Outdoor Education Coordinator / Day Camp Director
Jen Smith joined Camp Fire First Texas in March 2019 as the Texas Outdoor Education Center outdoor education coordinator and day camp director for Camp El Tesoro. In her role, Jen coordinates with school administration and parents to ensure every child has a great experience at Camp El Tesoro, whether it be through the TxOEC or Nature Day Camp.
Jen brings more than 20 years of experience working with youth in the outdoor education and summer programming realms to Camp Fire. She has worked across the country teaching and coordinating environmental education programs at a variety of outdoor centers in Indiana, New York, and California. Jen has also had the opportunity to work with Girl Scout summer camps on Long Island, NY, Statesville, NC, and the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California.
Jen is a certified Professional Environmental Educator through the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, and a facilitator of Project Water Education for Teachers (WET), and Project Wil, and is certified in Project Learning Tree.