Published on June 20th, 2013 | by Wilbert van der Zeijden


The Buchel Action Camp

This summer (9-13 August) the No Nukes team from IKV Pax Christi organises a bus trip to the action camp at the nuclear weapons storage base of Büchel, Germany. Would you like to join us?

On Friday morning August 9th (Nagasaki Day) we first drive to the nuclear weapons base at Volkel. After Volkel we go directly to the nuclear weapon base at Büchel., our ICAN partner from Germany, will welcome us at the action camp near the base. The camp site offers sanitary facilities and Rampenplan will cook delicious vegetarian and vegan meals for everyone (camping site: € 5, – per day, meals: € 6, – per day)*. Participate in the various music activities and performances, less musical people can join the trainings and debates!

More information about the program can be found on the website of Atomwaffenfrei.Jetzt.

What: Bus trip to action camp in Büchel
Where: From the Netherlands, Volkel to Büchel, Germany
When: 9-13 August 2013
Registration: Registration is required, send an e-mail to
Cost **: € 35, – for the round trip + € 11, – per person per day for camping site and meals
Bring your own: tent, sleeping-mat, sleeping-bag, music instrument

The exact departure times and locations of the bus will be announced soon. If you want more information in the meantime, please contact us.

* Please note that the amounts of the food and camping are based on an estimate of the number of participants and may be adjusted.
** People with a tight budget can get discount. For more information send an email to:
mentioned prices

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About the Author

Wilbert van der Zeijden is the senior researcher of the Security and DIsarmament team of PAX. Wilbert currently focusses on getting US nuclear weapons out of Europe; WMD out of the Middle East and your savings out of nuclear weapons producing companies. He graduated at the Vrije University in Amsterdam and previously worked for about nine years for the think-tank Transnational Institute, as their Peace and Security Programme coordinator. Wilbert’s research interests include humanitarian disarmament, NATO and European security, toxic legacies of war and developments in international military infrastructure.

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