Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Lower Mainland Action Update, June 27, 2008

Lower Mainland Action Update, June 27, 2008

In this Update:

1. Red Star Club Meeting
2. YCL BC Summer Camp
3. Upcoming Events

1. Red Star Club Meeting

The next Red Star Club meeting will be Monday, July 7th. Topics of discussion will be the 2008 YCL BC Summer Camp, Club elections and the beginning of a review of our Club work for the past year and the shortcomings and successes of our current Plan of Work. All YCL members are encouraged to attend as well as all those interested in joining and getting involved.

Pizza and drinks will be provided by donation to Rebel Youth Magazine.

WHAT: Red Star Club Meeting
WHEN: Monday, July 7th @ 7pm
WHERE: Centre for Socialist Education, 706 Clark Dr.

2. YCL BC Summer Camp 2008

The 2008 YCL BC Summer Camp is August 2nd, 3rd and 4th and YOU are invited. The theme of this year’s camp is “Reform and Revolution”. It will include a theoretical class and debate as well as a workshop on the application of the Marxist-Leninist theory of reform and revolution to the current struggles of young workers and students. It will also include a workshop in revolutionary music.


WHEN: August 2nd-4th

WHERE: Missezula Lake, near Merritt

WHO: ALL YCL members. Guests are welcome but please notify us ahead of time.

COST: $20 non-refundable fee is required. Includes meals and transportation to and from the camp. Those unable to pay will not be turned away.

PLUS… all registered participants will receive a FREE one-year subscription to The People’s Voice, Canada’s Communists newspaper and will be entered into a draw to win a Sony Playstation 2 (1st Prize) or a runner up prize Communist gift bag.


- Tent

- Sleeping bag/pillow

- Any personal amenities you may need

- Swim suit/towel

- A notepad and pen

- Bug repellant

- Sun screen

- Musical instrument if you play one

- Any games, or anything you wish to bring along for use in the evenings/free time

- A pair of good shoes as we will be in good hiking territory

- Any extra snacks or drinks you wish to bring in addition to the meals provided. No alcoholic beverages will be provided

- If your club has its own banner, bring it along, we will hang it in our camp site!


Registration for YCL Summer Camp 2008

Name: ______________________ Address: ________________________

YCL Club: ___________________ Phone Number: __________________

E-mail: _______________________________________________________

I will bring a tent ­­­____ Yes ____ No

If yes, how many (if any) people can share your tent _____

I have enclosed the $20 registration fee ___ Yes ___ No
Special dietary requirements or preferences _________________________

Those unable to pay the $20 fee will not be turned away.

Please mail to: 706 Clark Dr. Vancouver, B.C. V5L 3J1

OR respond via Payment Info: Registration Fee's can be paid via cheque, money order or cash made out to "Young Communist League" and mailing to the above address or given to your local Club organizer who will turn them in at the start of the camp. Registration is only complete when the registration info above is received and the registration fee is either received or verified to have been received by your Club organizer. Late registrants will not be entered into the draw.e-mail with all the above information included in the e-mail body.

3. Upcoming Events

If you know of an event missing from this list, e-mail us and we can add it for next time.

June 27-29 (Friday-Sunday), Miners Memorial @ Cumberland, BC
June 28 (Saturday), 9am, Kalayaan Centre 2nd Annual 10km Walkathon Fundraiser @ Kalayaan Centre (451 Powell St.)
July 7 (Monday), 7pm, Red Star Club YCL Meeting @ Centre for Socialist Education, 706 Clark Dr.
July 15 (Tuesday), 7pm, VDLC General Meeting @ Maritime Labour Centre, 1880 Triumph St.
August 2-4 (Saturday-Monday), YCL BC Summer Camp 2008 @ Missezula Lake
August 7 (Thursday), VDLC Young Workers Committee "Organizing for the Unorganized" Forum @ Location TBA
October 4 (Saturday), Rock for a Living Wage - VDLC Young Workers @ TBA Featuring: The Rebel Spell, Resist the Right, Legally Blind, one more band TBA

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