Kiwanis International European Federation

Serving the children of the World.

Youth Camp “De Panne”


What you are looking into …

Meet people from all over Europe, experience other cultures, build friendships and learn what it means to be a real leader. Moreover, workshops, excursions, shopping visits, a charity activity, swimming, a farewell party (Gala night) and lots of fun are on the agenda. However, please remember: The Youth Camp is drug, alcohol and smoking free !!!


Aged between 16 and 23 you are able to speak at least Basic English (language in the Camp)! Ideally, you are also interested in getting to know youngsters from all over Europe.

Camp Fee

Your fee for the camp amounts to 200 Euro. Your nation’s District will invoice the participation fee. Thanks to KIEF, the rest of the event is being subsidised. The travel costs, however, should be covered by your correspondent Districts.


Valid passport, national flag, international health insurance, personal medication (if used), ingredients for your nation’s presentation (song, dance, typical food, photos, PowerPoint, video) and pocket money for personal expenses (euro’s)

Program July 17th – 23rd, 2017

During the 7 days, you will be looking into a thrilling mix of …
Monday: Arrival (short after lunch time if possible), Check-in location, Icebreaker, Sports & Games, Opening Session, Nations’ presentation
Tuesday: Morning Stretch, Photo Shooting, Workshops, Welcome Address, Afternoon sports, Shopping, Nations’ presentation
Wednesday: Morning Stretch, all day Visit to Ypres and the battle fields of WW1, BBQ with KC friends, Nations’ presentation
Thursday: Morning Stretch, Photo Shooting, Workshops, Town hall visit, Afternoon sports, Nations’ presentation
Friday: Morning Stretch, Charity Project, preparing Gala Night, Afternoon sports, Nations presentation and Gala Night preparation
Saturday: Morning Stretch, Ecologic Project, preparing Gala Night, Afternoon beach and dunes and Gala Night (certification)
Sunday: Closing the Camp, Departure (after breakfast)

What needs to be in your luggage ?

Towels, articles of cleanliness, sun protection, mosquito protection, adequate clothing (in- and outdoor activities, sneakers, soft-shell jacket, swimsuit, proper clothes for Gala Night).

What you need to tell the organisation team:

If your arrival time at the airport or at the trainstation will differ from the scheduled time, please contact one of the support telephone numbers.


Camp Leader: Ilonka-Christina Löhmer, KI-EF SLP, President 1617 KC Appenzell (CH)
Camp Assistant: Vincent Salembier, Past President KI-EF
Trainer: Ralf-Otto Gogolinski, Governor 16-17 Distrikt Deutschland
Sport activities managed by Sportievak vzw
KI-Clubs involved KC Avelgem Land van Streuvels vzw
Yvan Bauwens, President Elect
Lidia de Lutis, member

Stay tuned

Stay tuned via the special Facebook page:


Vincent Salembier / / Mobile phone: +32 475 666 034
Ilonka-Christina Löhmer / / Mobile phone: +41 79 569 69 13

Camp Location

VZW J-Club De Panne
Blauwe Distelweg

Tele: 0032/(0)58-412.341
Fax: 0032/(0)58-421.268

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