Camp Fire After School Program

Camp Fire North Shore is excited to provide Salem youth at Bentley Academy with the opportunity to realize their potential by participating in various activities while making new friends under the supervision of qualified, caring adults. Programming includes age appropriate activities such as Homework Club, Arts & Crafts, Sports, Games & Outdoor Play. We also offer a nutritious snack daily! Our After School programs are licensed through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education & Care.

Organization Name: 
Primary Contact Person: 
Ariel Asher, Program Director
Physical Address: 
Camp Fire @ Bentley Academy
25 Memorial Drive
01970 Salem , MA
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Registration is first come, first served; space in some of our programs is extremely limited.

A full registration packet and registration fee of $20.00 per child, $30.00 maximum per family needs to be submitted to hold your spot.

Please allow 2 business days for processing new registrations.

Please visit our website to access registration materials, or come to our main office at 2 Cain Road in Salem.

We accept Child Care Circuit vouchers. For more information on eligibility, please visit their website at:

Hours of Operation: 
Our after school program runs Monday thru Friday from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m., and operates on the school calendar. We provide half and full-day services on professional development days for an additional charge. Half-day programming is offered from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m., and full-day from 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. We also offer February and April vacation camp if the school building will remain open, pending minimum enrollment.
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Organization Description: 

Camp Fire, formerly Camp Fire USA, is a nationwide American youth organization that began in 1910. The organization has been co-ed since 1975 and welcomes youth from pre-k through age 21.

The Camp Fire North Shore Council, located on the Salem-Lynn line was originally established by the Lynn Lions Club in the 1960's. We are situated on 75 acres of woods which includes trails and the Spring Pond Reservoir. Through its programs it promotes moral, social and interpersonal development for area children and young adults. Our programs include after school and summer programs serving 1500 children a year.

Camp Fire's outcome-based programs include youth leadership, self-reliance, after school groups, club and summer camp. We are inclusive, open to every person in the communities we serve, and offer a sliding fee scale.