Once again the local has three (3) openings to sponsor your son or daughter at this camp. Please review the details below and return the application form to the USW office at 26-395 Park St. Regina SK. ASAP. *Spots are not guaranteed and fill quickly for this. We encourage you to act fast to secure yours*
This six day camp focuses on issues relevant to young people. The SFL
Summer Camp addresses challenges facing youth including social justice and equality issues. It combines learning with cooperative recreation activities and lots
of guaranteed fun!
Young people between the ages of 13-16 who are daughters and sons of union
members are eligible to attend.
The camp will begin Sunday afternoon,
August 10, and end the following Saturday
morning, August 16.
Staff at our camp include Youth Activity Coordinators (YAC), Recreation Staff,
Counselors, and a Camp Nurse.
WHAT WE GUARANTEE:
A fun and safe environment where campers experience active learning
based on cooperation, equality and social justice.
WHAT WE HOPE TO ACCOMPLISH:
To deepen awareness of social justice with a worker-centered, equal rights
perspective. Issues will include, but are not limited to: human rights,
International Solidarity, ageism, sexism, racism, and homophobia.
To create a forum for young people to exchange ideas, and work together to
increase awareness among other young people on the labour movement, unions
and their rights in the workplace as well as build a support network.
To develop collective action skills in organizing, problem solving and decision
Empowering young people through active learning You will learn about youth and unions, organizing, knowing your rights in the workplace, women and equality, challenging and fighting ageism, sexism, racism and other issues that
affect you as a young person and a young worker. You won’t just be sitting in a classroom – you will learn by doing!
Fun anyone? Afternoons are filled with a variety of recreational activities. Campers will have the opportunity to hang out at the beach, go tubing, play field
games, do crafts, and the list goes on!
Various Activities Campers will have the chance to participate in a variety of activities that include a skit night, movie night, campfire, and much more…but, best of all, the DANCE!!!
August 10-16, 2014
Calling Lakes Centre
Fort Qu’Appelle, SK
Online Registration Form: To be completed and brought to the USW office.
Register Early! Space is limited!