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The Power of Naming the Spark

Originally posted August 28, 2017 – The Power of Naming the Spark “I see a spark as something that inspires you to grow, and something that inspires you to help other people around you grow.” These are wise words from Spencer,… Read More >

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How We Talk About Failure & Success with Our Kids

Originally posted September 18, 2017 – How We Talk About Failure & Success with Our Kids CAMP FIRE GULF WIND IN PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, AUG. 2017 Current research shows that our intelligence isn’t fixed – it can actually change! How? One of the… Read More >

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Your Kids & Conflict Resolution: Why It Matters

Originally posted October 2, 2017 – Your Kids & Conflict Resolution: Why It Matters CAMP FIRE GEORGIA October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While there are many good ways we can address bullying with the kids and teens in our… Read More >

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11 Tips for Better Conflict Resolution

Originally posted – 11 Tips for Better Conflict Resolution Conflict is always challenging, but there are simple practices we can adopt to ease the struggle. For National Bullying Prevention Month, we’re talking about why conflict resolution matters, and how we’re teaching kids this… Read More >

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10 Reasons Camp Fire Stands Out From the Crowd

Originally posted November 13, 2017 – 10 Reasons Camp Fire Stands Out From the Crowd CAMP FIRE GREEN COUNTRY, TULSA, OK We get a lot of comparisons to other pro-kid nonprofits, and we applaud the hard work our peer organizations… Read More >

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How to Set Smart Goals—Whether You’re a Kid or a Kid-at-Heart

Originally posted January 1, 2018 – How to Set Smart Goals—Whether You’re a Kid or a Kid-at-Heart What’s on your 2018 resolution list? Not to get all meta on you, but making better resolutions is always on ours. Smart goals are achieved goals!… Read More >

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Camp Fire & the Positive Youth Development Movement

Originally posted March 18, 2018 – Camp Fire & the Positive Youth Development Movement CAMP FIRE MINNESOTA If you’ve been around Camp Fire at all, you’ve probably heard the term Positive Youth Development (PYD). Good ol’ context clues can tell you… Read More >

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Growth Mindset: Your Key to Thriving

Originally posted September 5, 2017 – Growth Mindset: Your Key To Thriving Do you believe people can change? Do you think we can grow? Do you consider things like intelligence, talents and skills prizes of a random genetic lottery or… Read More >

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