Camp Eclipse: OUT in the Woods will bring together youth between the ages of 16 and 24 for four days of empowering workshops which take a solution-focused, and strengths-based approach to the issues faced by two-spirit, lesbian, bisexual, gay, trans, queer, intersex, and ace (2SLBGTQIA+) youth. Camp Eclipse will bring new ways of networking and finding community in these challenging and unprecedented times. This camp is open to any youth, regardless of their gender and sexual identity.
This year's Camp Eclipse will take place at Camp Starrigan located in Musgravetown just outside of Clarenville with travel provided to and from St. John's. Camp Eclipse and all attendees will follow the recommendations set out by the provincial Medical Officer of Health to protect our communities. The Camp Site is accessible and provides indoor sleeping areas, bathrooms, and kitchen facilities. Meals are provided. Planned Parenthood - Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Health Centre will be hosting this year's Camp Eclipse: OUT in the Woods from Thursday, August 25, 2022 to Sunday, August 28, 2022.
At Camp Eclipse: OUT in the Woods, youth learn how to make things better for themselves and others.
Camp Eclipse will benefit youth, who will be empowered to:
find support for themselves
offer support to other youth
take positive steps to help end discrimination
create safer schools and communities
and overcome challenges in their lives
Camp Eclipse creates a safe space to:
build social connections and support networks
build important personal skills
develop a sense of belonging and a healthy sense of self
Youth Leader: 18-24
Mentor: 25 and up.
If you think Camp Eclipse is for you, please fill out this application form!
The deadline for Campers to apply is Sunday, July 15th, 2022. The deadline for Mentors and Youth Leaders to apply is Sunday, July 3, 2022. Applicants will be notified of results on or before Monday, July 30th, 2022, at which point, if they are accepted, they will receive a Registration Package containing a registration form. Registration forms and a recommended $50 commitment fee for accepted applications will be due Sunday August 7th. If you are unable to provide this commitment fee, please contact the Camp Director for accommodation - being unable to pay this fee will not prohibit you from attending.
For more information, please visit Camp Eclipse's website www.campeclipse.com
or contact Planned Parenthood - NLSHC 579-1009 (toll-free: 1-877-NO-MYTHS (666-9827)). You can also contact a Camp Director at email@example.com
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