FDF National Camp 2011
FDF National Camp 2011 is:
• a camp the size of a town of more than 10.000
people - When we arrive at FDF’s beautiful
campsite “Sletten”, there will be nothing more
than fields of grass, which we in a few days will
change into a little town with its own bank, post
office, supermarkets, cafés, hospitals, water park
and anything else that’s needed to make such a
big event run smoothly. Though FDF’s National
Camp is the size of a town the campsite is split
into 9 villages, each village containing many
local groups, who camp individually.
• a wide range of different activities - There are
so many activities that it will be impossible to
get around to all of them. Some activities will be
compulsory for all participants. But there will
also be room in the programme where you choose
from a broad array of different activities.
Part of the activities will be oriented towards the
main theme of the camp, the “Professor Pascaluniverse”,
and will have activities surrounding
the quest of the three FDF children from the camp
theme and their journey through the universe of
“Pascal” (see below).
Another part will be the general activities that
makes the camp work: cooking and eating,
construction of your own camp site, shopping in
the different camp shops, having fun, playing,
sitting around camp fires, music concerts, the big
entertainment shows, activities at the main
square, prayers, singing, evening activities and
much, much more.
Your group will also be invited to bring one or
more special CrossCulture activities from your
• Denmark's biggest mass - every morning there
are devotions and prayers with music, songs and
stories. One day you will experience the biggest
mass in Denmark, when around 15.000 people
- including guests - gather for the Sunday service.
• campfires/shows - Most evenings there will
be what we in FDF call campfires, which are
entertaining shows. It will take place either in
the local camp, the village or at the big campfire
stage, where all up to 10.000 participants will
be gathered. The shows will be so good that even
your TV will seem boring! All activities on the
main stage will be translated live via FM radio,
so international participants will be able to
participate in the fun.
• making a lot of new friends from all over the
world - At the camp you will of course be able to
make a lot of new friends from all Denmark, but
there will also be more than 500 international
CrossCulture participants, mainly from Europe
but also from India and other parts of the
world. International contacts and friendship
organisations of FDF are all invited to send
CrossCulture participants to the camp.
”Professor Pascal’s Innovation Lab”
Three FDF children have been given the task to create a new and
different national camp. However, the 9-year-old girl Pyt, the 13-yearold
boy William, and Cecilia, a girl of 16 years, soon find their task too
By pure coincidence, they happen to run into the ingenious Professor
Pascal, who together with his assistant runs an innovation lab where
they carry out new, exciting and sometimes very weird experiments.
Pascal, who is the descendant of Blaise Pascal, the famous thinker and
scientist, is more than eager to help the children with their task.
But before they know it, they have been entangled in a strange mystery,
which involves a dusty old book, a long black coat with small notes sewn
into the lining and a secret machine, which seems to have the power to
create a super human being.
The children are very excited - but they have uncovered a secret, which
never should have seen the light of day. And all of a sudden, they are not
the only ones, who want to get their hands on the machine…
You are invited to
Professor Pascal’s Innovation Lab
FDF National Camp 2011
FDF National Camp is the biggest and greatest event
FDF has to offer!
In less than a year it is time for FDF National Camp 2011. We
invite you and all our international friends to join. The camp
theme is “Professor Pascal’s Innovation Lab”. Professor Pascal
and his assistants will challenge you and your abilities to think
anew and differently. The many innovative activities of the
camp will test your creative skills and place playing and funny
competitions in the centre of the programme (See more below).
We hope to see many international guests contribute to
making this a unique and shared camp experience.
FDF’s outdoor centre “Sletten” located by lake Julsoe in Jutland,
Where will you live
As international participants you will camp together with a
Danish local FDF group. Everybody will stay in tents at the
camp. All meals are prepared outside on a campfire by the
participants themselves. However, don’t panic if you have never
tried this before! The Danish FDF group you camp with will be
cooking with you. All activities will take place outside as well.
The camp fee is 25 €. The fee includes all programme, food and
accommodation, but not transportation.
The International Committee of the National Camp will
apply for financial support to partially fund the camp fee and
eventually travelling for participants from Eastern and Central
Europe and from developing countries.
All international groups will arrange travelling to and from
the camp themselves plus any touring of Denmark. You may,
however, arrange your transportation in cooperation with the
Danish local group you are partnered with.
The camp is primarily aimed at young people 9 to app. 19 years
of age + their leaders of any age. We expect that all participants
are able to communicate in English, as this is the language we
will translate to from Danish.
Thursday 7 th of July to Friday 15 th of July 2011.
FDF is one of the
children and young
people in Denmark
and affiliated to The
Boys and girls
can be members
of FDF from the
age of 5-6 until
they are 18. Many
young people then
stay on as leaders.
FDF was founded in
Copenhagen in 1902, and
In an international
context FDF is
a member of the
Global Fellowship as well
as Fimcap Europe.
It is traditional to
FDF that we are
involved in mission
projects in the
developing world -
this year under the
title of “Zambia”.
FDF activities are
outdoor life, camp life,
games, sports and
We ask every international
youth group interested in joining
FDF National Camp 2011 to submit
their not-binding, preliminary
application before 15 December
2011, so we can contact you before
the final registration is to be made
by 15 March 2010.
Please note, that if you
plan to participate
as a group you
have to send in
application due to
our planning of the
You can make your
application in one of
1. go to the camp website
www.fdf.dk/landslejr and sign up in
the English section,
2. send an e-mail to crossculture@FDF.
dk. The e-mail should contain
“Registration for FDF National
Camp 2011” in the subject line):
• Name of organisation
• Name of local group
• Estimated number of participants,
• Age of the participants
• Name of the group leader
• Contact information for the group
leader (postal address, e-mail
address and phone no.)
• If you have an established
relation to an FDF group, please
also include this information
We look forward to receiving
You are able to find more
information about FDF National
Camp 2011 on the camp website:
You are also welcome to contact
the International Committee of
FDF National Camp 2011 at:
Fotograf: Anette Schjødt Thorsen m.fl. Tegning: Søren Juhl, Artman. Logo: Thomas Brandstrup. Layout: Dorte Fog.