Camp fYrefly

Fyrefly Institute for Gender and Sexual Diversity


Description
Provides an educational, social, and personal leadership retreat for Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more (2SLGBTQ+) youth.

Service provides:

  • a fun, educational, social, and personal leadership retreat for Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more (2SLGBTQ+) youth
  • opportunity to build and nurture leadership skills and personal resiliency in an effort to help youth learn how to make significant contributions to their own lives and to their schools, home / group-home environments, and communities; camp is designed to help motivate participants to become leaders in their own communities, thereby passing on their leadership skills to the youth that come after them

Includes camps in Alberta (north and south), Saskatchewan, and Ontario.


Affiliation: Camp fYrefly Alberta South is partnered with the Centre for Sexuality; Camp fyrefly Ontario is partnered with Trent University; Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan is partnered with OUTSaskatoon and UR Pride (University of Regina).
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and more (2SLGBTQ+) youth
  • 14 to 24 years
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • e-mail or call and leave voicemail for questions about fees or how to apply
  • visit website to apply

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-492-0772
Web Site
http://www.uab.ca/fyrefly
Email
campfyre@ualberta.ca
Languages
American Sign Language (ASL); English - American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation available if needed.
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Contact for details.




Fee Reduction: Yes,

Travel bursaries may be available to help youth from rural and remote areas attend.




Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
October 26, 2022
Hours of Operation

Applications open in March of each year, and close in May. Camp runs annually each July.