Sportsmen's Club of Fort Worth

Recent Events

Recent Events

Camp John Marc
Special Camps for Special Kids serves children with chronic illnesses and major physical disabilities, and the families of those children, by making possible high-quality, year-round camping experiences at Camp John Marc, a unique camp facility in Bosque County, Texas. At Camp John Marc, Special Camps for Special Kids provides cooperative programming with the health organizations, community volunteers, and pediatric hospitals also dedicated to serving these children.
Each year, Directors from the Sportsmen’s Club of Fort Worth have the opportunity to stock the lake for Camp Sanguinity. They also have the opportunity to come out and share the fun with the kids. The fishing pier was re-built and expanded through the funds raised at our annual game dinner and auction as well.
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Y.O. Ranch
Adventure Camp & Guide School
For many kids, getting the chance to go to the Y.O. Ranch Adventure Camp/Guide School is a trip of a lifetime. The Adventure Camp offers team building through the ropes course, offers horseback riding, Archery lessons, a rifle range, climbing tower, and more! Without your generous support of the Sportsmen’s Club, many of these kids would not have the chance to go each year.
Junior Guide School -For the advanced hunting campers who want to learn more about the in-depth process it takes to be a hunter and a professional guide. Learn from the YO Ranch Guides and work your way up to guide for your own trophy! (students must meet qualifications)
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Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s
“Life’s Better Outside Experience”
Mayfest 2011

The Sportsmen’s Club of Fort Worth sponsored the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s “Life’s Better Outside Experience” at Mayfest 2011. Texas Parks and Wildlife had 15 different booths in this exciting exhibit that showcased ways for families to enjoy the outdoors of Texas – camping, fishing, hunting, nature studies, wildlife education, and more. This attraction was a free event for the Mayfest patrons – your underwriting helped to ensure this.Children and families were able to experience and learn about water and boating safety, participate in a catch and release fishing tank, see live horned frogs and turtles, play a wildlife CSI whodunit with various native animal skeletons and a realistic scene, see a live action diorama explaining the necessary control of water flow in our Texas rivers and lakes, learn Texas freshwater and saltwater fish identification, shoot bows and arrows, learn about fishing and hunting licenses and their importance, learn about State park locations and offerings, wildfire dangers and benefits, native bird migratory patterns, camping skills and equipment as well as where to camp around our state, and more. This was a destination at Mayfest that saw many families enjoying it so much they never left! The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department records from Mayfest 2011 show 2,670 children and 1,317 adults participated.

The Texas Pythian HomeThe Texas Pythian Home is a non-profit, 501(c)3 licensed, basic residential child care facility. Our mission is to provide a safe, stable environment for children to grow physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually in order to become responsible, independent adults.
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Fossil Rim Wildlife CenterThank you so much for your support of Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s 2011 Summer Campl.Enclosed are pictures from the event. I hope you can see hope much fun they were having. Because of all that fun though, these campers also left Fossil Rim with a greater understanding of the theme of our “Wild Matters” Summer Camp: “the issues that affect wildlife, and why those issues should matter to them.”Your generousity was greatly appreciated, and I hope to be able to work with you again to the benefit of even more youth.
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Near Southeast Community Development Corporation (Southside Fort Worth)
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Trip
September 24

This new partnership between Near Southeast CDC (NSCDC) and the Sportsmen’s Club of Fort Worth provides healthy activities and mentoring to disadvantaged youth in Southeast Fort Worth. The Sportsmen’s Club graciously agreed to fund fishing trips for youth and adult mentors beginning fall 2011. NSCDC agreed to hold the trips and report to the Sportsmen’s Club of Fort Worth.
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Foster’s Home for Children

Since 1960, Foster’s Home for Children has demonstrated the ability to meet the needs of troubled children and families by providing residential group care, foster family care, and adoptions. Foster’s Home services, based on strong Christian values, are presented by our professional staff in an educational approach, teaching appropriate skills for interactive living. Foster’s Home operates on sound financial principles with very limited long-term debt. The day to day operations are supported by faithful individual donors and approximately 300 Churches of Christ throughout Texas.

Foster’s Home is a member in good standing with the following professional organizations: Christian Child and Family Services Association, Texas Coalition of Homes for Children, and Texas Network of Youth Service.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.
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2011 Texas Parks and Wildlife Whiz-Bang Championship

I want to thank you for your contribution to the 2011 Texas Parks and Wildlife Whiz-Bang Championship. Youth shooting sports and the success of 4-H Shooting Sports relies heavily on the commitment of people like you.

Devotion such as your allows such programs to continue and helps us become leaders in the youth shooting sports community.

Thank you again for all your hard work
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