• Help people

    discover their wisdom

    through your story

Become a Campfire Fellow

Help us choose and explore the Season 8 Question

What is a Campfire Fellow?

  • A Campfire Fellow discovers their own wisdom through answering the season question.
  • A Campfire Fellows learn public speaking, storytelling, and group facilitation
  • A Campfire Fellow shares what they’ve learned and invites others into the discussion.
  • A Campfire Fellow supports the development and growth of Campfire.

What are we looking for in a Fellow?

  • Campfire Fellows must be first and foremost kind.
  • To do good work as a Campfire Fellow you need to have a certain level of introspection.
  • It’s necessary to be open to sharing your stories.
  • It’s important for our Fellows to not only understand Campfire’s work but to also believe in it.
  • An ideal fellow has the necessary time available to be able to fully commit.
  • The ideal Campfire Fellow has a “sweet spot” of skills and is ready.

Applications for Season 8 aren’t open just yet!

Nominations will need to be submitted prior to this so the nominee has a chance to provide additional information.

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Steven Harowitz

Director of Campfire

I lead the Campfire team.  I hold a Bachelors in Liberal Arts (Interdisciplinary Studies, woop) from the University of Central Florida and a Master of Education from the University of South Carolina.  I now reside in St. Louis, Missouri overseeing the Angel and Paul Harvey Media Center and perform at The Improv Shop Improvising my…

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Jenni Harpring

Facilitation Director

I believe good facilitation creates connection.  I have experienced this in classrooms, small groups, dinner parties, and my own Campfire storytelling experience. I have been fortunate to cultivate these skills in my professional life. I have over 15 years of experience in community engagement, international and domestic social work, civic engagement, higher education, training, and…

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“The Campfire team made me feel comfortable and important the entire time.

Ken More

Past Storyteller

“As far as the coaching, it was fantastic.”

Sympho Mubano

Past Storyteller

“The Campfire crew is an insanely talented group of people.”

Bronwyn Ritchie

Past Storyteller

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