Every summer, St. Joseph’s Indian School hosts a summer day camp as a part of our outreach programs for Lakota (Sioux) youth on the Lower Brule and Crow Creek Indian Reservations. The camp takes place on St. Joseph’s campus the first four weeks following Memorial Day.
This year’s camp began on May 31. We were very excited to welcome children from local Native American reservations to our campus for days packed full of activities! Everyone had a fantastic time!
The children were picked up each morning by St. Joseph’s bus and brought back to campus for a day of fun and excitement. They spent the day with St. Joseph’s staff doing things like:
Each day, students enjoyed lunch on campus and spent time on the playground. After a snack and some time to reflect on the day, students were bussed back home.
In 2017, St. Joseph’s Indian School’s Rising Eagle Day Camp:
Wopila tanka — many thanks — for helping St. Joseph’s reach out and provide hope to Lakota (Sioux) children all year long!