City Kids’ Core Values

City Kids' Core Values are the principals we use to guide our work. From our programming to making decisions for the future of the organization, these five values are incorporated into everything we do.

City Kid, Don’Zeal, featured in The Washington Post

Navigating the Wilderness, Avoiding Predators Urban and Rural Perspective by Courtland Milloy August 30, 2022 at 6:25 p.m. EDT About 2,000 miles from his home in Southeast Washington, 16-year-old Don’Zeal Davis pitched…


On December 14th, City Kids was featured on CBS Mornings in a segment focused on the therapeutic powers of nature.

25 Years of City Kids – At A Glance

Take a walk through the timeline of City Kids as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary.

PRESS RELEASE: City Kids Celebrates 25 Years

Since 1996, the organization has impacted +500 youth through DC and Wyoming programming.

VIDEO | Adarius Henderson Interview with The Weather Channel

Adarius Henderson, CK Alum, speaks with The Weather Channel about his experiences as a City Kid and his time in Wyoming. View Video ->

Summer Camp 2021: COVID-19 Risk Mitigation

While many activities at City Kids are outside, this summer all activities other than cabin time will move outside including meals and traditional indoor classes.

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.

JET Talks – Episode 1: Alone & Surviving

Check out the first episode of JET Talks, a new podcast designed and created by City Kids JETs for the City Kids community. Throughout the year, a small group of JET participants will share stories and explore meaningful themes about their…

Nature Must Be Accessible to All

Recently featured in the Parks and Recreation Magazine, this article was written by Alumni Engagement and Success Partner, Priya Cook, with a focus on City Kids.