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


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. One day will include instruction in team and individual sports, along with our fun and challenging NSCD Moves! obstacle course. The second activity will be shooting sports such as archery and air rifle, and our final activity will be indoor rock climbing. Pick up and drop off each day will take place at Broncos Stadium at Mile High, Parking Lot L.

 

Location: Pick up and drop off will take place at Broncos Stadium at Mile High, Parking Lot L.
Dates: December 26 – 28, 2018 | January 2 – 4, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages: 8 – 21. Participants must be independent in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the camp.
Price: $250 for all three days, or $100 per day

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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 three-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
Ages: 10 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. 
Price: 
$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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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. Participants must be independent in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the weekend.

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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Summer Woods Adventure 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.

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.

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All Access Camp

 

This very special camp is designed for our friends with multiple disabilities 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 exciting specially designed 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.

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

Dates: June 25 – 29, 2018

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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.

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 in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the camp.

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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 in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the camp.
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 in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the camp.

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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 Broncos Stadium at Mile High; Lot K
Time: 
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price:
$550
Ages:
6 – 13. Participants must be independent in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the camp.

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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. $25 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.

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Basketball Clinic

The NSCD Basketball Clinic is a two day clinic leading up to the winter basketball season! The program will consist of improving basketball skills, playing as a team, and having fun. Along with basketball skills training, athletes will learn necessary social skills to play basketball that will also carry over to everyday life. Specifics of the clinic include: coaching in offense and defense, playing in a scrimmage, being a team player, and learning coping mechanisms while playing the game of basketball. This clinic meets every athlete at their current skill level, thus giving everyone the opportunity to be competitive with players of similar skill level, while continuing to grow as a player.

Location: Gold Crown Field House | 150 S. Harlan St., Lakewood, CO 80226
Dates: November 19 – 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ages: 13 – 39. Participants must be independent in self-care or provide a personal care provider who is available to them throughout the length of the clinic.
Price: $25/athlete for 1 day, or $40/athlete for both days; both rates include an NSCD Basketball Clinic t-shirt

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