The University of Evansville will be hosting a "Pride Camp" this summer and it is open to area youth ages 13 through 17.

What is Pride Camp at UE?

According to the University of Evansville website, the Pride Camp, being held in June, is geared toward giving queer and questioning youth and allies the opportunity to discover and celebrate their authenticity while building a caring and supportive peer community.

Spend a week living on campus at the University of Evansville for this first-of-its-kind summer camp! Build lifelong friends with incredible activities throughout the week while learning about social justice and activism. Hear powerful stories of LGBTQ+ history and heroes – and learn how to write your own story your way.

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What to Expect at Pride Camp

Participants will have the opportunity to tell their stories and have the opportunity to learn more about the biology of sex and gender, as well as learn about future political concerns for the LGBTQIA+ community, and explore LGBTQIA+ in religious studies. A number of university professors, as well as members of the community will be on hand as guest camp counselors and guest speakers.


When and Where

Pride Camp will take place June 18 - June 24, 2023, on the university campus, located in Evansville, Indiana. Participants will stay on campus during the camp.

How to Register for Pride Camp at UE

Registration for participating in Pride Camp at the University of Evansville is open to ages 13 through 17. The cost to register is $700 per participant and registration is open through June 11th. Register for Pride Camp here. For those that may need it, financial aid is available thanks to funding from the Lilly Endowment. You can apply for financial assistance through this link.

See Photos from Evansville Indiana's 2022 River City Pride Parade and Festival

Saturday, June 4, 2022, was a beautiful day of love and inclusivity as we celebrated Pride in downtown Evansville, Indiana with the 2022 Pride Parade and Festival hosted by River City Pride.

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