Council Clubs

Camp Fire Sandusky County offers youth an alternative to small club groups.  Our “Council Clubs” meet monthly here at the facility.

Starflight Council Club is for youth (boys and girls) continuing their journey from Kinder Kids with Camp Fire who are currently in grades 1 and 2. Starflight meetings will be held the second Monday of each month beginning October 12th and meeting times will be from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.  Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

On completion of Starflight, members are welcome to advance to the Adventure Council Club designed for youth in 3rd-5th grades!  Join now for the “adventure of a lifetime!” Adventure meetings will be held on the second Sunday of the month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm beginning October 11th. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.
Camp Fire programs carry on throughout grade 12 with several options in which to choose from:
1.)  Discovery Club for youth grades 6- 8
2.)  Teens In Action! 8th Grade – 12th Grade!

PROGRAMS:

Camp Fire Levels
Starflight level – Grades K – 2
Adventure level – Grades 3 – 5
Discovery level – Grades 6 – 8
Horizon level or Teens In Action- Grades 9 – 12
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SMALL GROUP PROGRAMS

Camp Fire Small Group Programs are nationwide and for boys and girls.  Small Group Programs usually meet each week for an hour and are led by two or more adult volunteers.  Meetings are held after school, in the evenings or on weekends.  Boys and girls learn to work together and progress through program levels according to their grade in school.  They get invovled in service projects which help them become responsible citizens concerned about their communities and society. Programs teach resonsibility, decision-making, and other valuable skills through a variety of projects centered around five subject trails.

TRAIL TO KNOWING ME

Children develop a positive sense of self. Express feelings and emotions in a positive way. Accept responsibility for one’s actions. Express personal needs.

TRAIL TO FAMILY AND COMMUNITY

Children are aware of the community outside of their families. Children are aware that each person is part of a larger group. Understand their abilities to help others.

TRAIL TO CREATIVITY

Children develop personal expression skills Demonstrate artistic skills in the mediums of visual and/or performing arts.

TRAIL TO THE ENVIRONMENT

Children have an increased appreciation and understanding of nature Children respect and care for the natural world. Learn about and use natural resources wisely.

TRAIL TO THE FUTURE

Children acquire basic learning skills. Develop an enjoyment of learning. Follow verbal directions. Communicate their thoughts and feelings.

EXAMPLE OF TYPICAL MEETING

OPENING: The group will have a flag and recite the “Pledge of Allegiance.”
ACTIVITY OR PROJECT: Activities will include whole group games or discussions as well as individual projects.
SNACK: Children will have a snack and drink that is provided by their parents or a member of the group.
GROUP DISCUSSION: The group will discuss some important ideas that they learned during the meeting.
CLOSING: The group will sing a goodbye song or play a game.

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