2023 Camp Pride Schedule

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Updated Noon EST on 7/12/23

2023 Camp Pride Schedule

WEDNESDAY

DAY BY DAY BREAKDOWN

Day One: Wednesday, July 12

Kick-Off & Welcome

Scope: Participants will be working with a network of peer and national leaders to articulate the importance of queer and intersectional identity spaces in the creation of safer, more inclusive communities and to build leadership capacity within the LGBTQ community as it relates to higher education.

10:00 a.m. ‚Äď Camp Pride Check In & Registration

2:45 p.m. Р Meet 3rd floor lobby to walk to Cone Center

3:30 p.m. Camp Pride Kickoff & Welcome

Welcome from UNC Charlotte  РDr Brandon L Wolfe, Chief Diversity Officer

Facilitators: ALL 

Location: Cone Center,  Lucas Room

 

6:00 p.m. Dinner and Social Time

Location: Dining Hall

 

7:00 p.m. Our Story, Our Activism, Our Power

Shane Mendez Windmeyer, Founder & Executive Director, Campus Pride

to 7:45pm Facilitator: Shane + Staff 

Location: Cone Center,  Lucas Room

 

8:00 p.m. Introduction of Caucus and Hot Topics 

Facilitator: Eddie 

Location: Cone Center,  Lucas Room

 

8:45 p.m. Social Activities/Choose Your Own Adventure – Queer Games & Social Activities

Facilitator: Staff & Faculty

Location: Laurel Hall, UNC Charlotte

 

Rainbow Line

 

THURSDAY

DAY BY DAY BREAKDOWN

Day Two: Thursday, July 13

Identity Development & Intersectionality

8:00 a.m. Breakfast with Den

Location: Dining Hall

 

8:30 a.m. Den Time 

Location: Dining Hall

 

10:00 a.m. to 11:20 am 

Educational Block: Power & Privilege: Understanding Your Identity

Facilitator: Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, 

President & Founder of Washington Consulting Group

Location: Cone Center,  Lucas Room

 

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. 

Introduction to Action Planning 

Facilitators: Katie Barnes and Luke Lavera

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Lunch

Location: Dining Hall

 

2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. 

Action Planning Open Forum

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room

2:45p.m. to 3 pm  Happy Camper Break

 

3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. 

Telling Your Story 

Featured Speaker: Doctor Jon Paul Higgins,

Writer, Educator & Co-Host of ‚ÄúBlack Fat Femme Podcast‚ÄĚ

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 pm

 Workshop Activity: 

MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP: Creating a Den Story and Deepening a Sense of Belonging

Facilitators: Staff/Faculty 

Location: Cone Center,  Lucas Room

 

6:00 p.m. Dinner 

Location: Dining Hall

 

7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Campus Pride Video Time

Location: Laurel Residence Hall, 3rd Floor, Lobby Level //  Room 331 Lounge

 

7:30 p.m. Caucus Time/ Reflection Time / Journaling 

Location: Laurel Hall, UNC Charlotte

 

7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Campus Pride Video Time

Location: Laurel Residence Hall, 3rd Floor, Lobby Level //  Room 331 Lounge

 

9:00 p.m. Game Night: QUEER TRIVIA NIGHT

Facilitators: Alex

Location: Laurel Hall, UNC Charlotte

 

Rainbow Line

 

 

FRIDAY

DAY BY DAY BREAKDOWN

Day Three: Friday, July 14

Wear Your Camp Pride Shirts/Have Shirt With You! 

Voice & Action

8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.  Breakfast

Location: Dining Hall

 

8:45 a.m. Den Time

 

10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

Panel: Past, Present, & Future – Cross Generational Learning

Participants: Shane, Lisa, Genny, Alex, English

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room

 

10:50 a.m. Walk to Atkinson Library 

to 11:00 a.m.

 

11:00 a.m. Our History: Campus Pride Archive Visit & Tour

to 11:50 a.m.

 

11:50 a.m. Break/Walk Back to Cone Center

to 12:00 p.m.

