Programme GMG 2020 – Norway

The second global event in this form for students between 14 and 17 years old is a winter edition. Seven Montessori schools from all over the world will come to Heltberg Private Gymnas Drammen in Norway. A mix of activities (sports, culture and acquaintance) will be offered here. The GMG is from Monday 7th of December until Saturday 12th of December 2020.

This is the provisional programme.

Mon 7/12Day 1: Arrival

Teams will be greeted at the station by their host families.

(Small games, music, snacks and photos at the host school to get to know each other.)

Dinner with host families.
Times are unknown, as teams will arrive throughout the day.
Tue 8/12Day 2: Norwegian Cultural Winter Sports

Participants will have the choice between several winter sports.

This will be base on individual interest and ability

Lunch at school

Opening Ceremony and Cultural Evening

Teams will each give a cultural performance from their home land

A cultural market place will allow teams to share gifts and snacks form their home countries

Wed 9/12Day 3: Cultural day

Trip to Oslo

Participants will take buses to Norway’s capital city for a day trip.

All will visit the Ski Jump and simulator

Packed lunch in the city

Museum Tour

Participants will visit their choice of museum, opera house or chocolate factory

Free Time in the City

Return to Drammen

Buses will take everyone back to Drammen, where they will be met by their host family to go home for the evening

Thu 10/12Day 4: Connecting day

Hiking Day

Participants will go out in teams and complete hiking, orienteering and other outdoor activities

Lunch will be provided to eat along the way

Free Evening

Participants can choose to spend the evening with their host family or meet up in groups and have fun together

Teachers Workshop

Teachers will get the opportunity to network and share ideas on Montessori education, as well as review the Global Montessori Games.

If anyone would like to present something, please let us know in advance

Fri 11/12Day 5: Celebration Day


Participants will complete different sporting, educational and cultural activities, which they have chosen to attend, prior to the event

A list of workshops will be provided by the host school soon

Lunch at school
Afternoon workshops

Closing Ceremony and Party

This is the chance to have fun, dance, sing and celebrate the exchange of culture and friendships made over the previous days.

Sat 12/12Day 6: Farewell day


Host families will drive their guests to the station, depending on what time their group leaves.

Time to say goodbye to new friends made


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