One of a kind experience

Fearless in Courage and Community. That is the theme for this year.

We’ve teamed up once again with Camp Talahi to offer a truly unique experience for transgender and gender diverse youth, ages 13 to 18. 

The mission for our camp is to build on the confidence, resiliency, and empowerment of youth in our community through mentorship, skill-building and creative activities. Our programming is crafted and led by trans/gender diverse folks, with support from mental health professionals, wellness clinicians, Camp Talahi staff, and Affirmations LGBTQ+ Community Center. 

Workshops include building on relationship skills, boundary setting, and confidence in interpersonal interactions. We focus on positive coping skills, stress management, and health & wellness. 

We create opportunities for mindfulness and meditative self-reflection. We create a safe, affirming environment for youth to share their stories and make new friends in our community. 

Transcend the Binary leads the programming for the annual trans/gender diverse teen camp, in collaboration with the Camp Talahi Retreat and Nature Center (501c3). The programming is developed by trans/gender diverse young adults, peer counselors, peer advocates, social workers, and wellness workers to create a truly unique, one-of-a-kind experience. 

sample schedule

11 amMeditative activity (45 min)
12 pmLunch chat, special topics (50 min)
1 pmWorkshop (105 min)
4 pmCreative activity (60 min)
5 pmYoga/movement (60 min)
break for dinner
7 pmFireside chat with guest panelists (90 min)

Camp in a Box

We will be mailing camp to your doorstep. Along with surprises that connect with nature and exercises for identity development each youth will receive:

  • Camp t-shirt
  • Journal
  • Supplies for art activities
  • Pride swag
  • Snacks for movie night

Register now!


COVID-19 won’t stop us from creating this experience for youth. While Camp Talahi Retreat and Nature Center’s facilities remain closed, we are working together to bring camp to your door. 


We are accepting applications to be a part of this camp and work with a group of 4 to 5 youth and help them with support, leading break out sessions. 

Please reach out to for more information.


290 W. Nine Mile Rd, MI 48220

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Transcend's provider education, consulting, ally training, and supportive services for trans/gender diverse folx are led by our community. Your support of our programs ensures that we continue to develop on the skills of trans/gender diverse aspiring clinicians, and more.