Who Wants To Go To North Korea For A Summer Camp? Well, Now This Country Is Offering Summer Break For Kids Worldwide

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This summer camp in North Korea got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. But would you send your kids there? Knowing that they would sleep under the pictures of former leaders of NK? Well…

1. North Korean girls stand under a shower at the Songdowon International Children’s Camp in Wonsan, where more than 300 young children and teenagers from Russia, China, Vietnam, Ireland and Tanzania attend in July

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

2. Students from various countries sunbathe, swim and relax at the Songdowon beach, just in front of the Songdowon International Children’s Camp compound

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

3. Kim Sun Gun, 12, of North Korea, center, smiles as he watches other students bury Russian student Konstantin Kostya, ten, in the sand at the Songdowon International Children’s Camp

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

4. The lobby of the dormitory at the Songdowon International Children’s Camp is painted in pastel colors. The camp was originally intended to deepen relations with friendly countries in the Communist or non-aligned world

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

5. Kim Jong-Un seen next to the new swimming pool at the Songdowon international children’s camp, which is open to North Korean children who achieve good grades, as well as foreign children from around the world

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

6. The North Korean leader took a tour of the dorm rooms in the complex in April, and appeared happy with the results of the camp’s refurbishment

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

7. The camp also boasts a newly built athletic field complete with viewing stands — though heavily subsidized by the government, the camp – plus a tour of Pyongyang – costs about $270 per foreign child

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

8. The video games room at Songdowon international children’s camp, where children are seen playing on a Micro Genius computer game

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

9. North Korean children afraid of an escalator pictured in Songdowon International Children’s Camp, pictures taken by French photographer Eric Lafforgue earlier this year, before he was given a lifetime ban from the state

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

10.A bullding at Songdowon children’s camp, where activities include swimming, camping, rowing, and synchronised marching supervised by the military

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

11. A room in Songdowon international holiday children’s camp before the refurbishment; the room featured a fridge, a TV, and the portraits of Kim IL Sung and his son, Kim Jong Il

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

12. The camp’s toilets, which do not lock, so children have to knock to know if anyone is already inside

North Korea offers a summer camp for children from all over the world

Source: Dailymail.co.uk

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