Camp Fire was founded as a national organization in 1910 and started operating in Alaska in 1913. One of the first youth organizations in the state, today we are a leader in youth development and the largest licensed provider of school-age childcare in Alaska.
Camp Fire offers affordable, high-quality programs, professionally trained staff, activities and events that are appealing to youth, and a fun, safe place to experience it all. We serve more than 5,000 youth every year before and after school, during school breaks, all summer long, and across rural Alaska.
For past attendees, summer camp is a repository of happy childhood memories. It is a time where children come together and bond with each other and nature, making new connections and deepening current bonds. It turns out that summer camp… Read More >
Winter break is crucial for school-aged children, providing them with an opportunity to rest and recharge. However, not all kids may experience winter break as a vacation. Some may face challenges such as academic regression, under-stimulation, and lack of structure, making… Read More >
Before 2023 zooms by, we invite you to look back on 2022 with us in our Rewind 2022!
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.