Camp Fire Heartland | Light the fire within

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Join us for Sweets and Skylines!

November 7, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

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Enjoy sweet treats and bid on fabulous items during our live auction featuring Absolutely Incredible Kid Auctioneer, 12-year-old Carter Haslaag.

Camp Fire’s goal is to make sure all kids have someone championing for them—because not all kids do—through in-school programming, after-school programming, and club in Kansas City.

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Camp Fire Heartland has been an innovative leader in youth development since 1913.

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A purpose in life, less depression and anxiety, better social skills, higher school attendance…all of these benefits (and more!) when kids/teens have opportunity to nurture their Spark with adult support! See all the awesome benefits when you share your email. Enjoy:

Camp Fire and Developmental Relationships: How strong connections help kids thrive

We all know intuitively that positive relationships are at the very center of a thriving life – both for kids and adults. And, thanks to hard-working social scientists, the data says so, too. In fact, the common denominator among thriving… Read More >

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Thank You Alumni

Camp Fire is proud of its legacy and we’re proud of those who have walked before us. Over July, we celebrated our alumni on social media and called for them to share some of their memories. Each one of the… Read More >

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Teens Lead at Camp Fire

  Camp Fire is founded on the belief that young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire doesn’t just sponsor programs for young people. It’s a platform for young people to create their own programs and engage with their… Read More >

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Want to Combat Bullying? Join Us for National Bullying Prevention Month

The numbers are telling: more than one in five students say they’ve been bullied at school. Thanks to higher awareness and effective anti-bullying programs, bullying prevalence rates have been dropping over the past several years, but we still have a… Read More >

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Youth Voice, Upcoming Walkouts, Marches, & Your Role

Originally posted march 13, 2018 – Youth Voice, Upcoming Walkouts, Marches, & Your Role From our beginning, Camp Fire has supported and encouraged youth voice. We know that for kids and teens to really thrive, we must invest in who they are… Read More >

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Celebrating You, Extraordinary Camp Fire Alumni

Originally posted April 23, 2018 – Celebrating You, Extraordinary Camp Fire Alumni   HAND CRAFT – 1948       COOKOUT BY CAMPFIRE – LATE 1910’S

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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