Camp Fire Central Oregon | Light the Fire Within
Registration now open for Tumalo Day Camp and SummerKids!

Programs

We've been helping Central Oregon youth find their sparks for over 100 years.

Our programs combine elements of outdoor adventure, leadership and service. We help kids of all ages find their sparks, develop a growth mindset, learn goal management, take time to reflect, and thrive. Explore all we have to offer below!

K-5th

 

Camp Fire Afterschool | K-5th Grades

Located at Amity Creek Magnet School and open to all Bend La Pine kids, our after school "Sparks" and "Rec" programs offer K - 5th graders a fun, nurturing and engaging place to grow and learn, five days a week. Camp Fire's Thrive{ology} curriculum inspires our age-specific, growth mindset-based programs, which provide youth with a nurturing, stimulating environment fostered by caring volunteers and staff.

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Robotics | K-8th Grades

Our after school robotics clubs for K-8th graders are all about problem solving, getting creative, exploring new ideas, and having fun! From First LEGO League, NASA Robotics and Drone teams to introductory robotics clubs, these programs build important life-skills, instill confidence, and help kids find their sparks.

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6th-12th

 

Robotics | K-8th Grades

Our after school robotics clubs for K-8th graders are all about problem solving, getting creative, exploring new ideas, and having fun! From First LEGO League, NASA Robotics and Drone teams to introductory robotics clubs, these programs build important life-skills, instill confidence, and help kids find their sparks.

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BRIDGES | 10th Grade+

Bridging Worlds. Building a Better Tomorrow. A joint program of Workshops With Purpose and Camp Fire Central Oregon, BRIDGES brings adults and teens together for an educational travel experience that serves to expose them to new cultures, push them out of their comfort zones, and open their eyes and hearts to our shared global community.

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Teens In Action | 6th-12th Grades

A mainstay of Camp Fire's service and leadership programs, Teens In Action is all about teens working together to make their community a better place. Moreover, members explore what matters to them, challenge themselves, and take on leadership roles to achieve their goals. This program is built on Camp Fire’s long-standing belief that youth are part of the solution to, and not the problem with, today’s social and environmental issues.

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Teen Connects | 6th-12th Grades

Teen Connects offers stand-alone service projects and fun outings for teens looking for more volunteer experience. Many opportunities will be free, while others may carry a small fee. Whether you are looking to participate occasionally or every month,  we are excited for any teen to join us as we make a difference, and make friends!

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No School Days

 

No School Day Camps | K-6th Grades

Turn "day off" into a day of creativity and fun! A great way to enrich out-of-school time, our No School Day Camps give kids the opportunity to find their spark, grow and express themselves in a safe, supportive environment with friends new and old. Our trained and professional staff facilitate a variety of engaging educational activities, new skills, fun games and exciting outdoor play.

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Babysitter Training | 5th-8th Grades

Whether your child is gearing up to take care of siblings, or thinking of making a little extra cash as a babysitter - they won't want to miss this educational, hands-on course! Participants will learn important babysitting skills including basic child care and first aid, safety measures, safe play with children, and job ethics. Babysitting certificates are given at the end of the course.

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Summer Programs

SummerKids | Entering K-12th Grades

Designed for working families, SummerKids weekly camps give your child a place to feel creative, secure and empowered. With great indoor and outdoor spaces, SummerKids offers theme-based camps all summer long. Leadership opportunities are available for 7th-9th graders and Junior Counselor opportunities for 9th-12th graders.

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Teen Service Challenges | Entering 7th-12th Grades

Camp Fire’s teen summer programs are all about giving back, building leadership skills, and having fun! All of these "Service Challenge" programs allow teens to participate in volunteer projects surrounding various themes such as stewardship and helping others. 

Registration opens March 1st

Tumalo Day Camp | Entering PreK-12th Grades

A fun, unique and unforgettable experience for kids. Tumalo Day Camp is a rich group outdoor learning experience that lets kids share joy and responsibility while making new, lasting friendships. Counselor in Training opportunities for 8th-12th graders.

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STEAM

We are currently working to develop some awesome summer STEAM programs...stay tuned!

Registration coming soon

Low cost options and financial assistance are available for all of our programs!

Camp Fire Central Oregon has a long history of providing financial assistance to families in need. We strive to make all of our programs available to as many youth as possible, regardless of the ability to pay.

We recommend applying for assistance far in advance of the programs you are interested in attending, as funds are limited. Programs are open to all and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical challenges, or sexual orientation.

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Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within