Here’s where you will find all the important things to remember when attending Campfire this year.

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  • Arrival begins at noon on Thursday, July 27th. Interested in helping us set up on site? There’s a volunteer position for that (see volunteers tab).
  • Gates open at noon on Thursday July 27th.  Departure is required for all participants by 6pm on Sunday, July 30th.  No late departures please, with the exception of volunteers who are allowed to stay until noon on Monday July 31st.
  • Be prepared for any and all weather conditions. – Summer in Minnesota can offer a wide variety of weather conditions.  Be prepared for sunny or cloudy skies, hot or cold temperatures, and the possibility of rain.  Classes will be held regardless of the elements.  Some large shelters will be provided as available.
  • CampFire is an all inclusive, community event.  Respect is required.  We gather to learn and share our individual skills, but also to grow as a community.  Take care of each other, be neighborly, and share as you are able.  Be prepared to enjoy time with your friends, reunite with old friends, and make new friends!  We all share the same passion.
  • Workshops occur all day Friday & Saturday.
  • Everyone intending to fire dance at CampFire must attend one of the scheduled fire safety meetings.
  • All participants must follow the stated Fire Rules, found below.
  • This is a community-created participatory event. There will be no “audience”, as we all transcend the teacher and instructor role throughout the weekend. Be prepared to learn, teach, participate, and share your passions with other playful enthusiasts.
  • All participants are required to sign a liability waiver upon arrival.
  • Anyone under 18 must be approved by CampFire, have a guardian present and have a liability waiver signed by a legal guardian
  • CampFire is run by volunteers. All participants are expected to lend a hand. Please sign up for a volunteer shift on the website, prior to the event.
  • No car camping will be allowed. Parking is a short walk from camping spots.
  • CampFire is a Leave no Trace event, please take your trash with you.
  • No pets allowed.
  • No drugs, alcohol, or illegal activities of any kind are permitted at this event.
  • CampFire is a 100% sober event. Please respect this. CampFire is a clear-headed and focused environment to grow as performers.
  • All vendors must be approved prior to the event. For more information, click the vendor tab at the top of this page.
  • A professional medical team will be on hand.


  • Tents, tarps, and stakes
  • Clothing:  for ALL weather conditions.  Expect potential for various weather conditions.
  • Food, snacks, drinking water and water bottles.
  • Sun screen & bug Spray
  • Garbage bags – CampFire is a leave no trace event.
  • Performance Gear:  Props, Fuel, appropriate Clothing, and Safety Items
  • Drums, Ear Plugs, Yoga mats and anything else to help make the event magical!