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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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Meet Chloeplay_arrow

Meet Tanadoona’s new Director of Outdoor Programs, Chloe Carr.

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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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Advice for First-time Campersplay_arrow

How Will Shelton, Camp Director, prepares his own first-time camper for summer camp.

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Meet Julie Richardsplay_arrow

Julie will be working closely with program staff and local communities to grow our current offerings and co-create new programs.

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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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A Year in Reviewplay_arrow

2018 was a big year for Camp Fire Minnesota. Read about what we were able to accomplish thanks to our supporters.

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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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