Category Archives : Food For Thought


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 […]


Time Well Spent – Camp Fire Teen tells about her experience with the YAC

McKenzie Napier tells all about her time spent on Camp Fire’s Youth Advisory Council By the age of 16, most teens are trying to figure out who they are and where they fit in to the world. Camp Fire’s McKenzie Napier is no different. She keeps herself extremely busy between Nordic Skiing competitions by being […]


Top 5 Reasons to Join A Camp Fire Club This Fall

Don’t let this warm weather fool you; Fall is making a comeback as she slowly creeps into Central Oregon. Some of the leaves have already begun to change, and the morning air has been gradually getting chillier– have you noticed? Very soon, t-shirts and bathing suits will be replaced with sweaters and hot-chocolate. While not all of the […]


Join the Conversation: What It Takes For Youth to Thrive

This article was originally printed in The Bulletin‘s 2015 Summer Youth Activity Guide.   What is your child’s spark? Most parents can identify the things that make their children happy, but it is less common for parents to have deliberate and structured conversations with their kids about what gives their lives purpose. Many of the […]


3 Things to Remember As Your Kids Grow Up

The time has finally come. Your babies are really starting to grow up. At first, you didn’t believe it, or accept it, or even acknowledge it in the tiniest bit. Ever since they were born, you’ve been singing them to sleep, reading books in goofy voices, and even–dare I say it–messing with their food until […]