Registration Applications

Applications for Summer 2022

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This is the third year QORDS will be held entirely virtually! Camp will run from July 11-22nd, and there will be two separate sessions for youth ages 12-14 and ages 15-17. QORDS is a music-and-activism-oriented summer camp for queer youth or youth of queer parents, with special focus on youth in the South. 

Please check out Who We Are, Radical Days of Summer, and the FAQ for more information on camp.

How To Apply

Due to a high influx of applications for camp, we are now requiring all prospective campers to follow a two-step application process to be selected to attend QORDS camp. To apply for camp, fill out the application form on CampBrain and pay the non-refundable application fee by clicking the APPLY ONLINE button below.  Completing this online application through CampBrain is STEP 1 of the process. All applicants will pay a $20 application fee and will have the opportunity to fill out a needs-based scholarship request for their desired week. The directions for the second step will be emailed out in a confirmation email from CampBrain after step 1 is completed. STEP 2 must be completed by the camper and emailed to by March 31, 2022 for the application to be considered COMPLETE. If you have any questions please contact You can also print off the application and mail it to QORDS by clicking the button PRINT APPLICATION below. To complete step 2 and finalize your application after you mail your application to QORDS, please call 919.864.2215 to confirm that we received your paper application and find out how to complete step 2.

Cancellations and Refunds
If your youth is approved to attend QORDS camp and due to unforeseen circumstances you need to cancel your reservation, you may do so within 60 days of camp to receive a full refund minus the application fee. If you cancel your reservation within 30 days of camp you will receive half of your payment back minus the application fee. If the reservation is canceled for any reason less than 30 days before camp, you will not receive your payment back.

Snail Mail

If not submitting online, please mail any paperwork or checks made out to QORDS to:


811 9th St, STE 120-108

Durham, NC 27705

Send in Deposit

Please make sure to submit a $20 application fee either by credit card with the online form or by check. Make checks payable to QORDS and send to QORDS, 811 9th St, STE 120-108, Durham, NC 27705