Jul
18
Thu
HGSV- Idaho Family Water Sports Program for Veterans and their Children @ Pettit Lake, Idaho
Jul 18 – Jul 24 all-day
HGSV- Idaho Family Water Sports Program for Veterans and their Children @ Pettit Lake, 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.

 

 

July Idaho Waters Sports Family Program for Veterans and their kids

  • Who: 5 male or female veterans and their kids!!! 
  • What: A week of family-friendly recreational therapy through water sports, including waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, fishing, rafting and more – no experience necessary
  • When: July 18-24, 2019
  • Where: Lake Pettit, Stanley, Idaho
  • Accommodations: Family cabins
  • Accessibility: Some uneven terrain and steps, most activities can be adapted
  • Cost: HG covers all related costs, including travel costs for both veterans and their families

 

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

Jul
19
Fri
Adult Program (Members Only Club) @ BCRD
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

Jul
24
Wed
Adult Program (Members Only Club) @ YMCA
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Jul
25
Thu
Family Cycling Program @ BCRD
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come down the Blaine Country Rec. District to try out our adaptive bike fleet.  Bring family, or friends and enjoy an evening ride on the Wood River Trail.

Jul
26
Fri
Adult Program (Members Only Club) @ BCRD
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

Jul
27
Sat
Adaptive Mountain Bike Rides
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

Jul
31
Wed
Adult Program (Members Only Club) @ YMCA
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Aug
1
Thu
Family Cycling Program @ BCRD
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come down the Blaine Country Rec. District to try out our adaptive bike fleet.  Bring family, or friends and enjoy an evening ride on the Wood River Trail.

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

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

Aug
9
Fri
HGSV- August White Water Kayaking Program for Male Veterans @ Main Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho
Aug 9 – Aug 15 all-day
HGSV- August White Water Kayaking Program for Male 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.

 

 

August Idaho White Water Kayaking Program for Male Veterans and their Supporters

  • Who: 9 male veterans and their supporters
    • 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 white water kayaking and rafting — no experience necessary
  • When: August 9 – 15, 2019
  • Where: Salmon River, Idaho
  • Accommodations: Primitive beach camping, tents 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