calendar>>February 16. 2009 Juche 98
Children's Camping Begins
Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) -- The first-term camping for this year began at the Jangjasan Children's Camp in Jagang Province with due ceremony Monday on the occasion of the birthday of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.

All the campers from different parts of the country will learn from the boyhood of Kim Jong Il and consolidate what they have learned at schools and train their bodies and minds through different hobby group activities and diverse sports and cultural activities during the camping.

The reporter and speakers at the ceremony spoke of the joy at having an opportunity to spend pleasant camping days at the above-said camp which has turned into an excellent centre for school children's after school education thanks to the great care of Kim Jong Il.

The ceremony was followed by a march-past of campers and an art performance given by teachers of the camp.

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