Spend your fall break with Flat Rock River YMCA Camp on a service learning trip to South Dakota to work with the Sioux YMCA at Camp Marrowbone. This trip will be part volunteer work, part cultural learning, and part sightseeing in the surrounding areas.

Dates: October 14 – October 20 , 2018

Cost: $550 (covers all meals, transportation, park and camping fees)

Ages: 13-17 year olds

Capacity: 10 campers (2 Flat Rock Trip Leaders will accompany the group)

The Sioux Trip is a truly unique experience that allows campers to explore the wild grasslands of the United States, interact with people from different backgrounds than their own, and engage in service learning to help build future experiences for kids at another YMCA camp.

Campers arrive on Sunday, prepare for their journey on Monday. After exploring the next morning, the group makes their way to YMCA Camp Marrowbone in Dupree, South Dakota for several days of domestic cultural exchange and service learning projects.  See the awesome itinerary below and get your child signed up while spaces last!

Draft Itinerary: *Minor Changes are Possible

Sunday, October 14        Arrive at Flat Rock River YMCA Camp by 2:00PM and Prep for Trip

Monday, October 15      Eat Breakfast and Depart for Camp Kitaki in Nebraska

Tues, October 16           Explore and Depart Kitaki for Camp Marrowbone

Wed & Thursday        Camp Marrowbone Service

Friday, October 19          Explore the Black Hills & Depart for Phantom Lake YMCA

Saturday, October 20         Depart Phantom Lake and Arrive Back at Flat Rock River YMCA Camp

*While at YMCA Camp Marrowbone, campers will help with service projects, enjoy Native American cultural exchange, and interact with campers from Marrowbone.

Contact Brian Keyes, Program Coordinator, with any questions.  765-525-6730 or mailto:bkeyes@indymca.org

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