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Help the Friendship Fund open up outdoor experiences to all

We know that camp and outdoor programs help young people connect to the environment and each other. These life-changing experiences
Shawna Rosenzweig, Chief Strategy Officer, Camp Fire National Headquarters speaking at NAA convention

How Election Season Impacts LGBTQ2S+ Youth

By Shawna Rosenzweig, Chief Strategy Officer, Camp Fire National Headquarters This election season, it’s hard to miss all the negative

#EmblemDrop2022: It’s here!

Today, we’re very excited to share our first awards and recognition emblem redesign: 125 emblems. 3 years of collaborative, youth-led
7 Days #eblemdrop2022

#EmblemDrop2022: One Week Out!

Count ’em: There are seven days left until we reveal Camp Fire’s first full emblem redesign in 100 years. Emblems

SAVE THE DATE: A Redesign 100 Years in the Making

  Mark your calendars: November 1 is bringing big, bright changes to the way Camp Fire recognizes young people’s growth
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Camp Fire alumni keep camp history alive

The Ojiketa Preservation Society continues Camp Fire’s impact in the Twin Cities region long after the camp it is named
You have to center joy: understand thriving with Dr. Kia Darling-Hammond

You have to center joy: Understanding thriving with Dr. Kia Darling-Hammond

  We’ve been very lucky to partner with Dr. Kia Darling-Hammond, a leader in thriving research, as we re-envisioned Camp
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3 reasons we need afterschool programs NOW

Camp Fire Heart of Iowa Out-of-school-time programs really matter in the day-to-day lives of families and young people. They are

We’re re-envisioning “thriving”

  Part of the work of being an alive, evolving organization is to revisit the big stuff regularly. If you