Thank you to everyone who made YUP 2017 bigger and better than ever!

This past June, 23 HIV/HCV positive youth + 4 peer staff spent 5 magical days on the shores of Lake Cowichan, on Vancouver Island, BC. It was nothing short of transformational, and the relationships created there will be a source of joy and support for many years to come.

The organizers would like to gratefully acknowledge the support of the following organizations:


Cowichan Lake Outdoor Education and Conference Centre (Cowichan Lake)
YouthCo (Vancouver)
Island Health
The CRUSH Collective
the PLUR collective
The CoopHaus Collective


We are currently in the planning stages for 2018, and have tentatively set the dates for June 4 – 8, 2018 .

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