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Volunteer Opportunity at Autumn Family Faire

Autumn Family Faire flyer. October 21, 2023 11am to 4pm at Troy Field.

  Autumn Family Faire volunteers needed! We’re not just hosting an event… we’re throwing a fantastic day-long faire at Troy Field in Bend! Picture this: Booths, games galore, food trucks, face painting, and the chance to connect with your awesome… Read More >

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How Can Nature Help us Reframe ‘Work’?

“What happens when you shift from thinking of your team functioning like a well-oiled machine to a well-nurtured meadow?” This is just one of the many re-framing questions from José González, an environmentalist, Chicano and educator, and founder of Latino… Read More >

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Building on Our STEM Foundations

Have you ever had the experience of being fully in the moment … and only later realizing how well that presence set you up for the future? Maybe you got so in the flow of doing something you love that… Read More >

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Media Release: Camp Fire Central Oregon Expands Environmental Program to Sisters Middle School Youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2023 CAMP FIRE CENTRAL OREGON EXPANDS ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM TO SISTERS MIDDLE SCHOOL ‘ExplOregon: Project Good Earth’ will boost accessibility to nature-based enrichment while giving kids a chance to connect to the outdoors, each other, and… Read More >

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Camp Fire’s Approach to Trauma: What It Means to Be Trauma-informed

You’ve heard us say it many times: Growing up is hard. That’s the why behind everything we do. But when we say hard…just how hard are we talking? Right now, really hard. Like, clinically hard. We’re in a youth mental… Read More >

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Gather ‘Round the Camp Fire: It’s Story Time

We really, really need your story. Here’s why. Happy Alumni Month! Gather ‘round the crackling fire with us…watch the flames dance as the smell of smoke and crisp night air billows up into a starry sky. Snuggle up in a… Read More >

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Media Release: $75,000 PacificSource Community Solutions Grant Awarded to Camp Fire Central Oregon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2023 PACIFICSOURCE COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS GRANT AWARDED TO CAMP FIRE CENTRAL OREGON Funding Helps Remove Financial Barriers, Sending 100 More Kids to Camp, Summer 2023 Bend, Ore. –  For many families throughout Central Oregon, the cost… Read More >

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Media Release: Camp Fire Central Oregon’s Environmental Program Expands to Madras/Warm Springs Area Youth

Kids in Madras make seed pods with Camp Fire Central Oregon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2023 CAMP FIRE CENTRAL OREGON EXPANDS ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMER PROGRAM TO MADRAS AND WARM SPRINGS AREA YOUTH Bend, Ore. –  A new environmental program for youth, launched in early 2023, is spreading its wings to Madras… Read More >

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But What Does Belonging Feel Like?

Creating belonging is a moral good, sure, but sometimes we need to take a second to remember just how good belonging feels. When have you experienced the power of belonging? We talk a lot about belonging at Camp Fire. It’s… Read More >

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