NSCD Summer Programs

Nothing says summer like camping. Join the NSCD for several days of horse riding, rafting, hiking, biking and making new friends. Sleep under the stars or in a comfortable condominium. Bring appropriate clothing and personal items. We provide instruction, equipment and fun! Camps fill up quickly, so be sure to make reservations early.

Summer Woods Adventure Camp for Adults with Developmental Disability

This four-day camp for adults age 18 and older promotes independence and camaraderie. Laugh and learn while riding horses, rafting, hiking, biking and camping. Camp participants may sleep in the NSCD Broome House condominium. 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. Care providers are not offered by the NSCD.

  • Location: Grand County, CO; Departs from NSCD at Winter Park Resort
  • Session I: June 9-12, Monday – Thursday
  • Registration deadline: May 19
  • Session II: August 18-21, Monday – Thursday
  • Registration deadline: August 4

Family Camp

The perfect summer trip is waiting for you and your family. Enjoy the long holiday weekend riding horses beneath majestic mountain peaks, rafting on the Colorado River, hiking and attending an Independence Day celebration with fireworks while camping at our accessible campground.

  • Location: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Outdoor Center, Winter Park, CO
  • Dates: July 3-6, Thursday - Saturday
  • Registration deadline: June 12

Therapeutic Horse Riding Camp

Join us to nurture the mind, body and soul while learning more about horsemanship! Participants will take part in horse grooming, feeding and tacking. Skill building activities in the arena will be enhanced during trail rides. The connection with a horse results in profound, life enhancing benefits including increased confidence, organizational skills, independence, self-responsibility and appropriate social and emotional behavior. This camp is limited to independent adults and children age 12 and older. Participants must be self-sufficient in personal care. Lodging may be provided in the NSCD Broome House condominium.

  • Location: NSCD Therapeutic Riding Center, Tabernash, CO
  • Dates: July 21 - 23, Monday - Wednesday
  • Registration deadline: June 30

Women’s Weekend Camp for Adults with Physical Disabilities

Meet new friends and share experiences during this three-day camp for women age 18 and older with physical challenges. Day activities include horse riding, whitewater rafting, rock climbing and hiking are part of the fun. Evenings will be spent sharing dinner and activities. Lodging may be provided in the NSCD Broome House condominium. You bring the spirit of adventure, and we’ll provide everything else, including an experienced and fun female 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. Care providers are not offered by the NSCD.

  • Location: Winter Park, CO
  • Dates: July 24-27, Thursday - Sunday
  • Registration deadline: July 3

Ability Partners