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Developmental Relationships—are we cultivating them?

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Developmental Relationships—connections that help us learn, grow, give back and become our best selves—are fundamental to a thriving life. Research shows that young people who have strong developmental relationships are more engaged at school, have higher social-emotional learning skills and… Read More >

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Advancing Equity at Camp

Inclusion has always been a value at Camp Fire, and throughout the past century, we have been learning more and more about what inclusion looks like. A big part of that journey is creating equitable opportunities for all young people… Read More >

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Using “Pulse Checks” to Empower Young People

Want to make sure the young people in your life are heard, supported and empowered? It may be time for a Pulse Check. This Camp Fire tool was developed for our own programs, but you can put its principles to… Read More >

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How Camp Fire Staff Build Youth-Driven Programs

Camp Fire is both for young people and created by young people. This isn’t just aspirational: Our commitment to youth voice is carried out in very practical ways by thousands of Camp Fire staff at the program level.  Here are… Read More >

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P2P Request For Proposals

  Camp Fire National Headquarters is now accepting proposals for workshop presenters and facilitators for the Promise to Practice 2021 Conference. Submissions will close on October 1, 2021. All accepted presenters will receive a discount code for free registration to… Read More >

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2021 National Leadership Conference (NLC)

    2021 National Leadership Conference (NLC) Hub The National Leadership Conference (NLC) is a meeting of council representatives from around the country. Council leaders, board members, and senior program, marketing, and development leaders are invited to hear special keynote… Read More >

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A Transaction of Trust

5 Days of Action is June 7-11th. It is a week designed to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse. Led by the YMCA Guardians for Child Protection, the goal is to engage… Read More >

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Camp Fire

          “What is the current reality demanding of us as a leader?” – Bianca J. Baldridge –       We believe in the intrinsic value, dignity, and worth of every person. That is what drives us… Read More >

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