IMPORTANT 2020 UPDATE: In-person Rainbow Camp has been cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19. We are running four weeks of virtual programming called RAINBOW ONLINE CONNECTION, click here for more information!
A Camp for 2SLGBTQ+ ages 12-17
Welcome Friend Association's Rainbow Camp® is a camp for young people who are 2 spirited, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer questioning (2SLGBTQ+) and allied youth, their siblings and children in Queer families. WFA's Rainbow Camp® is committed to developing a camp community which honours creativity, individual choice, and social justice while having fun!
WFA's Rainbow Camp® provides opportunities for campers to make new friends and develop skills through traditional camp programming and innovative curriculum. More than anything, our Rainbow Camp® is a fun place to come OUT and be yourself!
Our camp offers a combination of traditional programming activities including: Education and Activism, Arts and Outdoor Recreation. For more details about what programming at camp visit our programming page here.
Rainbow Camp's® Leaders-in-Training (LIT) Program (ages 17-18)
The LIT Program is a two-week program focussed on leadership, teambuilding and personal growth. During the first week, LITs will have the opportunity to engage in teambuilding activities, participate in camp activities and learn how to be leaders at Rainbow Camp. During the second week, LITs will be paired with an experienced counsellor in a cabin to support our younger campers. Participants in this program will also participate in an overnight canoe camping trip.
Participants in the LIT program must commit to the entire two-week session in July 2021. Space is limited so please apply early. For more information about our LIT Program click here.
"Camp equips these kids to return to their home communities and
activities feeling confident, energized and better able to live authentically."
More about Rainbow Camp®
Introducing Rainbow Online Connection!
In-person Rainbow Camp has been cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19. We are running four weeks of virtual programming called RAINBOW ONLINE CONNECTION, click here for more information!
2020 Rainbow Online Connection (ROC) Dates
July 5 – 10, 2020 (ages 15-17)
July 12-17, 2020 (ages 12-14)
July 19-24, 2020 (ages 15-17)
July 26-31, 2020 (ages 12-14)
LIT July 1-31, 2020 (ages 17-18)
2021 Rainbow Camp Dates
July 4th – 9th, 2021 (ages 15-17)
July 11th – 16th, 2021 (ages 12-14)
July 18th – 23rd, 2021 (ages 15-17)
July 25th- 30th, 2021 (ages 12-14)
LIT 1 – July 4 – 16, 2021 (ages 17 – 18)
LIT 2 – July 18 – 30, 2021 (ages 17 – 18)
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPENS IN JANUARY 2021.
Youth Organizations, please call 888-909-2234 for more information.
Click here for online application form in January 2021.
Can’t afford to come?
We have sponsors that help with the costs to attend WFA’s Rainbow Camp®.
Are you far away?
We can help you get here or cover your travel costs to attend WFA’s Rainbow Camp®.
WHAT IS INVOLVED?
Check out the activity schedule here. If you still have questions please contact us.
WHAT DO I PACK?
Check out the gear list here. If you still have questions please contact us