District Administrator Kai Zwicker: "Exciting offers for the summer holidays"

Borken County. If you are looking for an exciting destination for the summer holidays, you can register for the international youth meetings and work camps of the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge. This is what Landrat Dr. Kai Zwicker as district chairman of the Volksbundes. With these offers, young people and young adults can get to know peers from all over Europe, make new friends, travel to other countries, experience history and actively participate in shaping memories. The 39 offers a total of 14 encounters in 22 European countries during the period of the 2. July to 2019. August 16. They are aimed at young adults between 25 and 60 years. At the center of each activity is a war cemetery or other memorial site, where participants focus on selected historical-political issues. Through workshops, games and discussions they can then develop ideas for a peaceful coexistence in the future. There are also excursions, cultural activities and a varied leisure activities not too short. There are programs in Germany and in other European countries. For example, art lovers can become active in Remscheid. The focus is on "places and forms of memory in public space". Young people from all over Europe develop artistic forms of commemoration together.The Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge is a recognized provider of free youth welfare services and has been organizing international meetings and work camps for over XNUMX years. Among other things, the Youth Meetings will be supported by the Child and Youth Plan of the Federation, the "Erasmus + Youth in Action" program, the "German-Russian Youth Exchange" Foundation, as well as the German-French and German-Polish Youth Works.Further information on the international youth encounters and Workcamps of the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge are available at www.volksbund.de/workcamps. There it goes to the registrations. [...]