Military Programs 

Military members, active or Veteran, are welcome at all NSCD programs. Below are programs specifically designed for veterans or programs that have special pricing for military. Participants must be independent and manage self-care or bring a care-giver to provide assistance.

We’re happy to share all of our military programs are underwritten through generous grants and contributions. For 100% discount code for military, call (303) 515-NSCD (6723).

Military Mountain Biking
Military Clear Creek Raft Experience
Military Appreciation Days
Summer Chill Camp
Military Adventure Camp
Military Family Lake Day Fun – DENVER
Military Family Lake Day Fun – GRANBY
Therapeutic Horseback Riding
Military Winter Ski Camp
Ski and Snowboard Programs


Military Mountain Biking

Four mountain bikers stand in front of the trail they just biked down. A red "New" banner spans the left upper corner.Military members can find adventure on a wide variety of cross country mountain biking trails! With a brand new fleet of fat tire and off-road recumbent mountain bikes and trained instructors, the NSCD offers opportunities for all levels — whether you’re a beginner or an experienced biker. We have a variety of hand and leg power assist adaptive cycling options and a fleet of traditional fat tire bike for off-road adventures. Our instructors help you choose the bike that fits your individual needs and will provide an adventurous experience.

Military members must register in advance to participate.  Call (303) 515-NSCD (6723) to receive the 100% discount code or if you need assistance with booking online.

Dates Times Locations
June 4th
June 18th
July 9th
July 23rd
Aug 6th
Aug 20th
Sept 3rd
Sept 17th
10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. South Table Mountain Park
(July 9, Aug 6)
Elk Meadow Park
(July 23)
North Table Mountain
(June 18, Sept 17)
Bear Creek Lake Park
(Aug 20)
Green Mountain Park
(June 4, Sept 3)
**Locations to be determined on dates not listed above
Register

A group of rafters paddle down the riverMilitary Clear Creek Raft Experience

Join our team of white water guides on a fast passed paddle adventure on Clear Creek. With your paddle, your boat will traverse Class III rapids as you descend from Idaho Springs down to the top of Clear Creek Canyon!
Military members must register in advance to participate.  Call (303) 515-NSCD (6723) to receive the 100% discount code or if you need assistance with booking online.

Dates Times Locations
June 19th,
June 26th,
July 3rd,
July 10th,
July 17th,
July 24th,
July 31st,
August 7th
9:30-11:30A.M.
or
1-3P.M.
Clear Creek 
Location details sent after reservation is made 
Register

A Veteran climbs outdoors at Clear Creek CanyonMilitary Appreciation Days

Join fellow military members every Friday for a day of outdoor adventure and recreation. Adventures include indoor and outdoor climbing, flat water and white water paddling, air gun, and archery.
Military members must register in advance to participate.  Call (303) 515-NSCD (6723) to receive the 100% discount code or if you need assistance with booking online.

Activity

Dates

Times

Location

Archery June 28th
July 26th
Aug 23rd
Sept 20th
10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Barr Lake State Park Register
Outdoor Rock Climbing May 17th
June 14th
July 19th
Aug 16th
Sept 6th
Sept 27th
9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Tunnel 1 Trailhead, Golden, CO Register
Indoor Rock Climbing April 19th 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Movement Climbing and Fitness, Englewood, CO Register
Whitewater Paddle June 7th
June 19th
June 21st
June 26th
July 3rd
July 10th
10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Clear Creek Whitewater Park  Register

* Individuals are responsible for their own park entry fees, Disabled Veteran license plates allow free entry into state parks. Individuals are responsible for their own fishing license and bring the license with them to participate.


Summer Chill Camp

Relax and rejuvenate during this 4-day, 3-night getaway in the Colorado mountains. Activities include rafting, fly fishing, hiking, and archery for military members, active or Veteran, with disabilities! Transportation from Denver, lodging and food provided Space is limited to 12 participants. Participants must be independent in their own care and meet basic essential criteria to register for the camp.

Location

Dates

Time

Price

Age

YMCA of the Rockies/Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, CO Aug 30th – Sept 2nd 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM $25* 18+ BOOK NOW

*$25 non-refundable registration fee will be due upon reservation. All other expenses are generously underwritten by grants and contributions.


Military Adventure Camp

Join us for biking, hiking, whitewater rafting and more for military members, active or Veteran, with disabilities! Transportation, lodging and food provided. All of our military programs are underwritten through generous grants and contributions. For 100% discount code for military, call (303) 515-NSCD (6723).

Location

Dates

Price

Age

YMCA of the Rockies/Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, CO Sept 23rd – Sept 25th $25* 18+ BOOK NOW

*$25 non-refundable registration fee will be due upon reservation. All other expenses are generously underwritten by grants and contributions.


A large group of people pose on the lakeshore after a successful day on the waterMilitary Lake Day Fun – FRONT RANGE

Join us for a fun Lake Day! NSCD will provide kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards. Enjoy the sun on your face, smell of burgers on the grill, and relax on the lake. These days are for military members only, active duty or Veteran’s. Friends and family welcome, but must register separately, $30/person for family or friends.

Location

Dates

Time

Price

Cherry Creek State Park
(Sept. 13th)
Colorado Springs
(Sept. 27th)
September 13th and 27th 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. *Free to active military or veterans
*Family members are $30 per person
BOOK NOW

*Military members must still register online to participate.
*Family members must register separately from the military member.


Military Family Lake Day Fun – GRANBY

Join us for a Lake Day adventure with the whole family! Enjoy the sun on your face, smell of burgers on the grill, and relax on a paddleboard in the middle of the lake. NSCD will provide kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards. Join our Military Lake Day adventure!

Location

Dates

Time

Price

Monarch Lake, Granby CO July 21st 10:00 A.M. – 2 P.M. *Free to active military or veterans
*Family members are $30 per person
BOOK NOW

*Military members must still register online to participate.
*Family members must register separately from the military member.


Military Winter Ski Camp

This four day camp highlights alpine skiing for military members, active or Veteran, with disabilities! Transportation from Denver, lodging and food provided. Meeting and dinner on Friday. Skiing Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning.

Activity Type

Location

Dates

Time

Price

Age

Sit Ski Winter Park Resort, CO Dec 15th-18th, 2023 April 5th-8th, 2024 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM $640 18+ BOOK NOW
Ski Bike Winter Park Resort, CO Dec 15th-18th, 2023 April 5th-8th, 2024 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM $640 18+ BOOK NOW
Snowboard Winter Park Resort, CO Dec 15th-18th, 2023 April 5th-8th, 2024 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM $640 18+ BOOK NOW
Stand Ski Winter Park Resort, CO Dec 15th-18th, 2023 April 5th-8th, 2024 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM $640 18+ BOOK NOW

 


Ski and Snowboard Programs for Military

This activity is for military members, active or Veteran, of any age who have a disability and want to learn or improve ski or snowboard skills.

Programs Include: One all-day alpine ski, snowboard or Nordic lesson, lift ticket and equipment

Lesson Types Include: Sit Ski, Ski Bike, Slider, Stand Ski, and Snowboard

Dates

Location

Price

Alpine Nov 24th, 2023 – April 14th, 2024 Winter Park Resort, CO First lesson is free, subsequent lessons are 50% off published season pricing
Nordic January 8th – March 25th, 2024 Devils Thumb Ranch, Tabernash, CO First lesson is free, subsequent lessons are 50% off published season pricing

INQUIRE NOW

Back to Top