Traditional summer camp now in its 34th year meets in glorious Salzburg
Order of Malta members, volunteers and their young disabled guests party in the sunshine
Salzburg, 23 July 2017
Group wave! Mozart Place, Salzburg
500 participants – 200 young guests many in wheelchairs, 300 helpers, 28 countries represented – all up for a week of fun and joy – day outings, special activities, a disco, local food delicacies – and spiritual fulfilment.
British guests at the opening ceremony
Love was all around The Order’s Malteser Austria (MHDA) auxiliary first set up the Order of Malta International Summer Camp for young people with disabilities in the summer of 1984. This week, it’s back again, testifying to the spectacular success of the camp, which has been held every summer since, each time in a different European location.
The Lieutenant of The Grand Master, Fra’Giacomo dalla Torre joins in the fun
Photos: Calin Piescu