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CRYP Will Offer “Wellness Wednesdays” in November

CRYP Will Offer “Wellness Wednesdays” in November

While the Cheyenne River Youth Project has been offering Native Wellness Internships for teens since 2014 and a variety of wellness-related children’s programs since its founding 30 years ago, the nonprofit organization is launching an exciting new wellness initiative in November. “Wellness Wednesdays” will incorporate new wellness programming for both teens at Cokata Wiconi (Center… Continue Reading

October Hall of Fame: Madisyn DuBray

October Hall of Fame: Madisyn DuBray

Basketball is a big deal on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. Lakota youth have a great passion for the sport, so it’s perhaps unsurprising that many of them first find their way into Cheyenne River Youth Project programs via our full-size Morgan Yellowhead Gymnasium at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life). One of… Continue Reading

Volunteers Unite to Build New KaBoom Playground at CRYP

Volunteers Unite to Build New KaBoom Playground at CRYP

On Saturday, July 28, a dedicated group of volunteers transformed an empty site into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground at Cheyenne River Youth Project. In just six hours, 38 volunteers did the work of 100-plus—and CRYP’s children now have the KaBoom play space they’ve wanted since 2015.   “Hats off to KaBoom, the Playworld staff, Wells… Continue Reading

Wakpa Waste Volleyball Camp with Lauren Schad on July 11-12

Wakpa Waste Volleyball Camp with Lauren Schad on July 11-12

CRYP will host a free youth volleyball camp at the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center this month. The Wakpa Wasté Volleyball Camp for 7th to 12th graders will take place on Thursday and Friday, July 12-13, with 7th-8th graders playing at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 9th-12th graders playing at 1-3:30 p.m.… Continue Reading

Summer Midnight Basketball Kicks Off with Special Event, Concerts on May 25

Summer Midnight Basketball Kicks Off with Special Event, Concerts on May 25

On Friday, May 25, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will officially kick off its summer 2018 Midnight Basketball season—and bring its spring Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Performing Arts Series to a close—with an eagerly anticipated celebration at its Eagle Butte campus. This special event also will include an honoring for 2018 high school graduates, and… Continue Reading

60 Teens Empower Their “Inner Lakota Wonder Woman” at 2018 Passion for Fashion

60 Teens Empower Their “Inner Lakota Wonder Woman” at 2018 Passion for Fashion

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that 60 young Lakota women attended its annual Passion for Fashion event on Saturday, Mar. 10. CRYP staff anticipate that another 40 to 50 teens will participate in the program prior to the 2018 prom at area high schools, bringing the total number of youth served to approximately… Continue Reading

Augustana University Nursing Students Volunteered with CRYP in January

Augustana University Nursing Students Volunteered with CRYP in January

From Jan. 8 to 22, two senior-level nursing students from Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, volunteered on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation as part of their immersion experience in a “Leadership in Nursing” course. Their hours were split between the Indian Health Services hospital and the nonprofit Cheyenne River Youth Project. “Hannah Anderson… Continue Reading

Wakpá Wašté Háŋpapȟečuŋpi Workshop & Tournament is Scheduled for Dec. 1-2

Wakpá Wašté Háŋpapȟečuŋpi Workshop & Tournament is Scheduled for Dec. 1-2

The Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte has announced that it will host the Wakpá Wašté Háŋpapȟečuŋpi — or Cheyenne River Handgame — Workshop & Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2 at its Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center. From 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, presenters will share information about traditional… Continue Reading

CRYP to Host Midnight Basketball Lock-In This Weekend!

CRYP to Host Midnight Basketball Lock-In This Weekend!

The summer 2017 season of Midnight Basketball at the Cheyenne River Youth Project is coming to an end, and CRYP staff are preparing to commemorate the occasion with the nonprofit youth organization’s annual Midnight Basketball Lock-In. Open free to young people ages 13-18, the event will include Midnight Basketball, DJ in the Art Park, basketball… Continue Reading

CRYP Encourages Lifelong Wellness Practices Through Teen Internships

CRYP Encourages Lifelong Wellness Practices Through Teen Internships

For nearly 30 years, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® has been dedicated to building and nurturing healthy children through its innovative, resourceful youth programs. The launch of CRYP’S teen internship program at the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center nearly three years ago took this vision to the next level. Not only does CRYP… Continue Reading

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