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Journey of Hope Family Weekend

Program Type: Local Effort - Programs and/or activities that have not been evaluated but are identified by local programs as producing positive results.

Description:
Since 2009, we have offered a family weekend at Greenlake, WI a resort area. It is designed to expose families to a variety of physical activity for little cost. The family weekend event runs from Friday evening until noon on Sunday. Saturday morning is spent in interactive educational sessions covering many topics such as healthy snacks, zumba, tae kwon do, relaxation techniques, moccasin game and much more. Saturday afternoon is spent participating activities such as volleyball, kickball, biking, hiking, golfing, disc golf etc. Saturday evening is spent with Native American drumming, singing and dancing. Meals, snacks and rooms are provided for participants. Over the past three years, we have had over 400 participants.

Age Group(s):
Infants, Toddlers, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Site Type(s):
Community

Health Indicator(s):
Physical Activity

Service Area:
Bemidji

Keyword(s):
Physical activity

Overall Cost: $25,000.00

Name: Karena Nichols
Site or Location Name: Ho-Chunk Nation
Address:
N6520 Guy Road
Black River Falls, WI 54615
Email: karena.nichols@ho-chunk.com
Phone: 715-284-9851