Ouverson, Robert L.
Youth for international union, p.  PDF (730.7 KB)
The youth hostel in Beerfelden was official headquarters for the weeklong conference. (Photos lby Klinger, Sandbich) Y"1ith f"v 1TufA-Pvr Conferees go to Castle Kraehberg for informal reception given in their honor by the Count of Erbac h-Fuerstenau. lBy 1tOBE1",U1 1,. ( >S Resident (Officer W HEN KARL MAYER, youth leader in Erbach county, W Hesse, and members of the county's youth committee attended the opening session of the international Lorelei Youth Camp* near the Rhine town of St. Goarshausen, they were so impressed that they decided to "bring the mountain to Mahomet" and stage a similar program in their own bailiwick. Word was spread around the Lorelei that any campers there would be welcome in Erbach county after the big international session was over. A total of 23 youth from 18 to 25 years of age - Belgian, Dutch, French and Italian - accepted. The foreign young people and their German hosts lived together for a week at the Beer- felden youth hostel, where they plunged into all kinds of discussions covering such controversial matters as German forces in a European army, the fight against *See "Famed Lorelei Beckons Youth" il In iojmation Bullet in, September 1951. Young people at international youth r county, Hesse, visit tire factory in neig. w lo go about and numerous rip to Heidel- esident officer and county of- Iramn. ed and carried thout financial *esident officer cipation either adtioti as well ype of gather- 11 communities !r successfully. tional meeting o-week session ttend. + END community of planned meet. meeting in Erbach hboring Sandbach. a LIAL AL I'- Un%2L -1jU"&yjLxt %.J ILXXAUI 11T W-V '7 1 9 11 It -1
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