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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:

The impact of COVID-19 on today’s young people

It is now officially summer — schools are on break, the sun is high and bright, and COVID-19 has now been with us for almost six months and doesn’t look like it is going anywhere anytime soon.  The era of… Read More >

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Engage Your Family: Talking Race, Racism, & Anti-Racism With Youth K-12

artist nikkolas smith

We know you agree: young people are amazing. We believe they shape the world (no matter their age) and it’s our job to be with them on a journey to self-discovery and lift their voice. How do we do that?… Read More >

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Message from our CEO: Expressing our solidarity with our Black youth and families

Artist: Nikkolas Smith   Our hearts and minds are heavy with grief and anger from the multiple incidents of brutality and racism we have witnessed over the past several weeks. We must stand with our Black youth, families, and staff in sadness, compassion, and anger for the… Read More >

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Let’s Talk About Self-Care

Written by Julia Fleenor Bejarano – Marketing Coordinator, Camp Fire NHQ   Before we begin, take a deep breath with me: In…1…2…3… Out…1…2…3… Lower your shoulders from your ears and roll them backward. Stop your tongue from pressing into the… Read More >

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Your Earth Day Service Guide!

April 22 is Earth Day!     The first Earth Day was celebrated April 22, 1970, and each year since Camp Fire has celebrated the day through service and advocacy. Caring for nature is part of our DNA. Our founders… Read More >

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10 Ways to Invest in Kids…While You’re Social Distancing

Camp Fire is part of the #InvestinKids campaign, a movement by 12 leading youth organizations to encourage people to give their voice, time and dollars to our country’s youth. And we’re all having to get creative about how to invest… Read More >

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10 Ways You Can Help Your Community During COVID-19

This post was originally published by Youth Service America. Read the original post here. Volunteering and service are more important during a crisis than ever. Social distancing does not mean social isolation. We’re all in this together, so be a… Read More >

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Ways You Can #InvestInKids

Camp Fire has teamed up with 12 of the nation’s leading youth programs to launch a joint national campaign: Be a Champion, #InvestInKids. Our goal? Increase support for youth programs across the country.   We’re asking you to take action.… Read More >

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Meet our 2020 Incredible Kids!

March 19th is Absolutely Incredible Kid Day® and we are honored to celebrate our two national Incredible Kids for 2020. Taijah and Aidan are being recognized for their perseverance, dedication to their communities, and desire to make the world a… Read More >

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