Camps: Overnight and Multi-Day

Join the NSCD for our adventurous camps in Colorado’s Front Range 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 a variety of individuals with special needs. Camps fill up quickly, so be sure to make reservations early. Participants must be independent and manage self-care or bring a care-giver to provide assistance.

Special Olympics Race Camp
Sports Mini Camp
Summer Woods Camp for Adults with Developmental Disability
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp
Veterans Camp
Veterans Family Camp Out
Veterans Rocky Mountain Adventure
Women’s Weekend Camp for Adults with a Physical Disability


Special Olympics Race Camp

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

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.

Dates: 2020 Dates TBD
Location: 
Winter Park Resort | Winter Park, CO
Price: Call for pricing
Ages:
 10 & up

A 2.59% Forest Service fee will be added to all lessons at Winter Park Resort on National Forest land.

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Sports Mini Camp

Did you know the NSCD has multiple Sports Mini Camps throughout the year? Join us for three days of different and exciting sports! We will be going to different venues each day. Activities may include instruction in team and individual sports, shooting sports such as archery and air rifle, rock climbing and our fun and challenging NSCD Moves! obstacle course.

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: Multiple venues in the Denver metro area. Pick up and drop off will take place at Developmental Pathways – 325 Inverness Dr S, Englewood, CO 80112. Participants can also be dropped off and picked up at the program location each day, rather than using group transportation to and from Developmental Pathways.
Price: $250 for all three days, or $100 per day
Ages: 8-21

Mini Sports Camp 1
Dates: March 25-27, 2019

Mini Sports Camp 2
Dates: June 17-19, 2019

Mini Sports Camp 3
Dates: July 15-17, 2019

Mini Sports Camp 4
Dates: August 5-7, 2019

*Please note, we are currently in the process of transitioning this activity to the new online reservation system. Please continue to register for Sports Mini Camp programs via the link below through the end of March. Payment cannot be accepted on line through this registration, a customer service team member will contact you for the payment. Thank you for your understanding as we transition to the new system.

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Summer Woods Camp
for Adults with a Developmental Disability

SummerWoodsDD_webThis four-day camp for adults (18+) promotes independence and camaraderie. Laugh and learn while participating in activities such as rafting, hiking, camping and Winter Park resort activities. 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.

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.

Summer Woods Camp 1 
Dates: June 11-14, 2019
Price: $850, add horseback riding for an additional fee ($60)

Summer Woods Camp 2
Dates: July 23-26, 2019
Price: $850, add horseback riding for an additional fee ($60)

Summer Woods Camp 3
Dates: August 20-23, 2019
Price: $850, add horseback riding for an additional fee ($60)

Location: Winter Park, CO
Ages:
18 & up

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Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp 

Love horses? Join us at the NSCD Therapeutic 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 are popular, register early.

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp 1
Dates: July 2-5, 2019
Location:
 Granby, CO
Price: $800
Ages: 10 & up
Additional for this camp: On July 4th, campers will attend the largest, small-town parade in Granby, followed by a picnic in the park and an evening at the rodeo.

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp 2
Dates: 
August 6-9, 2019
Location:
Granby, CO
Price:
$800
Ages:
 10 & up
Additional for this camp: This camp includes a day at the Middle Park Fair.

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp 3
Dates: 
August 27-29, 2019
Location:
Granby, CO
Price: 
$650
Ages: 
10 & up

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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!

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.

Dates: August 30-September 2, 2019
Location: Winter Park, CO (tent camping and backcountry hut, not accessible)
Price: Free to military veterans with a disability. $25 deposit is required to reserve your spot and will be refunded at the end of camp.
Ages: 18 & up

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Veterans Family Camp Out

Join us for a weekend of tent camping at the Jim Creek Campground in Winter Park from Friday night to late Sunday afternoon. Your adventure may include activities ranging from rafting, lake fun, Winter Park Resort activities, NSCD Moves! and nightly campfires. Includes breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, lunch on Saturday and Sunday and dinner on Friday and Saturday. Take advantage of this opportunity to create lifelong family memories.

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.

Dates: August 2-4, 2019
Location: Winter Park, CO
Price: Veterans are free. $125 per adult; $75 per child age 5 & up
Ages: 5 & up

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Veterans Rocky Mountain Adventure

Imagine connecting with other veterans who share your desire to get out and discover the freedom of the slopes. Join the NSCD for three nights of lodging, meals, two 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.

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.

Dates: February 15-18, 2019 | Presidents Day Weekend
Location: Winter Park Resort and YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, CO
Price: Free to military veterans with a disability. Space is limited by the total number of participants and types of accessibility needs.
Ages: 18 & up

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Women’s Weekend Camp for Adults with a Physical Disability

Meet new friends and share experiences during this three-day camp for women ages 18 & up with physical challenges. Day activities may include whitewater rafting, rock climbing, biking and hiking as part of the fun. 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.

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.

Dates: August 15-18, 2019
Location:
 Granby, CO
Price: $850
Ages: Women 18 & up

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