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Camp Fire and Developmental Relationships: How strong connections help kids thrive

We all know intuitively that positive relationships are at the very center of a thriving life – both for kids and adults. And, thanks to hard-working social scientists, the data says so, too. In fact, the common denominator among thriving… Read More >

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Meet Our Amazing Staff – Melanie Feltmate

For our spring spotlight, we want to recognize a super-enthusiastic, awesome staff member who is building some new and exciting programs for our older kids this year: Melanie! As a Teen Program Manager, Melanie directs our Teen Connects program, our… Read More >

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Volunteering Helps Kids Thrive

Adult volunteers fuel our programs and help our young people thrive. But did you know volunteering is also a great way for young people to unlock their superpowers? (Scroll down to find out about a youth volunteering opportunity going on at Camp Fire… Read More >

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Use the power of words on Absolutely Incredible Kid Day!

CAMP FIRE ALABAMA   YOUR EMAIL SUBMIT MY PLEDGE Camp Fire founded this annual tradition in 1997 because we wanted to encourage adults to make encouraging kids a priority. Why? Because words are powerful. They can lead kids to discover their spark, help… Read More >

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5 Ways to Make a Big Impact for Absolutely Incredible Kid Day®

CAMP FIRE HEART OF IOWA Here at Camp Fire, every day is about helping kids thrive. But we wanted to take one day a year to really do it BIG. That’s why we started Absolutely Incredible Kid Day® in 1997. Every year… Read More >

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Writing Tips, Ideas & Examples for Absolutely Incredible Kid Day®

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day® is right around the corner! If you find yourself running a little low on creativity, here are some ideas to help get you started writing/telling a kid in your life why they are absolutely incredible: +… Read More >

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Mental health is a key part of thriving

This February, we’re going to be focusing on youth mental health awareness. At Camp Fire, we help kids learn the tools they need to thrive: how to identify their sparks, develop a growth mindset, manage their goals and take time to reflect. Unfortunately, many young… Read More >

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Be a Spark Champion

It’s not enough to just know your spark. You have to grow it! And that’s where spark champions come in. CAMP FIRE ALABAMA Spark Champions are adults who help young people develop the interests, skills, commitments or qualities that give lives purpose… Read More >

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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 >

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