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April 30, 2015

The NBFL 16th Blair Doucet Youth Summer Camp

Sisters and Brothers,

Preparations for the 16th Blair Doucet Youth Summer Camp are well under way.  The camp will be held at the Moncton campus of the Université de Moncton from August 1 – 5, 2016.  The camp runs for 5 days, starting on Monday and closing on Friday.

The objective of the summer camp is to educate high school students (from grade 9 to grade 12, inclusively) on labour issues.  Students who will become future workers, or even managers, attend workshops on labour history, health and safety, sweatshops, collective bargaining, human rights, etc.

Each participant will be offered a $250 scholarship after their high school graduation and their acceptance into a post-secondary education program.  The instructors come from unions and are recruited by the Federation.  

Learn about:

  • your rights as a worker
  • democracy and unions
  • health and safety at work
  • history of unions
  • environment
  • other issues 

Have fun:

  • Discover the Greater Moncton area during afternoon and evening field trips
  • Magic Mountain
  • Pointe-du-Chene
  • Parlee Beach
  • Make friends with youths from around the province 

How do I qualify?:

  • presently in grade 9 to grade 12
  • one parent is a union member of a local affiliated to the NBFL 

How much does it cost?

  • There is a $125 registration fee, payable upon acceptance.  Financial assistance with the registration fee may be possible from the NBFL and/or CLC upon request.  Parents are also responsible for the transportation of their son or daughter to and from the camp. 

Where do I apply?

New Brunswick Federation of Labour 96 Norwood Avenue, # 314 Moncton, NB  E1C 6L9

Fax:  (506) 383-1597


For Information:  Tel – (506) 857-2125

  • Deadline for applications is June 10th