Norrlandia Camp

July 20 - 26, 2019

Join some of Sweden's most well known dancers and musicians for classes in traditional Swedish


Dance and Music



a lakeside resort known for beautiful scenery, hiking trails and fine cuisine.

in Hälsingland, Sweden

Music Staff:

Bengt Jonsson, musical director, fiddle and cowhorn teacher

Stefhan Ohlström, dance class fiddler

Kerstin Palm, dance class fiddler

Andreas Idh, fiddle teacher

Staffan Jonsson, fiddle teacher

Lena Jonsson, fiddle teacher

Eva Rune, singing

Dance Staff:

Ewa and Tommy Englund

Sven and Britt-Marie Olsson

Camilla Idh Olsson and Magnus Mårtensson

Schedule and activities:

Arrival and registration:
Registration begins at 16.00 (4 P.M.) July 20

Dinner is at 18.00 (6 P.M.) 



Pleasant log cabins overlooking the lake have modern bathrooms and kitchen facilities. Each cabin houses either two or four people. Bedding (sheets, blankets, pillows) and towels are provided. There is also an annex, youth hostel style.

About the classes
: Classes are held in English. Participants from around the world are welcome.

In order to get as much as possible from the workshops, you need to be very familiar with Swedish gammaldans (i.e. hambo, vals and schottis)


SEK 5 700, ($ 700 or € 600 ). Single room: SEK 6 300, $ 770 or € 660.

The fee includes:

*  All classes (music and dance)

*  All meals at Harsagården from Saturday, July 20 dinner through breakfast on Friday, July 26.

*  Transportation, if needed, from the train station in Järvsö at the start of camp to Harsagården and back to the train station in Järvsö at the conclusion of the camp.

*  Transportation to the evening party at Hovra and back to Harsagården

A deposit of SEK 500 ($100, 60 EUR) is due with registration.

Refunds are available until March 31 with adjustments according to exchange rate.


IMPORTANT!! FROM NOVEMBER 11 WE DON'T HAVE ROOM FOR MORE WOMEN ON THE DANCE COURSE. There is still room for a few men and musicians.

Norrlandia Camp is limited to 50 dancers and 15 fiddlers. Camp fills quickly. Send your registration form as soon as possible.

Bengt Jonsson

Eriknasbo 4187




Bank account inside Sweden: Swedbank: Clearing number: 8103-4, account number: 2730182819. If sending money from abroad:

IBAN number: SE2180000810342730182819. BIC/SWIFT Adress: SWEDSESS


Send deposit in USD and registration information to:

Roo Lester

1320 Harleyford Road

Woodridge, IL 60517

Checks are best for now. If Roo finds a better solution, it will be announced.

The final payment (SEK 5 200 or $ 600 or € 540) is due by March 31, 2019

The amount of your refund, available only if you cancel before March 31, will depend on exchange rates and fees.

If sending your registration money directly to Sweden, several registrants sending money together on one money order works well and reduces fees on both ends. Please be sure to let us know the names of those registering on the money order.

If sending your registration money in USD, then send a check made out to Roo Lester with Norrlandia camp in the memo section. Roo will take care of the international exchange.

Transportation to and from Camp

Bus information: If there is interest, we can arrange bus transportation from/to Arlanda Airport (Stockholm), terminal 5 around noon on Saturday and back to the airport and Stockhom city on Friday, after breakfast. The bus fee depends on the amount of passengers. In 2016 it was SEK 400, single fare and 800 round trip.

Järvsö is the closest railway station to Harsagården and has good connections. A good web site for time tables is:

For further information please contact:

Bengt Jonsson: Telephone: +46 278 31016. Within Sweden 0278-31016.

cell phone: +46 (0)73 037 60 94. e-mail:


Roo Lester: Telephone: 630 985-7192 (Central time zone)



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