Hey Camp Fire Family! Evan here, aka Bowie, the Camp Manager at Camp K on Kenai Lake. For the month of April, we are focusing on environmentalism in youth development so I thought I’d share some of my thoughts and… Read More >
As we continue on the journey to make our programs more equitable and culturally aware, Cisco has taken leadership in that area after ten years of working in some of the most diverse schools in Anchorage.
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.