Summer Youth Transportation | Concordia Language Villages

Summer Youth Transportation

Summer Youth Transportation

When you plan to attend one of our programs, we are happy to assist you in getting here. We provide several options to accommodate your needs.

All summer programs require you to complete a transportation form in your MyVillage account to indicate how you will be arriving and departing from the program. Transportation forms may also be sent to the transportation office. Transportation arrangements vary according to the type of program you are attending and are the responsibility of the participants.

Transportation Options and Costs:


Option Arrival Departure
Parent Drop-off / Pick-up
Monday between 2:00-4:30 p.m. ($0)
Saturday between 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ($0)
Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) Airport Sunday between 1:00-6:00 p.m. ($350)* Saturday between 3:30-8:00 p.m. ($225)
St. Paul Bus Stop (TCTC) Monday: Arrive at the TCTC  at 9:30 a.m.
for a 10:00 a.m. departure for camp ($150)
Saturday: Villagers will arrive back at the TCTC
between 1:00-2:00 p.m. ($150)

*Fee includes overnight stay in St. Paul


(Does NOT include Italian or Chinese Youth Programs)

Option Arrival Departure
Bemidji Regional Airport (BJI) Monday before 9:00 p.m. ($75) Saturday departure before 3:00 p.m. ($75)

MOORHEAD SESSIONS (Chinese Youth Programs)

Option Arrival Departure
Fargo Hector International Airport (FAR) Monday: Arrive between 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. ($75) Saturday between 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ($75)

If your villager will be utilizing private aircraft, please contact our transportation office to discuss their travel plan.

If your villager is attending back-to-back sessions and is in need of care and lodging between sessions, please contact our transportation office to discuss interim stay.   

If you have purchased Unaccompanied Minor service for your villager from the airline, please include the following information on the form in the section “authorized person to meet at final destination”:

Heather Vick or Camp Representative
Concordia Language Villages
8659 Thorsonveien NE Bemidji, MN 56601
(800) 450-2214 or (218) 586-8600

If you choose to drive your villager yourself, please check out our locations for maps and directions.


Charter Buses:

Charter bus services are available from Minneapolis, MN.

Twin Cities Transportation Center (TCTC)

Parade Ice Garden
600 Kenwood Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55403.


Air Travel Reservations: Travel One Travel Agency

Many villagers come from long distances and need to fly to our programs. We provide staff at the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN., and Bemidji, MN. airports to assist villagers in their travels. For flight times and days, please reference the chart above

Travel One, a Minnesota-based travel agency, has negotiated special fares on Delta and Sun Country Airlines and helps you find flights that work with Concordia Language Villages transportation schedule.

Call Travel One and ask for an agent that works with Concordia Language Villages:

(952) 854-2551 (local)
(800) 247-1311 (national)