Cheyenne River Youth Project

Monthly Archives: June 2013

CRYP and SDSU Extension Office to Host Saturday Canning Classes in Eagle Butte on July 9 and July 16

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that the canning classes it is hosting in conjunction with the South Dakota State University Extension Office and its representative, Marcella Gilbert, have been rescheduled for Tuesday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 16. Originally they were scheduled for Wednesday, June 26 and Tuesday, July 2. The canning… Continue Reading

First Annual “Run of the Turtles” was Saturday, June 15

Eager children, staff members and volunteers congregated at the Cheyenne River Youth Project® campus on Saturday, June 15 for the nearly 25-year-old, not-for-profit organization’s first-ever “Run of the Turtles.” Sponsored in part by the Four Bands Healing Center and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Commission, ROTT incorporated a 1K walk and… Continue Reading

Mission Group from Colorado Springs at CRYP June 23-29

Special Events Include Art Classes, Exercise Classes, Guitar Giveaway, Live Music & Delicious Meals for up to 100 Children Daily From Sunday, June 23 to Saturday, June 29, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® will host a native mission group from Colorado Springs. Led by Cheyenne River Sioux tribal member Deborah L. Smith, the group will… Continue Reading

Former volunteer joins staff as garden coordinator, thanks to NWAF grant

This summer is a big one for us. Thanks to a grant from the Northwest Area Foundation and a nationwide grassroots fundraising campaign, our nearly 25-year-old nonprofit has been able to undertake a major expansion of sustainable agriculture initiatives. NWAF supports efforts across eight states to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable prosperity, focusing on organizations… Continue Reading

Funding available through June for home improvements

Cheyenne River community members can take advantage of grant funding for home improvements and repairs through Sunday, June 30. The funding was provided by Alexandria, Virginia-based Running Strong for American Indian Youth, and it accommodates repair work worth up to $1,000 per family. “Our home improvements program is available to all members of CRYP… Continue Reading

Run of the Turtles brings 1K, 5K to the Cheyenne River

We’ll be hosting our first-ever “Run of the Turtles” on Saturday, June 15. The family-friendly event, supported in part by the Four Bands Healing Center, is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include a 1K walk, 1K relay and 5K relay. Designed to promote courage, perseverance and friendly competition, this community fun… Continue Reading




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