Let the Revolution Begin: Climate Camp NS

30 09 2014

Climate Action Camp:

Training for strategic community-led creative resistance

Join us for a training camp on how to take direct action against environmental degradation and climate chaos. Led by a team of Greenpeace trainers and local organizers, the camp will offer both a basic and advanced training on non-violent direct action, campaign strategy, and creative activism. The three-day activist training will include direct action planning, media, campaigning, non-violence and legal considerations, tools and tactics for creative and effective direct action anti-oppression, local struggles, and more.

The camp is an opportunity to get together with like-minded community members who want to tackle environmental and social injustice together, and build a connected and powerful movement for climate justice in our region.

The camp will take place at the Deanery Project, a non-profit co-op focused on the environment, community, natural building and the arts.

When: 4pm, Friday October 17th to 6pm, Sunday, October 19th

Where:  The Deanery Project, 37 Deanery Road, Ship Harbour, Nova Scotia (60km outside Halifax). Transportation from Halifax will be provided.

How much: $50 per person, or pay what you can. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

How to apply: Fill out this form! Deadline to apply is Friday, Oct 3rd at Midnight

Accommodation: There are limited indoor shared accommodations at the Deanery. Participants are encouraged to bring tents and sleeping bags, and dress for the weather. If you don’t have a sleeping bag please borrow one, or let us know if you need any bedding.

Food: Vegan/Vegetarian meals will be provided.

Participation: Participants are asked to attend the entire weekend, as the workshops build upon each other. If family responsibilities, childcare or any other barriers would prevent your full participation, please let us know in the registration form and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Interested in volunteering to help shape the weekend?

Want to ensure things run smoothly? Reply to this email thread or e-mail tori.ball87@gmail.com – we’d love your input!




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