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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 a variety of individuals with special needs. Camps fill up quickly, so be sure to make reservations early.

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Veterans Rocky Mountain Adventure
Special Olympics Race Camp Weekend
Summer Woods Adventure Camp for Adults with Developmental Disability
All Access Camp
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp
Adventure Sampler Camp
Veterans Camp


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, 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 caregiver for assistance.

Location: Winter Park Resort and YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, CO                                                                                                                                      Dates: February 15 – 18, 2019 | Presidents Day Weekend
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 | Winter Park, CO
Dates:
January 19 – 21, 2019 | Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend
Age: 10 and older
Rates: 
$270 per athlete

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

 

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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.

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

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

Summer Woods Camp 3
Dates: August 20 – 23, 2018
Price: $650, add horseback riding for an additional fee ($55)

Location: Winter Park, CO
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!


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 are 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, whitewater 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

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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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, CO (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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