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2020 Art Contest Results

Congratulations to Maisy Gardiner, Scout Donovan, and Cliona Pasek for submitting their winning artwork!

The judge was very impressed with the craftmanship and creativity of all of the pieces submitted.  Ultimately, pieces were selected by their relevance to the theme of Sanctuary.

Cosmic Soup

Acrylic on Canvas by Maisy Gardiner


Collage and Ink by Scout Donovan

Burst of Flowers

Watercolor by Cliona Pasek

July 2020

Horseback Riding in Durango

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
8:30 am5:30 pm
Horseback Riding in Durango

Meet at Voyager Basecamp at 8:30am.
Please make sure attendees are wearing pants and close toe shoes.
Please pack water, lunch, sunscreen, a hat, and rain jacket.

Hiking with San Juan LEADS

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
9:00 am6:00 pm

Meet at Voyager Basecamp at 9:00am.
We will be working with San Juan LEADS to develop our leadership skills.
Please make sure attendees are wearing good hiking shoes.
Please pack water, lunch, sunscreen, a hat, and rain jacket.

Escape Room in Grand Junction

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
10:00 am5:30 pm
Grand Junction

Meet at Voyager Basecamp at 10:00am.
We will be attending the Solve it! Escape Games site in Grand Junction. They are taking proper COVID-19 precautions with everyone who attends. If Mesa Mall is back open by then we will go there after.
Please pack lunch, snacks, and water.

Overnight camping at the Blue Lakes Hut

Tuesday, July 21, 202010:00 amWednesday, July 22, 20204:00 pm

Stay tuned for further logistics. We will be staying the San Juan Hut systems Blue Lakes hut. We will be leaving on Tuesday the 21st and coming back on Wednesday the 22nd.

Ridgway Reservoir SUPing and Rafting

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
11:00 am5:30 pm

Please meet at the teen center by 11:00am. We will be renting SUPs and rafts for everyone to use.
Please pack water, sunscreen, water shoes, and snacks. We will provide lunch.

Actively Cultivating Tomorrow

Voyager Youth Program has been an integral part of the Ouray County Community since its inception in 1997.

The needs of Ouray County flow in an evolutionary process and, for 20 years, Voyager has changed and expanded its programs to best address the current tide of community challenges.

Voyager has served and continues to serve the Ouray County community by:

  • Providing quality and affordable AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT programs for children ages 5-12
  • Providing exceptional  and affordable experiential and adventure based SUMMER ENRICHMENT programs for ages 5-12
  • Offering free shuttle service from and to Ouray for participants.
  • Providing a FREE TEEN CENTER for youth ages 13-18, complete with food, games, indoor and outdoor sports, leadership and community service activities
  • Providing full day teen adventures when school is not in session.
  • Providing Positive Youth Development Training at regular intervals.
  • Providing SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION curriculum and prevention topic LUNCH GROUPS for both Ouray and Ridgway schools
  • Sponsoring ongoing seasonal specific SPORTS ACTIVITIES
  • Continually collecting and assessing data re: the HEALTH NEEDS of our youth
  • Collaborating with Juvenile Diversion to provide the yearly SAFE AND SOBER AFTER PROM PARTY and the periodic MOCK ACCIDENT effort
  • Providing insurance coverage for various other community entities’ events
  • Facilitating Sources of Strength in both schools
  • Facilitating the COMMUNITIES THAT CARE county-wide coalition
  • Starting a CLIMBING TEAM in 2001;
  • Spearheading the capital campaign and building the CLIMBING WALL in Ridgway Secondary School in 2010
  • Facilitating the building of the SKATE PARK
  • Sponsoring BULLYING PREVENTION in both schools

Voyager’s unique adventure and experiential programs offer inspiration for youth to lead healthy lives, actively culturing tomorrow.

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