Leadership Development & Community Building

Camp OUTdoors! Program:

  • Main platform for S.O.S. suicide prevention program
  • Major platform for facilitating all other grant based programs (Mpowerment, TPP, etc.)
  • 50+ workshops on life skills, leadership development, community organizing, LGBTQ history, sexual health education & more
  • CIT youth leadership program
  • OUTscouts leadership program

OUTscouts Program:

  • Youth leadership committee for Camp OUTdoors!
  • Meets throughout the year to learn outdoors skills, public speaking & workshop facilitation skills
  • Develop & facilitate 3-4 workshops at camp

Counselors In Training (CIT) Program:

  • CITs facilitate activities and youth development in cabins at camp
  • Participate in pre-camp trainings to develop facilitation, communication & leadership skills

YAC (Youth Advisory Council):

  • Advisory council for the agency comprised of youth leaders from all sites
  • Meets throughout the develop public speaking skills and advise on programs and other topics affecting the organization
  • Present to the staff and Board of Directors throughout the year

Occasional Programs @ Youth Center & Satellites:

  • Healthy communication & conflict resolution workshops
  • Public speak & telling your story workshops
  • Theater, Film & dance workshops
  • Empowerment workshops on LGBTQ history
  • Field trips to community spaces
  • Game & art nights
  • Youth internships and youth volunteer opportunities
  • Special events, including holiday events & outreach

Help an Arizona LGBTQ youth rise to their potential