Camp "Belgium@the Borders" - District 1630

2017 will again see an exciting Holiday Camp organized by District 1630NL in Belgium. I have the great pleasure to invite you to take part to our program:
Camp "Belgium@the Borders"

Practical details:


From Sunday 30 Julyv 2017 until Sunday 13 August 2017


Hoogstraten / Turnhout – Houthalen / Zonhoven and surrounding cities. This is in the Dutch speaking part of our country.

Age class:

17-19 years old

Group size:

In total 20 participants will be allowed. (boys and girls)


Basic knowledge of English is essential.


The travel to and from Belgium. Our national airport is Brussels – Zaventem. Other ways to travel are available. Pocket money to cover personal expenses during the stay. First meeting point will be the railway station in Turnhout. All accommodation including food and beverages are covered by our organisation. Special requests about food restrictions will be observed as far as possible.


4 Rotary clubs join hands to organize the program Hoogstraten-Kempen / Turnhout for the first week and Zonhoven / Houthalen Midden-Limburg for the second week. This program will include social events, cultural visits, sports and tourism activities spread over the north part of Belgium


The participants will be hosted by Rotarian families.

Weather conditions:

August should offer agreeable temperatures but foresee also rainwear.


Easy and casual dressing. Sport bike and walking activities are part of the program. To foresee also sport shoes, shorts and swimming wear.

Time for application:

From now onwards until 30-04-2017. First–in, first-serve rule will be applied. Only accurately and fully completed application forms accompanied with a strong motivation letter in English will be considered. We intend to accept only one candidate per nationality.

Special note 1:

Your travel schedule must be know on 1 June 2017 so not your application will be cancelled.

Special note 2:

This is a low profile internet connected camp.

General information and application:

Benny Lenaerts, RC Houthalen Midden-Limburg. HEP coordinator D 1630NL for the Dutch speaking part of Belgium Benny.Lenaerts (at)

We will be happy to welcome the young people in our program.

Sincerely yours,
Benny Lenaerts