Cheyenne River Youth Project

Category Archives: The Main Youth Center

Limited Programs & Services Continue at CRYP During Covid-19

Limited Programs & Services Continue at CRYP During Covid-19

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has seen a lot of ups and downs in its nearly 32-year history, including the Great Recession. Now it’s facing what might be its biggest challenge yet: the global Covid-19 pandemic. Yet this grassroots nonprofit youth organization is meeting that challenge head-on. Not only is CRYP continuing to offer modified… Continue Reading

CRYP Postpones Passion for Fashion, Closes Facilities, Shifts Cafe to Takeout Only

CRYP Postpones Passion for Fashion, Closes Facilities, Shifts Cafe to Takeout Only

Due to the rapidly evolving situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it is postponing its annual Passion for Fashion event, originally scheduled for this Saturday, Mar. 21. In addition, the nonprofit youth organization is closing its youth centers and Family Services program through at least next weekend, and… Continue Reading

CRYP Releases Wo Otúh’an Wi Documentary, Shares 2019 Community Impact

CRYP Releases Wo Otúh’an Wi Documentary, Shares 2019 Community Impact

This week, the Cheyenne River Youth Project released its first-ever documentary film showcasing the annual Wo Otúh’an Wi (Moon of Giving Away Presents) Toy Drive, which served nearly 1,500 children on South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in December 2019. The nonprofit youth organization also has released powerful community-impact figures for the entire year.… Continue Reading

CRYP Announces Special Holiday Happenings in December

CRYP Announces Special Holiday Happenings in December

With less than six weeks to go before Santa Claus arrives on South Dakota’s Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, the Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced several important happenings on this year’s holiday calendar. These include holiday parties at the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center and “The Main” youth center, a public Christmas Toy… Continue Reading

CRYP Makes Sure Youth & Teens Stay Busy During Fall Months

CRYP Makes Sure Youth & Teens Stay Busy During Fall Months

As the days get shorter and colder, the staff and volunteers at the Cheyenne River Youth Project are working hard to make sure local children and teens have plenty to keep them busy during the week. The nonprofit youth organization has scheduled special after-school activities at both The Main youth center and Cokata Wiconi (Center… Continue Reading

CRYP Introduces “Main Bucks” Initiative

CRYP Introduces “Main Bucks” Initiative

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has introduced a new initiative at its Eagle Butte campus designed specifically for the 4- to 12-year-olds who attend programming at “The Main” youth center. Christened Main Bucks, this initiative is designed to empower these younger children, teach important life skills, and perhaps best of all, add an extra dose… Continue Reading

September Hall of Fame: Kazmira Runs After & Xavier Sebastion

September Hall of Fame: Kazmira Runs After & Xavier Sebastion

CRYP staff and volunteers have grown accustomed to two familiar faces around The Main in the last year. Cousins Kazmira Runs After, 6, and Xavier Sebastion, 10, are regulars at the youth project’s center for 4- to 12-year-olds, and more often than not, they attend youth programming together. Kazmira says her mom told her about… Continue Reading

Coming Up: Color Run, Walking Club & Bike Club!

Coming Up: Color Run, Walking Club & Bike Club!

Due to the ongoing popularity of wellness programming at its Eagle Butte campus, the Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced three exciting new wellness initiatives for this spring and summer. The nonprofit youth organization will host a Color Run on Apr. 30; a Walking Club during the month of May; and a Bike Club from… Continue Reading

CRYP Hosts “Sensory Nights” Every Thursday at The Main

CRYP Hosts “Sensory Nights” Every Thursday at The Main

Last week, the Cheyenne River Youth Project launched a brand-new weekly program for 4- to 12-year-olds called “Sensory Night.” Held at 5-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at The Main, the program allows the younger children to engage their sense of touch and experiment with different shapes and textures while the older kids enjoy outside recreational time.… Continue Reading

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