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School Year Camp Fire Program begins August 22nd

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Camp Fire Alaska - An innovative leader in youth development since 1913

5k+

YOUTH SERVED YEARLY

100+

YEARS IN ALASKA

94%

CAMP FIRE YOUTH FEEL HAPPY AND SUPPORTED

86%

KIDS TRIED THINGS THEY HAD NEVER DONE BEFORE

 

Our Mission

Every child will have the opportunity to discover the best in themselves and others in a fun, safe learning environment.

 

Our History

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.

 

Our Programs

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.

Working Towards Racial Equity

  Since 2020, Camp Fire Alaska has significantly increased our focus and resources into DEI initiatives because we recognize the importance of this work to the communities, families, and youth we serve. At this point, we offer 15+ Diversity, Equity… Read More >

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Back to School GIVEAWAY

Camp Fire Alaska is celebrating being back to school by doing giveaways every Friday in August!

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Meet Our Rural Staff

Our Rural Alaska Program Travel Staff are officially off in communities across Alaska facilitating programming! We thought we’d take a moment to introduce some of our incredible hires for this season.   Meet Siena (she/her) who recently graduated from the… Read More >

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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