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Community Clubs & Organizations


Boys & Girls Club of The Black Hills

We all need community activity and social interaction to keep life interesting, and there are plenty of clubs and organizations in Hill City that work every day to better our society. Join a council, club, association, group, etc. today! Our civic organizations are always thrilled to welcome new members.

The following listings are all members of the Hill City Area Chamber of Commerce.


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Artists of the Black Hills


Rapid City, SD, 57709 USA
605.343.0959

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Artists of the Black Hills

Artists of the Black Hills was founded in 2005 as an organization of professional artists, artisans, and galleries, with a common goal of establishing the Black Hills Region as a prime source for art of teh highest quality. To that end, ABH sponsors a major Annual Show and Sale, and has undertaken a nationwide advertising approach. We work with regional arts organizations, state agencies, and commercial entities to foster greater growth adn appreciation of the Black Hills and arts center.



Black Hills Area Community Foundation


825 St. Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD, 57709 USA
605.718.0112

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Black Hills Area Community Foundation

The Black Hills Area Community Foundation (BHACF) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization started in 1987 to serve both donors and nonprofit agencies throughout the Black Hills. BHACF manages and administers charitable funds for individuals, families, businesses and nonprofit organizations. Because of their commitment, BHACF awards hundreds of grants that have a positive impact on the quality of life in the Black Hills area. BHACF is a public charity overseen by a local volunteer Board of Directors, which serves thousands of caring people who desire to make the Black Hills area a great place to live, to work and to make a positive difference.



Black Hills Playhouse


24834 S Playhouse Rd
Custer, SD, 57730 USA
605.255.4910

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Black Hills Playhouse

The Black Hills Playhouse is located in gorgeous Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota on the site of an old Civilian Conservation Corps camp.

Since 1946 it has been affiliated with the University of South Dakota due to its founder Dr. Warren M. Lee who was the Dean of the College of Fine Arts. The mission of the BHP is to enhance and inspire lives through professional theatre and learning experiences based in the Black Hills. 

The BHP employs seasoned professionals from across the country as well as apprentices who enthusiastically bring their best to our productions.

The BHP provides an essential training ground for early career professionals to bridge the gap between education and the professional world. Each year the BHP employs approximately 65 theatre professionals including university professors, seasoned actors, technicians and college students. It produces 4-5 plays each season from June through August in an intimate 327 seat, air-conditioned venue.



Boys & Girls Club of the Black Hills


297 Walnut Ave
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2010

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Boys & Girls Club of the Black Hills

Welcome to our Club!

The fun begins at 3:00, and ends at 6:00 for elementary kids and 7:00 for our teen center members. As always we have a full afterschool schedule with lots of crafts, science, homework help, learning activities, gym activities and of course, fun! We are excited to announce that we now have taekwondo on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:45 for ages 5 and up. Annual Membership dues are just $25 a year.



Community Lutheran Church/Daycare


705 Newton Ave
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.4342

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Community Lutheran Church/Daycare

Daycare/Preshcool phone number is 605.574.909. Contact Sharon for assistance.

Church office is open Wednesday morning's to talk to the Church secretary.



Crazy Horse Memorial


12151 Avenue of the Chiefs
Crazy Horse, SD, 57730-8900 USA
605.673.4681

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Crazy Horse Memorial

The Story of Crazy Horse Memorial

Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski and Lakota Chief Henry Standing Bear officially started Crazy Horse Memorial June 3, 1948. The Memorial’s mission is to honor the culture, tradition and living heritage of North American Indians.

Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation demonstrates its ongoing commitment to this promise by following these objectives:

  • Continuing the progress on the world’s largest mountain sculpture, carving a memorial to the spirit of legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse and his culture;
  • Providing educational and cultural programming to encourage harmony and reconciliation among all people and nations;
  • Acting as a repository for Native American artifacts, arts and crafts through the INDIAN MUSEUM OF NORTH AMERICA® and the NATIVE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL CENTER®
  • And by establishing and operating the INDIAN UNIVERSITY OF NORTH AMERICA®, and when practical, a medical training center for American Indians.


