BranchingOUT 2024

Enjoy an evening at UBC Botanical Garden celebrating the LGBTQ2S+ community, meeting like-minded people curious about nature as a warmup for the Vancouver Pride Festival! Participants will learn from Garden staff on guided tours through the collection, explore the Garden from new heights on the  GreenHeart TreeWalk. Light snacks and drinks will be provided, and alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase (while supplies last). Entrance to this event is free with optional donations going to CampOUT!. Pre-Registration is REQUIRED.  This event is 19+.

When: Wednesday, July 24th 2024 

Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm 

Where: UBC Botanical Garden entrance, 6408 SW Marine Dr., Vancouver BC 

Cost: Pre-Registration is REQUIRED. A suggested donation of $5.00 is available when you register, and more opportunities will be available to donate at the event.  


About your host: Scott Ferguson (possibly the sassiest horticulturist at the UBC Botanical Garden) is excited to host all of you along with many other Garden staff at our second ever BranchingOUT! 

About CampOUT!: UBC CampOUT! is a summer camp for queer, trans, and Two-Spirit youth ages 14-21 from across BC. Our organizational focus is to increase the health and wellness of LGBTQ2S+ youth populations by providing a financially accessible annual program that directly responds to the needs of this community. 

Notes: This event is 19+. Please dress for the weather, CLOSED-TOE SHOES ARE MANDATORY for those that would like to go on the Greenheart TreeWalk. Guests are strongly encouraged to wear their favourite florals. 

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