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  Campfire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A campfire is a fire lit at a campsite, usually in a fire ring.
Campfires are a popular feature of camping, particularly among organized campers such as Scouts or Guides.
Campfires are also good venues for intimate conversation and storytelling; yarns and stories about poltergeists are particularly popular.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Campfire   (2561 words)

 Encyclopedia: Campfire
Campfires can be used for cooking food by a number of techniques.
Individuals who are backpacking in an area that allows the gathering of firewood may decide to cook on a campfire to avoid the need to carry extra equipment; however, most campfire cooking is done in front-country campgrounds.
If the food is placed in a pot, the weight of the pot combined with the heat of the fire may cause the grill to bend permanently, and rest upon the coals, interrupting the flow of oxygen to the fire.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Campfire   (431 words)

 Cooking on a campfire: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Campfire (A small outdoor fire for warmth or cooking (as at a camp)) s can be used for cooking (The act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat) food (Any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment) by a number of techniques.
Cooking food using a campfire can be tricky for those not accustomed to it and campfires are illegal (additional info and facts about illegal) in many areas so many campers prefer to use a portable stove (additional info and facts about portable stove) instead.
Grills over a campfire are used in the same way as ordinary charcoal barbecue (A rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors) s.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/cooking_on_a_campfire.htm   (877 words)

 Voices from Africa
Although the Campfire programme does not preach the gospel of culture, it fully subscribes to the thesis that no development programme can succeed in rural or communal areas if it disregards the beliefs and attitudes held by the people it is intended to benefit.
In a survey conducted at the peak of the 1991 drought, almost all respondents saw the drought as punishment by ancestral spirits and by the creator for a century-long erosion of cultural values and the total disregard of the advice and ceremonial roles of the Mhondoro and chiefs, by both the colonial and post-independence governments.
Campfire has reawakened them to the reality that if they cannot live by sustainable means, then they may not live at all.
www.unsystem.org /ngls/documents/publications.en/voices.africa/number6/vfa6.08.htm   (2175 words)

 NAIA: Conservation and local control   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
CAMPFIRE is carrying the concept of liberty, what once was simply the "American Way," to development and conservation in Africa.
CAMPFIRE demonstrates that when people are legally empowered to manage the natural resources with which they live, both human development and conservation are beneficiaries.
CAMPFIRE is revolutionizing colonial African land use policies, addressing the needs of development and conservation at the same time, an enormous task.
www.naiaonline.org /body/articles/archives/conserve_land_control.htm   (1871 words)

 How to build a campfire in 6 steps
Campfires can be a fun and rewarding way to stay warm, cook food and provide a place for social gathering.
There are 3 basic types of materials and wood that are needed to begin a fire: kindling, sticks and large pieces of wood.
Build your campfire at a safe distance from sleeping and eating quarters, and keep people at least 3 feet from fire's flames.
sdsd.essortment.com /howtobuildac_rurd.htm   (965 words)

 Campfire lesson plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The origin of the campfire is unknown; however, it has been used throughout human history as a means of warmth, light, social gathering, and entertainment.
It can be difficult to play campfire games with a large group of people; however, the non-participating students usually do well as the audience and enjoy laughing at the antics of their peers.
At the end of the campfire, be sure that the fire is completely out before you leave and that the lights in the shed have been turned off.
www.eagle-bluff.org /pages/campfire.html   (1448 words)

 Magic Campfire Starts
Since we are talking about a formal campfire, reinforce this by pre-determining and marking the circumference of the fire site with suitable markers and establish an 'entrance' to this area through a flag honour guard.
Pre-position the bags around the perimeter of your campfire circle and have a couple of helpers (depending on the number of candles) light the candles as participants are being lead towards the fire area.
When the participants are gathered around the campfire, ask if anyone has a canteen of water in case the fire gets 'out of hand' (you may want to set this up beforehand).
www.geocities.com /Yosemite/5634/magicfir.htm   (5053 words)

 All about your campfire
Campfires may not always be allowed, so be sure to check with the campground manager or the local forest service about any possible restrictions due to forest fire hazards.
Whether you plan to cook your meals by campfire, with a propane camp stove or by other means the campfire is traditionally the center of camp.
Your campfire is also the most dangerous activity on your camping trip if not planned and handled properly, especially if you are not camping in a developed campground.
www.angelfire.com /ia3/camping/campfire.htm   (5970 words)

