When the Polish government banned Plast in 1930, summer and specialization camps continued under different names, but with the Plast program.
Husak Roman Maksymovych was born in 1930 in Western Ukraine (then Poland). His parents worked in the village of Naraiv (Berezhany region, Ternopil district). His father was born in Ternopil. Mother comes from the village Trostyanets (Berezhany region). Both worked as teachers in a village school. The family was repressed by the Polish authorities. In 1939 he participated in Plast camp in the village of Staryava (today Staryi Sambir region of Lviv district, Ukraine). He now lives in L‘viv, Ukraine, where he is a cantor in a Greek Catholic church.