Serve and learn on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Pine Ridge, South Dakota with CYL and The Tipi Raisers. Spend 5 days on the Reservation participating in cultural immersion, service projects and adventure! The service project, which is dependent on need, can be any of the following: rebuilding a houses, building a community garden, building an Inipi (Lakota sweat lodge), building buffalo ex-closures, etc. You will also have a real-life look at life on the Reservation and be immersed in a cultural experience learning from Lakota elders. You will have the opportunity to participate in an Inipi, a spiritual Lakota sweat lodge.
Our adventures will include horseback riding in the open prairie, hiking in South Dakota’s Badlands, touring the Wounded Knee massacre site and watching beautiful sunsets! If you are interested in this trip, please fill out this form. Parent/student info session to be shared upon completing interest form.
Trip fees will be $525 and cover all expenses during the 5 days including: all transportation, lodging, meals, excursions/adventures, CYL and Tipi Raisers programming each day and support for the Lakota living in on the Reservation. $100 trip deposit is due on May 1st and should be paid via check or CYL’s Paypal account. If you wish to send a check, please contact Lauren for the mailing address. Remaining fees will be due on or before Friday, June 15th. If you are in need of financial assistance, please reach out to Lauren. Scholarships are available and fundraising resources will be discussed.
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17 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation