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We’re Re-envisioning ‘Thriving’

Part of the work of being an alive, evolving organization is to revisit the big stuff regularly. If you don’t question why you exist, what your work is, and what you believe every so often, it’s easy to get stagnant.… Read More >

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Camp Fire’s Boundary-Breaking History

  In 1909, Charlotte Gulick held a small summer camp for her daughters, three of their close friends, and a young woman with disabilities. There was no way she could have known that that first camp would grow into a… Read More >

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Staff Spotlight: Sara Ward

Meet our newest team member: Sara Ward! Sara joined our staff this month as the Program Manager for Camp Fire Afterschool. Sara comes to us after working at other youth-serving organizations around Bend and with a wealth of knowledge on… 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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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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Staff Spotlight: Javier Leiva

Haga clic aquí para leer este artículo en español   This June, our staff spotlight shines on Javier Leiva. Javier joined our team at the beginning of 2020 as a Spanish Language Facilitator and now also occupies the role of… Read More >

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Teens On Fire Create Pop-Up Food Pantry

As Camp Fire Central Oregon’s teen service programs have grown over the past few years, we’ve seen these young people give back to our community in amazing and creative ways. This 2019-2020 school year was our first year running three… Read More >

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Staff Spotlight: Alyssa Thomas

This winter, our staff spotlight shines on Alyssa Thomas. Alyssa joined the Camp Fire Central Oregon team as part of our SummerKids staff in 2019 and has since gone year-round with us as a Program Lead for Camp Fire Afterschool,… Read More >

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Board Member Spotlight: Molly Adam

  Each quarter, we interview and highlight one of our staff members, giving you a closer look at the team behind Camp Fire Central Oregon. Moving into 2020, we’ve decided to spotlight not only 1 staff member each quarter, but… Read More >

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