Cheyenne River Youth Project

Monthly Archives: August 2013

CRYP Concludes First-Ever Teen Internship Program Focused on Wellness

CRYP has concluded its first-ever teen internship program focused on youth wellness and the 2-acre Winyan Toka Win (“Leading Lady”) garden. This summer, 11 Cheyenne River teenagers each provided 60 hours of service at the youth project’s East Lincoln Street campus. Earning $500 stipends in the process were Theola and Teesha Schad, Sierra Jewett, Justin… Continue Reading

CRYP to Host Rummage & Lunch Sale, Farmers Market, Midnight Basketball During Fair Weekend

It’s late August, and that means more than back-to-school time on South Dakota’s Cheyenne River reservation. It’s time for the fair! Each year on Labor Day weekend, Cheyenne River residents and visitors congregate in Eagle Butte for the annual Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Fair, Rodeo & Powwow. This year’s massive, community-wide celebration is scheduled for… Continue Reading

CRYP Prepares to Host “Sing the Summer Out” Party on Aug. 23

Cheyenne River’s teenagers are getting to celebrate the end of summer with a closeout bash and special Midnight Basketball tournament this evening. Now it’s the little kids’ turn: Next Friday, August 23, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® will host a special “Sing the Summer Out” party for the 4- to 12-year-olds who attend The Main… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Host “End of Summer Bash” on Aug. 16, Family Day on Aug. 21

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® is getting ready to close out the summer with a bang. Not only will the organization be hosting an exciting “End of Summer Bash” for its teen participants at the Cokata Wiconi teen center, it also will open its doors for the final Midnight Basketball event of the 2013 summer… Continue Reading

Wanted: AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer at CRYP!

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that it is seeking to fill a critical volunteer position at its Eagle Butte campus through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. The VISTA volunteer will enhance operations at the 25-year-old, not-for-profit youth project by providing valuable program support and assistance in daily operations. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with… Continue Reading

CRYP Seeks Additional Funding for Winyan Toka Win “Leading Lady” Garden

By midsummer, the 2-acre Winyan Toka Win garden inarguably is the heart of the Cheyenne River Youth Project® operation. Throughout the day, the garden is overflowing with staff members, long-term volunteers, community volunteers and youth participants, all of whom are dedicated to tending the naturally grown, pesticide-free plants and harvesting their bountiful, fresh, nutritious produce.… Continue Reading




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