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North America’s Online Paddling Safety Course

Paddle, Portage, Paddle. PADDLERsmart! is an Online Paddling & SUP Safety Course built from the water up by paddlers and experts in the field. Sign up for 15% off our standard course fee and we’ll keep you posted about our launch.

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Your wild awaits,
Go Boldly

Knowledge and know-how make the journey that much better. That’s why best-in-class online education for outdoor pursuits is central to what we do.

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Your wild awaits,
Go Boldly

Knowledge and know-how make the journey that much better. That’s why best-in-class online education for outdoor pursuits is central to what we do.

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Inspiration is the first step

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Approved,
Accredited
& Awesome

Campfire’s animated, narrated and interactive courses are government accredited across North America. Designed and developed by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts.

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“the course was awesome. The videos made it easy and I learned a lot. Thanks!

– John C., Minnesota –

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Anytime,
anywhere,
any device

We’ve made our courses available across all platforms and devices. Start on your mobile and finish on your desktop.

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Study at
your own pace

Study at your own pace and we’ll automatically track your progress so you can take your time and pick up where you left off.

Perfect for all ages & skill levels

Our animated, narrated and interactive courses are perfect for all ages, skill levels and learning styles. 

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North America's
Official Online
Boating Course

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Get Certified and Save!

We’ve teamed up with the best outdoor, adventure and travel brands to help you get the most out of your outdoor pursuits. Your BOATsmart!, HUNTINGsmart! or ATVsmart! course fee includes free membership to Campfire Collective and instant access to exclusive partner discounts.

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Campfire helps people have awesome outdoor adventures.

Campfire was founded with the belief that we’re at our best when we go to our wild. Collective membership is free. Join now to get exclusive discounts from leading outdoor brands, access high quality online courses and inspire others. Your wild awaits, go boldly.

Paddling knowledge base

In partnership with 1% For The Planet, Campfire pledges a percentage of our annual revenue directly to nonprofits that sustain and protect the wild.

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Hunter with a bow in tall grass at dusk
Man on yellow ATV riding through dirt tracks
Person on snowmobile riding through snowy trail
Person paddling in white water rapids
Three individuals backpacking across a yellow, grassy plain

LET'S WORK TOGETHER

 

Go boldly, tell your story. Campfire is building a collective of ambassadors who share a passion for the wild. If you’re an influencer, publisher or sport expert drop us a line. Let’s hook up and inspire others.

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LET'S WORK TOGETHER

 

Go boldly, tell your story. Campfire is building a collective of ambassadors who share a passion for the wild. If you’re an influencer, publisher or sport expert drop us a line. Let’s hook up and inspire others.

CAMPFIRE STORIES

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to get the latest stories from around the fire.