Self Reliance Programs help youth build life skills through relevant educational, enrichment, and service-learning programs. Self Reliance Programs, curriculum created by National Camp Fire, are presented in schools in the Findlay, Hancock, Fostoria, and Tiffin Schools by Camp Fire Northwest Ohio.
Service-learning programs that will help students learn and develop through active participation in a community service project. The age-appropriate curriculum centers on generating ideas, gathering information, and planning and organizing a project that meets the needs of their community. This course consists of six 45-minute sessions.
This program focuses on personal safety and responsible citizenship through good decision making. Activities are designed to teach children to avoid being victims of crimes and other potentially harmful situations. This course consists of six 45-minute sessions.
Children learn self-help skills such as choosing healthy foods, becoming weather ready, being safe in public, escaping a fire, handling conflict, and being safe and responsible. This course is made up of six 45-minutes sessions.
Teaches how to resist negative peer pressure and maintain positive friendships. Role-playing makes this a fun way to learn important lessons about making good friends as well as being one. This course consists of five 45-minute sessions.
This program encourages activities and ideas that will motivate young people to get up, move around, and eat more nutritious foods. It also encourages them to make positive decisions and take other steps to enhance their health and avoid risky behaviors that could jeopardize their well-being. This course is meant for out of school time and encourages family involvement. Each session is 1-2 hours.
This course teaches through a series of “challenges” designed to promote trust, self-confidence, teamwork, and leadership. Elements in this “challenge” are created to challenge mental, emotional, and social capabilities rather than just physical capabilities.
This program is targeted toward high school students and young adults. This program is offered because of a partnership with Camp Fire and the FDIC. Following educational standards, youth are taught the basics of managing their own money, differences between credit and debit, shopping for a credit card, and creating relationships with financial institutions. This course consists of eight 1-hour sessions.