To support the operations of the Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center by collecting and managing donations from the community. Over 70 percent of each seasons operating costs for the avalanche center are derived from donations.
The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center issues daily avalanche hazard forecast at jhavalanche.org and via a telephone hotline at 307-733-2664.
The Chabad Jewish Center is dedicated to serving individuals and families looking for a non-judgmental Jewish experience and to establish a warm community center where everyone is made to feel welcome. To promoting Jewish culture and art in JH.
Torah Study Groups Bar & Bat Mitzvah Lessons Community Chanukah Celebration Resource Center Jewish Art Calendar Guest Speakers Jackson Hole Jewish Music Festival Judaic Library Jewish Women's Circle www.JewishWyoming.com
Essays based on the US Constitution are judged for excellence. Winners receive scholarships. A Good Citizen also receives a monetary award.
Old Bill's Fun Run booth; Constitution week; Veterans' Day; National Day of Prayer; Memorial Day; Flag Day; Fourth of July. Awards night at the High School; Chapter Awards Dinner for students and their families.
Empower strives to end violence through personal safety training which teaches individuals to be more self-reliant, increases their self-esteem and imparts practical self-defense skills.
Empower teaches the IMPACT system of personal safety. Students include children, teens, adult women, those with disabilities, and Native American communities. We are a grassroots, face-to-face, boots-on-the-ground organization equipping students with confidence-building, hands-on empowerment tools that range from awareness, boundary-setting, and role-play interventions to adrenalized physical defense.
The Fund for Public Education is dedicated to extending the excellence of Teton County School District #1 by supporting innovative programs that are not sustained by the core school budget.
Established in 2008, the Teton County Education Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization. We support educational initiatives identified by TCSD #1 leadership as well as manage program, school, and outcome restricted gifts.
Working closely with the TCSD #1 Trustees, Superintendent, staff, and families, we administer effective opportunities to support excellence in our local public schools.
Girls Actively Participating! promotes success for girls through education, self-discovery, and community building.
GAP! offers in and after school enrichment programs for girls in Elementary through High School to increase confidence, competence, and community connections. Three Raising Girls events a year inspire thought and dialogue for parents and educators to help girls thrive.
Established in 1937, Grand Teton Association's mission is to increase public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of Grand Teton National Park and the surrounding public lands, through aid to the interpretive, educational and research programs of our agency partners.
Art in the Environment Workshops , Plein Air for the Park, Book Signings, Boyd Evison Graduate Fellowship . Provide aid and support to Grand Teton National Park, The National Elk Refuge, and Bridger-Teton National Forest.
Our mission is to enhance global awareness and connections through education and community engagement. We give students and community members opportunities to “think globally and act locally.”
InterConnections 21 (IC21) organizes the annual Teton County Model United Nations conference that hosts over 250 students and educators from across Wyoming and Idaho. Additionally, we host an international speaker series and community events to encourage high school students and local residents to better understand critical global issues and work collaboratively to solve pressing global issues.
Providing space to play, create, explore and discover.
We envision a community that embraces children as curious, collaborative, and innovative individuals.
At the Jackson Hole Children's Museum, we encourage local and visiting families to examine the world together through interactive, hands-on exhibits and educational programs in the arts and sciences. We aim to help children and grown-ups of all ages build a love of learning through collaborative play and creative problem solving in a nurturing environment.
The JHCS is a small independent, 9-12 grade school that prepares students of diverse backgrounds for college and life beyond. We are invested in learning, value personal initiative, and make thoughtful contributions to our community.
We offer challenging academics, excellence in teaching, an array of extracurricular activities, and a supportive school culture.
The Jackson Hole Shooting sports Foundation was organized to promote shooting sports education, safety and ethics.
The foundation organizes and promotes various programs that are designed to foster shooting education, safety and ethics. Programs are held at the Shooter Education Building located at the Jackson Hole Gun Club.
To inspire and develop student-athletes through innovative and accessible ski and snowboard programs that provide opportunities to pursue personal excellence in snowsports and life.
JHSC provides alpine, Nordic, freeski, snowboard, and backcountry competition training to youth ages 5 and up following the US Ski & Snowboard athlete development training system. We host the annual Ski Ball, Ski Swap, Jackson Hole Downhill and Pole Pedal Paddle as fundraising events as well as over 20 days of junior competition events. We provide scholarships for need based and merit applications.
The Jackson Hole Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to providing college scholarships to high school students whose spirit and love of mountain adventure honors the memory of ski patrollers no longer with us.
Recipients are selected from applications that include an essay about overcoming challenges and are recognized during annual Scholarship Awards Evening at Jackson Hole High School in April. New in 2017 scholarship funds were awarded to students wanting to attend vocational training such as Fire/EMS, Wilderness First Responder or Avalanche Class.
The mission of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is to be the leading source and teacher of wilderness skills and leadership that serve people and the environment.
NOLS is unique as it teaches technical skills and leadership on extended wilderness expeditions. Students of any age learn communication, good judgment, and grit through developing outdoor skills, risk management, and wilderness medicine expertise in a hands-on environment.
To encourage respect for human life from the moment of fertilization. Education on issues including development in the womb, abortion, adoption, and sexual purity. Offering comfort and pointing the way of forgiveness to anyone hurt by abortion.
Our funds are used for educational outreach - presentation of scientific facts through advertisements, photos, displays and free materials at local community events such as the Health Fair. Most of our funds are used for newspaper ads.
Slow Food in the Tetons works to grow our local and regional sustainable food economy by supporting producers, educating consumers and connecting them together in the spirit of good, clean and fair food.
Slow Food in the Tetons seeks to create dramatic and lasting change in our local food system. We run the Jackson Hole People's Market, Slow Food Farm Stand, teach year-round farm to table kids cooking classes and much more. We work to make healthy local food available and accessible to all.
Our Approach: We Focus on Family Literacy
We believe that a family literacy approach is the most effective way of achieving our vision of a 100% literate community.
TLC offers prevention, intervention, and enrichment services for families with children in Pre-K through 12th grade.
Our goal is to strengthen literacy skills for the family unit through tutoring, enrichment, and family literacy programs.
To provide financial assistance for college or vocational education to graduating high school seniors that have been employed at Teton Pines or whose parents are employed at Teton Pines.
Over the last 26 years The Teton Pines Country Club Scholarship Fund has awarded over $1,000,000 in scholarships to 139 Teton County students. All funds have been generously donated by Teton Pines Country Club members.
Inspiring curiosity, engagement and leadership through transformative place-based education
Teton Science Schools consists of six major program areas and educates thousands of participants annually by connecting them to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and through place-based education around the country.
To support the Transcendental Meditation(TM) Center and provide scholarships and loans to learn the TM techniqe for deserving students, adults, and retirees. Benefits include reduced stress, clearer, more creative thinking and improved health.
Transcendental Meditation Program; Corporate Development Program; Group meditation; Quiet-Time Education program; Maharishi Ayurveda; TM-Sidhi and Advanced programs; Maharishi Vedic Education Courses
The mission of Wyoming Stargazing is to inspire and educate through Wyoming's extraordinary skies and the Universe beyond.
We offer free, year-round, family-friendly, daytime and nighttime programming including stargazing programs, solar astronomy programs, planetarium programs, and indoor astronomy presentations. Over the past five years we have offered over 400 free astronomy programs. Our vision is to build a public observatory and planetarium in Jackson Hole.