Cheyenne River Youth Project

Monthly Archives: July 2013

Support CRYP’s 2013 School Supplies Drive!

The start of the new school year may still be a few weeks away, but already the staff and volunteers at the Cheyenne River Youth Project® in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, are hard at work on the 2013 School Supplies Drive. The grassroots, not-for-profit youth organization will distribute school supplies to community schoolchildren at the… Continue Reading

Running Strong Grants Help Support Vital CRYP Community Programs

As the 2012-13 fiscal year drew to a close on June 30, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® announced that it was able to provide community members with a variety of much-needed special programs thanks to grants from Alexandria-based Running Strong for American Indian Youth®. These included the Heat Assistance Program and Home Improvement Program, offered… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches Canning Classes and “Tech Week” Special Programming

Throughout its 25-year history, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® has worked hard to provide new, innovative programming to meet the needs of its youth and their families. This month, the not-for-profit youth organization offered two exciting additions to its lineup of programs and services: canning classes, which are open to the community; and technology workshops… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Host Special Youth Activities in Conjunction with July “Hometown Days”

In conjunction with this year’s Eagle Butte Hometown Days celebration, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® will host an array of special events that include a teen basketball tournament, a carnival in the park, a bicycle obstacle course and an Ultimate Farmers Market. The events are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 19-20. Guaranteed Approval Signature… Continue Reading

Leading Lady Farmers Market Attracts Community Vendors & Youth Participants

“The single greatest lesson the garden teaches is that our relationship to the planet need not be zero-sum,” writes author Michael Pollan in The Omnivore’s Dilemma, “and that as long as the sun still shines and people still can plan and plant, think and do, we can, if we bother to try, find ways to… Continue Reading

CRYP Seeks 10 Youth Interns for Garden and Wellness Programming

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® is currently seeking 10 summer interns, ages 12 to 17. The interns will work on special wellness projects and on programs related to the 2-acre, naturally grown, pesticide-free Winyan Toka Win garden. Interns must commit to working a total of 60 hours at CRYP’s East Lincoln Street campus before school… Continue Reading

Five Teens Spend Memorable Day Hiking Bear Butte

Excursion Served as Reward for Teens’ Participation in Community Service Project, Assistance in Planting Three Sister Garden & Commitment to Youth Leadership On Saturday, June 22, staff members from the Cheyenne River Youth Project® took five teenage boys on a special trip to South Dakota’s Bear Butte State Park as a reward for participating in… Continue Reading

“Leading Lady Farmers Market” opens in Eagle Butte on Friday, July 5

Youth Project Seeks Community Vendors for Market & Additional Funding to Support Purchase of Wood-Chipper and New Lawn Mowers For several summers, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, has hosted a small weekly farmers market to sell fresh produce and canned goods from its 2-acre Winyan Toka Win garden. This year,… Continue Reading




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