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Grand Canyon Youth is seeking an Expedition Director

Grand Canyon Youth is seeking an Expedition Director

| May 10, 2022

Grand Canyon Youth is seeking an Expedition Director.
The Expedition Director leads our Expeditions team in ensuring exceptional service to our collaborators, youth, and parents/guardians. An ideal candidate has extensive experience managing outdoor experiences for youth, has a keen eye for details, and exceptional communication skills.

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2022 GCY summer Individual Expeditions are now open for registration!

2022 GCY summer Individual Expeditions are now open for registration!

| December 7, 2021

Grand Canyon Youth has announced that 2022 GCY summer Individual Expeditions are now open for registration!

Experience Grand Canyon like few people get to! These expeditions bring together youth from across the world to travel the Colorado River, raft legendary whitewater, and explore the hidden world beneath the rim. Off the river, you will hike to ancient Puebloan archaeological sites, trek up side canyons, discover hidden springs and waterfalls, and sleep under the stars. Partners in Science expeditions are some of the only dedicated educational youth access to the Colorado River in Grand Canyon.

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Ancestral Lands Partners in Science — 16-day expedition on the Colorado River

Ancestral Lands Partners in Science — 16-day expedition on the Colorado River

| June 8, 2021

Join us on a Grand Canyon rafting expedition to explore connecting with this incredible place through science, service and community!

July 7-23.
FREE to participate, all costs covered by generous donors
Open exclusively to all Indigenous participants from Coconino County, ages 15-19
Run in partnership by Grand Canyon Youth, Ancestral Lands — Conservation Corps, and the USGS.

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Local Education Spotlight —  CCC students receive more COVID relief funds. See more local education news here

Local Education Spotlight — CCC students receive more COVID relief funds. See more local education news here

| March 16, 2021

Students attending Coconino Community College for the spring semester will receive a new round of federal COVID relief funds to help them with the cost of college.

On Dec. 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Response and Relief and Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) was passed into law. CCC will be awarding at least $552,365 in financial aid grants to students. The awards will likely range from $100 to $500 depending on the number of applicants. 

“We are thrilled to have an opportunity to continue helping students achieve their education during the pandemic through grants and specialized attention,” said CCC President Dr. Colleen A. Smith. “Through generous help from others, CCC has money to help students go to college, so I encourage you to gear up for summer and fall semester and get started on your future. CCC has both in-person and virtual classes in the schedule.”

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Rolling down the river: Grand Canyon Youth adds Verde to programs

Rolling down the river: Grand Canyon Youth adds Verde to programs

| June 14, 2017

Grand Canyon Youth is partnering with the Verde River Institute to bring more youth to Arizona rivers. The nonprofit organization has helped students, ages 10 to 19, from around the country learn about wildlife, rivers, ecology and team building through its programs on the Colorado and San Juan Rivers and trips to the Grand Canyon.

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Grand Canyon Youth Launches Kinsey Verde River Program

Grand Canyon Youth Launches Kinsey Verde River Program

| June 7, 2017

Nearly 20 years into their mission of helping youth explore the rivers and canyons of the southwest, Grand Canyon Youth (GCY) is expanding their scope to the Verde Valley. Although the Flagstaff based non-profit is known for multi-day wilderness river trips, expanding programming onto the Clarkdale section of the Verde allows GCY to run day-trips with local elementary students.

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FUSD May 2017 newsletter. See more FUSD education stories here

FUSD May 2017 newsletter. See more FUSD education stories here

| May 3, 2017

• Congratulations to the Class of 2017
• Coconino County Teacher of the Year
• Students Celebrate Earth Day
• Sechrist Elementary Performed at the Grand Canyon

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Job Posting at Grand Canyon Youth

Job Posting at Grand Canyon Youth

| April 18, 2016

Grand Canyon Youth is looking to hire a new Program Director…

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A sampling of Flagstaff summer camps

A sampling of Flagstaff summer camps

| May 4, 2015

May 3, 2015 • Arizona Daily Sun Summer is right around the corner; it’s time to start thinking about summer activities for kids. The following is our annual list of selected summer camp options. We’ve also included a few non-camp, kid-centered events. FunTown Circus Camp Summer Movie Fun Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids Salvation Army […]

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Operations Director at GCY

Operations Director at GCY

| April 20, 2015

Grand Canyon Youth (GCY) are currently hiring for the Operations Director position at Grand Canyon Youth.  The Operations Director for GCY is responsible for organizing and implementing the logistics for our multi-day river-education programs.  This includes but is not limited to maintaining the warehouse and equipment and hiring/training guides and drivers.  Click HERE for a job […]

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