Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan
Lumsden Beach Camp, SK - August 1-4, 2014  




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Welcome to Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan

Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan will take place August 1-4, 2014 at Lumsden Beach Camp, just outside of Regina, SK.

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J Mase - Artist in Residence
J-Mase III Artist in Residence

We are excited to announce our Artist-in-Residence will be JMase III, a self-described "Black/Trans/Queer/Rowdy-as-hell Poet with a capital P. based in New York City who will lead workshops that encourage creative expression and solidarity.

J Mase III is a black/trans/queer poet currently based in Brooklyn. The creator of the traveling performance event Cupid Ain't @#$%!: An Anti-Valentine's Day Poetry Movement, J Mase has shared his special brand of poetry on stages around the U.S. and UK. An organ donor, he is the author of If I Should Die Under the Knife, Tell My Kidney I Was the Fiercest Poet Around. In J Mase's other life as an educator and activist, he has worked with thousands of community members and service providers across the country on the needs of LGBTQ youth and adults in spaces such as faith communities, elementary schools, domestic violence shelters, medical agencies, juvenile justice organizations, and foster care programs, among others. An advocate of really fierce scars and queering scripture, he currently spends his offstage time blogging for the Huffington Post and acting in various television productions. To find out more about J Mase III, feel free to stalk (follow) him on Twitter @jmaseiii, Facebook, or track him on his website at

fYrefly iconWe are excited that Marjorie Beaucage will be returning once again to Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan.
Elder Marjorie's life work has been about recreating social change, working to give people the tools for creating possibilities and right relations. Whether in the classroom, community organizations or the arts, her goal has been to pass on the stories, knowledge and skills that will make a difference for the future.

Camp fYrefly was founded in 2004 at the University of Alberta ( and is Canada’s largest, volunteer-based, summer leadership retreat for sexual minority and gender variant (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, intersexed, queer, questioning) and allied youth.

In 2008, in partnership with the Faculty of Education, University of Regina and the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, committees of dedicated volunteers were formed by Anthony Bidulka and Herb McFaull to bring Camp fYrefly to Saskatchewan. Learn more....

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Camp fYrefly is a University-Community project founded by the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services(SMSS), Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. The University of Regina is licensed to use this Mark by the Governors of the University of Alberta.