How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea

"Parents are responsible for about 300 euros in fees and travel costs, with all other expenses being met by the Korean side.”
June 6th, 2013

While some kids are being sent away to summer camps in New England right now, others are on their way to the Songdowon International Children’s Camp in Wonsan, North Korea.

Songdowon is one of the last vestiges of a type of cultural exchange seen in similar countries from across the Communist bloc in decades past,

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Justin Rohrlich

Justin Rohrlich is an Emmy Award winning journalist with a keen interest in North Korean affairs

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  • Scott McIntosh

    Your paycheck must from the DPRK because you are spewing the same garbage of that worthless totalitarian regime. I have seen over 130 countries and all 50 states pal and the DPRK is a dying nightmare.

  • Scott McIntosh

    Looks like you enjoyed the DPRK show then. What about the millions that are STILL starving?

  • Scott McIntosh

    I think you should move there, especially if you are currently in the US!

  • Mohawk Guy

    This would be cool to go to, but the DPRK has no embassy in the United States, and I am too old anyways.