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JET Spotlight

Written by Meena Fernald, Associate Program Director   Timia Shaffer is an entrepreneur, business owner, high school senior, and City Kids JET. A few months shy of eighteen years old, she has navigated the pandemic with intention – finding a balance between her schoolwork, hair braiding business (Different Styles), family commitments (like spending time with […]

Winter & Spring Programming Update

After a few weeks off during our winter break, City Kids participants and staff were excited to resume programming as the Winter/Spring 2021 Program Season launched in early February.  In addition to camper and JET cohort-level programming, we are virtually offering all CK youth programs to continue deepening connections with youth across all age groups. […]

New City Kids Staff Members

At the start of the new year, City Kids was fortunate to be joined by two new staff members. Starting with the new JET Program Manager, Paige McLaughlin. Paige joined the team in January and will be overseeing the planning and implementation of JET Programming. The JET Program is designed to give experienced City Kids […]

CK Continuous Learning Newsletter February 2021

We’ve created this newsletter in the spirit of true community cohesion, learning, and growth. Each section of this newsletter is dedicated to one of the pillars of our community – Youth Development, Risk Management and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. We have also included a reading list and “watchlist” in the spirit of #continuouslearning during this […]

Fall Programming Update

City Kids kicked off our 2020-21 Program Year on Monday, September 28th with our Fall Kick-off Event. Typically, the kick-off event is held in-person at our City Kids Office. This year, because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we invited City Kids participants, their families, current staff, volunteers, and Board Members to a virtual Zoom event. […]

A Summer Like No Other

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed City Kids Wilderness Project’s offices and postponed our programming in March, as an organization, we, like the rest of the world, had no idea how long we would remain in a state of isolation.

Building Resiliency. Broadening Horizons. Ensuring Skills for Success.

City Kids Wilderness Project


City Kids Wilderness Project is a non-profit organization founded on the belief that providing enriching life experiences for DC children can enhance their lives, the lives of their families and the greater community.

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