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Camp Fire After School Program Locations

Camp Fire After School Programs make the most of children’s out of school time. Through STEM focused activities, tinker spaces and meaningful adult interaction, youth are encouraged to explore their interests in a project based approach. Additionally, each site provides homework assistance and dedicated time for outdoor exploration.

  • kids playing together
  • kids experimenting
  • children painting
  • kids playing with counselor
  • Vandagriff Aledo Fire Department

PLUS

Homework Help , Trail Time, Special Events (like Cardboard Challenge), Monthly Themes

Camp Fire Benefits

Daily Schedule*

3:00 pm – Check-In, Bathroom Break, Attendance
3:10 pm – Brain Smart Start Activity
3:20 pm – First Outdoor Free Play
3:40 pm – Handwashing, Transition Activity
3:50 pm – Family-Style Snack
4:00 pm – Activity Time: Rotate between Homework Help, Stations, and a Facilitated, Purposeful Activity
5:15 pm – Clean Up and Reflection
5:30 pm – Second Outdoor Free Play, Stations Facilitated Activity Schedule

Monday Trail Time: Core Curriculum
Tuesday STEAM
Wednesday Seasonal Trail Time
Thursday Genius Hour
Friday Outdoor Exploration

*schedule varies by location

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Our Staff

Our trained staff make the difference. Staff receive ongoing training in youth development and the Thrive methodology. This helps each child learn to thrive by allowing them to explore their personal interests, make healthy choices, develop social skills and have fun. Camp Fire programs offer an environment where youth can learn through active exploration and interaction with program staff trained to observe and engage youth to support, extend and clarify learning.

Contact Us

Have Questions? Contact us or call 817.831.2111.

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