language Villages Adult and Elderhostel Programs are for adults 18 and over and elderhostelers 55 and over or attending with an age-eligible companion. Discover the gateway to another language and culture in northern Minnesota by participating in one of our language programs for adults. Whether you are tracing your roots or learning about a culture for the first time, the Villages has something to offer participants of all ages and language levels.
Select one of the (html) listings below:
Adult Week & Weekend Programs
• 2005 Adult,
Elderhostel, and Family Programs (pdf)
To register for any of these programs, print out our
• 2005 Registration Form (pdf requires Acrobat Reader)
• 2005 Adult, Family,
Elderhostel and Workshop Programs (pdf)
Transportation for Adults
Ground transportation to Bemidji, Minn., is the responsibility
of participants. The Villages will
pick up the participants from the Beltrami Regional County Airport,
local motels and Greyhound
Bus Station in Bemidji. Amtrak
is located in Fargo and Grand Forks, N.D., and Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Check-in time is 5 p.m. the first
day of each program and check-out
is noon on the last day.
Meals reflect the cuisine of the countries represented by the Language
Villages. Lunch and dinner are served family style with breakfast
served cafeteria style or buffet. The breads, pastries, and desserts
are home-baked, adding an ethnic flair not easily found elsewhere.