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About the Junior Smokejumper Program

West Yellowstone Ambassadors

West Yellowstone Ambassadors

A group of young adults came to learn about Smokejumping. Thankfully, we had Jim Kitchen, our President of the Board, and former smokejumper, teach them the tools, clothing, gear, and jumping out of a plane. They were able to take

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3 Pennsylvania Generations Attending YNC Program

3 Pennsylvania Generations

3 Pennsylvania Generations Visit Yellowstone Nature Connection It was such a great experience for all ages, from 2 years to not sure how old the Grandparents were 🙂 but so much fun for all! Everyone came to learn about smokejumpers,

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From Maryland to Missouri to Montana

From Maryland to Missouri

Families Come to West Yellowstone for Fun Programs! A family visiting West Yellowstone came from Ranger Sasha’s hometown in Maryland and live right near where he grew up! Such a small world when you think about it…And the second family

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The Clever Canadians Came to Yellowstone Nature Connection

Eh Canadians

How Families Use Educational Fun Programs This family came all the way from Eastern Canada, traveling and touring many national parks on their way to Yellowstone. They found us from the West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce website, and wanted to

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The Stormy Day Your Kids Rocked the Program

Stormy Day Smokejumper

The Clouds Are Coming and The Junior Smokejumpers Are Jumping! Yellowstone Nature Connection maximizes getting kids to move. We sometimes even have nature on our side. This Stormy summer day could not stop these kids and family from having fun

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