The mission of the Lakota YouthStay program is to foster authentic, mutually rewarding and sustainable friendships between Native American youth and people in Eastern Massachusetts with the goal of inspiring hope and creating cultural understanding and awareness.
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Host a Lakota Youth
Develop friendships and learn about Native American culture and history

Connecting 10 to 15-year-olds from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota with hosts in the Greater Boston area for 9 days of exploration and discovery, building friendships and engagement through shared activities of interest.

Lakota YouthStay 2020 is planned for July 14  to July 23, 2020.

Youth applications are due February 4, 2020.  Click here to learn more!

2018 Lakota Youthstay