Wilderness Program

An Update from Sarah Cavallaro

As I write this, we are serving 5 youth at the Van Vleck House, 8 boys at Red Top Meadows, all of which just left on their 28 day backpacking trip (see the photo above from a past wilderness trip), 42 families at the Hirschfield Center, 12 youth in the Juvenile Diversion Program, and 180 youth in our Summer Leadership […]

Jackson Hole Leadership Program

Jackson Hole Leadership Program sign-up begins Monday, February 3rd

Jackson Hole Leadership Program (JHLP) is a summer program for Teton County children grades 5th through 10th. The program teaches outdoor and problem-solving skills, and helps build positive peer relationships and effective communication. JHLP is open to all community youth. We’re excited for the 2020 summer programs! Registration for this year’s JHLP opens at 9am […]

Jackson Hole Leadership Program

New Bike Program at Red Top

New Bike Program at Red Top Teaches Many Lessons The obvious metaphor a bike presents is that of a vehicle. However, it can also be a tool, an adversary, a teacher, or a relationship. It truly is all those things and more. Biking presents the invitation to move beyond our perceived limitations, build a new […]

Reducing Stress in Children’s Daily Lives

Reducing Stress in Children’s Daily Lives Back-to-school season — we all know it well. And even though children and parents are often thankful for the familiar routine of the school day, the transition from summer back to school can create stress. Kids are just as susceptible to this stress as parents, but sometimes it harder to […]

Matia Wilson

Staff Highlight: Matia Wilson

Matia is a Therapist for the Van Vleck Group Home and Crisis Shelter in Jackson, Wyoming. She was born in Shrewsbury, VT and attended the University of Vermont, majoring in both Psychology and Anthropology. The day after college graduation, Matia moved to Jackson to guide horseback rides in Grand Teton National Park. In 2015, Matia went […]

Registration is open for 22nd Annual TYFS Golf Tournament

Register now to enjoy some early season golf and raise funds to support children and families in our community. Join us on June 25th at Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club for the 22nd annual Teton Youth and Family Services Golf Tournament. An entry cost of $300 (or $1,000 for a foursome) gets you lunch, […]