A Century of Service...
In 1910, Dr. Luther H. Gulick and his wife
Charlotte Vetter Gulick began to build what is today Camp Fire USA. Begun as an
organization for girls in one Vermont town, Camp Fire USA today is a national
organization serving girls, boys, and families.
"The primary purpose of Camp Fire is
to promote service to others, teamwork, and opportunities for a well-rounded
life--a vivid, intense life of joy and service." Dr. Luther Gulick, founder
...A Future of Promise
In keeping with the Gulicks' original goals,
Camp Fire dedicates itself to one primary purpose that will endure for years to
To provide, through a program of informal
education, opportunities for youth to realize their potential and to function
effectively as caring, self-directed individuals responsible to themselves and
to others, and, as an organization, to seek to improve those conditions in
society which affect youth.