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Camps: Overnight and Multi-Day

Join the NSCD for our adventurous camps in the Denver metro area or the beautiful Rocky Mountains to experience a wide variety of sports and recreation including horseback riding, whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, rock climbing and more, all while making new friends. One of the main purposes of the NSCD camps is to have fun participating in safely designed activities, appropriate for a wide-range of ability levels. Our uniquely designed camps utilize specific approaches that meet the needs of variety of individuals with special needs. Camps fill up quickly, so be sure to make reservations early. The NSCD camps are popular, register early

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Precision Clinic
Ed McMillan Veterans Rocky Mountain Adventure

Special Olympics Race Camp Weekend
Synergy Camp
Teamwork Camp
Summer Woods Adventure Camp for Adults with Developmental Disability
All Access Camp
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp
Adventure Sampler Camp
Veterans Camp
Women’s Weekend, Physical Disabilities


Precision Clinic

Ready…Aim…Fire! This camp is all about concentration, focus, and centering ourselves. We will drill down on controlling our bodies while enhancing our ability to concentrate and achieve. This camp may include shooting sports, rock climbing, boxing, dance, yoga, slackline, Progresh, and the NSCD Moves! Course.  At the NSCD we believe that through the personal challenge and enriching atmosphere of the outdoors, participants can learn important lessons about themselves and others as well as increasing their overall fitness and quality of life.

Dates: January 2 – 6, 2018
Location: Denver metro area, various locations depending on activity. Drop off and pick up at Mile High Stadium Lot K
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price:
 $400 per athlete
Ages: 13-50

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Ed McMillan Veterans Rocky Mountain Adventure

Imagine connecting with other veterans who share your desire to get out there and discover the freedom of the slopes. Join the NSCD for three nights of lodging, meals, 2 days of skiing or riding (including equipment rental, lift tickets and lessons) and evening activities. Transportation will be provided during the weekend between the lodge and resort. Free to qualifying veterans with disabilities. Must be independent and manage self-care or bring a care giver for assistance.

Dates: January 12 – 15, 2018, Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend
Location: Winter Park Resort and YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, CO
Price: Free to military veterans with a disability. Space is limited by total number and types of accessibility needs.

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Special Olympics Race Camp Weekend

Get an edge on the competition, meet new friends and strengthen your racing skills. Join the NSCD for this 3 day race camp for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Location: Winter Park Resort 
Dates: 
February 17 – 19, 2018
Age: 5 and older
Rates: 
$225 per athlete
A 2.59% Forest Service fee will be added to all lessons on National Forest land
Includes: Coaching, race course access, equipment and lift ticket/trail pass

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Synergy Camp

This camp is all about teamwork, camaraderie and community through sports! Ball and court sports, swimming/water sports, team-building, group art projects, cooking and much more! At the NSCD we believe that through the personal challenge and enriching atmosphere of group sports, participants can learn important lessons about themselves and others while also increasing their overall fitness and quality of life. During the Synergy Camp, athletes will explore new activities and experiences with a team of friends, new and old. Early pick up and late drop off are available by request.

Daily Schedule:
Monday – Teamwork initiatives and group art project
Tuesday – Basketball, baseball, hockey and art project
Wednesday – Swim fun/water sports, Leave No Trace hike and art project
Thursday –
Cooking, cycling and art project
Friday – Soccer, lacrosse, football and art project

Dates: March 26 – 30, 2018
Location: Denver metro area, various locations depending on activity. Drop off and pick up at Mile High Stadium Lot K
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price: $450
Ages: 7 and older

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Teamwork Camp

This camp is for people who want to experience, learn and explore the world of sports. During this camp, athletes will participate in a variety of different sports including soccer, hockey, football, fencing, boxing, lacrosse, golf and rugby. Through individual and team sports, our athletes are able to learn important lessons about themselves and others while also increasing their overall fitness and quality of life. Each day will consist of instruction and practice in two different sports, which may be taught by local coaches and teams with specialized experience in each sport. Through exercises, drills and scrimmages, sports can help athletes of all levels and abilities gain both physical and social skills that will help in all aspects of life.

Daily Schedule:
Monday – Soccer and fencing
Tuesday – Hockey and football
Wednesday – Lacrosse and boxing
Thursday –
Tennis and basketball
Friday – Golf and rugby

Teamwork Camp 1 – Participants with a Physical Disability
Dates: June 4 – 8, 2018
Location: Denver metro area, various locations depending on activity. Drop off and pick up at  at Mile High Stadium Lot K
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price: $550
Ages: 7 and older

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Teamwork Camp 2 – Participants with an Intellectual Disability
Dates:
June 18 – 22, 2018
Location:
Denver metro area, various locations depending on activity. Drop off and pick up at Mile High Stadium Lot K
Time: 
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price:
$550
Ages:
7 and older

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Summer Woods Adventure Camp
for Adults with Developmental Disability

SummerWoodsDD_webThis four-day camp for adults (18+) promotes independence and camaraderie. Laugh and learn while participating in activities like Winter Park resort activities, rafting, hiking and camping. Campers are introduced to new skills and activities by highly trained staff. *Bring a buddy and receive $25 off. This camp is popular, register early.

