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 Participants with Developmental Disability
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp
Front Range Adventure Camp
Women’s Weekend Camp for Adults with a Physical Disability
Camp On Wheels

Winter Camps

Special Olympics Race Camp

Military Specific Camps

Check out our military specific camps


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.

Activity Type Training Location Dates Time Price Age
Sit ski Winter Park Resort, CO Jan 13th-15th, 2024 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM $360 8+ Book Now
Stand ski Winter Park Resort, CO Jan 13th-15th, 2024 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM $360 8+ Book Now
Snowboard Winter Park Resort, CO Jan 13th-15th, 2024 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM $360 8+ Book Now

*If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.
**A 2.59% Forest Service fee will be added to all lessons at Winter Park Resort on National Forest land.


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. This is a day camp this summer, not an overnight camp.

Location Dates Time Price Age
Snow Mountain Ranch
YMCA, 1101 Co Rd 53, Granby, CO 80446
July 23rd-July 26th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $640 Under 18 ONLY BOOK NOW
Snow Mountain Ranch
YMCA, 1101 Co Rd 53, Granby, CO 80446
Sept 9th-Sept 12th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $640 Over 18 ONLY BOOK NOW

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


Front Range 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.

Adventure Camp Dates Time Price Age
Adult  June 24th-27th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $640 18+ BOOK NOW
Teen  July 15th-July 18th
Aug 5th-8th
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $640 13-17 BOOK NOW
Youth  June 10th-13th & July 29th- Aug 1st 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $640 5-13 BOOK NOW

* Maximum water equipment weight limit is 250 lbs.
* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.


Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camp

Love horses? Join us for 3 days 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.

Location Dates Time Price Age
Snow Mountain Ranch
YMCA, 1101 Co Rd 53, Granby, CO 80446
June 10th-12th
July 1st-3rd
August 13th-15th
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $480 per person 6+ BOOK NOW

* Maximum rider weight is 200 lbs. Horse camps are popular, register early. These are not overnight camps.
* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.


Women’s Weekend Camp for Adults with a Physical Disability

This camp is offered to women who are looking for an opportunity to partake in three days of mountain activities. Spend the beautiful falls days horseback riding, mastering archery skills, hiking, floating on beautiful Grand Lake, and white water rafting on the Upper Colorado River.  We will provide everything including an experienced and fun female staff. NSCD will provide transportation to activities from YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch.

Location Dates Time Price  Age
Snow Mountain Ranch
YMCA, 1101 Co Rd 53, Granby, CO 80446
June 3rd – 6th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $480 18+ BOOK NOW

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.
* Activities are subject to change depending on weather. Lodging and meals not included.


Camp On Wheels

 

Location Dates Time Price  Age
TBD Aug 20th – 22nd 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $480 18+ BOOK NOW

* If the minimum number of campers is not met 7 days prior to a camp, the camp will be canceled.
* Activities are subject to change depending on weather. Lodging and meals not included.

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