Upcoming Events

 

Arctic Games

Date: November 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Clock Tower, Allendale Campus

The Reindeer have left the North Pole and are on their way! 

Students from the Frederik Meijer Honors College will be presenting an Exhibition of Traditional Arctic Games, and live Reindeer.  The exhibition will include games from the Inuit of the Eastern Arctic of Canada. and the Saami of Scandinavia.  The GVSU Community will be able to learn about and practice Bone Games, Musk-Ox Wrestle, Caribou Jump, High-Kick, Blanket Toss, Lassoing, Harpooning, Farm and Forest Games, Board Games, Doll Games and many more.  Included in the exhibition will be live Reindeer - A first for the GVSU Campus.  

Hot chocolate will also be provided.  Students from local schools have been invited to the exhibition as well.  Sponsors include the Frederik Meijer Honors College, the Padnos International Center, Student Services, and the President's Office.

Arctic Games