Woods Camp 1 
Dates: June 11-14, 2018
Price: $650, add horseback riding for an additional fee ($55)

Woods Camp 2
Dates: July 23-26, 2018
Price: $650, add horseback riding for an additional fee ($55)

Location: Winter Park
Ages:
18 and older. Participants who are not independent in self-care must supply a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the camp. Care providers are not offered by the NSCD.

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All Access Camp


This very special camp is designed for our friends with multiple disabilities but who are ready for some fun and exciting new experiences! We will explore the wilderness, create art, dance and play multiple sports. All senses will be sparked in this specially designed and exciting camp. Through individual challenge and team sports, our athletes are able to learn important lessons about themselves and others while also increasing their overall fitness and quality of life. Participants must be independent in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the camp. Care providers are not offered by the NSCD.

Daily Schedule:
Monday – Fencing/lacrosse/baseball
Tuesday – Rock climbing/hiking
Wednesday – Whitewater adventure
Thursday –
Sailing
Friday – Lake fun and NSCD Moves!

All Access Camp 1
Dates:
June 25 – 29, 2018
Location: Denver metro area, various locations depending on activity. Drop off and pick up at Mile High Stadium Lot K
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price:
$650
Ages: 7 and older

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All Access Camp 2
Dates:
July 9 – 13, 2018
Location: Denver metro area, various locations depending on activity. Drop off and pick up at Mile High Stadium Lot K
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price:
$650
Ages: 7 and older

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Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp 

Love horses? Join us at the riding center for a camp that includes horseback riding, cookouts, campfires and tent camping. Campers will learn to lead, groom, tack and ride a horse. New skills learned in the arena will be enhanced while out on daily trail rides. **Maximum rider weight is 200 lbs. Horse camps ares popular, register early.

Horse Camp 1
Dates: July 5 – 7, 2018; three day camp
Location:
 NSCD Therapeutic Riding Center, YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, CO
Price: $450 
Ages: 10 and older. Participants must be independent and self-sufficient in personal care.

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Horse Camp 2
Dates: 
August 7 – 10, 2018; four-day camp
Location:
NSCD Therapeutic Riding Center, YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, CO
Price: 
$600
Ages:
 10 and older. Participants must be independent and self-sufficient in personal care.
Additional for this camp: A day at the Middle Park Fair, plus the final night of camp will be spent at High Lonesome Hut.

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Horse Camp 3
Dates: 
August 29 – 31, 2018; three day camp
Location:
NSCD Therapeutic Riding Center, YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, CO
Price: 
$450
Ages: 
10 and older. Participants must be independent and self-sufficient in personal care.

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Adventure Sampler Camp

The Adventure Sampler Camp is designed to give our athletes an opportunity to experience new and exciting adventures outdoors. During this camp, athletes will explore the Front Range through a variety of outdoor activities including outdoor rock climbing, white water paddling, flat water paddling, parkour and sailing. At the NSCD, we believe that through the personal challenge and enriching atmosphere of the outdoors participants can learn important lessons about themselves and others while also increasing their overall fitness, confidence and quality of life.

Daily Schedule:
Monday –
NSCD Moves! and team building
Tuesday –
Rock climbing
Wednesday –
Paddle sports
Thursday –
Sailing
Friday –
Whitewater paddling

Teen Adventure Sampler
Dates: July 16 – 20, 2018
Location:
Varies depending on activity. Drop off and pick up at Mile High Stadium Lot K
Time: 
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price:
$550
Ages:
12-21

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Kids Adventure Sampler
Dates: August 6 – 10, 2018
Location:
Varies depending on activity. Drop off and pick up at Mile High Stadium Lot K
Time: 
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price:
$550
Ages:
6-13

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Adult Adventure Sampler
Dates: August 27 – 31, 2018
Location:
Varies depending on activity. Drop off and pick up at Mile High Stadium Lot K
Time: 
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price:
$550
Ages:
18 and older

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Veterans Camp

Join us for four days of adventure camping in the mountains. Activities may include whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, Winter Park resort activities and fishing. Space is limited; register today!

Dates: August 13 – 16, 2018
Location: Winter Park (tent camping and back country hut, not accessible)
Price: Free to military veterans with a disability. $100 deposit is required to reserve your spot and will be refunded at the end of camp.
Ages: 18 and older. Participants must be independent in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the camp. Care providers are not offered by the NSCD.

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Women’s Weekend for Adults with Physical Disabilities

WomenCamp_webMeet new friends and share experiences during this three-day camp for women ages 18 and older with physical disabilities. Day activities may include whitewater rafting, rock climbing, biking and hiking. Evenings will be spent sharing dinner and activities. You bring the spirit of adventure and we’ll provide everything else, including an experienced and fun female staff. This camp fills up fast, register early!

Dates: August 20 – 23, 2018
Location: YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, CO
Price: $500, add horseback riding for an additional fee ($55)
Ages:  Females 18 and older. Participants must be independent in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the camp. Care providers are not offered by the NSCD.

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