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Adult and Youth Membership is one of the many ways you can give through Camp Fire. Annual Adult Membership gifts of $50 -- or your donation of any amount -- supports our local charter and pays membership dues for the National organization of Camp Fire. A $50 donation toward Youth Membership helps one underprivileged youth participate in our Club Program; a sponsorship of $400 or more provides membership for a Group or Club of 8+ youth. You can make a membership donation by clicking HERE and entering a contribution amount of your choice. Your giving matters... Giving through Camp Fire means helping a young person find their Spark, their...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Please "Like" our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/savecampag to stay apprised of our efforts to preserve Camp Arroyo Grande for generations of future campers As you know, Camp Arroyo Grande is for sale. Some say it is history for sale. Camp Fire has utilized Camp Arroyo Grande during the first week of summer for 50 years. We understand how special the camp is and the potential it has for our community. The camp is 29.3 acres of open space in the heart of the Village of Arroyo Grande. It is minutes away from the freeway for the convenience of families and their campers. The environment reminds one of the terrain behind Lopez Lake….....
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
It’s not often that you get to return to your childhood memories. However, I recently had the privilege to do so. I went to a place called Camp Natoma when I was 9 years old. This wasn’t just somewhere to go during summer. This was an environment, with a heart and a life.  As a child, a whole new world is revealed. As an adult, a world of emotion is unleashed. I felt absolutely giddy when I entered the gate to Camp. I recognized the road where our car got stuck in the mud driving into camp. I recognized the flag pole where we spent every morning as a Camp family. I also recognized where I spent every hour of that week growing as a young...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Camp Fire doesn’t have to look very far to realize our movement is full of thriving youth. They’re all around us—in camps, in afterschool programs, and accepting awards. Youth who thrive achieve their full potential. We’re proud of our youth. We’re proud to have helped. Take a look at a recent speech by Jessica, a 16-year-old from Camp Fire Central Coast of California, who will receive her Wohelo Award this summer. The four defining components that frame Thrive{ology} are eloquently woven throughout her words—identify personal sparks, adopt a growth mindset, build goal management skills, and reflection. As Jessica says, “Camp Fire has taught...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Historic Camp Arroyo Grande has been put on the auction block and is intended to be sold! This unique and historic 29 acre campground is located just above the Village of Arroyo Grande and has served campers of all ages for over a century. In fact, the Central Coast Council of Camp Fire will be celebrating its 50th anniversary at Camp Arroyo Grande with its traditional one week day camp called Camp Tacanneko; which has served over 7,500 children and youth over the years.  On March 11, 2016, the City of Arroyo Grande’s Historic Resource Committee voted to initiate the designation process to designate the Tabernacle and Methodist Campground...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Camp Registration is $525 for a limited time only! That's $25 off the Regular Rate for Summer 2016! Register for Camp Natoma no later than April 1st to take advantage of this special rate.   Consider starting a new tradition: Wouldn't the special camper in your life be excited to receive Camp Registration as a Birthday or Holiday Gift?   Camp Natoma is a traditional summer camp located on California's Central Coast, between San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles. Our unique summer camp program provides youth an opportunity to sleep under the stars and participate in outdoor activities including archery, swimming, hiking, arts and crafts, music,...
Monday, December 21, 2015

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