October 12, 2018

City Kids goes on a field trip every Friday!  Sometimes, we go somewhere just for fun, and sometimes, we go somewhere for an academic lesson related to what we are doing in our other programming.  These two outings are examples of how varied our trips can be.  Pictured...

October 5, 2018

As part of our unit on civics, one of our parents arranged for a local union organizer to come and speak to the kids.  She gave them a linear time line of labor unions in the United States, explaining the harsh and unsafe working conditions, and low pay, that sparked g...

October 5, 2018

This year, City Kids is learning how to code for robotics.  They work in teams of two--each team has a computer and a robot that they have to learn to program.  We are working with a local organization, which has been a fantastic weekly addition to our science program....

October 5, 2018

As part of our Natural Sciences Program, City Kids is visiting local, urban farms.  Urban gardening has been on the rise, and learning about urban farming is an important part of understanding how cities function in different and unexpected ways.   Also, and importantl...

October 5, 2018

After a field trip one day, these two little boys sat on a bench, relaxing and talking about washing their hair.  True story.  In some ways, these two boys had a rough start at the beginning of their friendship.  They either loved each other or they were fighting--real...

October 5, 2018

One of our City Kids' aunts invited our group to visit the 911 call center where she works.  She explained to our kids what the call center does and the different ways people can get in touch with call centers when they need help.  City Kids loves to learn about how th...

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