Cheyenne River Youth Project

Monthly Archives: June 2012

CRYP Releases 13-minute Video Produced by Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous People

Thanks to the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous People, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® has recorded and released a 13-minute video that tells the story of this unique, not-for-profit, nearly 25-year-old youth organization. Production took place in May, with a little three-minute trailer serving as a teaser on the CRYP website. economist Until a few… Continue Reading

June Events Include International Night, Midnight Basketball and Concert

Summer is in full swing at the Cheyenne River Youth Project® in Eagle Butte, and staff and volunteers are hard at work preparing a variety of special events as well as the regularly scheduled youth and teen center programming. In the next 10 days, for example, Cheyenne River’s young people will enjoy “International Night,” Midnight… Continue Reading

Respected Elder and Longtime CRYP Volunteer Romey Garreau Turns 75 Years Old

On Friday, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® in Eagle Butte will be honoring one of its longtime volunteers: Romey Garreau, a respected community elder who will celebrate his 75th birthday on June 15. Garreau has been volunteering with the nearly 25-year-old, not-for-profit youth organization for a decade. First Advance Payday Loan Grandson of William Garreau… Continue Reading

Local Dairy Queen “Sweet Tooth for Youth” Fundraiser Raises $1,750 for the Cheyenne River Youth Project

Funding Will Offset Summer Utility Costs & Help Meet Youth Programming Needs The numbers are in, and they’re exciting: Not only did the annual Dairy Queen “Sweet Tooth for Youth” Fundraiser bring in $1,750 to support the nearly 25-year-old, not-for-profit Cheyenne River Youth Project® in Eagle Butte, the grand total comes to $3,500 thanks to… Continue Reading

CRYP to Host Running Strong for American Indian Youth® Summer Youth Feeding Program

CRYP is Serving Meals at 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday Through Friday at Cokata Wiconi problems with remaining solvent On the 2.8-million-acre Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in remote north-central South Dakota, many children rely on their schools’ breakfast and lunch programs to get two full, healthy meals a day. After school, they turn to the Cheyenne River… Continue Reading

Teen Leaders Travel to Washington, DC for Five Days of Meetings, Attractions and Fun

American writer and painter Henry Miller once noted, “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” On May 22-27, six “Power of Four” teen leaders from the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation learned this first-hand as they left their north-central South Dakota home and traveled to Washington, D.C. for five days… Continue Reading




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