There are a number of GSA-related events taking place year-round across Alberta.
Check out some of the events and programs below!
Annual Alberta GSA Conference
The 2018 Alberta GSA Conference is on Saturday November 17th, 2018 at Jasper Place High School in Edmonton, AB.
Youth Summer Camps
Camp fYrefly Alberta
Camp fYrefly is an annual summer camp aiming to provide an educational, social, and personal learning retreat for youth ages 14- 24 of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions (LGBTQ2SIAP+). It focuses on building and nurturing youth leadership potential, personal resiliency, and create community.
Trans Camp is an annual summer camp hosted by the Pride Centre of Edmonton. For more information email: email@example.com or call at (780) 488-3234.
School Programs & Services
Many communities throughout Alberta host their own GSA Roundtable meetings to bring together students from different schools with the goal of sharing resources, supporting each other, and creating community. Meetings range from monthly to bi-monthly and are designed to support students and school staff with the development & maintenance of their school GSA club.
fYrefly in Schools
fYrefly in Schools is an educational initiative developed to help reduce discrimination against sexual and gender minority youth, increase awareness of the impacts of homophobia and transphobia, and equip students with the tools they need to become effective allies within their schools and communities. Experienced educators facilitate student-centered and activity-based workshops with help from a youth peer education team.
GSA Events in Alberta
Support your local GSA
Spartan Alliance Club is hosting a GSA Summit in Strathmore on October 11th at the Strathmore Civic Centre (120 Brent Blvd). Check out the break-out sessions and keynote Ross Mathews and meet folks doing awesome work in their communities! If you have questions email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Why Host GSA Support Events?
Support your local GSA!
During a GSA Workshop led by Alberta students, participants were asked why GSAs are important to them. Below are just a few examples of what Alberta students wrote: