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Governor General of Canada Awards Rainbow Camp founders

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Congratulations to Christopher Southin and Harry Stewart, recipients of the Meritorious Service Medal. #GGHonours They have been honoured for co-founding Rainbow Camp for their work in support of LGBTQ2S+ youth. Every year Rainbow Camp hosts more than 200 youths, providing them with a safe environment in which to build strong connections and grow. In response […]

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Rainbow Camp Co-Founders Harry Stewart and Chris Southin Receive the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Award

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Thessalon, Ontario — Harry Stewart and Chris Southin, co-founders of Rainbow Camp, have been chosen to receive the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Award for their dedication in providing support to 2SLGBTQ+ youth. Located just east of Sault Ste. Marie, Rainbow Camp was established in 2012 as a one week-camp for 2SLGBTQ+ youth and has grown […]

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Virtual Event in Support of 2SLGBTQ+ Youth Rainbow Camp Celebrates Camp Supporter Alan Gotlib’s 40-Year Coming Out Journey with Shared Stories and Live Musical Performances

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2SLGBTQ+ community members, allies and friends are invited to join Alan Gotlib in celebrating the 40th anniversary of his coming out with a live-stream event in support of Rainbow Camp. The live-stream event will be held on Friday, April 2nd from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. As part of the celebration, Alan will talk […]

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2SLGBTQ+ Rainbow Camp Launches Virtual Camp

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  2SLGBTQ+ (2 spirited, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer questioning) already have a high rate of suicide.  Due to COVID19, these youth are more isolated due to social distancing.  Some youth are forced to live in the closet, gender mislabeled, and now with the lack of connections within the community, many are feeling desperate and […]

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Rainbow Camp Wants You!

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Are you an amazing leader? Do you want to change the lives of over 200 2SLGBT+ youth? Be the role model you needed when you were younger @rainbowcamp.ca this summer! Apply to be a staff or volunteer at www.rainbowcamp.ca and be a part of our 2020 team! Make memories. Make magic. Change lives. #rainbowcamp

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Rainbow Camp ‘empowering’ to LGBTQ2+ youth

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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 […]