A new summer camp for gay LGBT youths has launched in the UK, the first of its kind, and aims to reach out to teenagers who may have felt isolated or lonely because of their sexuality or gender identity.

Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre has announced the UK’s first summer camp catering exclusively for teenagers aged 13-18 who identify as LGBT, or who are questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender.

The summer camp will take place between 18 and 24 August in Snowdonia, Wales, and will offer participants the opportunity to take place in workshops and outdoor experiences, while meeting new friends.

Lukasz Konieczka, Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre manager said: “LGBT young people can feel isolated, depressed and lonely in what is predominantly heterosexual World around them. Having space where they can belong and be part of something positive is vital in order to build positive self-esteem and resilience”

As well as outdoor activities, workshops, talks and activities will offer young people the chance to enjoy summer in a supportive, non-judgemental and diverse and non-heteronormative setting.

Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre is London based leading provision for young LGBT people age 13-19 offering youth club, mentoring, training and consultancy as well as school delivered anti-homophobia workshops.