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A purpose in life, less depression and anxiety, better social skills, higher school attendance…all of these benefits (and more!) when kids/teens have opportunity to nurture their Spark with adult support! See all the awesome benefits when you share your email! Enjoy:

This is what inclusion looks like

  Camp Fire works to realize the dignity and worth of each individual and to eliminate human barriers based on all assumptions that prejudice individuals. Designed and implemented to reduce sexual, racial, religious, and cultural stereotypes and to foster positive… Read More >

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Meet Ben Matthews, Camp Fire’s Diversity & Inclusion Program Consultant

Ben Matthews is Camp Fire National Headquarters’ new program consultant for diversity and inclusion. Ben’s role is supported by a CAMPER grant (Camp Accessibility, Meaningful Participation, and Equal Representation), a three-year initiative to better include three underserved youth populations at… Read More >

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Camp Fire Appoints Greg Zweber as New President and CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2019 National youth development organization, Camp Fire, is proud to announce the appointment of Greg Zweber as President and CEO. Zweber brings 24 years of nonprofit and corporate experience to the role and most recently served as the… Read More >

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3 Things Every High-Quality Camp Program Should Have

It’s almost camp season! All over the country, Camp Fire camps are getting ready to welcome kids to a summer of fun, learning, growth, impact, and discovery. Sometimes the stereotype of summer camp is just canoes and cabin hijinx, but… Read More >

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Camp Fire is Dedicated to Creating Safe Spaces for All Youth

Youth Development Expert Nikki Roe Cropp – Program Consultant, Camp Fire National HQ Nikki is an expert in professional development training in youth development and the nonprofit sector. One of the many professional enrichment courses she facilitates is Camp Fire’s… Read More >

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Volunteering Helps Kids Thrive

Adult volunteers fuel our programs and help our young people thrive. But did you know volunteering is also a great way for young people to unlock their superpowers? (Scroll down to find out about a youth volunteering opportunity going on… Read More >

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Letter from the CEO: Goodbye & Closing Remarks

Cathy Tisdale

The past, nearly nine years as President and CEO of Camp Fire have been the best—and the hardest—work of my professional life. I began with an unwavering belief that if Camp Fire rose again to its former prominence and glory,… Read More >

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Meet Camp Fire’s 2019 Absolutely Incredible Kids!

On March 1, Camp Fire celebrated three Absolutely Incredible Kids who represent the millions of amazing youth in our country, who live their lives to make the world a better place. The three honorees were nominated by peers and adults… Read More >

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Use the power of words on Absolutely Incredible Kid Day!

  Your Email Submit My Pledge Camp Fire founded this annual tradition in 1997 because we wanted to encourage adults to make encouraging kids a priority. Why? Because words are powerful. They can lead kids to discover their spark, help… Read More >

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