Press Release: Camp Fire Central Oregon STEM Beyond School Project

Camp Fire Central Oregon and High Desert Museum selected as one of the Central Oregon STEM Beyond School Project sites. STEM offers science, technology, engineering and math programming for underserved youth.  Bend, Ore ⎯ Camp Fire Central Oregon, a local organization that provides co-ed programs for our youth to find their spark and ensure they […]


5 Great Reasons To Volunteer With Us

Did you know that Camp Fire relies on amazing adult and teen volunteers to make the magic of Campfire Central Oregon happen for kids each year? Volunteering is easy and fun! Here are the top 5 reasons why you should volunteer with Campfire Central Oregon.   Make New Friends Volunteering at Campfire Central Oregon is a […]


Camp Counselor Emma Bell

Meet Emma Bell Emma Bell is a remarkable young lady and camp counselor who joined Campfire Central Oregon during her high school years here in Bend Oregon. She is remarkable in that she earned her Wohelo award so quickly thru hard work and perseverance and a truly giving spirit. “Wohelo” stands for Work, Health, and […]


Back to School Tips

  Before you know it this summer will be a distant memory and your kids will already be back to school. Will you and the family be ready? There are so many items to check off the list for everyone. We have put together these top tips to help transition you and your kids to […]


Free Summer Meals For Kids

Here is a great resource for the children in our state in need of free meals. During the school year many kids eat free or reduced meals each day. When school ends so does this important resource. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is meant to help fill that nutritional gap. Summer Meals is open […]


Don’t Forget Your….

  SummerKids is off to a great start!  With so many fun games and creative activities planned, we know your kids will be having a blast right from the start. What to Bring EVERY Day Water bottle – labeled with child’s name. Closed-Toed Shoes or sandals that stay on. No flip-flops. Sunscreen – please apply everyday before arriving. Lunch – […]


Thank you, Sarah Saunders for saving a child’s life!

Camp Fire Central Oregon would like to recognize Sarah Saunders for successfully administering abdominal thrusts in order to save a child from choking at Juniper Elementary School. Sarah is a Camp Fire Club Leader at Juniper. We are incredibly proud of her efforts, and applaud her for thinking clearly and acting decisively in a time […]