Camp Fire Central Oregon | Light the Fire Within
Register now for our Jan. 21st MLK No School Day Camp!

Powerful Programs Archive

Our BRIDGES Program: Raising Awareness of Human Trafficking

Today, January 11th, is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. And it is the perfect day to share what our BRIDGES: Thailand program has been up to for the past few months… This past November, our BRIDGES program travelled to Thailand… Read More >

Share This:

Find Your Spark in 2019!

There’s a whole lot of resolving going on right now! The new year is a natural time to restart, refocus and return to the things you’re passionate about. At Camp Fire we call those sparks. Everybody has sparks: the talents, interests, commitments… Read More >

Share This:

Reflecting on a Season of Service

  This year, we launched a “Season of Service” challenge for Bend teens to participate in weekly volunteer projects throughout November and December. From prepping meals at Family Kitchen, to sorting toys at the Salvation Army, it has been so… Read More >

Share This:

We’re Going Global! Pilot International Program Takes Off This Week

After a year of hard work and determination, our BRIDGES: Thailand program is about to take off–literally! Camp Fire Central Oregon staff and our partners from Workshops with Purpose conceived of this new program last November and have made enormous efforts… Read More >

Share This:

Camp Fire Just Keeps Getting Better (On Purpose)

Camp Fire’s Thrive{ology} framework teaches kids to have a growth mindset and reflect on what they’ve learned. And we like to practice what we preach! We want to make sure our programs deliver on our promise: to help young people find their spark, lift their voice and discover… Read More >

Share This:

Beyond Camp: Our Out-of-School Time Programs

September means school is in full swing, and so are Camp Fire’s Out-of-School Time (OST) programs! Yes, “camp” is literally our first name, but we help kids find their sparks in so many other ways. More than 25,000 kids and teens… Read More >

Share This:

The Big Benefits of Being in Nature

One of the best parts about going to camp is being outside. After all, Camp Fire began in 1910 to give girls the kind of outdoor experiences that were already available to boys. These days, Camp Fire programs teach kids of all genders to… Read More >

Share This:

Camp vs. Screens (Spoiler: Camp wins)

Camp vs. Screens (Spoiler: Camp wins) Facts we take seriously at Camp Fire: Kids spend 90 percent of their time indoors. – Children & Nature Network Kids spend 50+ hours a week on a screen.  – Children & Nature Network If you need a… Read More >

Share This:

Get the latest from Camp Fire Central Oregon!

Fun infographics, cutting-edge research, fascinating articles, compelling stories, big news, and other things we know you won’t want to miss—sign up for our quarterly email newsletter!

Sign Up for our Newsletter