Post Congress Photo:
Mr J. W. Netzband of Germany, with a party of "youthers"
from the camp held in Sweden, on Lake Simlagen, in July
Swedish Youth Camp, 1953
We learn from the Swedish Vegetarian Society that a Swedish Youth Camp
for 1953 is being arranged by "Svenska Friksportfarbundel"
(the Swedish vegetarian health and spor youth movement). The particulars
are as follows, and our Swedish friends warmly invite campers from any
other country to join them in what will surely be a most enjoyable and
Date. 19th to 26th July, 1953.
Sites. Simlangsdalen on Lake Simlangen, two Swedish miles east of the
city Halmstad, on the west coast. It is reached by train from Goteborg
(steamer from England), or from Malmo (ferry from Denmark).
Food. Only lacto-vegetarian food obtainable at the Camp kitchen. Bread,
Kruska," boiled potatoes, porridge, milk, butter, cheese, raw vegetables,
etc., for sale at low prices, calculated at about 4 or 5 Swedish crowns
per day, depending upon the appetite. Eating implements must be supplied
by the campers themselves.
Cost. 10 Swedish crowns (14/2 or 2 dollars approx.) for the whole week,
or 2 Swedish crowns (2/10 or 40 c.) per day.
Tents. Campers must bring their own tents and bedding. Tent accommodation
available for 100 of the 500 campers in 20-bed tents at a rate of 50
ore (half Swedish crown) per day. A few blankets for hire.
Programme. Lectures, sport, gymnastics, bathing, folk-dancing, singing,
music, excursions, camp fire, etc.
Application. Applications from overseas are to be made from January
1st to June 1st, 1953, to :-Mr. Harry Lindgren, c/o Vegetarianen, Karlbergsvagen
14, Stockholm, Va., Sweden.