 

12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Action Planning Panel 

Facilitator:  Katie Barnes, Luke Lavera, Eddie Vera

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

1:00 p.m. Lunch 

Location: Dining Hall 

 

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Educational Block: No Straight Lines Comic Book Illustrator

Film Preview: NO STRAIGHT LINES DOCUMENTARY 

Facilitator: Mirelys Colon, Comic Book Illustrator

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

3:30 p.m. to Happy Camper Break

3:45 p.m. 

 

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CAREER CONNECT: FINDING MENTORS FOR YOUR CAREER

Campus Pride’s Career Connect Panel 

Facilitators: Matthew French, Awesomely Authentic & Shane Windmeyer, Campus Pride

Participants: Katie Barnes (ESPN), Tori Davis (Slalom), English Fields (UT РKnoxville), Ryan Anklam (Ally Bank), Courtney Knowles (PINK)

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

5:00 p.m. Camp Pride Photo 

Location: TBD 

 

6:00 p.m. Dinner

Location: Dining Hall

 

7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Campus Pride Video Time

Location: Laurel Residence Hall, 3rd Floor, Lobby Level //  Room 331 Lounge

 

7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Caucus TimeLaurel Locations, Residence Hall

7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Campus Pride Video Time

Location: Laurel Residence Hall, 3rd Floor, Lobby Level //  Room 331 Lounge

 

8:30 p.m. Queer-e-oke – DJ Magic Mike

Location: Laurel Hall, UNC Charlotte

 

Rainbow Line

 

SATURDAY

DAY BY DAY BREAKDOWN

Day Four: Saturday, July 15

Progress and Creating Change

8:00 a.m. Breakfast

Location:  Dining Hall

 

8:45 a.m. Den Time

 

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Featured Speaker Ted Lewis, HRC Director of Youth and Family Programs 

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

10:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Happy Camper Break

 

11:00 a.m to 11:45 a.m.

Action Plan Roundtable pt. 2

Facilitator: ALL 

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 

Peer to Peer Workshops

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

  • Option A – HBCU Challenges & Opportunities – Mario & English & Shane
  • Option B – The Power of Trans Joy – Madison
  • Option C – Exploring Gender and Sexuality Through Tabletop Role-Playing Games – Cynthia

 

1:00 p.m. Lunch

Location:  Dining Hall

 

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Peer to Peer Workshops

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room  

  • Option A – HBCU Challenges & Opportunities – Mario & English & Shane
  • Option B – The Power of Trans Joy – Madison
  • Option C – Exploring Gender and Sexuality Through Tabletop Role-Playing Games – Cynthia

 

3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Educational Block: Imagining Your Future ‚Äď Action Plan Presentations¬†

Facilitators:  ALL 

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Happy Camper Break & Refresh for Night

 

7 p.m. Doors Open

Campus Pride Awards Dinner and Graduation Ceremony

Featured Speaker: Eureka O’Hara, Emmy-Winning RPDR & HBO We’re Here

Featured Guests: Victoria’s Secret PINK

Sponsored by Chartwells 

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

9:00pm No Talent Required/Talent Show & Dance Рhosted by Eureka O’Hara & Eddie & Guests

Location: After Hours, Cone Center

 

Rainbow Line

 

 

SUNDAY

DAY BY DAY BREAKDOWN

Day Five: Sunday, July 16

Moving Forward & Reflections

8:00 a.m. CHECKOUT  of your Residence Hall РCHECK BAGS with Front Desk

8:45 a.m.  Breakfast with Dens 

Location: Dining Hall

 

9:15 a.m. Den Goodbyes & Camp Pride Evals 

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room 

 

10:00 a.m. Radical Love: Your Journey and Heart

Keynote Speaker: Rebby Kern, Director of Education Policy at Equality North Carolina

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room

 

10:45 a.m. Happy Camper Group Goodbye

Facilitator: Lisa Simmons-Barth

Location: Cone Center, Lucas Room

 

11:30 a.m. Travel Back to Your Campus to Bring about Positive Change

 

Rainbow Line