Fitz Center For Leadership in Community

On the River

The University of Dayton Rivers Institute and River Stewards, programs of the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, were invited to participate in the first-ever camp out on the Great Miami River. Our hosts from the City of Troy, Troy Foundation, Miami County Parks, and SmithFly created an experience like no other and hope to replicate for other groups in the future, as a way to connect people to the river and activate their beautiful riverfront Treasure Island Park.

Watch the above video or read this news article to learn more.

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Fitz Center for Leadership in Community

St. Joseph Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1445

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The Fitz Center for Leadership in Community cultivates servant leaders and just communities through reciprocal partnerships, engaged learning and scholarship, and community building.

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