Who We Are

The Kent Jaycees is a group of young professionals, ages 18-40, who work together to strengthen our community in many ways. Becoming a Jaycee is a great opportunity to network, strengthen personal and professional skills, and make a difference in our community. Come check us out on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7pm, when we have our monthly meeting. Our HQ is the Marvin Kent train car located next to the Pufferbelly Restaurant in downtown Kent. Our organization was established in 1940.

Our Vision

To become the organization of choice for young people, providing direction and leadership to our communities and nation.

Our Mission

To provide young people the opportunity to develop personal and leadership skills through local community.

Our Upcoming Events


  • Haunted Traincar

    Haunted Train Car

    (Friday before Halloween usually) Around Halloween, Main Street Kent puts on the Family Friendly Halloween event which asks local business to open their doors and have kids trick-or- treat downtown. As part of this event, we host a Haunted Train Car...

    October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT at Jaycee Traincar
  • Polar Express

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    The Polar Express is a family friendly event hosted by the Jaycees in the month of December. We open up our Train Car to over 200 children (40 per session for multiple sessions). Participants meet Santa, read the Polar Express, or watch a holiday mov...

    December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT at Jaycee Traincar
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Want to learn more about joining? Fill out our Contact Us form and we will contact you within a week.

Contact Us

  • Meeting Time

    2nd Wednesday of every month @ 7pm.

  • Our Train Car

    Located on Franklin Ave in downtown Kent.





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