Camp 2023 – Registration Full / Link to Waiting List

Family Camp 2023. Registration Details.

On behalf of Executive Director, April Dinwoodie, and the Board of Directors, Transracial Journeys is excited to announce the dates and location for TRJ Family Camp 2023!Camp Registration is FUll

Date: Thursday, August 3 – Sunday, August 6, 2023

Location: Ohio University in Athens, Ohio

Ohio University is famous for the serene Appalachian surroundings and is considered one of the best college towns in the U.S. Centrally located in Southeast Ohio and approximately a 1.5 hour drive from Columbus, Ohio, Athens will be easily accessible for families travelling from surrounding states. This will be the first time we will host camp at a major university. The meeting facilities, dorm rooms, activities on campus and in the town will provide a comfortable, relaxing and fun camp setting for kids and parents alike.

This year we are able to take reservations for 35 families on a first come, first serve basis. We expect camp registration to fill up quickly. In order to reserve a spot for your family, we are requiring both registration AND a minimum down payment that is 1/3 of your family cost.

PLEASE NOTE – YOUR ROOM WILL NOT BE RESERVED UNTIL WE HAVE RECEIVED PAYMENT. You may pay in full or sign up for the following payment plan:

  • 1/3 by February 28, 2023
  • 1/3 by March 31, 2023
  • Final balance by May 31, 2023

We strive to create an atmosphere of inclusion, and welcome your family regardless of race and ethnicity, marital status, age, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, or national origin.


Thursday, August 3rd

  • 12:00-1:00pm Check-in and lunch for New Families
  • 1:00-3:00pm New Family Orientation
  • 2:00-5:00pm Check-in for all Returning Families
  • 6:00pm Dinner for all families and Camp Kick-off

Fri., Aug 4th & Sat., Aug 5th - PROGRAMMING

  • 8:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 12 noon Programming for kids and parents
  • 12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00 – 3:30 pm Programming for kids and parents
  • 3:30 – 5:50pm Family time
  • 6:00 – 7:00pm Dinner
  • 7:00 – 9:00 Evening Group Entertainment

Sunday, August 6th

  • 8:00 Breakfast
  • 9:00 – 12:00 Programming and Camp Closing
  • 12:00-1:00pm Lunch

Camp Costs, by Family Size:

Family of 2

Family of 3

Family of 4

Family of 5

Family of 6+

Camp Registration is Full

We are excited to announce that Family Camp 2023 is full. We filled the spots for 35 families in only the first three days.  If you are interested in attending family camp this year, please join our wait list.  We expect cancellations each year and will reach out to wait-listed families in the order they completed their wait list registration.