Camp Fire North Shore offers a traditional club program. This program pairs a trained, volunteer leader with a group of youth who work on Camp Fire curricula and programs during the out-of-school-time hours. In addition, Camp Fire clubs typically go on field trips, undertake service projects and do a variety of activities. Young people from kindergarten through high school are club members who move progressively through Camp Fire program levels according to their school level. Each program level name symbolizes expanding opportunities, choices and leadership.
Starflight: Grades K, 1 & 2
Adventure: Grades 3, 4 & 5
Discovery: Grades 6, 7 & 8
Horizon: Grades 9-12
These children meet regularly with their volunteer leaders to learn together responsibility, sharing, cooperation and citizenship. Camp Fire members work on a variety of projects in outdoor education, camping, creative arts, sports, drama, community service and self-reliance activities.
Club experiences offer members the opportunity to develop planning and decision making skills and skills related to their interests. Children earn emblems as recognition items for projects completed. Children learn to work and play together. Camp Fire's motto is "Give Service". Children participate in a variety of service projects helping them to become responsible citizens who are concerned about their communities and society.
Highlights of the year may include participation in service projects, visits to nursing homes, talent shows, recognition ceremonies and out annual salute to hospitalized veterns. Other celebrations include Earth Day, Absolutely Incredible Kid Day and the end of year Council Fire.
If interested in starting up a club, please contact the main office at (978) 745-7200.
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