Tyler Schlagenhauf was a 1st grade English teacher at Rilke Schule, who also filled the administrative role as Teacher-In-Charge.  He holds a M.Ed in Administration and taught in rural Alaska before landing at Rilke Schule, 5 years ago. He and his wife recently relocated to Boise, ID, but is remaining a part of Babylon Language Institute. Tyler is an avid participant in the community volunteering for Equine Assisted Therapy, The Alaska Marine Conservation Council, and serving on the Board of Spirit of Youth. He has also studied the German language at The University of Leipzig participating in “Sommersprachkurs” in the summer of 2012. In 2014, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to participate in the “Diversity in German Education 2014” seminar in Tübingen, Germany.
Branden Strauch is a husband and father.  He taught at Rilke Schule for the last five years as a German immersion teacher at various grade levels and currently teaches fourth grade.  Furthermore, Branden has led numerous student clubs and camps over the years as a counselor and coordinator. He holds a M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction and BA in German.  His experiences include studying abroad and attending several national and international conferences, seminars, and workshops. 


Campers will improve language fluency and develop cultural awareness by being immersed in another language and culture through fun activities, games, crafts, and projects.