Camp Pride

About Camp

Check back December 2014 for more information regarding Camp Pride 2015. 

Camp is for you if you want:

  • A phenomenal leadership and personal growth experience inclusive of gender identity/expression and sexual orientation.
  • Key leadership concepts to becoming a stronger LGBT or ally leader.
  • Effective strategies and skill training for grassroots coalition building.
  • Access to premiere faculty and national leaders in social justice, human rights and civil rights advocacy.
  • Successful campus organizing practices and the chance to explore challenges confronting your campus.
  • Helpful resources and innovative tools from national organizations.
  • A personal action plan for your campus to become more LGBT-friendly.
  • Opportunity to connect and work with peer student leaders from across the country.
  • An inclusive approach for celebrating diversity and motivating others.
  • An open, safe environment to express yourself.
  • Fun, entertainment and lasting relationships.

Camp Dates

Check back in late Fall for information about Camp Pride 2015 

Camp Supplies

  • Casual Clothing
  • Tennis Shoes and/or closed toe shoes
  • Towels & washcloth
  • Shampoo, soap, bathroom supplies, etc.
  • Personal Pillow, Pillow Case, Bed Sheets & Blanket/Sleeping Bag
  • Your campus LGBT & ally resources to share with others (approx 80 total, if possible)
  • Any prescription medications

Camp Registration

Check Back in late Fall for updates about registering for Camp Pride 2015 

Camp Scholarships

Full and partial scholarships are made available every year by individual donations, grants and corporate sponsors. Apply Online Now

Camp Mission

The mission of the Campus Pride Summer Leadership Camp is to build leadership capacity among LGBT and ally undergraduate college student leaders and to create safer and more inclusive campus communities in the United States.

Target Audience

Undergraduate LGBT & ally student leaders at colleges and universities across the United States.

Camp Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and describe components of their own identities that give them power and privilege as citizens and leaders in our society.
  • Discuss ways in which queer or ally leaders fit into queer contexts and communities working to create positive change.
  • Identify key resources and best practices available to create and implement a more inclusive and safe campus
  • Apply leadership skills to create change on their home campuses and equip them to be social justice advocates for life (in places of worship, workplace, larger community).
  • Identify and work with a network of peer and national leaders.
  • Present current and emerging issues impacting queer communities in the United States.

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