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CAmp fYrefly Original Logo

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Camp fYrefly Edmonton is grateful to gather annually on Treaty 6 territory. The footsteps of diverse Indigenous peoples have marked this territory for thousands of years, including the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, M├ętis, and Nakota Sioux people. At Camp fYrefly we aspire for our work to acknowledge continuing colonial violence, honour the nation-to nation treaty relationship, and respect Indigenous knowledge and traditions.

Camp fYrefly began in 2004 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It originally started as a long weekend retreat designed to help empower sexual and gender minority youth before they went back to school in the fall, which for many youth was a time of much stress and anxiety. After that first Camp experience, we knew that we had created something truly special and magical. Camp fYrefly is now four jam-packed days filled with workshops, intergenerational mentorship opportunities, field trips, games and athletic activities, and one amazing artist-in-residence!

Explore our website to learn more about Camp fYrefly's award-winning programming, our leadership philosophy, and how you can help send a kid to camp to give them the chance you never had growing up! Read more about Camp fYrefly-Edmonton's 10th anniversary celebration!

The illustration on this page is the original fYrefly logo, designed at camp in 2004.

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