May
24
Fri
Adult Program (Members Only Club) @ BCRD
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Social/fitness group for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. 21+

May
25
Sat
Adaptive Mountain Bike Rides
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Location will vary for each ride, please contact Mose@highergroundusa.org for more information.

May
29
Wed
Adult Program (Members Only Club) @ BCRD
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Social/fitness group for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. 21+

Special Olympics Swimming @ YMCA pool
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
May
30
Thu
HGSV- Idaho Ranch Rodeo Horse Program for Male and Female Veterans @ River Sage Ranch
May 30 – Jun 5 all-day
HGSV- Idaho Ranch Rodeo Horse Program for Male and Female Veterans @ River Sage Ranch | Bellevue | Idaho | United States
**Participants must be selected for a program, and availability is subject to change. Please contact Event PoC with any questions!**

Our week-long outdoor therapeutic recreation programs support those experiencing symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, and/or Polytrauma. The program is designed to help you discover a renewed sense of belonging, improve quality of life, and connect you with a community.

 

 

 

 

Idaho  Ranch Rodeo Horse Program for Male/Female Veterans and their supporters

  • Who: 9 male and female veterans and their supporters (optional)
    • Note: As part of our individuals programming, you may bring a supporter, which can be a close family member or friend who is a significant part of your daily life (civilian over 18 or veteran) to attend the program, free of cost.
  • What: A week of recreational therapy through horseback riding, handling, roping, cattle sorting and more. All skills learned throughout the week will culminate in a final “Ranch Rodeo” competition among all participants —Interest in equine activities is preferred
  • When: May 30 – June 5, 2019
  • Where: River Sage Stables in Bellevue, Idaho
  • Accommodations: RVs
  • Accessibility: Must be able to mount horse with assistance, maintain balance on moving horse, navigate RV (ascend stairs, navigate tight spaces)
  • Cost: HG covers all related costs, including travel costs for both veterans and supporters

 

A few notes about our program

  • Registration: Our programs are for veterans with symptoms of PTSD, TBI, MST, and/or polytrauma. If you would like to attend a program, you must first register on our website here. From there, a Participant Coordinator will be in contact with you regarding available opportunities for you. If you have already registered but your contact information has changed, please let us know so we can continue to inform you of upcoming programs! Just email militaryprogramparticipantcoordinator@highergroundusa.org with any relevant changes.
  • One-Time Experience: Due to our lengthy waitlist, we are only able to provide one week-long program. We provide resources to find recreation in your home community, as well as 3 years of follow-up after you have completed our program.
  • Recreational Therapy: Our programs incorporate daily group discussions to reflect on the impact of recreation, typically they last about an hour right before dinner.

For more information, watch our video here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8gSBrgqIzQ

May
31
Fri
Special Olympics State Games @ Caldwell ID
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day
Adult Program (Members Only Club) @ BCRD
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Social/fitness group for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. 21+

Jun
12
Wed
Adult Program (Members Only Club) @ YMCA
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Social/fitness group for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. 21+

Jun
14
Fri
Adult Program (Members Only Club) @ BCRD
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Social/fitness group for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. 21+

Jun
19
Wed
HGSV- Idaho White Water Rafting Program for Female Veterans @ Main Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho
Jun 19 – Jun 25 all-day
HGSV- Idaho White Water Rafting Program for Female Veterans @ Main Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho | Idaho | United States
**Participants must be selected for a program, and availability is subject to change. Please contact Event PoC with any questions!**

Our week-long outdoor therapeutic recreation programs support those experiencing symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, and/or Polytrauma. The program is designed to help you discover a renewed sense of belonging, improve quality of life, and connect you with a community.

 

 

June Idaho White Water Rafting Program for Female Veterans and their Supporters 

  • Who: 9 female veterans and their supporters (optional) 
    • Note: As part of our individuals programming, you may bring a supporter, which can be a close family member or friend who is a significant part of your daily life (civilian over 18 or veteran) to attend the program, free of cost.   
  • WhatA week of recreational therapy through white water rafting, and kayaking no experience necessary 
  • WhenJune 19 – 25, 2019 
  • WhereSalmon River, Idaho 
  • AccommodationsPrimitive beach camping, tents and cots provided 
  • Accessibility: Must be able to enter and exit unsteady raft and traverse rocky, sandy beaches with assistance 
  • Cost: HG covers all related costs, including travel costs for both veterans and supporters 

 

A few notes about our program

  • Registration: Our programs are for veterans with symptoms of PTSD, TBI, MST, and/or polytrauma. If you would like to attend a program, you must first register on our website here. From there, a Participant Coordinator will be in contact with you regarding available opportunities for you. If you have already registered but your contact information has changed, please let us know so we can continue to inform you of upcoming programs! Just email militaryprogramparticipantcoordinator@highergroundusa.org with any relevant changes.
  • One-Time Experience: Due to our lengthy waitlist, we are only able to provide one week-long program. We provide resources to find recreation in your home community, as well as 3 years of follow-up after you have completed our program. 
  • Recreational Therapy: Our programs incorporate daily group discussions to reflect on the impact of recreation, typically they last about an hour right before dinner. 

For more information, watch our video here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8gSBrgqIzQ