Small groups, Field Trips, Volunteering and Mentoring

Teens in Action provides year-round support to middle and high school students to remain actively engaged in school, graduate and prepare for a promising future. Teens in Action combines small group meetings, college and career site visits, field trips, community volunteering and mentoring to promote commitment and follow through and inspire vision for the future. The program boosts confidence, builds self-esteem and develops leadership skills. Youth are encouraged to reach for their dreams despite life’s circumstances and ultimately become adults who build society and give back to the community.

Program Benefits

Armed with these skills, and with the guidance of trained, caring adults, we know that Camp Fire participants are more likely to:

Current School Partners

Jean McClung Middle School, FWISD
J.P. Elder Middle School, FWISD
W.A. Meacham Middle School, FWISD
William Monnig Middle School, FWISD
Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School, FWISD
North Side High School, FWISD
O.D. Wyatt High School, FWISD
Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences, FWISD

Your school could be next!
Contact us to find out or call 817.831.2111, ext. 121

Middle School Meeting Details

Jean McClung Middle School: Monday in the Go Center during lunch & after school (4:30 – 6:00 p.m.)

JP Elder Middle School: Tuesday in the Cafeteria during lunch & after school (4:30 – 6:00 p.m.)

Kirkpatrick Middle School
: Wednesday in the Upstairs Learning Lab during lunch & after school (5:00 – 6:00 p.m.)

Meacham Middle School: Thursday in the Cafeteria during lunch program & after school (4:30 – 6:00 p.m.)

William Monnig Middle School: Thursday in the Library during lunch & after school in Room 218 (4:30 – 6:00 p.m.)

High School Meeting Details

Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School: Wednesday during lunch & afterschool (3:45 – 5:30 p.m.)

North Side High School: Monday during lunch & afterschool (3:45 – 5:30 p.m.)

OD Wyatt High School: Tuesday during lunch & afterschool (3:45 – 5:30 p.m.)

Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences: Thursday during lunch & afterschool (3:45 – 5:30 p.m.)

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  • Teens in action mural
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Teens in Action In the 2023-24 school year:

  • 215 out of 217 TIA students (99%) advanced to the next grade
  • 11 high school graduates received $1,202,585 in scholarships

And now these TIA alumni are pursuing higher education at the University of Chicago, Tarrant County College, Tarleton State University, and the University of North Texas (3) and Texas Christian University (2) majoring in molecular engineering, social work, psychology, pre-law track with a major in philosophy, marketing, criminal justice, and education.