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NOT JUST FOR KIDS
Mini unit studies that encourage parents and children to discuss and explore a wide variety of topics and projects together.
Local educational opportunities, field trip ideas, a summary of the state's homeschool law, the history of home education in Arizona, and an Arizona study guide.
Knowledge House Scholars
~ official chapter of ~
ETA SIGMA ALPHA
NATIONAL HOME SCHOOL HONOR SOCIETY
Black Canyon Bicentennial Lions Club
Started in 1976 by some civic-minded BCC residents, the Lions Club is made up of regular people who find the time to help others in the community, state, country, and world. The monies they raise go toward helping qualified individuals in the community get much needed glasses, hearing aids, and eye surgeries. They support the community with projects such as the Christmas Angel Tree, and they also support state and international projects.
Black Canyon City Community Association
P.O. Box 33
Black Canyon City, AZ 85324-0033
The Black Canyon City Community Association is composed of the various Service, Government, and other Organizations in town. BCC clubs and organizations include the Lions Club, Chamber of Commerce/Tourist Office, High Desert Helpers, VFW and Auxiliary, Rock Club, Girl Scouts, Brownies, Culture Guild, AARP, AAA, The Black Canyon Community Association, Saddle Club and others.
Black Canyon City Community Library
P.O. Box 87
Black Canyon City, AZ 85324-0087
Desert Foothills Habitat For Humanity
P.O. Box 1734
Cave Creek, AZ 85327-1734
Phone: (480) 488-4693
Fax: (480) 488-7053
Desert Foothills Land Trust
Desert Foothills Land Trust info and desert awareness articles, to foster the conservation of the Sonoran desert and its natural resources.
Desert Foothills Scenic Drive
Click on "Volunteer Club" if you are interested in helping to preserve and enhance the Scenic Drive along Scottsdale Road. You can help with litter pickup efforts, beautification projects, and other community service activities.
A homeschool 4-H Club in New River, AZ.
High Desert Helpers, Inc.
P.O. Box 212
Black Canyon City, AZ 85324-0212
They take care of BCC's own High Desert Park, maintain a hiking trail, and host a Thanksgiving turkey dinner every year that is free to those who can't afford to make a donation. They also have an Easter Egg Hunt, other events and fundraisers. Their clubhouse is used for Christmas food baskets and Angel Tree gifts center. If you would like to join our club and help us work on new projects each year, please call 623-374-5262 for an application. The park is located at 19001 Jacie Lane in BCC.
P.O. Box 71005
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Horses Help provides therapeutic and recreational horseback riding to a diverse population of people with special needs. The mission of Horses Help Foundation is to measurably enhance the physical movement, processing patterns, trust, self-confidence, self-esteem, social skills, sense of achievement and pride - that is the overall quality and productivity of life - of people with physical and/or cognitive impairments, through therapeutic and recreational horseback riding. Located off Loop 101 between 32nd St. & Cave Creek Rd. Minimum volunteer age: 14.
Kids Cancer Network
Kenon Neal and her husband Matt live in Anthem, AZ and run Kids Cancer Network with the help of their Board of Directors who reside in Santa Barbara, CA.
Kiwanis Club of New River
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis Objectives: To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.
To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business, and professional standards.
To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship.
To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service, and to build better communities.
To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism, and goodwill.
New River/Desert Hills Community Association, Inc.
515 E. Carefree Hwy. #300
Phoenix, AZ 85085-8839
Phone 623-465-7667 or 623-742-6514
The New River/Desert Hills Community Association, Inc. (NR/DHCA) is dedicated to the preservation of our Community and its rural life style as described by the Maricopa County Land Use Plan, New River Planning Area. We collaborate with governmental entities by listening, collecting information, and
sharing our community's opinions. We hold our public meetings at 7:30 pm on the first Tuesday of each month at Crossroads Christian Fellowship, 42425 N. New River Rd. We have speakers, holiday socials, activities with Kiwanis, 7th Street litter removal, and other activities. Our top recommendations are:
Preserve the scenic and recreational value of the land.
Ensure there is free public access to BLM land (including across private lands).
Preserve the wildlife and vegetation of the area.
Protect the watershed and our water sources.
Protect and preserve cultural and/or historical value.
New River Senior Center
(Located at New River Community Park, N. 17th Ave.)
Pioneer Living History Museum
This outdoor museum recreates the way of life for settlers residing in the Arizona Territory during the 1880-1912 era. Volunteers assist in basic cleaning, painting, building fences, setting rocks, organizing, yard work, animal grooming, and much more. Located in North Phoenix at Pioneer Rd. & I-17.
Sahuaro Ranch Museum
Historic Sahuaro Ranch needs volunteers to assist with daily operations including Gift Shop Clerk, Museum Gallery Attendant, and with training Main House Docent. Located at 9802 N. 59th Ave in Glendale, AZ. Minimum age of youth volunteers: 14.
We Care in Anthem
3655 W Anthem Way
PMB 280 Suite A109
Anthem, AZ 85086-0430
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