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  Leading With Our Values           Camp Fire’s Statement on the Murder of Asian Women on March 16, 2021: Hate has no home in Camp Fire. Two nights ago, eight people were killed in violence across… Read More >

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Hate Has No Home in Camp Fire

  Two nights ago, eight people were killed in violence across three Asian-owned spas in Atlanta, six of them being Asian American women. We are devastated by this news. As we mourn and reflect, we also want to take action… Read More >

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Promise to Practice 2020

Camp Fire’s annual Promise to Practice (P2P) Workshop is where council program professionals and leaders gather to get inspired, connect, learn, and share! While in the past we have always gathered in person, due to the circumstances of COVID-19 we… Read More >

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From Camp Fire to Mission Control: NASA Chief Flight Director Holly Ridings’s Alumni Story

NASA Chief Flight Director Holly Ridings, the first woman to hold the position, describes the current mission happening on the International Space Station in mission control at Johnson Space Center Thursday Sept. 27, 2018 in Houston

If you were one of the 10 million people who watched NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley (Bob and Doug) to the International Space Station in May, you have seen Camp Fire alumni Holly Ridings’s life’s… 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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#HappyCamper Challenge

  We are challenging you to dedicate the month of May to intentional self-care. Why? First, when you take time for self-care, everyone in your life benefits. Second, now more than ever, we all need self-care habits to help us… 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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Five Ways to Help Kids Belong

  It’s a universal human need. When we feel like we belong, we feel safe to be who we truly are—or who we truly want to become. We feel secure, seen and valued. We feel at home.  At Camp Fire,… Read More >

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Why Camp Fire? 

As we celebrate Giving Tuesday (December 3!) and approach the end of the year, we want to say thank you for your ongoing support of Camp Fire. Your gifts of money, time, and insight make an immeasurable difference in young… Read More >

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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: