Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Camp Fire National Headquarters

Light the fire within.

three stars

82.22

1801 Main St., Suite 200 Kansas City, MO 64106
tel: (816) 285-2010   Web Site
EIN: 13-1623921

Board Leadership
Jane Parker
Chair

CEO
Greg Zweber
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.22 three stars
  Financial 74.86 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Every Camp Fire program is built with Thrive{ology}: the science of helping youth thrive. It's a proven, research-based methodology to help youth find their sparks and discover who they are. Our trained, adult champions give youth the tools they need to become leaders in their community, school, or their peer group today.

Founded in 1910, Camp Fire annually reaches more than 120,000 youth aged 5-17. Councils deliver curriculum-based programs at 1,500 program sites in 26 states and Washington D.C., in highly diverse delivery settings through Camp & Environmental Education, School Year Programs, and Teen Service & Leadership.

Despite a 64-year head start as a female-only organization, Camp Fire nearly matches the overall population by gender, with 46% male participants and 54% female participants. Transgender program participants comprise 0.01% of youth served, compared to 0.3% of the overall adult population nationally. At Camp Fire, everyone is welcome.

Every Camp Fire program is built with Thrive{ology}: the science of helping youth thrive. It's a proven, research-based methodology to help youth find their sparks and discover who they are. Our trained, adult champions give youth the tools they need to become leaders in their community, school, or their peer group today.

Founded in 1910, Camp Fire annually reaches more than 120,000 youth aged 5-17. Councils deliver curriculum-based programs at 1,500 program sites in 26 states and Washington D.C., in highly diverse delivery settings through Camp & Environmental Education, School Year Programs, and Teen Service & Leadership.

Despite a 64-year head start as a female-only organization, Camp Fire nearly matches the overall population by gender, with 46% male participants and 54% female participants. Transgender program participants comprise 0.01% of youth served, compared to 0.3% of the overall adult population nationally. At Camp Fire, everyone is welcome.

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Financial

two stars

74.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Fire National Headquarters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Fire National Headquarters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,633,054
   Federated Campaigns $75,209
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $28,335
   Related Organizations $5,369
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,741,967
   Program Service Revenue $1,469,818
Total Primary Revenue $4,211,785
   Other Revenue $196,162
TOTAL REVENUE $4,407,947
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,385,682
   Administrative Expenses $511,514
   Fundraising Expenses $385,446
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,282,642
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,125,305
   
Net Assets $3,456,714

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$260,591 7.93% Cathy Tisdale Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$3,000 0.09% Lauren Lampe Trustee

Mission

Every Camp Fire program is built with Thrive{ology}: the science of helping youth thrive. It's a proven, research-based methodology to help youth find their sparks and discover who they are. Our trained, adult champions give youth the tools they need to become leaders in their community, school, or their peer group today.

Founded in 1910, Camp Fire annually reaches more than 120,000 youth aged 5-17. Councils deliver curriculum-based programs at 1,500 program sites in 26 states and Washington D.C., in highly diverse delivery settings through Camp & Environmental Education, School Year Programs, and Teen Service & Leadership.

Despite a 64-year head start as a female-only organization, Camp Fire nearly matches the overall population by gender, with 46% male participants and 54% female participants. Transgender program participants comprise 0.01% of youth served, compared to 0.3% of the overall adult population nationally. At Camp Fire, everyone is welcome.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Fire National Headquarters (MO) 82.22 three stars
Girls on the Run International (NC) 89.89 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (CO) 87.82 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse (WI) 91.90 four stars
Streets Ministries (TN) 86.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Fire National Headquarters
1801 Main St., Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64106
tel: (816) 285-2010
EIN: 13-1623921

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Board Leadership

Jane Parker
Chair

CEO

Greg Zweber
President, CEO