“Things Norsk”

Link to interesting articles about crafts, culture, genealogy, history, humour, news, and travel.  If you would like to add to this collection, send your input to or

Ski for Light

Blind and visually-impaired skiers enjoyed temperate weather this year from Feb. 6-12. Also many improvements had been made to the William Watson lodge and cabins in Kananaskis where they stayed. (website: The Scan Centre was one busy place as 40 or so skiers and 7 guide dogs gathered there for the bus ride to the mountains!

Trollhaugen Camp

Check out the new website  
Located at Deer Valley Meadows near Alix, Alberta, this family camp provides a week of Norwegian language, history, crafts and culture for all ages. The camp runs from August 13-19 in 2023, and will feature instructors from Norway as part of celebrating Trollhaugen’s 50th Anniversary. 

Registration forms are now available from 
Registration closes May 31st.

Guests are invited to join in celebrating Trollhaugen’s 50 years at the wind-up banquet and dance on August 19th. (Banquet Registration form) May Newsletter   Request for SILENT AUCTION items (camp fundraiser)


Double-click on the newsletter issue you wish to read. Flygeblad is Valhalla lodge’s newsletter. SONFIC newsletters come from the Sons of Norway Foundation in Canada. Fabulous Fourth Footnotes (FFF), the newsletter for Alberta, Saskatchewan, Montana and North Dakota, is available here and at Laft Hus is a Norwegian museum and culture centre in Red Deer.

Edmonton May-June

Lethbridge May-June

FFF – April

Flygeblad – March


Edmonton Mar-Apr

Lethbridge March-April 2023

  • Feature articles: Home-made kvikk lunsj bars, Easter in Norway

FFF – January 2023

Lethbridge Jan-Feb

Edmonton – JanFeb

Flygeblad – December


Edmonton NovDec

2021 – Lots of Norwegian cookie recipes

Edmonton – Nov Dec

A keeper from 2020: Traditional Norwegian Christmas recipes, stories, and crafts