#CLC2017 Was Awesome!
What an amazing week with the teens from across the state! Thank you to all the sponsors, volunteers and co-ops that made this possible. We hosted just under 50 teens to discover the cooperative movement and participate in their own worker/owner cooperative, this year called Coop’er Tees Co-op. We could not host this amazing week without our sponsor cooperatives as well as those that made the trip down to White Lake to share their cooperative knowledge with the teens- check out our camp page online to see the list of supporting organizations that make camp possible!
During the week, the teens learned how a cooperative works, got to know the 7 principles and went through several different experimental learning sessions that built their leadership and teamwork capabilities. The week long program
included members from CCNC from every sector, allowing the teens to fully understand the scope of cooperatives. The teen led tee shirt cooperative also included
a great design for this year to include the sun, which unfortunately did not come out much while we were there! The teens had to design, produce, and distribute the tee shirts as well as vote on the board of directors, decide on the co-op’s volunteer
activity, and create the business plan and by laws for the cooperative. At the annual meeting the finance committee gave a glowing report of the financial status and a vote to dissolve the cooperativeon Friday! Pictures from camp online!