 Camping Canada Campgrounds Campfire tips
The simplest and quickest method to start a campfire is to prepare the wood as described above and to "light up" the tinder.
Another method to start a campfire is to use two wires from opposing terminals of any battery connected together by steel wool.
It is the slowest and most physical method to start a campfire but it is also the most reliable and the only one anybody can make from scratch.
www.camping-canada.com /Tips_campfire_e.asp   (861 words)

 Campfire Tales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Campfire Tales is a 1997 film about urban legends.
It is a collection of four stories, urban legends with a modern twist.
Glenn Quinn - Scott Anderson (segment "The Locket")/Paramedic #1 (segment "The Campfire")
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Campfire_Tales   (788 words)

 Festival Review
They welcome you in to their campfire and proceed to delight you with a ghost tale culled from an audience member's story.
Their style was relaxed and engaging, and their ease allowed the darkened stage to become a campfire almost instantaneously.
When Ronald McDonald was suggested as a killer clown, the narrator picked up the line of the night, replying, "he's killing everyone slowly." This group displayed a highly accessible form of improv that allowed the audience to remain engaged and entertained.
www.improvreview.com /reviews/CIF5/unexpected.htm   (304 words)

CAMPFIRE (MEDURAT HASHEVET) which will premiere here in Chicago on October 13th as part of the Chicago International Film Festival, has been nominated for a total of thirteen IFA awards including all the major categories.
CAMPFIRE is set in 1981, immediately after the peace treaty with Egypt and Israel’s subsequent withdrawal from the Sinai desert, the events that provided much of the energy for the formation of the original settlements.
CAMPFIRE will premiere in Chicago on Wednesday October 13th at 8:30 PM and will also play at 4:30 on 10/14 and at 6:30 on 10/15.
www.films42.com /columns/campfire.asp   (1019 words)

Campfire is a community of people who enjoy sharing the history and stories about Texas.
Some of our newest participants at Campfire are the producers of the IMAX movie that's being filmed for the Texas History Museum.
Campfire participants whose quotes are selected ~ and give permission for the State to use ~ will be credited in the film and provided free tickets.
www.campfire.net   (225 words)

Nothing is more impressive to the young scout, or is remembered longer, than a dramatic, well planned and executed campfire program.
Campfire Cheers 2 - And even more, in case you run short.
A well-told story, whether around the campfire or at an indoor event, is a true treasure.
www.netwoods.com /d-campfire.html   (281 words)

 Wilderness Permits - visitor / campfire permits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
You must have a campfire permit to use a stove, lantern, or campfire outside a developed campground or recreation area.
Your campfire permit is valid from the date issued until the end of the calendar year; it may be used in any National Forest in Northern California or in the Sierra Nevada.
Fire hazard is determined by the fuel moisture content in an area (the amount of moisture present in the surrounding trees and brush) and by local weather patterns, which include the temperature, the prevailing winds, and the relative humidity.
www.sierrapacktrip.com /permits.htm   (419 words)

 Campfire Songs
The Campfire Songs Webring is for websites that contain lists of campfire songs; skits and stunts; chants and yells; and anything else to do with running a successful campfire.
Campfires are traditionally enjoyed within Scouting, Guiding and other organisations around the world.
This website is my personal collection of campfire songs, skits and activities from my 10 years of experience at summer camp.
b.webring.com /hub?ring=campfiresongs   (354 words)

 New Frontier Campfire: RV Parts
The material used in the ash is a natural insulator allowing the campfire to be used in places you could not use a conventional campfire, such as decks, pool side, docks, tailgating or even on your lawn.
The New Frontier Campfire is charming, realistic, portable and easy to use with no smoke, no sparks and no mess.
It may be used as a fryer, griddle, skillet or wok, and by using the new Frontier Campfire cover as the lid for the Cook-All, the Cook-All now becomes a Dutch oven, steamer or popcorn popper.
www.viprv.com /campfire/campfire.html   (601 words)

 Campfire Stories - books and tips at Campfirestory.com
To a novice camper his companion's snoring is a nightly inconvenience.
In fact the telling of stories and those storytellers who told them were the historians of eras long gone.There is the funny story, the scary story, the how to story, and these all can be told around the campfire.
Your average campfire story can take only a few minutes to tell, but because of the hypnotic properties of the fire itself, the story can come alive for those gathered around to listen.
www.campfirestory.com   (576 words)

