The Spark

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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:

Camp Fire’s Service During World War I & World War II

Special thanks to alumni Phyllis Raines who provided the following information about Camp Fire Girls war efforts from 1914-1952. Service and civic engagement have always been core Camp Fire values. This value was put to work during World War I… Read More >

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People & Impact

The past eight months have been tumultuous and uncertain. With the Fall school-year approaching, COVID-19 still at large, and the 2020 election around the corner, everything continues to feel up in the air. However, one thing we have learned through… Read More >

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Virtual Summer Camps for You

  We know that COVID-19 has changed everyone’s summer plans. Summer camps are no exception. Coming up with activities at home on your own can be a huge task, but don’t worry – we’ve got you! Check out these fun… Read More >

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From lonely kid to lifelong friends: One Camp Fire alum/historian’s story

As her home camp Camp Sealth celebrates its 100th year, alumnus Lorrie Scott is looking back over her own six decades of dedication to Camp Fire. Lorrie has filled practically every role available to Camp Fire devotees: childhood member, adult… Read More >

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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 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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