Military Veterans Programs 

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

Veterans Appreciation Day
Veterans Camp – Summer Retreat 

Veterans Family Day Raft Trip
Veterans Family Lake Day Fun
Ski and Snowboard Programs
River Raft Trips
Rock Climbing
Shooting Sports: Archery and Airgun
Therapeutic Horseback Riding
Water Sports: Canoe, Kayak and SUP


Veterans Appreciation Day

Join fellow Veterans every Friday for a day of outdoor adventure and recreation. Adventures include kayak, paddle board, target archery, disc golf and fishing.

 

Activity Dates Times Location
Archery Wednesdays beginning October 13th 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. Salvation Army Red Shield – 2915 N High St, Denver, CO 80205
Indoor Climbing Wednesdays beginning November 3rd 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. Lakewood LINK Recreation Center – 1295 S Reed St, Lakewood, CO 80232
Air Riffle Fridays beginning October 15th 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. and 12 P.M. – 2 P.M. Salvation Army Red Shield – 2915 N High St, Denver, CO 80205
Fly Tying Fridays beginning October 8th 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. and 12 P.M. – 2 P.M. VA Jewell Clinic –  14400 E Jewell Ave, Aurora, CO 80012
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Price: Free to military veterans with a disability.  Personal Care Providers are $25 per person. Call 970-726-1518 to receive the 100% discount code before booking online.
Ages: 18 & up

* 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.

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Veterans Camp – High Adventure Summer Retreat

Join us for four days of adventure camping in the mountains. Activities include fishing, rafting, golfing, air gun, archery, lake day and traditional mountain biking. Veterans will stay in individual rooms and meals will be provided. 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. No transportation will be provided. Space is limited – register today!

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

Dates: July 22nd – 25th
Location: Activities in Grand County, CO. Lodging at Indians Peak Lodge located at the YMCA of the Rockies in Granby, CO.
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. Personal Care Providers are $25 per person.
Ages: 18 & up

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Veterans Camp – Relaxing Adventure Summer Retreat

Join us for four days of adventure camping in the mountains. Activities include fishing, rafting a calm stretch of the Upper Colorado River, golf, air gun, and archery. Veterans will stay in individual rooms and meals will be provided. 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. No transportation will be provided. Space is limited – register today!

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

Dates: August 26th – 29th
Location: Activities in Grand County, CO. Lodging at Indians Peak Lodge located at the YMCA of the Rockies in Granby, CO.
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. Personal Care Providers are $25 per person.
Ages: 18 & up

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Veterans Family Day Raft Trip

Come experience the thrill of rafting on the beautiful Upper Colorado River with your family! Learn the basics of raft and water safety. Enjoy your trip down the river in rafts or duckies. We offer a variety of adaptive equipment to make these trips safe, comfortable and fun for the whole group.

Location: Upper Colorado River, near Kremmling, CO
Price: Family members are $50 per person
Dates: Friday, June 18th | 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Ages: 5 & up

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Veterans Family Lake Day Fun

Join us for a Lake Day adventure both in Grand County and the Denver Metro Area. 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. Come to our Veterans Lake Day adventure!

Location: Grand County, CO
Dates: Friday, July 9th | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Price: Family members are $25 per person
Ages: 5 & up

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Location: Cherry Creek State Park (Each vehicle is responsible for the park entrance fee)
Dates: Saturday, August 28th | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Price: Family members are $25 per person
Call for 100% discount code for Veterans and 50% discount code for family members – 970-726-1518
Military ID required at check in.
Ages:
5 & up

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Ski and Snowboard Programs for Military Veterans

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

Dates: Daily during the 2021-2022 Winter Park Resort Season
Location: Winter Park Resort, CO
Price: First lesson is free, subsequent lessons are 50% off published season pricing. Scholarships are available. Call 970-726-1518 to receive the discount code before booking online.
Includes: One all-day alpine ski or snowboard lesson, lift ticket and equipment

2020/2021 Lessons: Individual
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