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LARAMIE RIVER VALLEY RENDEZVOUS INC

LARAMIE RIVER VALLEY RENDEZVOUS INC
CROWDRISE : Oct 17, 2012
Tax ID: 26-4197888
BASED: Fort Collins, CO, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: www.lrvr.org

Making a Difference

"We are a dedicated and compassionate group of community leaders who utilize outdoor wilderness camps and on-going mentoring to empower and transform at-risk youth into productive and successful community members"

The Laramie River Valley Rendezvous (LRVR) is a wilderness camping trip for at-risk youth ages thirteen to sixteen in Northern Colorado, United States.  During the week long trip, campers hike, bike, raft and horseback ride together with police officers, National Guard members, firefighters and other volunteers.  Many of our referrals come from the Poudre School District (Police School Resource Officers, school counselors, etc.).  We also receive referrals from mental health professionals and Larimer County Department of Human Services.  Although anyone may apply to attend the camp, applications are screened for eligibility (age, risk factors, criminal history).  Eligible campers come from single-parent homes, foster homes, or other situations that increase the risks that the teen will engage in unsafe or criminal behavior, but selected campers must not have an extensive or dangerous criminal history.  This camp is free of charge to the participants, and provides transportation, food, tents, cots, bikes, horses, rafts and safety gear.  The camp takes place near the Rawah Wilderness area.  Our goal is to build relationships with at-risk teens and provide them with positive role models while giving them an opportunity to enjoy nature and have fun.  The Rendezvous' mission statement is: "We are devoted to increasing at-risk youths’ self-esteem and confidence while introducing them to law enforcement and nature in a wilderness camp setting to reduce criminal recidivism." 

Tax ID: 26-4197888 • www.lrvr.org

Fundraisers

The Laramie River Valley Rendezvous

The Laramie River Valley Ren…

Amount Raised:

$655

 

33% Raised of $2,000 Goal