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Reconnection over Resolution

This January, we’re trying something new: We’re focusing on reconnection instead of resolutions. Case in point, our December National Leadership Conference (NLC) theme was Camp Fire (re)Connects. Camp Fire’s mission is to connect young people to the outdoors, to others… Read More >

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FIRST® LEGO® League Competition: A Robotics Recap!

Sunday, December 11 was an exciting, fun-filled day for our three competitive robotics teams! The three Camp Fire teams: The Midnight Makers, The League, and The Brick Alliance came to the competition ready to give it their all and have… Read More >

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CFA: Wraps up Fall Session, Plus a Winter Sign-up Reminder!

Camp Fire Afterschool is gearing up for a wonderful winter program, with availability at both Bend International School (BIS) and Amity Creek locations on some days, some weeks. Check it out! Meanwhile, we’ve just put the finishing touches on a… Read More >

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FIRST® LEGO® League Competition: A Robotics Recap!

Sunday, December 11 was an exciting, fun-filled day for our three competitive robotics teams! The three Camp Fire teams: The Midnight Makers, The League, and The Brick Alliance came to the competition ready to give it their all and have… Read More >

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Camp Fire Central Oregon to Launch Youth Advisory Committee in Service to the City of Bend

In addition to all the great activities being offered to teens through our Teen Connects Service and Leadership Program, wheels are in motion for the creation of a Youth Advisory Committee, in partnership with the City of Bend. The Youth… Read More >

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Camp Fire Central Oregon Staff Recognized With Top Leadership Award at National Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CAMP FIRE CENTRAL OREGON STAFF RECOGNIZED WITH TOP LEADERSHIP AWARD AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE Distinguished Honor from Camp Fire National Headquarters Acknowledges Outstanding Contribution and Commitment to Youth Development   Bend, Ore. Dec. 14, 2023 – Inclusive youth… Read More >

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Supporting Young People Through the Holidays

The holidays: when both cheer and stress levels reach epic highs. Many young people are already struggling with mental health issues, and the season creates extra challenges. Gatherings can highlight family tensions, sleep and routines get disrupted, and normal sources… Read More >

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Equity in Action

What do you think of when you think about equity? Fairness? Equality? Acting justly? When we talk about equity at Camp Fire, we’re not talking about an unreachable ideal. We’re not talking about a simplistic, everybody-gets-the-same-size-slice-of-pizza approach. We’re talking about… Read More >

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Camp Fire Central Oregon Scores Major Grant to Fund New Marketing & Development Director Role

Bend, Ore. – Camp Fire Central Oregon is thrilled to announce the recent receipt of a substantial three-year capacity-building grant being awarded by the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. The funds, totaling $218,500, represents a major milestone as it marks a… Read More >

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