Day Camps

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.

Summer Camps
Summer Woods Camp for Adults with Developmental Disability
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp
Adventure Camp

Winter Camps
Veterans Rocky Mountain Adventure – Winter
Special Olympics Race Camp


Race Camp for Special Olympics

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: February 18th – 20th, 2023
Training Location:
Winter Park Resort | Winter Park, CO
Price: $350

Ages: 8 & 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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Alpine Ski Camp
for Participants with Spinal Cord Injuries

Spend time on the slopes! This day camp of alpine skiing includes lunch for people of all ages with a spinal cord injury. Transportation from Denver provided.

Youth Ski Camp
Dates: 
Saturday, January 21st, 2023
Time:
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Price:
$300
Ages:
5 – 17 years of age

Adult Ski Camp
Dates: Saturday, February 18th, 2023
Time: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Price: $300
Ages: 18+ years of age

Snowboard Camp! Sit Ski Camp! Ski Bike Camp! Stand Ski Camp!

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Summer Woods Camp
for Participants with a Developmental Disability

This four-day camp promotes independence and camaraderie. Laugh and learn while participating in activities such as hiking, archery, NSCD Moves, horseback riding, Lake Day Fun, fishing, and Winter Park resort activities. Campers are introduced to new skills and activities by highly trained staff.  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. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this is a day camp this summer, not an overnight camp.

Dates: August 4th – 7th, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location:
 Winter Park, CO
Price: Coming Soon!

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

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Adventure Camp

During this camp athletes will explore the Front Range through a variety of outdoor recreation experiences including Canoeing & Kayaking, Archery, Outdoor Rock Climbing, and White-Water Paddling. At the National Sports Center for the Disabled we rethink ability through personal challenge in the enriching atmosphere of the outdoors. Through these experiences participants can learn important lessons about themselves and others, find new healthy hobbies/activities, increase their overall fitness/quality of life, and meet new friends and have fun.  

Location: Meet at Empower Field at Mile High, transportation to and from the day’s venue provided. Venues vary across the Front Range depending on the day’s activity.

*Maximum water equipment weight limit is 250 lbs.

Adult Adventure Camp
Dates: Coming Soon!
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Price: Coming soon!
Ages: 18 & up

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Teen Adventure Camp
Dates:
Coming soon!
Time:
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Price: 
Coming Soon!
Ages:
13 – 17 years of age

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Youth Adventure Camp
Dates: Coming Soon!
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Price: Coming Soon!
Ages: 5 – 13 years of age

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Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp

Love horses? Join us at the NSCD Therapeutic Riding Center for a camp that includes learning to groom, tack and ride a horse. New skills learned in the arena will be enhanced while out on daily trail rides. 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.

*Maximum rider weight is 200 lbs. Horse camps are popular, register early. These are not overnight camps.

3 Day Camp: 6 hours per day
Dates: June  3rd – 5h, 2023, July 3rd – 5th or August 3rd – 5th, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Snow Mountain Ranch | YMCA, 1101 Co Rd 53, Granby, CO 80446
Price: $450 per person

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

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