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.

Summer Camp Update

Summer Adventure Kids

Dear Camp Fire Families, We can’t believe it’s the last week of “school” and our Emergency Programs! We are ready to switch gears toward summer, and will spend next week training staff for a new camp model that meets current… Read More >

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Provider Appreciation: Everyday Heroes Provide Frontline Support.

To all Camp Fire Alaska Staff—you are our everyday heroes. Youth thrive because of you.

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COVID-19 Response & FAQs

We hope that these FAQs will help answer some of your initial questions.

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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