Cheyenne River Youth Project

Yearly Archives: 2013

CRYP Will Host Two Free Community Gardening Classes on Oct. 22 & 24

From 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, and Thursday, October 24, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® will be offering two exciting classes for the Cheyenne River community: Modern Gardening Basics, and Advanced Gardening / Farming. Steven Bond, a technical assistance specialist for the Intertribal Agriculture Council, will be teaching both classes; they are… Continue Reading

Support CRYP & Have the Chance to Win a Handmade Lakota Star Quilt!

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, has just launched its 2013 Christmas Star Quilt Raffle, giving members of the public a chance to win the distinctive, queen-size Lakota star quilt appropriately named “A Christmas Star.” The blue and white quilt is hand-crafted by Bonnie LeBeau, an enrolled member of the Cheyenne… Continue Reading

CRYP Welcomes Ryan Devlin, Sustainable Agriculture Manager

CRYP is excited to announce that Ryan Devlin joined its full-time staff in late September. Devlin will serve as the organization’s sustainable agriculture manager. In his new role, Devlin will be responsible for preparation, planting, maintenance and harvesting of the Winyan Toka Win garden; maintaining CRYP grounds, the garden shed and all equipment; directing and… Continue Reading

CRYP to Attend Hopa Mountain’s “Strengthening the Circle” This Month

This month, Bozeman, Montana-based Hopa Mountain will be hosting its next “Strengthening the Circle” training conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, and staff members from the Cheyenne River Youth Project® are preparing to attend. Executive Director Julie Garreau and Development Director Kellie Jewett will be speaking at the native nonprofit leadership event, which is scheduled… Continue Reading

CRYP’s 2013 Christmas Toy Drive Aims to Serve 1,500 Children!

The Whos may have held hands and started singing anyway, but for Louisa May Alcott’s beloved heroine Jo March, “Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents.” Jo’s right. For children everywhere, the greatest joy of Christmas morning is waking up to see what Santa and his elves might have stuffed into colorful stockings and left… Continue Reading

2013 Christmas Toy Drive: Most Requested Items

Here is this year’s list of the most-requested gift items, along with a short list of supplies CRYP needs for its daily operations in the run-up to the holidays. 2013 Most-Requested Gift Items: Learning Toys for Ages 0-24 Months Walmart, K-Mart, Target, iTunes, JC Penney Gift Cards Popular Books Fisher Price (Assorted Toys, 0-36 Months)… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches 25th Anniversary Celebration with “Harvest Festival” on October 9

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® is officially kicking off its 25th anniversary celebration with its first-ever Harvest Festival on Wednesday, October 9. The festival starts at 5 p.m. at the Cokata Wiconi teen center, and it’s open free to the public. Online Cash Advances Lenders The evening’s festivities will include a “Harvest Feast” community feed,… Continue Reading

BOD Vice President Wins Prestigious “Native American 40 Under 40” Award

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that the vice president of its board of directors has won the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s prestigious “Native American 40 Under 40” award. This special award recognizes those emerging Native American, Alaska Native and First Nation citizens between 18 and 39 years of age who… Continue Reading

Join CRYP for “Family Fun & Fit Challenge” on Sept. 23-27!

President Barack Obama has proclaimed September “National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month,” and the Cheyenne River Youth Project® is doing its part to commemorate the occasion with its own creative stand against youth obesity on north-central South Dakota’s 2.8-million-acre Cheyenne River reservation. The 25-year-old, not-for-profit youth organization is launching its first-ever “Family Fun & Fit Challenge”… Continue Reading

CRYP to Offer Discount on Family Services Memberships in October

CRYP has announced that it will offer a discount on all Family Services annual memberships starting on Tuesday, October 1. The discount will apply to new applications and renewals, and it will be valid until Thursday, October 31. Normally, an annual membership is priced at $30 per year. During the discount period, a Cheyenne River… Continue Reading



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Phone: 1-605-964-8200

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