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 was presented a cheque for $50,000 at the Cambrian Mall TD Canada Trust branch Thursday as part of the bank’s #TDThanksYou customer appreciation day. Located on the outskirts of Echo Bay at Camp Wakonda, Rainbow Camp is a three-week LGBTQ2S+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer questioning and two-spirited plus) camp for youth ages 12 […]
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
Rainbow Camp, founded in 2012 by Thessalon Native Harry Stewart, is a summer camp aimed at creating a safe space for LGBTQ2+ youth across Canada and the USA. The summer camp has reached full capacity the past few years and continues to grow, providing a life-changing experience for staff, campers and volunteers. The camp provides opportunities for young […]
January 10th, Sault Ste. Marie, ONKiwanis Club of Lakeshore Sault Ste. Marie With this generous donation, the Kiwanis Club of Lakeshore Foundation and members are helping to send several youth to Rainbow Camp this year. Shown above, Dave Shier (President Elect), Mary E. Hewgill (President), Kiwanis Club of Lakeshore Sault Ste. Marie, and Harry Stewart, […]
Check out PinkPlayMags current issue of WinterPlay! (Toronto’s most loved LGBTQ seasonal magazine) “I wish they had that when I was a kid. “ Everyone says this about their youth, but for those questioning their sexuality or gender, this statement is particularly poignant. I did not feel safe enough to come out in high […]