Camp fYrefly

Camp fYrefly 2020 and COVID-19

Hello campers, volunteers, parents, guardians and friends,

The health and safety of our staff, volunteers and campers is our priority and we are currently monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. We are evaluating the potential effects this situation may have on our ability to safely host Camp fYrefly at each of our locations. For now, we continue planning and accepting applications and will update our applicants and website as the situation evolves.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us at fyrefly@ualberta.ca with any questions or concerns and thank you for your continued support.


Please do not hesitate to reach out to us at fyrefly@ualberta.ca with any questions or concerns and thank you for your continued support.

Camp fYrefly is an educational, social, and personal leadership retreat for queer and trans youth. It focuses on building and nurturing their leadership skills and personal resiliency in an effort to help them learn how to make significant contributions to their own lives and to their schools, home/group-home environments, and communities. Camp is designed for queer and trans youth between the ages of 14 and 24.

Participating in Camp fYrefly is a powerful and unique experience. Campers participate in activities that challenge youth to explore their identity, build resilience, and enhance self- and social-esteem. Camp is designed to help motivate participants to become leaders in their own communities, thereby passing on their leadership skills to the youth that come after them.