Action Camp


Calling All Summer Camp Aspirants!

The Alliance invites applications from 13-18 year old students who wish to participate in the Annual Action Camp. The Youth Leadership Action Camp is the Alliance's 4-day, live-in, intensive summer program that provides Illinois youth with a unique opportunity to live and interact with a diverse group of students who come together to build a community based on inclusivity, respect and understanding. 

The Camp is an excellent platform for youth to:

  • develop and share their own knowledge and leadership skills
  • network with peers and other youth involved in Gay Straight Alliances (GSA's) across Illinois
  • have fun!

Call for Volunteers to be Camp Counselors

Are you interested in engaging, empowering, and motivating youth? The Alliance's Action Camp Counselors assist the Alliance Youth Committee in conducting workshops on subjects such as leadership, diversity, and running a successful Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA) in school. We are looking for nonprofit youth workers, college students, and volunteers from a range of professional backgrounds.

This is your opportunity to interact with and make a difference in the lives of LGBTQ youth from across Illinois!


Please contact Nat Duran Youth Engagement Coordinator, with questions or for an application.