Heart of the Hills Quilters


Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2732

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Heart of the Hills Quilters

An organization to promote the art of quilting. We provide quilts to individuals of the community that are going through hardships due to illness and fires.

Our guild helps put on the Hill City Quilt Show that happens in September in Hill City. This years show is September 12th & 13th, 2015.





Hill City Ambulance District


Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2631

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Hill City Ambulance District

The Hill City Ambulance Service is a non-profit organization staffed by full-time, part-time, and volunteer Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) and cadets dedicated to serving the medical needs of the Hill City Community. We provide pre-hospital emergency medical care and transport through 24-hour, 911response. Upon request, we teach first aid, CPR, and AEd skills for a nominal fee.



Hill City Area Arts Council


23935 Hwy 385
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2810

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Hill City Area Arts Council

Our Mission is to enrich the cultural life of the area by nurturing and supporting excellence in the arts and humanities, and by providing opportunities for area citizens, students, and visitors to experience art in its myriad forms. 



Hill City Evergreen Garden Club


Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.0260

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Hill City Evergreen Garden Club

Community Garden Club providing educational opportunities and serving Hill City public garden areas.




Hill City Lions Club


Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2660

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Hill City Lions Club

Lions Clubs – Where There's A Need There's A Lion

Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That's because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.

Hill City meetings are the first and third Mondays of each month at the Slate Creek Grille at NOON.



Hill City School District 51-2


488 Main Street
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.3030

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Hill City School District 51-2

Public School District



Hill City Senior Center


227 Walnut Ave
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.3211

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Hill City Senior Center

The Hill City Senior Center provides lots of opportunities to get together with your friends. Such as: Walk abouts, line dancing, aerobics, crafts, games, lunches, and suppers.



Let's Ride ATV/UTC Club


Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.666.4481

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Let's Ride ATV/UTC Club

ATV and UTV Club that promotes safe and responsible riding in a group setting.




National Park Service/Mount Rushmore National Memorial


Hwy 244
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.3131

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National Park Service/Mount Rushmore National Memorial

American History, Alive in Stone...

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is visited by nearly three million people each year that come to marvel at the majestic beauty of the Black Hills of South Dakota and learn about the birth, growth, development and preservation of the country. From the history of the first inhabitants to the diversity of America today, Mount Rushmore brings visitors face to face with the rich heritage we all share.



Pennington County Commission Office


315 Saint Joseph St Suite 156
Rapid Citiy, SD, 57701 USA
605.394.2171

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Pennington County Commission Office

Mission Statement
The mission of Pennington County, SD is to provide quality public services, as determined by law and citizen needs, through innovative leadership and the teamwork of its people, officials and employees.  Services shall be provided in a fair, respectful and professional manner consistent with available human, natural and economic resources.



The Little White Church


525 Main Street
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2426

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The Little White Church

The Little White Church is a family of friendly, down to earth, accepting people gathered together in a non-denominational, autonomous, local church, characterized by elder rule.  
Its focus is on the Word of God to proclaim Jesus as the Son of God and to invite people to know the Christ as their Lord and Savior.  Emphasis is given to promote Christian maturity in relationship with Christ as the Head of the body.

Sunday Worship
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Worship
10:15 AM  Social Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Sunday School



United Way of the Black Hills


621 6th St, STE 100
Rapid City, SD, 57745 USA
605.343.5872

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United Way of the Black Hills

Raises money for 53 Non-profit agencies. United of the Black Hills- Southern Hills is truly making our Black Hills family complete. The Southern Hills branch was added to the United Way in the 2009.

The Southern Hills branch is compromised of 20 board members representing a variety of businesses/organizations from Keystone, Hill City, Custer, Hot Springs, and Edgemont. Donations will help support 24 agencies that make up the Southern Hills branch of the United Way that are focused on health and human service needs
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