Communist Summer Camp 2015

The Young Communist League is very pleased to announce the arrangements for the Communist Summer Camp 2015!

The camp will be happening from Friday the 14th of August till Monday the 17th of August 2015 and is open to all members and friends of the YCL and the Communist Party.

Summer Camp 2014

Summer Camp 2014

Following on from a very successful camp in 2015, this year the camp is being held near Burnley in picturesque Lancashire countryside over looking the Pendle and Bouldsworth hills. Veterans of the 2014 Summer Camp will be pleased to hear we are opting for indoor accommodation this year – Complete with real beds and central heating!

Summer Camp 2014

Summer Camp 2014

The timetable of activities is still being drawn-up but as with the 2014 camp there be plenty of outdoor recreation, hiking, socialising as well as lots of political discussion, and training.

Transport should pose no problem – Nelson and Colne train stations are just over 2 miles away and Burnley is 4 miles from the camp. We’re looking into the practicalities of organising a coach. Contact your branch to see about travelling as a group.

Summer Camp 2014

Summer Camp 2014

The camp will cost £25(unwaged) or £45(waged) and this includes everything. We have tried to make the camp as cheap as possible but please get in contact if cost looks like an issue for you. This years camp is running for three nights, comrades are very welcome to stay all three nights and we hope most will! However if circumstances mean you can’t make it till Saturday morning or would rather leave on Sunday night we have left arrangements to allow flexibility.

Payment is open on the links below to reserve a place now or want more information fill in the contact form (below) or contact: gensec@ycl.org.uk

Have a look at some photos form last years camp! (click here)

Places are limited – so book now to avoid disappointment


Friday 14th of August
Arrive from 15:00 onwards
Unpack, get settled
Informal socialising.
No tea provided Friday night.
Saturday 15th of August
Breakfast 08:00
Hike 09:00-15:00 led by Bob Sproule & incorporating visit to Clarion Club
Lunch 1pm
Workshops & Cadre Development  16:00
Break 17:30
Camp Dinner and Social with bar 18:30 till late
Sunday 16th of August
Breakfast 8:30am
Workshops & Cadre Development 9:00
Workshops & Cadre Development 10:30
Lunch 12:30pm
Sports and Recreation 13:30
Dinner 18:00
Workshops & Cadre Development 19:00
Informal socialising and bar 20:00
Monday 17th of August
Breakfast 08:30
Goodbyes & Camp closing 10:00
Classes on: Political Economy, Trade Unionism, Student Politics, Historical Materialism, Communists and Elections, Propaganda – and more.

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Unwaged £25

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Waged £45

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One response to “Communist Summer Camp 2015”

  1. Jack Harrison says :

    What a fantastic event to be coming to our area and I wish it all the very best – In Comradeship.

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