A Year in Community Programs

The 2020-2021 program year presented challenges, but also new opportunities. In this blog post, we’ll feature a few ways Camp Fire youth in our Community Programs stayed connected during COVID-19! By the Numbers Four new council-led virtual groups met from September through June. All-in-all, Community Programs staff led approximately 120 virtual calls with youth and […]

In the Spirit of Service

One of the core values of Camp Fire has always been giving service… We saw our Camp Fire community come together at the end of April for an opportunity to return to Camp Sealth and give service where it was needed most: preparing the site and facilities to safely welcome folks back this summer! The […]

A First Step: Critical Conversations

  Camp Fire Central Puget Sound & Camp Sealth acknowledge the decision made today as a step in the right direction towards addressing systemic racism in our country. We also want to recognize that the end of the journey towards justice is still not in sight. While relief can be found in the events of […]

Outdoor Women Who Inspire Us

March is National Women’s History Month. This month is a chance to acknowledge women’s contributions to history, culture and society. As an organization founded originally to bring girls into the outdoors, we take this time to highlight some amazing women today who inspire us to get outside! Quinn Brett @quinndalina In 2017 while climbing El […]

10 Ways Reasons to Work at Camp!

Here are 10 reasons why you should work at Camp Sealth this summer! Working at camp can be a life-changing experience and life-long memory.  Camp Sealth is hiring for our upcoming summer and wants you to be a part of this incredible team.  Camp is more than just silly songs and working with kids. Besides […]

Black Outdoor Leaders That Inspire Us

February is Black History Month and we wanted to take the time to shout out some notable figures in the outdoor community working hard to promote an inclusive environment.   Teresa Baker @teresabaker11 Teresa Baker is the founder of The Outdoor CEO Diversity Pledge, which encourages leaders of the outdoor industry to increase representation and […]

Camp Fire’s DEI Update

Dear Camp Fire Community, As I reflect on last year which included unprecedented social, economic, and health crises, I am incredibly proud of Camp Fire’s kids, families, staff, volunteers, and donors. Together, we addressed a myriad of challenges facing Camp Fire including navigating the drastic financial implications of the pandemic and finding new ways to […]