GV Mentors Blog


Saturday, September 10th we are headed to Lake Irwin with Adaptive Sports for a day on the water! Adaptive will be providing SUP boards, canoes and kayaks, and we will provide lunch. Meet at Lake Irwin at 10:30 am or at the GV Mentors office at 9:30 to car pool. Please RSVP to your Case Manager

Upcoming Group Activities:

  • July 23rd: Join us at the Gunnison Farmer's Market for giant bubbles, crafts and good ole fun. We will have a booth there for kids of all ages from 9:00 - 1:00 pm. Everyone is welcome!

  •  July 26th, 6PM: FREE at the Gunnison library is a author talk with author Shannon Gibney who wrote 'See No Color" and has won a Young People's Literature award.
  • If you are signed up for the Horsemanship activity, be sure you confirmed that you are able to attend for the set date of Sunday, July 31st. Waivers are required as well.
  • August 6th: We have another raft day! If you missed the one with Three Rivers we have a day on the Gunnison - Meet at the office at 1pm to ride in the van. We should be back about 4pm. RSVPs are limited to 20 people. Items to bring are the waiver, water bottle, layers, shoes or strapped sandals, sunscreen and a hat.

    Adult Waiver
    Minor Waver

Check out this blog entry that our Executive Director, Tina McGuinness, wrote for the National Mentoring Partnership:


June Newsletter- get pumped for summer!

We have FREE tickets to Elitch Gardens in Denver! Stop by to grab some or email your Case Manager to reserve a pair.

Saturday, May 28th, Join us as we say good-bye to a local icon.
Teller Street Mini-golf will open one last time.
12-7 pm play a round with your family and friends, enjoy refreshments, and play another round. A $5.00 donation to play is requested. See you there!

May 2016 Newsletter- Pine Creek Hike, Mom's Spa Day and Partnership of the Month

Celebrating Mothers with a Spa Day
We will be offering foot massages, nail painting, DIY Spa Stations and light food on Thursday, May 5th at the 8th St. School Mentoring Center. Appetizers will begin at 5:30 pm. All mom's of our JPs and Mentors are invited. Please RSVP to your Case Manager.

April Newsletter- Wuanita Hot Springs Soak, April Birthdays, Things to do around Town!

March Newsletter- Mario’s Pay it Forward, Ciders and Salves plus much more


CBMR Ski Day

Our annual CBMR Ski Day is Sunday, February 7th. Meet us in the Treasury Center at 8-8:30 am for tickets and to get geared up in the ski shop. Please fill out the waiver and rental agreement found below. Let your Case Manager know which type of lessons and gear are needed. We will eat lunch at 12 pm at Spellbound Pizza. See you there!
15-16 CBMR waiver
15-16 Rental Agreement & Release


February News- CBMR Ski Day and more!


Roll Sushi Roll!

Join us for an Advanced Mentor Training and Sushi clinic rolled into one. We will be creating delicious rolls while focusing on the importance of healthy food and stress reduction. Meet us at the 8th Street School Mentoring Center on Wednesday, January 27th from 5:30-7:00 pm. Please RSVP to your Case Manager so we can plan for food and drink, and of course, Sushi!


Crested Butte Nordic Ski

Join GVM and the CB Nordic Center for an afternoon ski to the magic meadows yurt! We are meeting at the Nordic Center at 1:00 pm on Saturday January 16th to get geared up and will have light snacks out at the yurt. We will return to the Nordic Center at 3:00 pm. Please RSVP so we can plan for snacks.


Happy New Year! January Newsletter

December Festivities- Holiday Mingle, WSCU Party and more