Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

 

Q:

Are you a non-profit organization?

 

A:

Yes, we are a Texas charitable 501c3.

   

 

 

Q:

How many children does your program service yearly?

 

A:

We service approximately 150 youth per year ranging in age from 7-17.

     
 

Q:

How do you obtain funding to support your program?

 

A:

Grants, Organizations, Private Foundations and most importantly individuals and businesses fund our programs.

   

 

 

Q:

How does my child become a member?

 

A:

We use an evaluation/referral procedure based on parental involvement, long-term commitment, and environment. Teachers, parents, and community advocates all refer students to our program.

   

 

 

Q:

Is City Kids Adventures a type of summer camp?

 

A:

No! City Kids Adventures is a family composed of several parents, teachers, business leaders, and mentors who provide meaningful outdoor activities for inner-city kids year round.

   

 

 

Q:

How is your program different from a Boys & Girls Club?

 

A:

One unique aspect of the program is the long-term commitment to each youth. A child may enter our program in his or her middle school years, and we will continue to support and provide mentoring opportunities for that youth throughout his/her college years. Most organizations provide short-term support; we provide long-term commitment.

   

 

 

Q:

How would you best describe City Kids Adventures?

 

A:

City KidsAdventures is an organization designed “to give inner-city kids an opportunity to extend their horizon beyond their communities, thus becoming cognitive of the world in which they live.”

   

 

 

Q:

Does your organization have a board?

 

A:

Yes! Our organizations board consists of four board members.

   

 

 

Q:

How long can a child stay involved?

 

A:

For life! Most of our members enter our program in their middle school years and we provide mentoring opportunities for our youth, as they get older. A core value of City Kids Adventures is giving back. Our older members come back as guides, scholars, friends, big brothers, etc.

   

 

 

Q:

How much do children pay for your services?

 

A:

All events are paid for, however this is not a government program. Our youth are required to participate in our youth assistance program. This insures all youth appreciate the rewards of our program.

   

 

 

Q:

What type of activities does your organization offer?

 

A:

Our dedicated staff of volunteers, professionals, and teachers offer: Hunting, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Traveling, Hiking, Water Sports, ATV Training, Mentoring, Counseling, and Cooperative Learning to our members.

   

 

 

Q:

What are some core values of City Kids Adventures?

 

A:

Instill in inner-city youth discipline and moral character, stress intrinsic motivation as it relates to learning and lastly model our motto: “Hard Work Has Many Rewards”

   

 

 

Q:

How do I make a donation?

 

A:

Click here to learn more about making a donation to our organization. Your donation will be used to support our nonprofit organization, which is committed to providing unique outdoor recreational and educational opportunities for inner-city youth.