LGBTQ+ Family Camping Weekend (all ages), Western MA
June 16-18, 2017
Cost: $25 per person/per night - max $100 per night/family

Pack up the family and head to the woods with The Venture Out Project. This will be a weekend of fun, swimming, hiking, endless play, grilling, connecting to other families, sleeping under the stars, s'mores, and so much more!


BACKPACKING NEW ENGLAND - CLASSIC
June 22-25, 2017
Cost: $375 (Waitlist)

Our trademark trip - we've lead more of the Classic Adult Backpacking trip in New England than any other trip!  We hope you join us for a weekend of backpacking with other queers - no experience (or equipment) needed! 

*scholarships available


MOUNT ST. HELEN'S BACKPACKING/SUMMIT - ADVANCED
July 10-14, 2017
Cost: $650

This trip is designed especially for experienced backpackers looking for an outdoor challenge!  Four days of backpacking around the circumference, one day of summiting the still smoking crater at 8,366'. 

6,000' elevation gain - backpacking
4,500' elevation gain - summit
10,500' total elevation gain


QUEER YOUTH (Ages 15-19) BACKPACKING, NEW ENGLAND
August 13-17, 2017
Cost: $750

Designed specifically for queer youth ages 15-19, this backpacking trip will take you on an New England adventure to embark on the journey of a lifetime with other queer youth from around the country! 

*scholarships available


OREGON BACKPACKING - CLASSIC*
September 14-17, 2016
Cost: $375

TVOP heads to the Pacific Northwest deep into the lush forests of Oregon with views of the majestic Cascades!

This backpacking trip is suitable for the absolute beginner (we have equipment for borrowing!) and also to those who have backpacking experience and wish to find community and relish in the joys of being with other queer people in the woods and on mountain tops. 

Slow/moderate pace, breaks as needed, and plenty of time to relax at camp! 

*scholarships available