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Camp Fire has been an innovative leader in youth development since 1910.

Kids & teens learn how to succeed NOW, through:

THRIVE{OLOGY}

Discover sparks, gain self-confidence, and learn life-changing life skills to thrive now. Thrive{ology} is our research-based program framework founded on the pillars of Social Emotional Learning (SEL), and it works.

INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

Any kid or teen, from any kind of family, from any walk of life, is welcome at Camp Fire. We have an official Inclusion Policy and are outspoken about our long-time commitment to diversity.

TRAINED, CARING STAFF

Supportive mentors and adult champions are key. We call our highly trained staff  “Spark Champions” because they are experts at what they do and know how to guide youth on their journey to thriving.

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The Legacy

The Camp Fire logos over the years

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Kids/Youth Served in 2017-18

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% of male/female participants in Camp Fire programming

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Service Hours Worked By Teens in summer 2018

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Different Agencies served by camp fire in 2017-18

Buckingham Terror Spring Workshops

Choose from 1 or more of 8 unique workshops – all highlighting a different aspect of the Haunt Industry. Have questions? Feel free to send them our way! austinb@campfire-sunshine.org

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ASB 2019

Alternative Spring Break 2019 When:   March 24-29 Where:   Tallahassee/Panama City What:   Monday – Second Harvest Food Bank, Tuesday – Tallahassee Museum of Natural History, Wed-Fri – Check back for more details Who:   Students in 6-12th grade How Much:  Check back… Read More >

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What is Roundtable?

by Austin Brown Youth empowerment, teen leadership, youth voice – three pillars of Camp Fire programing and three integral aspects of Roundtable, our council’s Youth Advisory Committee. Roundtable has been a part of our teen service and leadership programming for… Read More >

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5 Ways to Make a Big Impact for Absolutely Incredible Kid Day®

Here at Camp Fire, every day is about helping kids thrive. But we wanted to take one day a year to really do it BIG. That’s why we started Absolutely Incredible Kid Day® in 1997. Every year on the third Thursday of… Read More >

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Mental Health is a Key Part of Thriving

This February, we’re going to be focusing on youth mental health awareness. At Camp Fire, we help kids learn the tools they need to thrive: how to identify their sparks, develop a growth mindset, manage their goals and take time to reflect. Unfortunately, many young… Read More >

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Service Learning Projects for Teens

February 15: Morning project- One More Child – We will be working in their warehouse to help sort food and make meals to be delivered. Afternoon project- SPCA – We will be packing food and liter for their Ani-Meals program. February 18:… Read More >

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Our Promise

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.

Light the fire within