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Another Magical Summer

Summer Adventure Camp Staff jump into summer!     We had such a great summer and we hope you did too! It was so nice to bring back Camp K and, after a year delay, get to have our first… Read More >

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We Have A Job For You

Camp Fire Alaska seeks a forward-thinking Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with a passion for providing children the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

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COVID-19 Update

We hope that these FAQs will help answer some of your questions about our current programs.

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You Belong Here: Honoring Alaska Native Community Values

…creating time and space for Elders and other adults to participate in activities with youth and staff and teach them about cultural history, subsistence living, and more.

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Ending Cultural Appropriation

  What does “cultural appropriate” mean: The use of one culture’s elements by a group or individual who does not belong to that culture. The adoption of these elements from another culture typically occurs without the consent of the people… Read More >

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Striding Forward in our Rural Programming

We cannot wait for another summer of the Rural Alaska Program to begin and are enthusiastic to see our changes in action.

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Summer Camp Covid Safety

Check out our updated 2021 Summer Camp (both day and overnight camp) procedures below!

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The Camp Fire Alaska main office operates on the ancestral land of the Dena’ina people. Camp Fire Alaska runs programing on the lands of the Athabascan, Yup’ik, Chup’ik, Sougpiaq, and Inupiaq peoples. We value and thank them for their current and historic commitment to and protection of this land. We pledge to assist, in partnership, in the environmental stewardship of these lands. We strive to learn more about the history of the Native peoples of Alaska and the historic trauma they have suffered. We commit to being an active ally through activities, actions, and organizational decisions and practices. We understand that this is a dynamic process through which our Land Acknowledgement practices, and statement will evolve as we receive feedback from tribal partners and acquire a deeper understanding of and from the Native peoples of Alaska.