Welcome to Scandia Camp Mendocino
Our 2024 camp in the Woodlands was great fun.
Thank you to those of you who were able to join us.

Recordings from 2024 will hopefully be available in late August to those who signed up for them.

We hope your summers are full of fun adventures and Nordic dance and music.

We will let you know if/when we find a new site.
Camp includes the following classes and more:
  • Dance classes with our Scandinavian guest teachers
  • Dances often found at Scandinavian dance events and parties
  • Social, changing partners dances
  • Classes in Scandinavian Dance Fundamentals focusing on Hambo, waltzing, and your requests
  • Regular fiddle focusing on the music from Scandinavia
  • Regular fiddle for newer Scandinavian musicians
  • Hardanger fiddle, the Norwegian fiddle with under-strings
  • Nyckelharpa, a keyed-fiddle with sympathetic strings, is the national instrument of Sweden
  • Group playing: Allspel in Swedish and Samspel in Norwegian, focusing on dance music. All instruments are welcome.
  • Swedish Singing
  • Three types of scholarships:
    • Work scholarship
    • Scandia Camp Mendocino
    • Nancy Linscott scholarships
  • Scholarships applications for 2024 camp are now closed.
Scandia Camp offers exposure to the richness of
Norway and Sweden's dance, music and cultural traditions.
Last modified: 22 July 2024
The mission of Scandia Camp Mendocino is to provide culturally unique enriching opportunities
to learn about and actively experience the dance, music and cultural traditions
of Scandinavia (primarily Norway and Sweden) in a welcoming community.