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Camp Fire First Texas is a sponsoring agency for the United States Department of Agricutlure (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Camp Fire serves as a sponsoring agency for centers and family home based, licensed or registered, child care providers.
Contact Camp Fire to Enroll
Complete this form or call 817-806-5451 to learn more about the program.
Food Program Benefits
There are many benefits to participating in the USDA Food Program. Some include:
- Subsidizes food costs regardless of family income
- Provide balanced, nutritious meal options
- Supports health and safety standards
Additional benefits when selecting Camp Fire as a program sponsor include:
Free access to web-based menu program – CK-KIDS Minute Menu has the ability to create, record and submit menus/attendance, create certificates, assist in managing your child care business with financial aid, and many other features.
Free Program Marketing – As a provider with Camp Fire’s Food Program your business will be listed and included in our Child Care Resource and Referral list of providers.
Direct Deposit- Monthly claim reimbursement can be deposited directly into your checking or savings account.
Free Training – Each year Camp Fire provides training that focuses on quality nutrition, creative meal planning and other topics to support their program providers.
Monthly Newsletters – To best equip each provider with the tools and knowledge they need, a monthly newsletter provides information on the food program guidelines, in-season fruits and veggies, new recipes and snack ideas to emphasize proper nutrition in children.
Direct Staff Support – Our staff provides hands-on support on a variety of topics outside of general nutrition.
Spanish help is available - Excellent resource for those who prefer to receive information in their own language.
Once Camp Fire is chosen as your program sponsor, an appointment is set to provide you with training on the subjects you will need to meet the guidelines of the Food Program.
The following websites are helpful to those currently enrolled or thinking of enrolling in a USDA Food Program.