Lake Traverse Reservation, SD

  • Pre-Packaged Trips: Middle & High School


While spending time in the Lake Traverse Reservation, your group will have the opportunity to learn the rich history and unique challenges of the community. Service opportunities include working at local organizations, serving at local nursing homes, painting, and beautification and minor repair projects to support local homeowners and tribal partners. You’ll learn about Dakota culture from a community friend and explore a state park that is significant to the local tribe. YouthWorks has partnered with this community since 2005.

Please note: All information regarding service and community engagement activities are subject to change.

Trip Types offered in Lake Traverse Reservation, SD

Pre-Packaged Trips

Weeklong summer mission trips for teenagers with staff, meals, and programming included. Focus on your students, not logistics.


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Trips to South Dekota require sale tax to be paid. This sales tax is not included in the listed pre-packaged price and will show once the trip is in your cart.

Assist local organizations with different community needs, serve at local nursing homes, complete different painting and beautification projects, and help with minor repair projects to support local homeowners and tribal partners.

Begin the week with an interactive experience learning about the Native culture.

To best meet the needs of the community and build stronger relationships, some crews will serve at different places throughout the week, while others may work with the same partner all week long.