Bruce Murray Lions International Youth Camp
On July 27th, 19 youth from around the world arrived in Ontario to attend the 40th annual Bruce Murray Lions International Youth Camp. The average age was 17 . Turkey, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Finland, Spain, Poland, The Netherlands, Slovakia, Brazil, Lithuania, Italy and France were all represented. They met their host families and spent the first two weeks visiting places like Niagara Falls and the CN Tower. They were also treated to swimming and BBQ's and generally just became part of the family.
The teens then attended camp from July 11-21 at Five Oaks Camp in Paris. Their International Dinner was hosted by St. George Lions at the South Dumfries Community Center. There was a food, music, displays and skits.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.