But campers describe it as a journey, remembering each second of their first time: the wind, the sun, the new faces. The feeling of arriving on this wooded island — a place where, for once, they can be themselves. For one week each summer, a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teenagers gather at this camp to explore their spirituality alongside their sexuality. To sing silly rhymes at nightly campfires.
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LGBTQ Summer Camps List – The Spaces In Between
We at Camp Brave Trails believe that every LGBTQ young person deserves the opportunity to have a safe, welcoming, and affirming summer camp experience. Our team put together this list of incredible camps to help you pick the right one for your future campers! Each of the camps below is unique and offers a different kind of experience. Camps have been listed in no particular order.
Camps for Youth
May 26th I have updated as many camps as I can in relationship to Summer cancellations due to covid. Let me know if I have missed anything. In the midst of the ongoing pandemic, many summer camps are having to make the decision whether or not it is possible to hold camp this year, and some have already made the painful decision to cancel camp. I will do my best to keep this list updated with any closings or changes to camp schedules.
These stories provide hope and inspiration to gay and lesbian teenagers as they take the first exciting, often difficult steps toward accepting their sexuality and emerging from the shadows as open and proud individuals. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Jane Summer is the author of The Silk Road.