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You Belong Here: A History of Inclusivity

  Our Mission, Our Passion Camp Fire Alaska’s heartbeat is our mission statement: “Every child will have the opportunity to discover the best in themselves and others in a fun, safe learning environment.” Our Statement of Inclusion further details that… Read More >

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2024 Rural Summer Schedule


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Camp Fireweed’s Car Wash 2024


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Emboldening the Flame: Operation Purple Camp 2024

  Growing up is hard — for children of a military family, it can be even harder. In recognition of this, Camp Fire Alaska and the National Military Family Association continued our partnership for Operation Purple Camp 2024 at Camp… Read More >

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Go Blue Day Family Activity Fair 2024

  Last Friday was Go Blue Day, a celebration taking place on the first Friday of every April. Annually, thousands of Alaskans celebrate Go Blue Day by wearing blue. The event aims to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month,… Read More >

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Spring Break Learning Experience: A Visit With Snakes

  This week, children attending Camp Fire Alaska’s Spring Break Camp got the opportunity to see snakes up close — and even hold them! The event encouraged children to engage with animals that are not always seen as likeable, broadening… Read More >

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2024 Absolutely Incredible Kid Day | Resources

How frequently do we show appreciation for the youth in our lives? Absolutely Incredible Kid Day is Camp Fire’s national holiday. Taking place every third Thursday in March since 1997, millions of adults share with the kids in their lives… Read More >

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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.