May 13, 2020

The last few months have been difficult. The COVID-19 crisis has been challenging for the camping industry. How do we keep campers safe while making the best camp possible? We spent many weeks contacting experts and listening to medical professionals. After considering...

July 21, 2019

Registration for Highlight Family Camp is now open! 

Join us Friday October 11 through Monday October 14 at South Mountain YMCA in Wernersville, Pennsylvania for three days of camp activities, community building, and family togetherness. 

Alongside their children, LGBTQ...

May 7, 2019

For the past nine years, Camp Highlight has provided children of LGBTQ families with a safe space to play and grow through its stellar recreation and character-building program. It has grown to become a thriving community of families as well! There are still many child...

April 8, 2019

The Camp Highlight trip to the American Museum of Natural History was awesome! The space show at the Hayden Planetarium was an incredible walk through the known universe. The T-Rex exhibit changed our thinking about the King of Dinosaurs (spoiler: they are descended fr...

March 21, 2019

The families, friends, and staff of Camp Highlight are heading to the American Museum of Natural History to enjoy all they offer. This includes all of the special exhibits! The Space Show at Hayden Planetarium will boggle your mind as you learn about the size of the kn...

March 1, 2019

One of our camp directors, Chris Hudson, was interviewed for an episode of the podcast, Crafter People. The podcast talks to entrepreneurs about starting and growing mission-driven projects. Chris talked about how he and Jackie McGowan started Camp Highlight, the princ...

February 4, 2019

Camp Highlight  is the place for children of LGBTQ families! Registration is now open for all three of Camp Highlight's summer programs. 

  • Camp Highlight (ages 8 to 15) brings a community of young people together for an unforgettable summer camp experience. 

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January 28, 2019

Our annual Camp Highlight Winter Reunion happened this past Saturday and it was a blast! The Reunion has become a staple of the Highlight schedule. Positioned half way between camp sessions, it's a chance for Highlighters to see their friends. After the parents leave,...

January 20, 2019

The time has come! Registration for returning Highlighters and for Highlight Leadership Academy opened last week. In two days, Camp Highlight saw the fastest registration period in our history. Camp Highlight is already 33% full! If you aren't registered, now is defini...

Camp has been a place of growth for me since I first stepped foot on campgrounds at age 8. As legend has it, my mother carefully rolled up each day’s outfit—shorts, shirt, socks, and underwear and fastened them with a rubber band. This would make my 8 year old self abl...

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