Where will we be?

Starting August 22, 2017, Camp Fire River Bend will be partnering with Good Shepherd Montessori School (GSMS) in South Bend, IN, to operate the GSMS extended day program. This program will be open to all students at GSMS, and it will run every day after school from 3pm to 5:30pm. We are also working on the development of after school programs in collaboration with other area schools, and hope to announce the details of those programs soon!

The extended day program will be structured in collaboration with the school to ensure that Camp Fire programs complement the participants’ education. Youth will be encouraged to spend their time in ways that align with their passions and unique talents. Our staff will gather youth input to tailor curricula to meet the needs and nurture the Sparks of the youth in the program. Our programs are centered around Camp Fire’s Thrive{ology} concepts. LEARN MORE.

We will use many Camp Fire curricula in our programs, including the following:

Wise Kids

Camp Fire’s Wise Kids is a health and wellness curriculum program that is based on the simple theory of “energy in = energy out” to teach children about eating healthy and living a healthy lifestyle in a fun interactive way.

Wise Kids Outdoors

Similar to Wise Kids, Wise Kids Outdoors combines the theory of “energy in = energy out” with outdoor education.

Conflict Resolution

Camp Fire’s Conflict Resolution program teaches youth lifelong skills around reducing, avoiding, and communicating in conflict situations. Other focus areas include digital literacy, safety and individual rights.

Building Blocks

Camp Fire’s Building Blocks is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) enrichment program for youth grades K-8. The program uses Samsung tablet technology to explore and create new innovations for a better tomorrow.
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Communication with peer groups and adults is crucial to thriving and success for youth and teens today. Camp Fire’s InterACTION focuses on healthy communication and conflict resolution.


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