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New aquaponics system supports STEM learningplay_arrow

Building positive cycles and helping youth flourish, a few fish and seeds at a time.

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Top four (of endless) reasons to work at summer campplay_arrow

Spend your summer having a blast and making a difference!

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Meet Camp Fire Minnesota’s new President & CEO!play_arrow

Please welcome Kori Redepenning, Camp Fire Minnesota’s new President & CEO!

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Earth Week Round-Upplay_arrow

We rounded up a few of our favorite My Nature Connection lessons to help you make every day Earth Day!

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5 Benefits of Summer Camp at Tanadoonaplay_arrow

Youth find their spark through the magic of summer camp at Tanadoona.

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Say you will to a Tanadoona weddingplay_arrow

Tanadoona offers the scenic beauty of a North Woods wedding, without having to travel miles from home.  With 103 acres of beautiful woods, natural prairie, lakeshore, marsh, and hiking trails it is easy to envision saying “I do” surrounded by family, friends and the beauty of nature.

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Sparking change through new partnershipsplay_arrow

Camp Fire’s new partnership with Ramsey County 4-H and The Sanneh Foundation ensures bright futures for youth.

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Bringing nature to classrooms—virtuallyplay_arrow

Partnering with schools to bring environmental education to students—in-person and virtually!

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Say hello to our new 2021 board membersplay_arrow

The Camp Fire Board of Directors has five new faces going into 2021. 

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Camp Fire Minnesota begins search for new President & CEOplay_arrow

With much gratitude for Marnie Wells’ nearly 16 years of leadership, 2021 brings bright futures for Camp Fire youth with a new perspective. 

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Welcoming Winter with Camp Fire Supportersplay_arrow

Gathering ’round the (virtual) campfire with our supporters.

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5 Things We Can Learn from Our Teen Outdoor Leadersplay_arrow

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Making Nature Connections in New Waysplay_arrow

Programs at Tanadoona continue in Covid-safe ways to help youth connect with nature and each other.

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Supporter Feature: Land O’Lakes, Inc.play_arrow

Camp Fire’s relationship with Land O’Lakes, Inc. runs deep.

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Meet the Naturalistsplay_arrow

Caroline, Chris, Kelly, and Sam share their nature notes and tips.

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2019 Annual Reportplay_arrow

Highlights, stories, and more from 2019.

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Black Lives Matter – Now and Alwaysplay_arrow

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Water Filtrationplay_arrow

Learn about water pollution and filtration in this lesson from one of our Naturalists.

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Writing PoeTreeplay_arrow

Foster a connection to trees and flex your creative muscle in this lesson from one of our Naturalists.

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Books about Natureplay_arrow

Nature-based books – recommended by Camp Fire staff – to keep you entertained while staying indoors.

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Mindfulness Exerciseplay_arrow

In addition to relieving stress and anxiety, mindfulness can help promote focus, empathy, and curiosity – something we could all benefit from during these uncertain times.

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A Building that Reflects our Valuesplay_arrow

As we start planning our year and looking towards the summer, we’d like to provide an update on construction progress.

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2019: A Year In Reviewplay_arrow

Our favorite moments from 2019.

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Meet Andreaplay_arrow

“Camp Fire is a safe and open place for kids to be kids and to experience nature,” says Andrea Koller, who volunteers for Camp Fire Minnesota.

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Meet Taliaplay_arrow

She grew as a leader through Camp Fire.

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How to make Biodegradable soapplay_arrow

In part 2 of our 3-part series on water quality, we’re inviting you to get involved by making biodegradable soap!

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Meet the 2019 Counselors-in-Trainingplay_arrow

We asked a handful of this summer’s CITs why Tanadoona is special to them. Read what they had to say.

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10 Reasons to Get Excited about our New Community & Dining Centerplay_arrow

We’re so excited to start construction on the new Community & Dining Center and think you will be too.

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Water Quality: Riverside & Tanadoonaplay_arrow

The first in our 3-part blog series on water quality.

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Capital Conversationplay_arrow

Marnie Wells and Shawn Wischmeier talk about the Capital Campaign.

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Owl Adaptationsplay_arrow

We asked Katy Konrad, our former Outdoor Programs Manager, to share one of our winter lesson plans!

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Books about Natureplay_arrow

Recommended by Camp Fire Minnesota staff.

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Meet Mike Nelsonplay_arrow

He supports Camp Fire through marshmallows.

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Meet the Architectsplay_arrow

We sat down with the architects behind Tanadoona’s new Community & Dining Center to talk about the building, their inspiration, and the design process.

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Meet the Counselors-in-Trainingplay_arrow

Part counselor, part camper, our Counselors-in-Training are valuable leaders in the Tanadoona community.

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An Outdoor Classroomplay_arrow

Take an inside look at our Field Trip program!

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Meet Nature Katyplay_arrow

Meet Katy, Camp Fire Minnesota’s Resident Naturalist Katy Konrad has loved nature since she was a child. As the daughter of a conservation officer, Katy, also known as “Goose” at Tanadoona, grew up “being outside all the time, going for hikes, being on boats — doing all things outside.” One particular incident from Katy’s childhood … Continued

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They Met at Campplay_arrow

Camp is a place where someone found their best friend or connected with someone they might never have met otherwise. Just ask Dave and Sandy Kvamme.

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A Family Matterplay_arrow

Meet Dezzie, Trianna, and Luchianna. Each share a unique connection to Camp Fire.

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