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    The NSCD offers a variety of year-around sports and recreational adventures. In the winter participants enjoy alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, Nordic hut trips, snowshoeing and ski racing.

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    In the summer we offer Sports Ability Clinics, rafting, kayaking, canoeing, special camps, therapeutic horseback riding, mountain biking, camping and rock climbing.

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    All programs are designed for individuals, families and groups and are available for all levels of ability, from beginner to advanced. We look forward to seeing you or your group this year.

Summer 2017 Programs and Camps will be Available Soon!

Ability to Participate

Feel free and invigorated as you ski down a ski slope or paddle the rapids on the Platte River. Let the NSCD help you focus on your ability to participate in the sports and recreation you love. All programs are designed for individuals, families and groups and are available for all levels of ability, from beginner to advanced. We look forward to seeing you or your group this year.

Reservations, Payment & Cancellations

  • Reservations are required for all programs and can be made by calling (970) 726-1518. On line reservations are not available.
  • Reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Day-of reservations accepted only if space available.
  • A 50% deposit is due at the time a reservation is made. The remainder of your payment is due thirty (30) days prior to the first program date. If an activity is scheduled within thirty (30) days of service, the full payment is due at the time of the reservation.
  • Reservations cancelled within 14 days of their reservation will be charged 50% of the activity cost.
  • Rescheduled reservations made within 14 days of their reservation will incur a $25 change fee.
  • Participants who do not attend a scheduled activity or do not call 24 hours in advance to cancel are considered a “no show” and will not receive a refund.
  • Need help planning your stay? Contact Winter Park Central Reservations at 800-979-0332 or book online here.

Scholarship Application Information

Fill out the NSCD Scholarship Application below. Scholarships are awarded twice a year.  due dates are listed in the table below:

Scholarship Application Due: Scholarship Awarded By:
 May 1 May 16
 October 15 October 30

Please call (970) 726.1518 or email programs@nscd.org if you have questions regarding this form. Award decisions are based on financial need and solely at the discretion of the NSCD.

Winter scholarship applications for the 2016-17 season are no longer being accepted. The deadline to submit was October 15, 2016.

 

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Winter Programs

Be active, have fun, make new friends! The NSCD offers a variety of exciting winter adventures, including alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ski biking, Nordic trips, snowshoeing and ski racing. Denver metro area activities include rock climbing, indoor kayaking, therapeutic horse riding and more. Activities and camps, unless otherwise specified, are open to seniors, adults and children age 5 and older.

Summer Programs

The NSCD offers a variety of exciting summer adventures including: rafting, therapeutic horse riding, kayaking, cycling, sailing, canoeing, camping, fishing, rock climbing, resort activities and more! Activities and camps, unless otherwise specified, are open to seniors, adults and children.

Fall Programs

Visit the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains this autumn to participate in activities ranging from camping, kayaking, rafting, canoeing and therapeutic horse riding. Experience the thrill of climbing in Eldorado Canyon and Clear Creek Canyon west of Denver. Join the NSCD’s Kayak program for a therapeutic and fun experience or continue building your kayak skills independently at our indoor pool sessions.

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