RDC Summer Diversity Camp


Tuesday June 13th - Sunday June 18th

at Craig Springs, a Summer Camp in Craig County, Virginia


A Summer camp for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Non-Binary, Queer, Questioning, Asexual, Ally, and all gender and orientation-divers (LGBTQ+) individuals. Hiking, swimming, campfires, music, dancing, workshops, discussions and much more! 


Interested in attending Diversity Camp? Print, fill out, & send in the camper application:

Camper Application: Diversity_Camp_2017_Camper_Registration_Application.docx

Camper Applications are due by May 31st 2017

Can't afford the full registration cost for Diversity Camp? Print, fill out, & send in the scholarship application:

Camper Scholarship Application: Diversity_Camp_2017_Scholarship_Application_Version_2.docx

Scholarship Application Extended Deadline: May 31st 2017 

Interested in being a volunteer for Diversity Camp? Print, fill out, & send in the volunteer application:

Volunteer/ Camp Counselor Application:  Diversity_Camp_2017_Volunteer_Application.docx

Volunteer/ Camp Counselor Applications are due by May 6th 2017

Check out the Diversity Camp Schedule (This schedule will have updates)

Diversity Camp Schedule: Diversity_Camp_2017_Schedule_.docx

Diversity Camp is possible because of the generosity of donors. Please consider donating to the Diversity Camp Scholarship Fund. Click HERE to donate. Thank you!

What to Bring to Camp:



Cost Per Camper for Entire Camp: 
$325 (Ages 17 & Under) $355 (Ages 18+) 

The cost covers all activities, cabin rentals, meals, snacks, craft supplies, camp staff, and lifeguards!

Registration is not completed until the camper registration application is completed and turned in to the Roanoke Diversity Center and camper registration cost is paid. You can pay by sending a check to the Roanoke Diversity Center or by paying online on our Diversity Camp website event page by clicking HERE. 


If you have questions please contact our Diversity Camp Directors, Joshua Olinger & Brandon McGhee by

email at RDCDiversityCamp@gmail.com or phone call 540-314-1353.






Talent sharing


 Dancing w/ DJ Passive

 Music Camp Fires 


 Miniature Golf

 and much more!  


Gender Identity w/ Ladies & Gents of the Blue Ridge 

HIV Prevention w/ The Drop-In Center 

LGBTQ+ History w/ Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project

Qoya with Dr. Laura Farmer, President of the

Virginia Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling (VA-ALGBTIC)

Orientation w/ the Roanoke Diversity Center 

And much more!


Elementary (Ages 7-10) 
Middle (Ages 11- 13)
High School (14-17)
Young Adult (18-28) 
Families & Friends (All Ages)



The Roanoke Times wrote a front-page article about Diversity Camp. Check it out HERE!

"George Takei is in Roanoke. He snapped this picture with members of the Roanoke Diversity Center and expressed support for the organization's upcoming Diversity Camp. Takei is in town to discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion."

- Brie Jackson (WSLS 10) 5/4/16 


 2017 will bring with it, the 4th annual RDC Summer Diversity Camp! 

What started out as just a thought a few years ago, the RDC Diversity Camp, has become

THE place for LGBTQ+ folks to have fun, make friendships, and be who they were meant to be! 

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of Craig County, Virginia, Diversity Camp

continues to be the one and only camp of its kind within a

several state area and welcomes anyone and everyone.

Especially, LGBTQ+ youth (7+) and their families!!



 Diversity Camp 2014


Diversity Camp 2015


Diversity Camp 2016


Check In Area/Camp Central



Hanging the flags


The Glass House




Swimming Pool


A couple of our workshops




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