Über Scouting The World 98 gab es verschiedene Presseberichte in lokalen Zeitungen aus Wisconsin. Im Folgenden sind sie in der Originalsprache abgedruckt. Sollte jemand Lust haben, so würden wir uns über eine Übersetzung freuen!
There were differnt reports on Scouting The World 98 in local Wisconsin Newspapers.
- Eau Claire Leader-Telegram (Monday, July 27, 1998)
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- The News – New Richmond (Thursday, July 30, 1998)
- BSA Today (Vol 3 March / April, 1998)
With each visit, Scouts build closer friendships
Structures of U.S., German programs differ
Jorg Gastel, 29, left, of Germany, sits with his host father, Mike Beranek, 32, of Eau Claire. The two met in 1994 when 18 German Scouts visited the Eau Claire area as part of Scouting the World 1994. This Summer, 24 German Scouts made the trip to the United States to take part in Scouting the World 1998.
— “German Scouting is still suffering froma burden of History.”—
Tim Scott, local troop leader
By Jennifer Chovanec
Jorg Gastel is impressed with Eau Claire’s friendliness, Wisconsin’s countryside and the United States’ freedom. While it’s not his first trip here, he marvels at the sights and sounds of the United States every time.
Gastel is one of 24 German Scouts and leaders visiting the Chippewa Valley this month. The Germans are part of “Stamm Loerick,” a Scout troop from Loerick, Germany, a suburb of Dusseldorf. The Scouts, 18 males and six females, range in age from 16 to 32.
The visit is the third segment of an ongoing exchange program between German and American Scouts. Eighteen German Scouts visited the Eau Claire area the summer of 1994, and 26 American Scouts and leaders visited Germany two years ago. While he concedes the visit has been educational and action-packed, fun is the name of the game for Gastel. Continue reading