“Wohelo” stands for Work, Health, and Love—values that have been central to Camp Fire since we were founded in 1910. The Wohelo Award is the highest achievement for youth in Camp Fire. This prestigious award is open to teens in grades 9 through 12 and offers opportunities for personal development, leadership, and advocacy.

Camp Fire Heart of California, proudly announces Isabella Magos, Nikki McCann, and Madeleine McNeil as the 2019 recipients of the Wohelo award, the highest achievement in Camp Fire. They join a long list of Camp Fire Heart of California alumni who have earned this honor.

For over a century, Camp Fire has been strengthening youth by engaging them in skills fundamental to their achievement in school and the community. The Wohelo Award is an intensive, individualized project designed by the Camp Fire youth him/herself. In order to receive the Award, Magos, McCann, and McNeil carried out actions plan that included facilitating a teen leadership retreat, learning compassion through service, encouraging academic achievement, completing a book drive for an under-served population, bringing awareness to performing arts, and working with youth in a day camp.

Isabella Magos graduated in 2019 from Madera High School and is the daughter of Felipe and Michelle Magos.

Nikki McCann is a senior at Madera High School and is the daughter of John and Chris McCann.

Madeleine McNeil graduated in 2019 from Madera High School and is the daughter of Troy and Jennifer McNeil.

Check out all of the Wohelo Award recipients in Camp Fire, nationwide here.