Upcoming Events

October 23, 2014

Annual Benefit: an evening of performance, whiskey and wine

6:00-9:00pm | Moonlight Hour to follow 9:00-10:00pm

Enjoy an evening of wine and whiskey tasting, paired with local inspiration. The evening will showcase how strong partnerships and dedicated supporters ignite, inspire and help Minnesota youth imagine brighter futures.

Special guest Beth Dooley and performance by Sophia Shorai.

Full details of Camp Fire Minnesota's Annual Benefit.


October 25, 2014

Tanadoona Volunteer Day

1:00-4:00pm Please arrive by 1pm and stay for as long as you can or until 4pm.

Registration is requested

Help remove buckthorn at Tanadoona! This project is aimed at reducing erosion and ultimately improving area water quality thanks to funding provided by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District.

What to bring: Closed-toe shoes are required. We recommend wearing long sleeves and long pants; please dress for the water. Please also bring a water bottle and work gloves if you have them.

What to expect: We'll have some volunteers removing buckthorn plants and many other volunteers carrying the removed bushes and branches to a pile outside the trees. All are welcome! We’ll have age appropriate activities for youth ages 6-10, while adults and youth ages 10 and up will help remove buckthorn And because this is camp, we'll also have a fire going for s'mores! If you have any questions please call or email: (612)235-7284 or info@campfiremn.org

* In the case of rain or inclement weather, we'll reschedule for Sunday, October 26, 1-4 pm, watch Facebook for updates.


November 13, 2014

MN Give to the Max Day

Celebrate Give to the Max Day with GiveMN on Thursday, November 13, by making a donation to Camp Fire Minnesota. More details coming soon.


Past Events

August 22, 2014

Tanadoona Summer Picnic

Thanks to all who spent the evening celebrating the close of our 90th summer of youth exploring and discovering in nature at Tanadoona! See you at Tanadoona in 2015!


August 11, 2014

Tee it Up for Tanadoona

Bearpath Golf and Country Club

Tee it Up for Tanadoona is a race to play as many holes as possible. Our inagural year's winning team was the Cargill/Land O'Lakes team. Thanks to all the golfers and guests, more than $100,000 was raised for the Campaign for Tanadoona.


May 19, 2014

Camp Fire's 2014 Annual Meeting

Thank you to Piper Jaffray for allowing us to host our Annual meeting at their downtown office. The 2014 Annual Meeting was led by Beth Smits, Camp Fire Board President, and Marnie Wells, Camp Fire CEO, with an inspiring keynote address from John Gunyou, Board Chair, Three Rivers Park District. If you weren't able to attend you can see the 2013 Oustanding Award recipients and Mr. Gunyou's speech on our Annual Meeting page.


May 17, 2014

Tanadoona Open House & Tours

We were excited to see returning campers and so many new campers visiting Tanadoona at the Open House. It was a beautiful day that provided everyone the opportunity to try some camp activities and spend some time exploring camp.


May 13, 2014

Groundbreaking Ceremony at Tanadoona

Camp Fire Minnesota CEO Marnie Wells, along with Mayor Furlong of Chanhassen and camper Emerson and her dad lead a groundbreaking ceremony for the Campaign for Tanadoona on May 13, 2014. The Great Tana-re-doona is underway. Summer 2014 campers will be welcomed by a new entrance at Tanadoona and see six day camp cabins and three new overnight cabins!

We are still raising funds to complete phase one of the master plan by the end of 2014. Show your support, by contributing to the Campaing for Tanadaoona. Donate here.


October 10, 2013

Camp Fire's 6th Annual Wine Tasting Benefit

Over 270 people gathered at ARIA in Minneapolis' historic warehouse district for A Night to Shine - An Evening of Performance, Whiskey & Wine. Guests enjoyed music by Finn, a wine and whiskey tasting, a silent and live auction, and comments by Trent Tucker, former NBA player and Minneapolis Public Schools Athletic Director, and Minh Le, a Camp Fire youth. The event raised over $110,000 in support of Camp Fire's youth programs.


Thank you to our sponsors and supporters for making the evening special!