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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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