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Alumni Timeline

What a history! Camp Fire has been around since 1910, which means our young people have been a part of and making American history for the past 111 years. Check out this timeline of Camp Fire moments throughout history:     … Read More >

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Staff Spotlight: Zafiro Dell’Acqua

Meet our newest team member: Zafiro Dell’Acqua! Zafiro joined our staff this summer as the Assistant Director for SummerKids and will take over as Director at the end of this season. Zafiro has a background in both traditional education and… Read More >

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2019-2020 People & Impact Report

Camp Fire made a big impact in the 2019-2020 program year. It just looked different than any of us could have imagined. The 2019-2020 program year was a challenge for so many reasons, COVID-19 being one of the biggest. For… Read More >

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Camp Fire C.O. Teens Making our Community More Trans-Friendly

Life-long Camp Fire Central Oregon participants, Amelia Hartman-Warr and Kira Yun, are currently working to achieve their WorkHealthLove awards, the highest accomplishment in Camp Fire. Achieving this prestigious honor requires serious commitment, and a passion for and dedication to bettering… Read More >

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Staff Spotlight: James DiRosa

Meet our new Teen Programs Manager: James DiRosa! James has worked with Camp Fire Central Oregon in various capacities over the past 3 years and we are thrilled to now have him as a full-time staff member taking over teen… Read More >

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Connecting your Kids with Nature this Earth Day

111 years ago, Camp Fire was founded on a belief in the importance of giving all youth access to nature and outdoor education. While our programs have evolved with the times, this remains one of our central tenets: connecting all… Read More >

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Board Member Spotlight: Brittnye Freeberg

Meet our newest board member: Brittnye Freeberg! Brittnye joined our Board of Directors earlier this year, but has volunteered with Camp Fire Central Oregon at both our Tumalo Day Camp and Afterschool program since 2016. She works as a scientist… Read More >

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Celebrate Earth Day: Work for Environmental Justice

The outdoors is inextricably woven into Camp Fire’s inception, history and goals for the future. Similarly, social justice is undeniably tied to environmental justice: We live in the environment, we share in the environment. What we do to, with and for the environment we do… Read More >

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The Importance of Celebration

As we look to celebrate Absolutely Incredible Kid Day this week, we are also reflecting on the importance of celebration in general as a way to instill confidence, publicly acknowledge efforts and accomplishments, and promote work towards goals.  The distinction… Read More >

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