Summer Camp New York City 2018

Contact Number

Puck Markham, Founding Director 310.294.4606

Itinerary - Subject to Change

Sunday 07/29 Arrival. Check In. Orientation. Opening. Gay History Tour.

Monday 07/30 Arts & Crafts. Amnesty International (Leadership, Campaign Building), Central Park

Tuesday 07/31 Arts & Crafts. Trevor Project (Power of Storytelling), Bryant Park

Wednesday 08/01 Travel to DC.  GLSEN  National Office (Building Safe Spaces), Drag Event

Thursday 08/02 Victory Fund (Electing Queer Candidates, Running for Office). Return to NYC. 

Friday 08/03 Arts & Crafts. Jacob Riis Gay Beach.  Photo Shoot. Game Night. 

Saturday 08/04  Check out. Departure. 


Breakfast is continental style with cereals and fruit. Lunch will consist of a paper bag lunch prepared by campers. It will consist of home-made sandwiches, fruit, vegetables, and snacks. Dinner is prepared at hostel or at restaurants in town. Dinner is subject to change.

Sunday 07/029

Monday 07/30

Tuesday 07/31

Wednesday 08/01 

Thursday 08/02 

Friday 08/03

Packing List

Note: All medication must be in original containers

Everyday wear

  • 3-5 pairs of shorts for everyday wear and recreational activities (quick drying or synthetic material)
  • 5 summer shirts; make sure at least two are t-shirt style, synthetic/cotton blend is recommended
  • 1 light weight long sleeve shirt, good for sun and/or bug protection, (i.e. an old button down dress shirt)
  • 1 light weight jacket or sweat shirt
  • 1 pair of long pants, athletic style, jeans or casual
  • 7 pairs of socks/underwear + a few extra back-ups
  • 1 pair closed-toed shoes, sneakers
  • 1 sleeping outfit
  • 1 rain jacket

Swimming wear

  • 1 bathing suit/swim trunks
  • 2 towels for beach/shower
  • 1 pair sports sandals that have a heal strap or water shoes
  • 1 pair of goggles


  • Small day pack, i.e. school book bag
  • 1 water bottle
  • 1 hat/cap for sun protection
  • 1 pair of sunglasses
  • 1 rain jacket
  • $50-$100 cash or debit card for pocket money


  • ·Medication
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Body/face soap
  • Toothpaste & toothbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Sunscreen & bug spray
  • Small hand mirror
  • If you wear glasses or contacts, bring a spare pair                                                                            

Special Guests



Camp Director: Puck Markham

Counselors: Sara Janakas, Jesse Geguzis, McKenna Palmer