Camp Fire Alaska | Light the Fire Within

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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.

Virtual Summer Camp Re-Cap

We wrapped up the final week of our first ever virtual camp program last Wednesday! The 6-week program flew by. Each week, participants moved at their own pace through the activities, which always included a recipe, an art or craft,… Read More >

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Program Update

Dear Camp Fire Families, Thank you to those of you who completed our survey. Your input is very important as we continue our work to develop what our programs will look like this fall. The school district announced this morning… Read More >

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Healthy Recipes for Families

Did you know that certain foods can boost your mood while they also help you maintain energy throughout busy days? There are even foods that can help you sleep better at night, like cherries and chamomile tea. During this time… 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