Camp Fire Heartland | Light the fire within

School Year and Summer Camps

Dear Camp Families,

For the last several weeks, we have all faced a great deal of uncertainty and unease as our country has been battling the COVID-19 crisis. At the same time, those of us here at Camp Fire Heart Heartland have been researching, brainstorming, and discussing how we might be able to carry on our Summer Day Camp program in a whole different way.

Camp is a place to connect, share, and be in community. However, guided by recommendations from the CDC, American Camp Association, and the Department of Health, we feel that the safest decision is to cancel Summer Day Camp.

We assessed every aspect of camp, and our decision was not made lightly. We will miss your child(ren) immensely this summer but look forward to spending summer 2021 with them.

However, stay tuned for more information about…

Camp Fire Heartland’s first Camp-In-A-Box experience! As an alternative, we are getting ready to launch our Camp-In-A-Box! The goal of the box is to get your child outside, doing similar activities that were planned for day camp. Each box will be sent weekly with the supplies needed for 4-6 activities. It will include both a DVD with guided instructions and written instructions. We are also planning to do at least 2 live sessions per week via Zoom where we can sing silly camp songs and have some time to connect. Our goal is for your child to be entertained and outdoors with minimal screen time. Camp-In-A-Box is a new concept and we are quickly working to have it finalized by early next week. We expect the cost to be considerably less than camp.

Thank you for your continued commitment to Camp Fire Heartland.

Stay safe,


American Camp Association Accredited

Camp Fire Youth Day Camps are proudly accredited by the American Camp Association.
We’re hiring experienced, caring, and talented summer staff if you, or anyone you know, is interested.

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