River Stories Told Live

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Hosted at Museum of Northern Arizona
3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Save the date for our 2020 River Stories Told Live event! Join us for an evening of river storytelling, with all proceeds benefiting Grand Canyon Youth’s educational programs.

Line-up of storytellers will be announced soon.

Tickets: $10 online | $15 at the door
This event has limited seating, please purchase your ticket in advance.

Buy your tickets here!

Thank you to our wonderful sponsor!


What’s New With GCY…


August 12, 2019 – Press Release

Healing Lands Project
Photo by Pamela Mathues

January 9, 2019 – Flagstaff Arts Council

December 2018 – Northern Arizona’s Mountain Living Magazine

November 13, 2018 – Arizona Daily Sun Article

Native American youth to join GCY’s habitat restoration

April 29, 2018 – Arizona Daily Sun Article

Grand Canyon Youth’s Annual Confluence Award


Part of the mission of Grand Canyon Youth is to inspire youth to become future stewards of public lands.  The Confluence Award is given to someone who demonstrates a commitment to education, conservation and service.

2018 Confluence Award Winner: Christa Sadler

Christa Sadler has worked in the outdoors in one form another since she was young. She is a geologist, educator, writer and naturalist who exudes a love of rivers, deserts, and mountains.  Christa founded This Earth, which bring programs in earth sciences, creative writing, and social and environmental issues to schools around the country. Christa also founded One New Education, a non-profit foundation that provides scholarships for girls in developing countries to attend school.

Past Confluence Awardees

  • 2017: Kristen Harned, Hopi Footprints Coordinator
  • 2016: Renae Yellowhorse, Save the Confluence Organizer
  • 2015: Roger Clark, Conservation Advocate
  • 2014: Sarah Baden, River Guide
  • 2013: Carol Fritzinger, GCY Founder
  • 2012: Lynn Hamilton, Non-profit Executive Director
  • 2011: Richard Quartaroli, Historian
  • 2010: Tamara Naumann, Botanist

The Ripple Effect


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Upcoming Events

River Stories Told Live

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Hosted at Museum of Northern Arizona
3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Save the date for our 2020 River Stories Told Live event! Join us for an evening of river storytelling, with all proceeds benefiting Grand Canyon Youth’s educational programs.

Line-up of storytellers will be announced soon.

Tickets: $10 online | $15 at the door
This event has limited seating, please purchase your ticket in advance.

Buy your tickets here!

Thank you to our wonderful sponsor!


In the News

What’s New With GCY…


August 12, 2019 – Press Release

Healing Lands Project
Photo by Pamela Mathues

January 9, 2019 – Flagstaff Arts Council

December 2018 – Northern Arizona’s Mountain Living Magazine

November 13, 2018 – Arizona Daily Sun Article

Native American youth to join GCY’s habitat restoration

April 29, 2018 – Arizona Daily Sun Article

Confluence Award

Grand Canyon Youth’s Annual Confluence Award


Part of the mission of Grand Canyon Youth is to inspire youth to become future stewards of public lands.  The Confluence Award is given to someone who demonstrates a commitment to education, conservation and service.

2018 Confluence Award Winner: Christa Sadler

Christa Sadler has worked in the outdoors in one form another since she was young. She is a geologist, educator, writer and naturalist who exudes a love of rivers, deserts, and mountains.  Christa founded This Earth, which bring programs in earth sciences, creative writing, and social and environmental issues to schools around the country. Christa also founded One New Education, a non-profit foundation that provides scholarships for girls in developing countries to attend school.

Past Confluence Awardees

  • 2017: Kristen Harned, Hopi Footprints Coordinator
  • 2016: Renae Yellowhorse, Save the Confluence Organizer
  • 2015: Roger Clark, Conservation Advocate
  • 2014: Sarah Baden, River Guide
  • 2013: Carol Fritzinger, GCY Founder
  • 2012: Lynn Hamilton, Non-profit Executive Director
  • 2011: Richard Quartaroli, Historian
  • 2010: Tamara Naumann, Botanist
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