The Prisma RCL rugby summer camp took place from 28 August to 1 September 2017 at Stade Boy Kohnen. For 5 days, children between 8 and 18 years participated in pre-season Rugby drills and activities, expertly guided by professional coaches Eugene McCarthy and Willy Shubert from Ireland, former Harlequins winger Danny Ligari Badham and Luxembourg’s own Scott Browne.
With this donation, Prisma sponsors the pre-season training camp, which is organised each year. The RCL is working closely with Caritas. Refugee children as well as children from families in need, and kids from the Dreiborn youth offenders centre participate for free; therefore, the RCL needs sponsors like us allowing them to pay for these little ones.
Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline and Sportsmanship are rugby values which we share. We applaud and appreciate that the team includes everybody, irrespective of their background. We very much support inclusion and helping those in need.
Next to this summer camp and in addition to working with Caritas, the RCL also works with the Schrassig and Givenich prisons and the Dreiborn Youth Offenders Center. RCL players go into these institutions and teach them rugby. Without any preconception and without necessarily knowing their stories, they meet them, just like meeting any other team player and spend a few hours together with them, playing rugby. By receiving respect and a moment of happiness, it allows the prisoners/offenders to take their minds of their daily life and possibly dream of a better future.
Prisma and RCL share the same values and we are very happy and proud to have been part of this adventure.
Special thanks to Daniel Mac Lloyd who designed the stylish t-shirts for the camp.