Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) at City Kids

Learn more about SYEP and the 6 weeks of virtual programming that City Kids facilitated for participants while they were in DC over the summer.

Summer Camp 2021 - Update from Broken Arrow Ranch

As I write this, it is hard to believe that we are a week away from wrapping up our 2021 summer at Broken Arrow Ranch in Jackson Hole, WY.

Climbing the Grand Teton

Every summer, City Kids’ senior JETs have the opportunity to climb the Grand Teton, the tallest peak in the Teton range with its summit standing at over two and a half miles above sea level.

Summer Celebration in Wyoming

For over 10 years, Kitty and John Resor have graciously hosted the City Kids Summer Celebration at their home in Teton Valley. This year was a special celebration as we gathered to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the organization.

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Alumni Spotlight

Learn more about how Iisis, City Kids Alum, is making the most of 2020 with the skills she gained at City Kids.

JET Talks – EPISODE 2: Family & Friendship

Check out the second 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…

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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.

Washington, DC

2437 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

13055 So. US Hwy 191
Jackson, WY 83001