Camp Fire First Texas
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
Camp Fire First Texas was founded in 1914. For 100 years, the organization has shaped youth and families. From the early days of Blue Birds and Camp Fire Girls, the organization has grown into one of the largest councils in the United States with programs for boys and girls that include everything from camping to school readiness. Learn more about our programs.
Camp Fire serves Tarrant, Parker, Wise, Hood, Johnson and Denton counties.
Camp Fire has 90 year-round employees and 88 seasonal employees. In 2013, 560 volunteers provided 19,000 hours of service to Camp Fire. Camp Fire youth and families provided more than 4,000 hours of service to our communities.
Camp Fire First Texas is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.
IRS determination letter available on request.
Annual Reports are available online.
El Tesoro Foundation
The El Tesoro Foundation was established to create a permanent endowment fund to support all of the programs and services of Camp Fire First Texas, not just El Tesoro. The foundation is a perfect vehicle for support through an estate plan. For more information about how you can include Camp Fire in your estate plan, please contact us.