Summer Study Abroad in Germany

Hi! My name is Norman Biondolillo, I am a high school sophomore in Hudson, Wisconsin. I have gone to school here since second grade and have been in the German program there since eighth grade, the earliest you can start. 

Recently I have been given the opportunity for a month long program to earn an extra high school credit over the summer though Concordia Language Villages. My parents don't have enough money to be able to help me with this one so I have to raise money without their help. I will be spending two weeks in the Waldsee camp and then spend another two weeks in Germany. This will be a wonderful opportunity to improve my skill in the german language and get a head start on my future plans.

The program starts with the two weeks in the Waldsee German Camp, a total immersion camp that allows no use of the English language. Once entering the camp you eat, sleep, walk, and talk like German, good preparation for the next step of the program, going to Germany. This is for a credit though, so there is some work involved in making sure I deserve it, but I think I do!

The original cost of the whole program sits at a grand total of $6,500, but with scholarships the price was brought down to a much more manageable $2,500.  

I am planning on at least taking a gap year in Germany after I graduate high school and if all goes well going to college for Electrical Engineering in Germany!

This program will help me immensely in getting me ready for my future in Germany and using the German language, and any and all help I can get for my future and my dreams will be loved extremely much!

Donations

  • Gail Biondolillo 
    • $1,800 
    • 38 mos
  • Bryon Biondolillo 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
  • Anthony Verde 
    • $50 
    • 39 mos
  • Leslie Hill  
    • $30 
    • 39 mos
  • Donald Heetland 
    • $25 
    • 39 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Norman Biondolillo 
Organizer
Hudson, WI
Cassandra Long 
Beneficiary
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