Welcome to River Valley Project Explore

We'd like to extend an invitation for you to explore the variety of activities offered through Project Explore. We are a Community Education program serving adults with disabilities. We are a consortium of five school districts including Burnsville, Farmington, Lakeville, Randolph and Rosemount. For over 32 years, Project Explore has been a leader in providing opportunities and services in Dakota County. 


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Cover of 2023-24 RVPE Winter Catalog
First page of the PDF file: RVPE2024SpringCatalogLINKEDREV

Wondering which activities require caregiver registration? 

On page 13 in the catalog you'll find the 'Caregiver Events' section. That lists all activities for caregivers. Note that only one caregiver per group needs to register for a dance.

Have questions? Contact us at projectexplore@district196.org or call us at 651-423-7931 with any questions.

For assistance with a registration call 651-423-7920.

RVPE Foundation Logo

Did you know? The RVPE Foundation offers scholarships for Project Explore participants. If you have questions or want to apply, email projectexplore@district196.org or call Patty at 651-423-7931. The annual maximum amount is $100.

Did you know, based on program offerings and participants, RVPE is one of the largest adults with disabilities programs in Minnesota? Yet, RVPE is the 12th lowest funded program in the state. Here's why.

See how River Valley Project Explore staff and volunteers continue to offer creative ways to deliver educational, self-care, and social opportunities during the pandemic. 

You can help by giving to RVPE Foundation. Your gift will provide scholarships, support new programming, assist with transportation, purchase supplies and equipment and support other program needs. Visit RVPE Foundation for more information.

Project Explore has a Facebook page. We post photos, videos, activities, and more. 

If you don't have a Facebook account, there are two ways you can view our page and/or participate in our activities:

1. Go to facebook.com/projectexplore/official/ You will be asked: Create a Facebook account?, and you can choose NOT NOW.  You will then be able to see the page.

2. Here on our website homepage, scroll to the bottom of this page and you will see various Facebook posts. You can choose Load More to see additional posts. Click on the post you are interested in seeing, and then at the bottom of that post, choose View on Facebook.

 

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Halloween Dance 2023

Great Costumes and lots of fun!!

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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Nicollet Middle School, 400 E 134th St, Burnsville, MN 55337, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Southview Elementary School, 1025 Whitney Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Falcon Ridge Middle School, 12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Nicollet Middle School, 400 E 134th St, Burnsville, MN 55337, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Apple Valley Fire Dept - Station 1, 15000 Hayes Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Farmington High School, 20655 Flagstaff Ave, Farmington, MN 55024, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Apple Valley Fire Dept - Station 1, 15000 Hayes Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Nicollet Middle School, 400 E 134th St, Burnsville, MN 55337, USA
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Bogart's Entertainment Center, 14917 Garrett Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
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Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA