Transgender / GNC Volunteer Programs

Volunteer Camp Programs

  • Summer Camp 2019 - Recap!

    This past July, Camp Laurel welcomed 63 transgender/gender diverse youth, aged 10-17 from all over the United States. Campers enjoyed the usual camp activities: archery, lakefront, arts and crafts, high and low ropes elements and more. Also the campers had choice activities such as “Trans Rights”, “Sex and Relationships” educational sessions with our volunteer social workers, Chosen Family Portraits with a visiting professional artisit, trans pride flag art workshop with visiting artist Addison Rose Vincent, make-up session iwth M.A.C. Makeup and celebrity M.A.C. makeup artist, John Stapleton and much, much more.

    The Laurel Foundation is the nation’s first free resident camp program specifically for transgender youth ages 10-17. The program is based on traditional camp programs, yet caters to the unique mental and physical health of trans and gender non-conforming youth. Our resident camp program empowers transgender youth in an a gender affirming environment, filled with volunteer role models with whom. Our mission driven program seeks to grow our youth into confident and independent young adults!

    Watch a Video of Trans Youth Camp 2017!

    For more information on how to volunteer for our 2020 summer camp program contact Lisa Hardiman, Volunteer Administrator or call 626-683-0800 for more details.

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    New Counselor Application/Returning Counselor Application

    New Mental Health Volunteer Application/Returning Mental Health Volunteer Application

    New Medical Volunteer Application/Returning Medical Volunteer Application

Day Events

  • Day Event Volunteer Opportunities

    Through out the year, The Laurel Foundation hosts day events for our transgender/GNC youth. New prospective volunteers are always welcome to attend one of our day events, they are a great way to get to experience the program, meet some of our current volunteers, and learn more about The Laurel Foundation.

    Please email Volunteer Administrator or call 626-683-0800 to for more details.

Margot AndersonTransgender / GNC Volunteer Opportunities