Art Camp for Young People

July 8-12, 2019 in Doniphan, Missouri

Ages 7-11 will explore the art of different cultures, create mandalas and do yarn paintings in addition to other fun and exciting projects. Ages 12 & up will paint with style & emotion, varying techniques and subjects. They will also create amazing art out of unwanted items.

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New! My Ozarks Episode 3

A film by Quinsonta Boyd and Sean Loftin

The third episode in the My Ozarks mini-documentary film series introduces Bill Moriarty, retired U.S. Marine and VFW Service officer who works to make sure those who have made sacrifices for our country are not forgotten. Learn how he reconstructed the story of a young man from the Ozarks who died in Vietnam over 50 years ago, and helped bring together those he left behind to honor his memory.


 

MY OZARKS EPISODE 2: CAMDEN

A film by Quinsonta Boyd and Sean Loftin

The second episode in the My Ozarks documentary film series tells the story of the 2017 Ozark floods and what makes it worthwhile to stay and rebuild, from the perspective of a 6-year-old boy helping his mother, grandmother and great-grandmother rebuild their homes and their lives in Van Buren, Missouri.


MY OZARKS EPISODE 1: JERICA

A film by Ian McGee

This is the first episode in the My Ozarks documentary film series. We will be using this film to introduce new audiences to the exciting and unique sport of fish gigging, to expand tourism on the Current River into the winter months to aid in economic recovery and resilience in the region following major flooding in spring 2017.


Community Development Projects

 

ozark artisan innovation hub

Helping local artisans earn a better living.
Strengthening the region.

Long Term Disaster recovery

Supporting long term community recovery and rural resilience, following the 2017 Ozark floods.


Coming Soon! Ozark Tourism Expansion Project

Ozark Vitality is seeking funding for a two-year $400,000+ project to expand regional tourism for economic resilience and provide career opportunities for media professionals and filmmakers in the Ozarks.


2017 Year in Review

Learn about our accomplishments in 2017 and our priorities for 2018


 

Building partnerships to create a better place
to live, work and play.

Ozark Vitality is a non-profit resource for community and economic development, focusing on rural communities in the central and eastern Ozarks of Missouri and Arkansas affected by the 2017 Ozark Floods.