Camp Fire First Texas has been an inclusive, innovative leader in youth development since 1914.

Woven into every Camp Fire experience is our proven framework for thriving. We call it Thrive{ology}. It’s research-based and measurable. Our framework provides opportunities for youth to grow and succeed in life. Programs include camping, licensed afterschool enrichment, teen services, environmental education, and school readiness, in addition to professional development for early educators. In Camp Fire, children and youth find a safe, fun and inclusive place – a place where they form lasting relationships, develop a sense of belonging and make positive contributions to the lives of their families and their community.
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El Tesoro de la Vida Benefit Dinner

Dinner, Silent and Live Auction
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Camp Fire El Tesoro de la Vida Benefit Dinner directly supports our week-long grief camp for children which provides an accepting, normalizing camp experience where boys and girls who share the experience of the death of a loved one can cry, play, laugh and heal together.

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FREE Camp Previews

Considering summer camp at Camp El Tesoro?
A FREE mini-camp awaits your whole family at a Camp Preview. Experience what makes El Tesoro such a special place at one of these come-and-go events!

Sunday, April 10; 1-4 p.m.
Sunday, May 15; 1-4 p.m.

Camp El Tesoro is located at 7710 Fall Creek Hwy, Granbury TX 76049

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A Camp Journey

About 20 years ago I took my first steps across Camp El Tesoro’s lovely swinging bridge. Although at the time it felt like I was crossing a grand expanse on a thin swinging rope. Anxious, excited, and filled with wonder, I weathered that adventure to start my first day of camp. Unaware it would set me on a path that, much like the trails at our extraordinary camp, would shape me into the person I am today.