Camp Fire USA has been a leader in youth development for 100 years and has a distinguished history of helping children, youth, families, and communities grow and develop.
The essence of Camp Fire USA is reflective of the mission, core values, and the quality of the Camp Fire experience. In Camp Fire, youth find a fun and inclusive place with caring adults committed to providing a positive youth development environment. It is a place where children form lasting relationships, develop a sense of belonging, and are actively involved in their own learning. In such an environment, Camp Fire youth have life-enhancing experiences and develop assets that are essential to their future.
Camp Fire USA offers quality programs reflective of best practices in the following four Core Program Areas because...
Camp Fire Cares
Child Care Programs - Across the country, Camp Fire cares for children in the out-of-school-time hours through a variety of quality child care opportunities.
Camp Fire Camps
Outdoor Programs - Camp Fire provides opportunities for children and youth to be outside to learn, explore, and play together, while developing a lifelong appreciation and respect for the outdoor environment.
Camp Fire Contributes
Community Enrichment Programs - Camp Fire contributes to the community by engaging youth in educational, enrichment, and service-learning programs that address social issues and build life skills.
Camp Fire Connects
Group Programs - Camp Fire connects children with caring, trained adults in a small group atmosphere, while also connecting families with each other in their communities.