Camp Fire Alaska | Light the Fire Within

Payment Info


Camp Fire offers the convenience of online payments. There is a 2% convenience fee for credit card payments. Statements are mailed on the 20th of each month and all fees are due on the first of the month. Failure to receive a statement does not relieve you of payment responsibility. A $25 late fee will be added to all past due accounts. A $30 fee may be charged on all dishonored checks. Camp Fire accepts cash, checks, credit cards (Visa, MasterCard & Discover) and money orders. Please do not send cash through the mail. Payments may be delivered or mailed to: Camp Fire Alaska, 161 Klevin Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99508. Camp Fire Alaska also offers automatic monthly credit card processing during the school year. Registering adults interested in automatic credit card processing, can enroll through their parent portal. Contact our Finance department at (907)279-3551 if you need assistance or have questions. Automatic payments are processed on the first business day of the month. For more information on fees and payment plans, visit or email




  • Registration is done online.
  • If you encounter a message that the program you are registering for is full, we recommend you add your name to the waitlist when prompted. We pull names from our waitlist as space becomes available.
Fee Information
  • Registration Fee: $50 per child annual fee for all pro­grams; non-refundable and non-trans­ferable.
  • Deposit: $35 per child, per session deposit; non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • There are no refunds or credits for non-atten­dance, illness, vacation, or suspensions.
  • No pro-rated, hourly or daily rates are available.
  • If you enroll on or before the 15th, you will be charged the full monthly rate (school year only).
  • If you enroll after the 15th, you will be charged half the monthly rate (school year only).
  • Monthly fees will be adjusted if there are 15 days or less of care due to the start and end of a school year or winter and spring breaks (school year only).
  • Third-Party authorizations, contracts or paper­work must accompany the registration packet to avoid paying the full amount of the registration fee and deposit at the time of registration.
  • Additionally, registering adults are responsible for ensuring authorizations, contracts, or paperwork from their third-party agency remains current at all times.
  • Under state regulations, Child Care Assistance will only pay for days your child actually attends Camp Fire. You are personally responsible for all fees assistance does not cover.
  • Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Scholarship information is here.


2023-2024 School Year

Before & After School $560/month (adjusted to cover extension of program on PLC Mondays)

Before School Only $420/month (adjusted to cover extension of program on PLC Mondays)

After School Only $490/month

Questions? Contact our office at 279-3551, Monday-Friday, from 8 am – 5 pm.

Annual Registration Fee per child = $50 one-time fee covers all programs.
Deposit = $35 per session/per child, credited to session cost.
Registration fees and deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

2024 SUMMER COSTS AND QUICK FACTS - Registration Opens January 12th!


  • Statements/invoices will be issued in March for summer sessions.
  • Payments need to be made no later than the first day of the month prior to the month in which the camp session takes place. For example, camp sessions in June need to be paid in full by May 1st.
  • If payments are not made in full by the first of the month prior to the month of service, youth will be dropped from any sessions in the service month.
  • Notifications will be sent via email.
  • If a session is cancelled by Camp Fire, you will receive a full refund.
  • Changes to enrollment by parent/guardian, including cancellations, are due in writing to the Camp Fire office by the first of the month prior to the month of service. Send to
  • Refunds are not issued for illness, vacation, non-attendance, suspension or cancellation notification made after the first of the month prior to the month of service.
  • Registrations received after the first of the month prior to the month of service are not eligible for cancellation or refund.


$375/5-day week

$300/4-day week

$225/3-day week


$415/5-day session

$335/Week of Juneteenth (4-day session)

$250/Week of 4th of July (3-day session (no field trip offered))

$65 field trip - optional add on


Recognizing that families have different abilities to pay camp fees, Camp Fire Alaska has instituted a three-tier fee system for Camp K.

A tiered payment system allows you to identify the payment option that is most affordable for your family while still ensuring that all campers receive the same camp experience no matter what families pay. To further ensure that all children have the wonderful opportunity to attend camp, financial assistance is available for families who cannot afford Tier 3. To apply for a scholarship click here.

Thank you to our donors for making scholarships and tiered pricing possible.

Why is Camp Fire offering these pricing options?

  • To provide access and remove barriers to high quality, safe, fun and inclusive summer camps for all children
  • To build and strengthen a diverse community where every person is valued
  • To preserve Camp K for generations to come

We are grateful to our individual and corporate donors for investing in our campers and making it possible to offer subsidized rates to families who need it. While this in no way influences the experience children receive, it does offer families who are able the opportunity to participate in supporting the true cost of summer camp.

What the tiers mean.

Tier I—True Cost Rate. This is the highest rate and more closely represents the true cost of camp, inclusive of all direct costs plus maintenance, insurance, utilities, equipment, etc.


Tier II—Partially Subsidized Rate. This is the mid-tier rate that helps to offset Camp K’s operating costs, but does not reflect the true cost of operating summer camp programs.


Tier III—Subsidized Rate. This is the lowest rate, which is as close as possible to the rate Camp Fire Alaska has historically offered. This price also does not reflect the true cost of operating summer camp programs.

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.