Brave Trails

Leadership Summer Camp For LGBTQ Youth & Allies


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A Residential Leadership Camp For LGBTQ Youth & Allies, age 12-20!

Volunteer As Camp Staff

Volunteer As Camp Staff

WE ARE FULLY STAFFED FOR THE SUMMER!         So you want to be a staff member at Camp Brave Trails? Here are some things you should know!   At camp, our staff becomes a tight nit family that rallies around a single mission, fostering the next generation of LGBTQ+ leaders. Brave Trails staff members are committed, dynamic, positive, energetic, patient, and give 100% to their campers and any task they are assigned, even the gritty ones like plunging toilets and loading a lot of heavy luggage. Life at camp requires staff members to have a strong understanding of boundaries and serve as a mentor and role model to our campers. This job is not for everyone! There will be early mornings, long days, late night and rustic environments.  It is our experience that the most successful staff members don’t mind getting dirty, have A LOT of energy and a good sense of humor, make a fool of themselves to make campers smile, can get along with...

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Apply For Camp

Apply For Camp

  Camp Brave Trails Is Currently FULL Campers will drop out from time to time. If you are interested attending camp this summer, please join the waitlist.   Join The Camp Waitlist  ...

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Donate

Donate

Donate to Camp Brave Trails We rely on the generosity of donors like you. Brave Trails thanks you for your support!     Brave Trails Scholarship Fund It is our mission to give every qualified LGBTQ+ youth the chance to make new friends, grow as a leader, and have the summer of a lifetime. This means we will never turn anyone away for lack of funds. With your generous donation to the Brave Trails Scholarship Fund, you open up a horizon of possibility for our campers in need of financial aid. Brave Trails is a registered non-profit, 501(c)3 organization (EIN: 46-4530883).  All donations to the organization are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.   Brave Trails is a proud grantee of The Outfund Of the Liberty Hill...

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Camp FAQs

Camp FAQs

Brave Trails FAQs Everything you need to know about camp!     Date:  Session 1: July 3-9, 2016  Session 2: July 10-16, 2016 Come for one session or BOTH!   Location: Camp is located in Southern California, nestled in the pines of the San Bernardino National Forest. Transportation will be provided via bus at select pick-up/drop-off stations in the Los Angeles area. Campers and parents will receive a detailed packet upon registration with any information you need to know.   Cost: There is a $20 Non Refundable Application fee to confirm your commitment. One Week Session: $750 Two Week Session: $1500 Tuition includes: All meals & snacks, programs materials, activity instruction and lessons,  lodging, on-site medical team, staffing costs, transportation to and from camp at select pick-up/drop-off stations or airport, a camp t-shirt, and much more! Financial assistance available! In 2015, 60% of  Brave Trails campers received some level of financial assistance towards tuition. We do not give out “free weeks”, only partial scholarships to assist with tuition cost. Also, Brave Trails...

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Brave Space

Brave Space

A monthly meet-up group, hosted by Camp Brave Trails, for all LGBTQ+ Youth, ages 12-20.       RSVP For Brave Space  ...

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