Camp Fire West Michigan 4C | Light the fire within
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Camp Fire West Michigan 4C has been an innovative leader in

youth development and child care since 1919.

Kids & teens learn how to succeed NOW, through:

THRIVE{OLOGY}

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Discover sparks, gain self-confidence, and learn life-changing life skills to thrive now. Thrive{ology} is our research-based program framework founded on the pillars of Social Emotional Learning (SEL), and it works.

INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

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Any kid or teen, from any kind of family, from any walk of life, is welcome at Camp Fire. We have an official Inclusion Policy and are outspoken about our long-time commitment to diversity.

TRAINED, CARING STAFF

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Supportive mentors and adult champions are key. We call our highly trained staff  “Spark Champions,” because they are experts at what they do and know how to guide youth on their journey to thriving.

Camp Fire West Michigan 4C's Impact in 2017

1300

youth in after school and summer programs

70

child care training classes offered

600

Child Care providers supported by the CACFP program

4,000

kids in child care are fed nutritious meals/snacks daily

1919
The Legacy
2018
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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