Camp fYrefly is Canada's only national leadership retreat for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, intersexed, queer, questioning, and allied youth. The Camp, which was founded in 2004 by Dr. André P. Grace and Dr. Kristopher Wells of the University of Alberta, is designed to help youth develop the leadership skills and personal resiliency necessary for them to become agents for positive change in their schools, families, and communities.
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About Camp fYrefly
Artists in Residence
As an arts-based camp, Camp fYrefly Ontario has been blessed with so many creative and talented individuals who have shared their gifts and stories with campers. Below you will find a listin of past Artists in Residence, along with links to their personal websites, showcasing their work.
|2020||Spencer J. Harrison||https://agp.on.ca/artists/spencer-harrison/|
|2018||Syrus Marcus Ware||https://www.syrusmarcusware.com/|
|2017||Kael (Kate) Reid||https://kaelreid.com/|
Please click and fill-out the appropriate Google Form, below. (TBD)
- Camper Application
- Youth Leader Application
- Adult Volunteer Application
CHECK OUT the Camp fYrefly Variety Hour Radio Show!
The Camp fYrefly Variety Hour Radio Show blends arts, stories, and identity to bring you a little bit of queer culture and fYrefly magic over the airwaves. Contributors: Grayden Heatherly, Kris Hamill, Teddy Syrette, Kyler Kay, Oliver Middleton
Camp fYrefly is hosted by the School of Education at Trent University in partnership with the University of Alberta. Offered as an Alternative Placement Setting, Teacher Candidates will participate in program planning and implementation, and small group leadership with LGBTQ youth campers.
For more information about this opportunity, please direct inquiries to:
Blair Niblett | firstname.lastname@example.org | For Teacher Candidates