 Campfire under the Full Harvest Moon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In conjunction with the Grand Rapids Schmooze 2005, we are planning to have an evening gathering around a campfire near Schultz, Michigan, located within an easy 45 minute drive from the schmooze headquarters.
Directions to the campfire grounds (or cancellation notice) will be available at the hotel during the schmooze, and anybody needing a ride should be able to find one from there.
Starting time for the campfire activities is "whenever the first contingent arrives from Grand Rapids".
www.gamecraft.org /campfire   (169 words)

 Hour.ca - Film - Campfire
The titular campfire, in that sense, both refers to a Lag Ba'omer festival tradition at which Tami, the youngest daughter, is set apart from the group, and to the hunting fires around which humans have gathered since prehistoric times to feel the bonds of community and, as Cedar reminds us, get burned.
Campfire reportedly created quite the brouhaha in Israel, with several Orthodox Jewish leaders attempting (and failing) to start a boycott of the movie.
instead, the campfires provides a centre by which the various faces may gather to exchange their thoughts, their dreams, their awareness, and their knowledge passed on to perhaps further the body through inspiring the parts.
www.hour.ca /film/film.aspx?iIDArticle=6489   (1692 words)

 Camp Fire in children's books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The 19 Campfire Girls of the Wa-Wan-Da Camp of Oakdale are given, free and clear, the deed to a huge colonial home in Oakdale.
The Campfire Girls on Ellen's Isle, or Trail of the Seven Cedars, 1917.
Rosamund returns from Switzerland for a visit, partly because she has seen a photo of Cecily taken at the Campfire Meeting, and recognises her as the long-lost daughter of an inmate of the Sanatorium.
members.aol.com /alicebeard/campfire/cf-books.html   (2068 words)

 U.S. Scouting Service Project: Campfires   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Perhaps that is why our campfires today cast a nostalgic spell, taking us back through vast, dim ages to those bleak little fires surrounded by the skin-clad and half-naked figures of our ancestors.
Rare is the Scout that hasn't felt some special moment as he sat round the fire with his friends entranced in some special thought, thrilled with recognition, amused at a skit, awestruck by a ceremony, or happy to be joined in the bonds of friendship.
Because campfires can and do help build character, the are a great Scouting tool for use at a Troop campout, a camporee or even a Jamboree.
www.usscouts.org /camping/campfire.html   (696 words)

 Cooking on a campfire at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cooking food using a campfire can be tricky, and many campers prefer to use a portable stove instead.
Grills over a campfire are used in the same way as ordinary charcoal barbecues.
Possibly the simplest method of cooking over a campfire is to roast food on long skewers that can be held above the flames.
wiki.tatet.com /Cooking_on_a_campfire.html   (719 words)

 Campfire Cooking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
So, when campfire cooking emerged as a story idea during a monthly magazine planning session, eyes turned in my direction.
The plan would be to solicit readers' favorite campfire recipes through an Almanac item in the February 1995 Missouri Conservationist.
However, I reasoned, if James Beard could cook dinner on top of an upturned iron (I don't remember the circumstances, but that was the only appliance at his disposal), then surely I could get a reasonable spread out of 75 mostly handwritten recipes from unknown sources.
www.conservation.state.mo.us /conmag/1997/02/40.htm   (2108 words)

We also desire to see the light of Christ shine in the hearts of children from Hamilton's inner-city so that they may come to know the Light and let it shine it brightly in their homes and community.
If you would be interested in meeting with a Let It Shine campaign representative to review our presentation materials and to discuss any questions or concerns which you may have, please contact our campaign administrator, Karen Schuurman at (905) 765-0216 or info@campfirebiblecamp.ca.
Since we will also be enlisting the help of many volunteers, please remember their traveling between the work-site and home.
www.campfirebiblecamp.ca /letitshine.html   (1021 words)

 Campfire Ceremonies
Ashes taken from a campfire are sprinkled into the flames of the next campfire.
Scout/Guide brings ashes to the campfire, the lists are combined and the dates and places of all campfires are recorded and passed on.
Variations are to throw wishes into a campfire (when leader secretly adds a handful of coffee creamer to make a "poof" or sugar to create colored flames) or to make wish boats (candle on a small piece of wood) to float out to sea or across a lake.
gsleaders.org /files/fire.htm   (940 words)

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