20th Annual Rivers and Reel Film Fest

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 5pm to 9pm
Hosted at Coconino Center for the Arts
 2300 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Join us for a celebration of community with dinner, films, and a silent auction.

 

New! Buy Your Tickets Online Today!

$15 INDIVIDUAL | $40 FAMILY

Tickets also available at the door

 

Can’t attend? You can still help us reach our goal of raising $5,000 for our 2020 Financial Aid Fund with your donation today!

This fund provides scholarships to youth who would not otherwise be able to participate in a GCY expedition. Thank you!

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!


 

          

 

       

 

Flagstaff Emergency Physicians

Nackard Pepsi

National Bank of Arizona

Mountain View Pediatrics

Rivers & Oceans

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

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20th Annual Rivers and Reel Film Fest

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 5pm to 9pm
Hosted at Coconino Center for the Arts
 2300 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Join us for a celebration of community with dinner, films, and a silent auction.

 

New! Buy Your Tickets Online Today!

$15 INDIVIDUAL | $40 FAMILY

Tickets also available at the door

 

Can’t attend? You can still help us reach our goal of raising $5,000 for our 2020 Financial Aid Fund with your donation today!

This fund provides scholarships to youth who would not otherwise be able to participate in a GCY expedition. Thank you!

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!


 

          

 

       

 

Flagstaff Emergency Physicians

Nackard Pepsi

National Bank of Arizona

Mountain View Pediatrics

Rivers & Oceans

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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