Our Programs

Camp Fire Alaska serves more than 5,000 youth every year through four key programs:

bas-banner summer-camps
community-centers rural-program

What makes Camp Fire different?

* Leader in youth development for more than a century—In Alaska since 1913.
* Professionally trained staff—Caring mentors who help youth identify their passion and spark.
* Inclusiveness—Camp Fire welcomes everyone.
* Participant-centered—Youth have a real voice and a real choice.
* Impact—Developing abilities now that provide a strong foundation for the future.

What our programs promise to deliver:

* Acquire and improve social and emotional learning skills
* Create experiences that teach active and healthy lifestyles
* Build confidence and leadership skills
* Develop knowledge and appreciation for the natural world
* Value people of diverse backgrounds and abilities

Here’s what Camp Fire youth have to say!

  • 93% feel that if they do not achieve their goal on the first try, Camp Fire has taught them not to give up.
  • 86% tried things they had never done before because Camp Fire provided them with the opportunity to try something new.
  • 82% learned at Camp Fire that they do not have to be “born with” talent in order to become good at something.