LGBTQ+ Camps

'Camp' Camp - in Maine

America’s premier summer camp for LGBTQ+ adults!

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Camp Highlight - in California

Camp Highlight is a summer camp for children from LGBTQ+ families. Camp Highlight shapes the lives of our campers and helps them grow and develop as individuals. Camp Highlight offers an experience flush with fun, friendship, learning, and adventure.

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Camp Lightbulb - in California

Camp Lightbulb celebrates LGBTQ+ youth, ages 14 to 18, with magical, overnight camp experiences, filled with fun, pride, community, friends, support, self-discovery and memories to last a lifetime.

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Virtual Opportunity Available!

Camp Outright - in Vermont

Six day/five night residential summer camp program for queer, trans, questioning, and allied youth (ages 13-17).

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Center Lane - Pride Camp

LGBTQ+ teens entering 9th-12th grades or this year's high school graduates to a unique camp where you will create community, connect with LGBTQ+ culture and contribute to your world!

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Center Lane Website
Pride Camp Info

Laurel Foundation Camp Laurel - in California

Nation's First free resident volunteer camp program specifically for transgender youth ages 10-17.

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Odyssey Teen Camp - in Massachusetts

"Odyssey Teen Camp is the place for teens looking for an exciting, judgment-free summer camp where they can be their truest and most authentic selves." Located in the Berkshires, they offer 1, 2, 3, and 4-week sessions for teenagers (ages 12-18) interested in trying new things, making lifelong friends, and having the summer of a lifetime!

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Note: Odyssey Teen Camp is not LGBTQ+ specific, but is very LGBTQ+ friendly.

Y Leaders Summer Empowerment Program 

The Y Leaders Leadership Program at YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester is a leadership initiative that aims to equip young folks in high school and college with the tools they need to be effective and empowered leaders.

Y Leaders is open to those who are non-binary, gender non-conforming, femme and/or female.

Contact Ariana Quiñones for more information at [email protected]


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