Join a 2023 Next Step Summer Campference!

Part camp, part conference, our free, residential Summer Campferences foster friendships and community with peers who “get it.” Next Step Campferences are open to ages 16-24 and will be held at the Warren Conference Center & Inn, in Ashland, MA. We hope to see you this summer!

Here is what you will experience at a Next Step Campference:

  • Engage in educational workshops designed with the help from your peers
  • Recharge with new friends
  • Join the music and art mayhem
  • Create fun, life-changing moments
  • Empower yourself with information and resources
  • And SO MUCH more!

Sounds good?! Spots for our popular Summer Campference fill up fast so we encourage you to submit your application below as soon as possible to secure your spot!

In Their Words

Our participants say it best. Read stories from young people who have attended a Next Step Campference!

Which Next Step Campference is right for you?

Cancer Community: Thursday, June 15th to Sunday, June 18th

Rare Genetic Disorder & Chronic Illness Community: Thursday, June 29th to Sunday, July 2nd

HIV Community: Thursday, July 27th to Sunday, July 30th

Questions before signing up?

Email Casey Casey, Next Step Nursing Director & Partnership Coordinator, at or Kepler Jeudy, Next Step Program Director, at if you have any questions about joining a 2023 Next Step Summer Campference.

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