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Camp Fire Partners with Movie The Call of the Wild to Encourage Youth to Get in Nature and Focus on Environmental Stewardship

  Camp Fire announces it is partnering with the upcoming film The Call of the Wild, in theatres February 21, which will encourage young people to get outside and care for the environment. In the excitement for the film’s release… Read More >

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National Youth Development Organization Camp Fire Names Dave Albano to Board of Trustees

  National Youth Development Organization Camp Fire Names Dave Albano to Board of Trustees Albano brings more than 30 years of leadership experience from global telecommunications, IT, and entrepreneurship to Camp Fire   KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (July 24, 2019)… 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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Camp Fire Expands Efforts to Support Underserved Youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2018 Kansas City, Mo. – National youth development organization Camp Fire has announced plans to expand overnight/resident camp among three cohorts of underserved youth: 1) young people from economically underserved backgrounds, 2) young people who… Read More >

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We promise to help young people lift their voice

The second part of our Camp Fire promise is to help young people lift their voice. This is more than just learning to express their feelings or speak up for themselves and others. We promise to give kids the opportunity… Read More >

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We need YOU on the Youth Advisory Cabinet!

Camp Fire doesn’t just serve young people, it’s led by them. The National Youth Advisory Cabinet (YAC) is a group of passionate high school and college students who help Camp Fire thrive. Youth advisors come from all over the country… Read More >

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Camp Fire & the Positive Youth Development Movement

If you’ve been around Camp Fire at all, you’ve probably heard the term Positive Youth Development (PYD). Good ol’ context clues can tell you that this movement is about helping young people grow up happy, healthy and engaged, but here’s… Read More >

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What can YOU do for YOUTH on #GivingTuesday in ONE WEEK?

Because of you, Camp Fire is on its way to being stronger than ever. In 2017, we grew a lot (we served 19.5% more Camp Fire kids than 2016), added new programs across the country, got some major investments and partnerships, and have… Read More >

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Camp Fire Selected as National Partner to Strengthen Youth Relationships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 16, 2017)—Search Institute has selected Camp Fire to be one of five national partners to co-create and test innovative ways to strengthen the relationships that young people in marginalized communities experience in their schools,… Read More >

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