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 – Summer
Veterans Rocky Mountain Adventure – Winter
Women’s Weekend Camp for Adults with a Physical Disability


Veterans Rocky Mountain Adventure – Winter

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: March 4th – 7th, 2021
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.  $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 Camp – Summer

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. 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. 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: TBD
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. Family members are $25 per person.
Ages: 18 & up

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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.

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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.  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. *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.

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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. 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.

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

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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.

 

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Basketball Clinic

Join the NSCD for a two day clinic and master your basketball skills! Open to athletes ages 14-30, this clinic will meet every athlete at their current skill level and give the opportunity for all athletes to be competitive with players of similar skill level.

Dates: TBD
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 PM
Location: Gold Crown Foundation Fieldhouse

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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: January 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, & February 5th
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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