1 Soviet Pioneers

Soviet Pioneers

Posted on August 10, 2013 by team


In summer practically all pioneers of the Soviet Union used to go to pioneer camps. They were pretty much different from contemporary children's summer camps. In fact they rsembled something in between juvenile correctional facilities and militarized schools of life for pampered urban children aged from seven to fifteen which had to become stern fighters for bright future and communism.

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One Response to “Soviet Pioneers”

  1. Timothy Erickson says:

    Anyone interested in a really good read about the Pioneer Summer Camps should read “Lost in Moscow: A Brat in the USSR” by Kirsten Koza.

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