Young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their Spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are. In Camp Fire, it begins now. Light the fire within.
Mrs. Ann Sheets
2700 Meacham Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76137 USA
children, families, environment, community service, camping, Camp Fire, youth programs, child care training, outdoor education,
Camp Fire (O43)
Youth Development Programs (O50)
Citizenship Programs, Youth Development (O54)
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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Early Childhood Programs & Professional Develoment
Camp Fire provides a variety of services related to child care, training of child caregivers, and programs designed to enhance the quality of child care. Programs include: training to employees of child care centers striving to enhance their quality of care, pre-service for new providers, child development associate credential classes, family child care training, kindergarten readiness, and a child care resource and referral program.
Camp Fire offers a variety of programs for school age youth and adults in the outdoors, including overnight camp, day camp, outdoor education, family camping, and community programs. Many of the outdoor programs are conducted at Camp El Tesoro, a 223-acre site which has been the primary center for outdoor programs since 1934. Activities are directed toward leadership development, environmental education, and outdoor skills. In addition, a week long grief camp "El Tesoro de la Vida" is held for children and youth who have experienced a death of a loved one.
Out of School Programs
Camp Fire provides after school and summer programs plus school completion programs. Emphasis is placed on youth leadership, education enhancement, family involvement, recreation and community service.
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American Camping Association (ACA) - Accreditation
Affiliations & Memberships
American Camp Association - Member
Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Affiliate/Chapter of National Organization (i.e. Girl Scouts of the USA, American Red Cross, etc.) - Affiliate/chapter
Camp Fire First Texas
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This organization has no recorded board members.
Mrs. Lauri Curtis Hadobas
Term: 2015 - 2017
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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?
Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?
Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?
Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?
Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?