We teach Camp Fire kids that meeting their goals takes planning, practice and progress-monitoring. It’s not something that just happens. We make goals happen.
A recent survey by the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE) found “83 percent [of youth ages 18-24] say they believe young people have the power to change the country.” That’s exactly what we want young people in Camp Fire to discover, practice, and believe: Their contributions and leadership matter to their communities, our country, and the wider world NOW – not just in the future.
Camp Fire First Texas after school program located at IDEA Achieve Public School received Texas Rising Star quality certification.
Keep your family relationships healthy during this time. Our family is our foundation, and we need to ensure that we are building those connections to keep the foundation solid.
Building community connections is what I do every day. I work with businesses, teachers and organizations to create the perfect off-site experience to foster learning and deepen understanding – of nature, of one another and communication.
One day in early spring 2020 I packed up a few things from my office, picked up my two preschool-age children from child care and drove home thinking we’d hunker down and enjoy a vacation/work-from-home couple of weeks. Oh, how very little did I know. And how quickly did I have to learn.
This summer, the ongoing COVID situation prevented the traditional grief camp from operating. Camp volunteers and counselors knew children still needed the support this program offers.
Fort Worth, Texas (September 15, 2020) - After receiving interest from more than 150 candidates, Camp Fire First Texas is excited to announce Lauren Richard will take the reigns as the next president/CEO of Camp Fire First Texas on [...]
Emily’s Camp Fire Journey “Camp Fire will change you. It will make you see the world and yourself differently,” explained Emily Smith who just completed her Freshman year at North Side High School. She first walked through the doors at [...]
It was Friday. I felt overloaded. ... To help me survive days like these, I have come to rely on chill candy. Simple quick ways to remind my body, mind, and spirit that I am okay. I can do this difficult moment.