EIN 95-1690969

Camp Fire USA Long Beach Area Council

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
145
Year formed
1946
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
Young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.
Related structure
Camp Fire USA Long Beach Area Council is child organization, under the parent exemption from Camp Fire National Headquarters.
Also known as...
Camp Fire Long Beach; Camp Fire Angeles; Angeles
Total revenues
$2,000,972
2020
Total expenses
$2,007,219
2020
Total assets
$3,365,428
2020
Num. employees
145
2020

Program areas at Camp Fire USA Long Beach Area Council

Out of school time programs include after school academic and enrichment programs provided at six elementary schools through the long beach unified school district, and one pilot program through a permit agreement with the parks, recreation, and marine department of the city of long beach at de forest park in north long beach. After school programs are offered free of charge to enrolled students. Approximately 600 students are served daily during the traditional school year and another 300 during summer program time. The wrap program (winners reaching amazing potential) emphasizes academic enrichment that is school-site specific. Camp fires research-based social-emotional thrive {ology} curriculum is at the foundation of program service, and is measured annually by external consultants. 90% of staff report that our council is committed to continuous improvement through program quality assessments and improvement planning. 97% of students reported that adults at Camp Fire listen to me. 98% of students report they help other kids, even if they arent their close friends. Camp Fire measures social-emotional learning indicators including social skills (empathy and inclusiveness), life skills (problem solving/preparedness), conflict resolution, purpose, and confidence.
Out of school time: Camp Fire clubs/groups Camp fires original programs were camps and Camp Fire groups/clubs, and both are still offered today. Camp Fire groups are formed with volunteer leadership, usually parents and can have up to 15 members and must have two leaders. Camp Fire groups maintain the same safety standards as all other Camp Fire programs including fingerprinting through livescan and criminal background checks. These groups typically meet three times a month, usually after school or in the early evening. The curriculum is thrive{ology} based, and outcomes are measured annually by external evaluators. Camp Fire groups promote community involvement through neighborhood associations which make possible larger scale service projects dependent on greater numbers of participants to achieve significant impact. All groups also promote environmental stewardship through low-impact Camp principles, work parties like beach and Camp clean-ups, and outdoor science experiences in summer day camps.
Environmental and camps outdoor programs include day camps (shiwaka, backyard bunch and beach cruisers), intersession and summer day camps through wrap, resident Camp (Camp wintaka and Camp wasewagan), and specialty Camp days. Camps offer social emotional skill development including social skills (inclusiveness and empathy), life skills, conflict resolution, purpose and confidence. Camp programs are also periodically monitored through outcome measurement conducted through surveys developed and summarized by external consultants. Camp Fire offers scholarships to ensure program experiences for campers of all economic backgrounds. Camp Fire camps are accredited through the american Camp association, promising rigorous standards-based compliance of over 300 areas including site, transportation, health and wellness, operational management, human resources and program activities.

Who funds Camp Fire USA Long Beach Area Council

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Will J Reid FoundationUnrestricted Grant$50,000
Will J Reid FoundationUnrestricted Grant$35,000
Will J Reid FoundationUnrestricted Grant$35,000
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at Camp Fire USA Long Beach Area Council

NameTitleCompensation
Georgia DrewExecutive Director / Executive Dir.$71,450
Christy WoodsTreasurer$0
Steven E. WirthVice President$0
Donita JosephSecretary$0
Karen NishkianRobert Emigh - President$0
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for Camp Fire USA Long Beach Area Council

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$332,916
Program services$1,300,201
Investment income and dividends$7,922
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$191,655
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$41,346
Net income from fundraising events$53,743
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$70,739
Miscellaneous revenues$2,450
Total revenues$2,000,972

Form 990s for Camp Fire USA Long Beach Area Council

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-13990View PDF
2019-062020-12-18990View PDF
2018-062019-08-17990View PDF
2017-062018-08-13990View PDF
2016-062017-09-21990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 12, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from Geo and A Atkinson Charitable Fnd FOUNDATION
May 19, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
May 19, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
September 21, 2021
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Will J Reid Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsYouth development programsChapter / child organizationsCharities
Issues
Human servicesChildren
Characteristics
ReligiousFundraising eventsState / local levelCommunity engagement / volunteeringAuction fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
Address
7070 E Carson St
Long Beach, CA 90808
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
County
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
campfirelb.org/ 
Phone
(562) 421-2725
Facebook page
CampFireLB 
IRS details
EIN
95-1690969
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1946
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
O40: Scouting Organizations
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption
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