At Camp Anytown, we offer a unique curriculum that include interactive workshops, group discussions, and team building activities. Delegates unanimously say that camp is profound and life-changing, enabling them to appreciate others in an accepting and understanding fashion. Click below to apply!
Camp Anytown Las Vegas is a no cost youth leadership camp that trains high school students in diversity, community, and inclusivity. Students participate in team building activities, discussion groups, and workshops related to racial identity, gender, power, privilege, LGBTQ+, and interfaith.
Students who experience Camp Anytown leave the program equipped with the tools to increase their ability to foster inclusion and respect among all members of society. The key to our success is bringing young people of all races, cultures, religions and backgrounds together for a challenging week of learning, sharing and change.
The cost to attend camp is covered entirely by the Interfaith Council of Southern Nevada & other sponsors who believe that no youth should ever have to pay to become a leader in their community.
Approximately 65-70 high school students from different high schools attend each Anytown session & participants are supported throughout the week by 35 volunteer staff members.
Camp Anytown is held at Camp Lee Canyon Youth Resident Camp, 45 minutes away from Las Vegas. Delegates sleep in cabins that are all equipped with heaters and are assigned to same gender cabins unless they specifically request a gender inclusive cabin on their delegate application. Meals are served three times per day, however, the Camp Lee Canyon Youth Resident Camp does not allow food or beverages (only water) in the cabins so please do not bring food or snacks from home.
Enough clothing for 4 days such as warm jacket, thermal clothing or long johns, hiking boots or sneakers, jeans, sweatshirts, long warm socks, gloves, and beanies, flip flops, sandals, bathing suits – for shower room, toiletries, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, deodorant, shampoo, body wash, towel, washcloth, flashlight, batteries, sleeping bag, pillow, fitted twin sized sheet or bedroll, and warm blanket.
At Camp Anytown, we have an interactive program called “Anytown Celebration Night” where we play competitive games, eat s’mores, all while gathered around our indoor fireplace. The dress code for the night is onesie pajamas or simple pajamas. Musical instruments, talents, and cultural dances will be shared during this program.
Our volunteer staff is made up of a diverse group of individuals from varying religions, races, genders, & backgrounds across various fields such as education, social work, non-profit, government, criminal justice, retail, & college. All volunteers are background checked & receive 24 hours of training prior to attending camp.
Camp Anytown Las Vegas is a technology free space – we ask that students give up their cell phones upon arrival & we keep them in a safe until departure. This not only limits the distractions & allows us to really dive deep into what camp is about. Also, there is no cell reception on the mountain, however we do have a landline available for emergency use only.