A drag camp targetted at youths between the ages of 7 and 17 is being held this summer in Vancouver, with a junior camp for 7- to 11-year-olds and teen camps for ages 12 to 17..The camps, produced by the Carousel Theatre for Young People, are supported by local, provincial and federal taxpayer money.. Drag campsDrag camps .On its website promoting the camps, Carousel Theatre says, “Do you enjoy expressing yourself through clothing, makeup and performance? Do you have an alter ego that's just waiting to hit the stage? Our new two-week senior Drag Camp might be just your cup of tea, honey!”.It goes on to say, “Led by some of Vancouver’s established and emerging drag artists, you’ll learn how to access your inner confidence, show your true colours, and maybe even let out that inner diva!”.“You might be wondering, is drag for kids? Drag is for everyone!”.“Parents, ask yourself, what’s the difference between what you wear at home versus what you wear at work? You’re doing drag honey, you just don’t know it!”.The theatre says, “all students will be provided with a Drag Makeup Starter Kit!”.The ‘junior drag camp’ runs from July 4 to 7 at a cost of $460..A ‘teen drag camp’ is available from July 4 to 7 and again from July 10 to 14, for $900..A search of Government of Canada grant data, shows the Carousel Theatre received federal funding totalling $280,849 since 2018. .Also listed as supporters are the City of Vancouver, the Canada Council of Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council, Granville Island as well as the British Columbia Arts Council as supporters.