Soviet Pioneers

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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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What was the summer camp of your past?

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  1. 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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