Welcome Friend Association educates and promotes awareness in society regarding gender, sexual identities and expressions. We provide outreach and support for the 2SLGBTQ+ community and their families. Programs include Rainbow Camp, Rainbow Online Connection (ROC), and counselling services.

Rainbow Camp

Rainbow Camp is a summer camp for 2SLGBTQ+ youth. This summer we are offering Rainbow Camp (ages 12-14 and 15-17), NEW Adventure Week (ages 15-18) and a Leader in Training program (ages 17-18).

Summer 2022 is currently scheduled to be in-person and registration is open!

Now Hiring for Summer 2022! We are currently hiring a team of enthusiastic people to be paid staff members and volunteers at Rainbow Camp. Click here for more details about working at Rainbow Camp!


Rainbow Online Connection (ROC)

Rainbow Online Connection (ROC) is our online programming for 2SLGBTQ+ people of all ages!

Parents ROC meets every other Thursday. This is a space to meet other parents and family members that are raising 2SLGBTQ+ children and teens!

Dungeons and Dragons Campaigns (ages 12-18) will consist of six weekly games that will be (approximately) three hours in length. Each group will have room for up to six adventurers, and participants may register for more than one campaign if they so wish.

Evening ROC Programs (ages 12-18) occur every other Wednesday and is a chance for youth to connect with each other through staff-led interactive programming. Programming will include activities from our three program streams: education and activism, artistic endeavours, and active outdoors.