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Natalie Binder

My family has deep roots in SW Colorado, so it was only natural that I landed in the area over 20 years ago after moving from another small extraction based community in Wyoming. I pursued a degree in Hospitality and a Master’s in Real Estate and Construction Management from DU, so I could figure out a way to put down roots in the area. I was searching for a community minded project that would combine art, outdoor recreation and hospitality, when it found me... CampV was born just outside of Naturita, where both sides of my family lived during the Uranium boom and my Dad's family lived on the property for a short time. Originally named Vancorum by the Vanadium Corp, CampV is a restored historic uranium mining camp built in 1942 that was in need of being restored and preserved. In addition to the restoration, CampV is creating a home for our newly formed arts non-profit West End (WE) Arts with a mission to bringing arts, opportunity, conversation and inspiration to rural community.