RCYK Camps

The Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife dedicates its summer to providing low-barrier, free or low-cost, and, most importantly, FUN camps for children and youth each year. Below you’ll find information on the different camp opportunities we are offering for the summer of 2021.

Rainbow Centre Day Camps

Camps for children and youth aged 5-14! Each week features a different age group: Glitter Bugs (5-9 years old), Cool Cats & Kittens (8-12 years old) & Rad Jazz Unicorns (11-14 years old. Camp is $100.00 per week and applications are open as of May 1st, 2021.

Rainbow Centre Day Camps – Glitter Bugs Special Session

Applications for the special session of Glitter Bugs, age 4-7 from August 2nd to 6th, 2021 are open as of June 12th, 2021 and will remain open until all spots are filled.

Performing Arts & Queer Justice Camp

The PAQJ camp is back for its fourth year after taking a brief break in 2020, and we are so excited! Three days of creating art, advocating for important issues, and talking about all things 2SLGBTQIPA+. The camp is run in collaboration with RCYK, Folk on the Rocks, an NWT musician/ songwriter/ storyteller, and a musician/ songwriter/ storyteller from elsewhere in Canada. Participants will get the opportunity to perform at the Folk on the Rocks music festival and will receive all-access artist passes for the festival weekend.

Qmunity Camp NWT

Qmunity Camp NWT is a joint venture in partnership with the Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife and the NWT Creative Collective. We are excited to host the second annual, Qmunity Camp NWT, a sleep-away camp dedicated to supporting gender and sexually diverse youth. Join us for 7 days of art, expression, connection and empowerment. Applications open on June 1st, 2021.