VIDEO | City Kids Gets $1,000 Donation From Get Up DC

It's founder, Randy Luskey, started City Kids as an experiential program to teach children how to be prepared for life beyond learning possible in a traditional classroom.

Patagonia Community Raises $10 Million for the Planet in 17 Days

Patagonia announced today that its community raised $10 million in donations to 1,043 grassroots environmental organizations in 17 days.

VIDEO | City Kids Offers DC Students an Environmental Education

"A D.C. nonprofit that believes children do some of their best learning outside surrounded by nature says kids growing up in the city shouldn’t miss out on environmental education."

A Journey to Alaska Inspires Gratitude and Feelings of Self-Accomplishment

In an effort to share just how transformative the outdoors is for City Kids youth, we sat down with Josh, a current City Kid participant, to hear more about his recent adventure to Alaska.

KHOL Interviews City Kids Student Daysiana Godbee

City Kids student Daysiana describes her experience coming from Washington DC and discovering the great outdoors in Wyoming.

2018 Eleanor Eells Award Winners

Each year, ACA’s Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence recognizes camps that embody the award’s namesake by developing superior programming.

'One of the Best' Nonprofits in 2018-19 by the Catalogue for Philanthropy

After a careful vetting process, the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington has selected City Kids Wilderness Project to be part of the Class of 2018-19.

City Kids Receives Award of Excellence

In the sixth episode of CampWire, meet the five winners of the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence.

Get Out: Nurturing A Bond Between Black People and Nature

A 2011 National Park Service survey found that just 7 percent of all park system visitors were black. But there is a growing effort to nurture the relationship between African-Americans and the outdoors.

Program Connects At-Risk Kids with Nature

Thomas Jones, 17, is an inner-city kid who, statistically, had a greater chance of dropping out of high school or getting shipped off to prison than he had of summiting a 13,000-foot peak in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Yet despite…