Storytelling 101 — Storytelling Essentials:

Discover why story works, how it works, how to recognize storytelling traps (and how to avoid them), the essentials of storytelling structure, how to apply these things in your fundraising/grants and marketing, and other tips and frameworks you will want to use.

Wednesday, October 13th, 1 pm -3 pm CST




Storytelling 201 — Put Your Stories to Work + Become a Storytelling Organization

Learn how to find your “mission stories” and develop them to achieve your goals. This hands-on workshop will help you support fundraising, rally your board, recruit, excite your staff, engage your existing youth and caregivers, and market to new participants.

(You do not need to attend Workshop 1 to attend but it will be even better/more valuable if you can!)

Friday, October 22th, 1 pm – 3 pm CST at NLC
*To join this session you must register for Day 5 Trail to Knowing Me during NLC

Access the workbook here.




Storytelling 301 — Story Application Workshop

Our third and final interactive workshop will allow you to sharpen and refine your own stories. We will do some story analysis, breakout rooms, sharing and feedback, and allow you to put to work all the tools and tricks you’ve learned over the previous workshops. Get to a new level of confidence with story and how you can use it every day to communicate your impact.

Wednesday, November 10th, 1 pm – 3 pm CST

Access the story drafts:


Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

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