ashJULY 11-17

Please note this camp runs from Monday to Sunday

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HOME BASE

St. Labre Indian School
1000 Tongue River Rd
Ashland, MT 59003
http://www.stlabre.org

     

This camp is a “Next Level” Catholic HEART Workcamp. It is open to those entering the 9th grade in the fall of 2016 and older.

MANAGER

Tony Uceda & Emily Ruef
chwc.ashland@gmail.com

ashland fr-paul alex-street

DIRECTOR: Brian Reinhart

SCHOOL FACTS

  • There is air conditioning throughout the site
  • Male campers will be sleeping in classrooms while the female campers will be sleeping in the dormitory. There will be separate sleeping quarters and showers for adults in each of the facilities.
  • Cell Phone is limited in the Ashland area, and this is no cell service in a majority of the work sites. Verizon Wireless has the best and only service in Ashland. Please make sure to have a phone with a Verizon if you plan on wanting to talk to parents. If there is an emergency, there are lane lines available.
  • The program area is located in the Soaring Eagle Center of St. Labre Indian School.
  • The campus is spread out so you will be walking from one building to the next for program and to eat and to sleep, make sure you have comfy shoes.

WORKSITE INFORMATION

The majority of work projects at this camp will take place on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, which is located in Ashland, MT. Projects will include:

  • Painting
  • Dry Wall Work
  • Wheel Chair Ramps
  • Trailer Insulation
  • Siding Work
  • Landscaping
  • Cleaning Homes
  • Working at Heritage Living Center and Lame Deer Boys and Girls Club

FREE DAY ACTIVITIES

Mount Rushmore & Crazy Horse Monument
Almost three million people visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial each year. Depicting the presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt, this massive stone carving shines majestically over the Black Hills of South Dakota as a symbol of freedom and American hope.
http://www.nps.gov/moru

Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Pompeys Pillar is one of the most famous sandstone buttes in America. It bears the only remaining physical evidence of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, which appears on the trail today as it did 200 years ago.
http://www.pompeyspillar.org

Devils Tower
Devils Tower rises 1267 feet above the Belle Fourche River in Wyoming. Devils Tower is a sacred site for many Native Americans and is our nation’s first national monument. Visitors can marvel at this monolith and the wildlife that surrounds it or spend the day climbing it.
http://www.nps.gov/deto

Battle of Little Big Horn
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument lies within the Crow Indian Reservation in southeastern Montana.
http://www.nps.gov/libi

The Reef Indoor Water Park
The Reef Indoor Water Park is the largest indoor water park in the state of Montana; it’s as large as a football field! Come speed down the Barracuda Blaster or The Tropical Twister which are three stories high! Afterward, take a refreshing dip in the wave pool.
http://www.thereefindoors.com

Yellowstone National Park (4 hours from Ashland, MT)
Yellowstone is America’s first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world’s most extraordinary geysers and hot springs.
http://www.nps.gov/yell