Now Accepting Volunteer Community Captains for 2019

Active SWV Community Captains lead free activities of interest to them, in places and times convenient to them and inviting for their families, friends and neighbors. This peer-to-peer approach enables every day people to become leaders of health in their communities.

What is a Community Captain?

Community Captians are ...

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Find Out What’s Happening in 2017

Active SWV wants you to know all the opportunities happening this year. This list will help you find free, family friendly activities great for beginners in Nicholas, Fayette, Raleigh, and Summers counties:

Webpage calendar We call this the “home base” of all our programs

Newsletter Sign Up Monthly updates and some special event announcements

Active Southern West Virginia Facebook Page

Active Southern West Virginia Bulletin Board Facebook Group

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Cross Country Trek on the Timber Ridge Trail

Join an Active SWV Community Captain and New River Gorge National River park ranger on the Timber Ridge Trail for a cross country ski. Cross country skis will be provided. We will assist you in putting on the gear and learning how to use the skis. Dress in layers for cold weather. Spaces are limited to 15 adults and 5 youth due to availability of equipment.

Directions: From U.S. 19, follow Route 16 south through Fayetteville. Turn left on Gatewood Road (Kaymoor ...

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Active SWV Volunteer of the Year, Levi Moore

Levi Moore Volunteer of the Year 2016
levi-moore-with-jodi-2The mysterious disease that crippled Levi Moore didn’t strike overnight. It took its own painful time, flaring and abating for a decade before destroying his mobility. Struggling between bed and wheelchair, he became a prisoner in his home, yearning to explore the outside world he’d taken for granted.

It seemed no one could help. Often by ...

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