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.
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.
When to start sending your child to overnight camp is a decision that depends on you and your child. A mature six year old might be ready to go, while some ten year olds might not be quite ready. Sometimes, “he’s… Read More >
CAMP K: May 31 to July 30 · Challenger Trek: Bringing back our longer session with a twist · Survivor: Come and see if you have what it takes · Expedition Halibut Cove: Hike to a glacier, explore tidepools, kayak… Read More >
Not only is this an exciting time, the PFD is something we all hold close to our hearts.
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.