Camp Bowen Teleconferenced Community Meeting on February 18, 2012, Get Your Say in the Future of Camp Bowen

The board of directors of the Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired (CBSVI), would like to invite the residents of British Columbia to a province-wide community meeting that will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2012. The main agenda items at the meeting will be community-facing aspects of returning to Bowen Island for the 2012 and other future camping seasons.

We are exploring teleconferencing as an additional form of creating community involvement to the project.

We would further like to reassure our members that teleconferencing will not be replacing face to face meetings. We merely hope to involve as many community members as possible.

Please note that if you cannot attend the entire meeting, you are still welcome to attend parts of it.

The schedule for the meeting will be as follows:

1:00 PM: The conferencing line will be open for participants to begin dialling in.
1:15: Opening remarks from the board of directors.
1:30: Discussion of agenda items. The agenda will be posted to on Saturday at morning at 9:00 AM Pacific Standard Time. Requests to add agenda items can be made no later than Friday, February 17 at 11:00 PM and can be filed using the contact form at: .
2:15: Estimated time for a five to ten minute break.
3:16: Expected closure of agenda items. This is an estimated time. Meeting agenda items may exceed this time frame and be either parked for discussion at a future meeting or continue on until 4:00 PM.

The telephone number for the conference call will be: +1 559 546 1333. The participant access code will be: 500693, followed by the pound key. Please be aware that this is a United States telephone number and long distance fees may apply.

We have the ability to add 16 members free of charge to the meeting, provided that they provide us with there phone numbers by calling Alex Jurgensen, Community Coordinator, at: 778 908-0521 or through the Camp Bowen website at: by Friday at midnight.

This number can be accessed at no cost from Skype with the Skype unlimited Canada and US plan ($2.99). That is, there will be no charge except for the subscription fee of $2.99. You can find more information out at: . You can also ask us for assistance at: .

Any questions, comments or suggestions should be directed to Soma Ali, Community Coordinator, by phone at: 604 338-2293 or by E-mail at: .

We look forward to seeing you all at the meeting.

The Board of Directors,
The Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired.