Teens on Boata

New programs broaden leadership horizons for teens

Gifts from generous people like you are enabling us to expand our successful teen leadership programs for teens this fall! In October, our Teen Leadership Summit kicked off the fall with a day filled with workshops to help prepare teens for the school-year ahead. Topics included leadership styles, strategies for effective communication and conflict resolution, and mapping out […]

Aurora and family at WoHeLo Dinner

Years of Dedicated Service to Camp Fire

Youth who stay in Camp Fire’s Group Program through high school have the opportunity to earn their WoHeLo (Work, Health, and Love) Award, the highest honor that a Camp Fire youth can attain. This June, we celebrated the work of 4 incredible teens who earned their WoHeLo Awards with Camp Fire Central Puget Sound. We invite you to read about their accomplishments in our WoHeLo Award blog series!

Samantha Receiving WoHeLo Award

Welcoming the Fall with a WoHeLo Award Story

Youth who stay in Camp Fire’s Group Program through high school have the opportunity to earn their WoHeLo (Work, Health, and Love) Award, the highest honor that a Camp Fire youth can attain. This June, we celebrated the work of 4 incredible teens who earned their WoHeLo Awards with Camp Fire Central Puget Sound. We invite you to read about their accomplishments in our WoHeLo Award blog series!

WoHeLo Award Earned through Service, Teaching, Leadership & Health

Youth who stay in Camp Fire’s Group Program through high school have the opportunity to earn their WoHeLo (Work, Health, and Love) Award which is the highest honor that a Camp Fire youth can attain. This June, we celebrated the work of 4 incredible teens who earned their WoHeLo Awards with Camp Fire Central Puget Sound. We invite you to read about their accomplishments in our WoHeLo Award blog series!

Service Emblems, WoHeLo Award

Exemplary Camp Fire Teens Earn WoHeLo Award

Youth who stay in Camp Fire’s Group Program through high school have the opportunity to earn their WoHeLo (Work, Health, and Love) Award which is the highest honor that a Camp Fire youth can attain. This June, we celebrated the work of 4 incredible teens who earned their WoHeLo Awards with Camp Fire Central Puget Sound. We invite you to read about their accomplishments in our WoHeLo Award blog series!

Group on hiking trail

Summer Teen Adventure Trips

Teens! Get outside this summer and explore a new part of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Camping trips are running throughout the summer for teens in 7-10th grade. Visit the San Juan Islands to kayak, bicycle and explore, backpack through the Olympic Peninsula, explore the coast and beaches of the Pacific Ocean, see the rainforest, and more! No experience necessary and perfect for beginners, get ready to unplug, leave those cell phones at home, and explore!

Teen Leaders at MLK Day Service Project

Teen Leaders Honor MLK Day

This past January, Camp Fire Teen Leaders participated in the MLK Day of Service through the United Way of King County, joining more than 2,000 volunteers across the county. 55 teens and adults attended our service project, hosted by the Green Seattle Partnership at the Kubota Gardens Natural Area.

Teen Leaders at Retreat

Teen Leadership Retreat a Success!

Last month, 86 teens in joined us at Camp Sealth for our 2015 Teen Leadership Retreat. All of our teens brought their enthusiasm for leadership to the event as camp songs filled the air! Teens participated in a variety of workshops that ranged in topics, including leadership styles, emotional intelligence, the basics of working with children, conflict resolution, team building, and resume, cover letters, and job application skills. Teens also participated in camp favorites, such as archery, arts and crafts, yoga, theater and music workshops, and the event culminated with an all camp talent show, and we had some very talented teen leaders among us!

Megan Walsh

Thank You Megan!

Camp Fire welcomed college intern Megan Walsh to our administrative offices in Seattle for the month of January! Megan is a currently a freshman at Endicott College in Beverley, Massachusetts and is studying business and event planning.  Megan has a passion for working with children and has previously volunteered for various camps. Megan was indispensable […]