Thanks to the NBC Comcast Universal Foundation, Camp Fire First Texas will invest $50K to advancing equitable access to technology.
Being bored all summer is the worst fate for third grader, Serenity. As an only child she could have spent this summer at home alone. Instead, she attended Camp Fire Summer Day Camp at Diamond Hill Station
A sister is a built-in friend, but after Anya and Kyra made a long and difficult cross-country move in the middle of a pandemic, they were ready to meet new friends and become a part of their Texas community
Levi loves the thrill of riding horses, looming high up in the air like a giant; he says riding makes him feel “tall and fast.” Thankfully, he gets to have this annual experience thanks to his time at Camp El Tesoro.
When kids and teens learn how to make this kind of thoughtful, holistic, consistent progress toward their goals, they take those skills into the rest of their life.
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.