Trans Two: The Next Level

Camps have had exposure to learning more about serving transgender campers and staff, but what happens when you still face questions and challenges in this developing topic? This session will go beyond the basic transgender 101 and take the second step in learning about common situations camps might be dealing with. We will dive deeper into questions camps are experiencing as they become more inclusive of transgender campers and staff. Receive information on policy development, review case studies and identify resources specific to your camp, board and stakeholders.

A Lot of Courage Is Needed

An interview with Nick Teich, founder and CEO of Camp Aranu’tiq. Camp Aranu'tiq of Harbor Camps is a nonprofit program serving transgender and gender-variant youth and their families. Camp Aranu'tiq is for those who feel they do not fit into the norms our society has prescribed for gender. This includes those who have "transitioned," those who happen to express their gender differently than others, and those who may experience teasing or bullying because of their gender. 

Don't Assume I'm Straight: Providing a Safe Environment for GBLQ Youth at Camp

Controversy. Dialogue. Differing opinions. Some would say that this is the foundation of enlightened inquiry. This inquiry may be rational, emotion-filled, or obstinate. The choice is yours.

Talking Transgender at Camp

This session will explore the emerging area of transgender campers and explore how they can fit into traditional resident camps. Many directors shy away from taking transgender campers, but this doesn’t have to be the case. This session will give some tools, tips, and basic education that will enable directors and other staff to learn about options to work with transgender campers and their families. There will be time for questions.

Through this webinar participants will learn: