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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.

Simple Ways to Give

      Did you know you can give to Camp Fire Alaska by simply shopping on Amazon or at Fred Meyer? It’s true! We also are an option for Pick.Click.Give. We’re going to break down these great ways to… Read More >

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Rural Alaska Timeline

In the theme of gratitude, our Rural Alaska Program decided to look back and reflect on all the hard work and dedication it has taken to make our program what it is today.

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I Am Going Outside

Our staff members Cisco and Kendalyn, as well as other Alaskan’s, shared how race and culture shape their relationship to the land using their own personal vocabulary as a part of the Alaska Humanities Forum’s series titled I Am Going Outside.

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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