At Rainbow Camp, located just east of Sault Ste. Marie, young people canoe, do yoga, and learn about LGBTQ history. TVO.org talks with co-founder Harry Stewart about how the camp came to be and why it’s important to build supportive environments By Claude Sharma – Published on June 24, 2019 Click here for the full article at […]
Rainbow Camp provides a welcoming space for LGBTQ2+ youth to be themselves and feel safe. “For many it’s the first time that they can present or be who they want to be, and that’s so empowering for them,” Rainbow Camp founder Harry Stewart told Sault This Week. One camper who had signed up in January […]
Fifteen time Gemini Nominee and Host of Because News on CBC Radio, Gavin Crawford is returning to Sudbury with special guest Martha Chaves for an amazing night of stand-up comedy in support of Rainbow Camp on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 7 pm at the Sudbury Theatre Centre, 170 Shaughnessy Street. Tickets go on sale […]
Position Description The Direct Client Services Facilitator will carry out all duties and responsibilities associated with the TG Innerselves program and drop-in support. The main focus will involve providing workshops and on-going case management to youth who identify as being transgender. Responsibilities* Liaise with social service providers, to create and facilitate bi-weekly workshops on topics […]
Picture it: Sault Ste. Marie. 1991. A group of self-described outcasts and misfits were dressed in costume for a Sunday afternoon screening of Rocky Horror in our parents’ wood paneled rec room with sunlight still streaming in the windows. We threw the rice and the toilet paper (as long as we had it cleaned up […]
Yesterday, TD Bank – who sponsor an astonishing 83 Pride Festivals across North America – said Thank You as part of their annual Customer Appreciation Day to 49 client heroes from coast to coast who are making astonishing differences in their community. Like big-hearted couple Harry Southin and Chris Stewart, who created and run Rainbow Camp, and are positively changing the […]
Rainbow Camp just got a little bit brighter. Thursday afternoon, TD Canada Trust presented the camp with a cheque for $50,000 at the Cambrian Mall branch as part of the bank’s #TDThanksYou customer appreciation day. Check out the complete story.
Rainbow Camp’s future is a little brighter with a $50,000 donation from TD Canada Trust. The summer camp for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/queer/questioning and two-spirited youth from 12 to 17 started at Camp McDougall in 2012. This year, three one-week sessions starting Aug. 8, will be offered at a new location, Camp Wakonda in Echo […]
CTV’s interview with co-founder Chris Southin on July 26th, 2018. Part of TD’s #TDThanksYou campaign. Check out the interview here.
Rainbow Camp is revolutionizing the camp experience for LGBTQ+ kids. That’s why TD thanked founders Chris and Harry in a big way for opening doors in our community. You can see more stories from community heroes like Chris and Harry at: td.com/tdthanksyou Check out TD’s Video thanking Chris & Harry