Summer Leadership Camp

YOUTH IN POWER:

Summer Leadership Camp

Friday, August 10th-Sunday, August 12th, 2018
In Albany County, Feura Bush, NY

CAMP IS FREE & OPEN TO ALL YOUTH AGES 18 & UNDER!

What is YOUTH IN POWER?

YOUTH IN POWER provides a welcoming, supportive, safe, & fun summer camp experience for young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, ace (LGBTQA) or as allies. The weekend is jam-packed with a variety of workshops, social activities, & projects that focus on empowerment through social justice. There are also “traditional” camp activities including arts & crafts, boating, & lawn games in conjunction with youth-driven programming.

Boating on the lake during free time!

YOUTH IN POWER offers various workshops and activities that will enhance each camper’s experience including:

  • Expressive arts, theater, crafts, outdoor sketching, journal writing.
  • Wellness activities such as yoga, meditation, dance, volleyball, basketball, and hiking
  • Workshops such as LGBTQA history, healthy relationships, advocating for safer schools, using social media, knowing your rights, grassroots organizing, talking about gender identity and gender expression, pop culture, and more!
  • Workshops will be led by youth, experienced Advisor Counselors (ACs), and outside guest speakers from the Capital Region community.
    A team receives a trophy after winning a game of trivia.

    Registration Details

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    Getting ready for a hike on one of the nature trails.

To register, you can:

  • Complete registration: 2018 Camper Registration
  • PICK ONE UP at the Pride Center (332 Hudson Avenue, Albany), OR during a Center Youth program
  • HAVE ONE MAILED to you. If you’d like a registration packet mailed, please email us or call (518) 462-6138.

 

To register as an AC, you can:

  • Complete application: Advisor Counselor Volunteer App 2018
  • PRINT a registration packet as a WORD DOC
  • PICK ONE UP at the Pride Center (332 Hudson Avenue, Albany), OR during a Center Youth program
  • HAVE ONE MAILED to you. If you’d like a registration packet mailed, please email us or call (518) 462-6138.

To return your registration packet:

Make sure your packet is completely filled out (with all  signatures, including your parent or guardian if under 18)! They can be sent via MAIL, FAX, EMAIL or DROPPED OFF!

Mailing Address:
Pride Center of the Capital Region
Attention: CAMP REGISTRATION
332 Hudson Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

Fax: (518) 462-2101
Email: jmaleywheeler@capitalpridecenter.org

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JULY 28th!

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Just messing around before one of the workshops.

 

Check Out More Info About Camp!

Youth in Power Camp Flyer 2018

Facebook Event for Camp

 

 

Who Makes YOUTH IN POWER Happen?

Produced by the Pride Center of the Capital Region and supported in part by generous donations from our community, the camp is led by experienced professionals who identify as LGBTQA or straight allies. The Pride Center has comprehensive youth programming that has been serving the Capital Region for over 30 years. With the addition of YOUTH IN POWER, we hope to provide youth with a venue for personal discovery, empowerment, support and fun among peers and the wider LGBTQA community.

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