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Youth Organizations

Youth Organizations


    Community Youth Chorus–for kids who love to sing, laugh and perform!

    Ages 5-15

    Contact: Carol Lyons (719) 989-0826

    El Fandango-

    Established in 1938, this is a county wide student folklorico dance group with members

    ranging in age from preschool to high school.   Performances reflect Huerfano County’s

    cultural diversity and rich history.

    El Fandango

    PO Box 346, Walsenburg 81089

    Contact: Mary Jo Tesitor  (719) 738-1331,


    Girl Scouts of America

    Troop 70 for Seniors and ambassidors

    Troop 172 for Juniors and Cadets

    Meetings held 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month at the Church of Christ,

    400 Walsen Ave. Walsenburg

    Contact Elisha Andreatta, (719) 738-1507 for these or info on other area troops.

    Boy Scouts of America Troop # 252

    Meets Wed. 7:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Walsenburg

    Leader:  Mark Gomez

    Boy Scouts of America Troop # 295  Meets Mon. 6:00 pm at the

    United Methodist Church in La Veta

    Leader:  Matt Dobbs

Serving our communities

    4-H Club-

    Specializing in Youth Leadership and Development

    928 Russell Ave., Walsenburg

    Contact: Dean Oatman for individual clubs information

    (719) 738-2170 or 719-846-6881

    Journey Home-

    Equine based learning:  Recreational and Therapeutic Programs for Youth.  Offerings

    include basic riding lessons and the Bear Creek Riders, an equestrian performance team.

    PO Box 1038, Walsenburg

    Contact:  Debbie Williams at (719) 738-6400

    Kidz Club-

    volunteers for the community

    Spanish Peaks Library

    (719) 738-2774 Ask for William

    La Plaza Youth Auxiliary–

    teens helping the community

    Plaza de Los Leones

    PO Box 368

    Walsenburg 81089

    Chairman-Ricardo Bobian  (719) 821-5938

    Teen Court of Huerfano County

    Justice for Youth by Youth

    615 Russell St. Walsenburg, CO

    Mailing address: 401 Main St. #304, Walsenburg

    Dircetor:  Michele L. George

Youth Sports

    American Legion Sports and Gun Club

    Gun Safety Classes and Training

    Ages 6-adult

    Contact: Cliff Boxley  (719) 738-6400

    Cal Ripken Little League

    Registration in spring – watch for announcement in the newpaper!  

    Contact:  Mike Vigil  719- 250-6741


    Youth Services

    129 Kansas Ave, Walsenburg

    Tue. & Thu 5:00 – 7:00 pm, 738-1573

    Soccer Fall League and Summer Training Camp

    Registration available through schools or call:

    Steve Miller–738-2893

    Warriors Football

    2nd -6th grades

    Warriors Basketball  

    2nd -8th grades

    Contact:  Ken or Catherine Berger 989-1311 


    Wii Fitness Program

    Youth Services

    129 Kansas Ave, Walsenburg

    Mon & Wed. 5:00-7:00 pm, 738-1573

Other Community Resources

Day Care

    Spanish Peaks Child Care Center

    Director: Margaret Bobian

    100 W. Spruce, Walsenburg

    (719) 738-2335

    12 months to 12 years

    Full day & after school

Department of Human Services (Social Services)

    Child support, child protective services, adult services

    Director: Chuck Macchietto

    121 W. 6th St., Walsenburg

    (719) 738-2810

    Office hours: 8-4, M-F

Drug and Alcohol Treatment/Counseling

    Crossroads Turning Points, Inc.

    615 Russell Ave., Walsenburg

    (719) 738-2076

    Office Hours: 8-5, M-F

Family Resource Center

    615 Russell Ave., Walsenburg

    (719) 738-2076

    Office Hours: 8-5, M-F

    Comprehensive Family Services

Food/Clothing Banks

    Dorcas Circle Food and Clothing Pantry-providing for area families in need

    608 Main St., Walsenburg

    (719) 738-2291

    Open: 9-4, Tues, Thurs


Housing Authority

    220 Russell Ave, Walsenburg

    (719) 738-2720

Open Arms Pregnancy Resource Center

    116 East 6th St., Walsenburg

    (719) 738-9994

    Office hours:  1-4 pm M, W, F                                

Public Transportation in Walsenburg

    Rideline # (719) 738-1182

Senior Services in Walsenburg

    928 Russell Ave.

    (719) 738-2205

    Office Hours: 8-4, M-F

South Central Council of Governments

    Programs provided by SCCOG:

    -Aging and Senior Programs

    -Care Services for the disabled, blind and elderly

    -Public Transportation

    -Housing Rehabilitation

    -Regional Community Development   See also page 22

WIC See listing under Huerfano County Health Dept. p.12

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