Erie polar bear plunge


Camp Fitch Needs You, Polar Bear Plunge 2023 Registration is Open!

Whether you plunge in the ocean, your local lake or pool, do the Ice Bucket Challenge, or plunge in Lake Erie at Camp Fitch the weekend of March 11th, you can truly Polar Bear Anywhere!


It is time to register for Polar Bear, as the polar bear committee is working hard to plan a safe and fun polar bear plunge this year with three “invigorating” options that will empower YOU to impact the life of a child, forever:

  • In-Person Plunge: at Camp Fitch the weekend of March 11th.
  • Remote Plunge*: A pool or ocean? A slip and slide? A bucket of ice? An Alaskan glacier? 2023 is all about creativity!
  • Fireside Fundraiser: Hate the cold and a land lover?  No problem, register to raise money from the comforts of your cozy den.

*There will be prizes for the most creative plunges and videos.

Here’s where we need your help!

  1. Register to be a Polar Bear Plunger or a Fireside Fundraiser REGISTER HERE

2. Invite your friends to join your team and start fundraising.


Kids need camp more than ever and because of YOU, 2022 made kids better, forever:

  • Over 40,000 scholarships provided over 12 years
  • Over 3,500 scholarships are provided each year.
  • Plungers represent 9 decades.

Fitch 4 All is a reality because people appreciate that Camp Fitch is the difference in the lives of so many kids, who need camp more than ever.

You can help us reach out GOALs for the 13th Annual Polar Bear to Make Kids Better, Forever:

  • Impact over 40,000 total kids with scholarships in our 13th year
  • Celebrate our 1000th plunger in our 13th year
  • Send 4,000 deserving kids and their families to Camp Fitch in 2023!
  • Every Plunger & Donor impacts a child’s life, forever!

Register yourself and your team today and be the difference in a kid’s life, forever!

Camp Fitch Forever!

The Polar Bear Committee