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Aug
9
Tue
HG Singles White Water Kayaking Program for Male & Female Veterans 
Aug 9 – Aug 14 all-day

August White Water Kayaking Program for Male & Female Veterans 

  • Who: 9 male or female 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.   
  • WhatA week of recreational therapy through white water kayaking and rafting — no experience necessary 
  • WhenAugust 9 – 14, 2022
  • WhereSalmon River, Idaho 
  • AccommodationsPrimitive 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: 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

Aug
11
Thu
HG Singles Week-long Rock Climbing Veteran Program @ Rumney, NH
Aug 11 – Aug 16 all-day

August 11-16, 2022 Mixed Singles Week-long Rock Climbing Program in Rumney, NH

  • Who: 8-10 Veterans/Service Members and their supporters. This program is open to both female and male veterans.
    • Note: As part of our individuals programming, you may bring a supporter (optional) which can be a family member (18 or over), friend, or fellow veteran who is a significant part of your daily life
  • What: Intro to rock climbing with Paradox Sports. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. All skill levels welcome.
  • Where: Rumney, NH
  • Accommodations: Barn Door Hostel Rumney, NH
  • Accessibility: The approach can range from 15-30 minutes of navigating various terrain (uneven trails with rocks, boulders, stone steps, sand and gravel, uphill/downhill) before arriving at the climbing site.
  • Cost: Higher Ground Covers ALL related costs for veterans and their supporter
  • SUMBIT YOUR INTEREST: HERE

*submitting interest in our program is not an official registration, program fill/participant selection is based on a variety of factors*

A few notes about our program:

  • Our programs are for veterans with symptoms of PTS, TBI, MST, and/or polytrauma.
  • One-Time Experience: Due to our lengthy wait list, 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.
Aug
15
Mon
BCRD Open Swim Ages 13+ @ BCRD Pool
Aug 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Open swim at the BCRD for local participants ages 13+! Please bring swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and a water bottle.  Sign up link is below:

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=908270&stype=-104&sTG=59&sVT=100&sView=day&sLoc=0&date=08/08/22

HG Gravel Cycling Team
Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm
Aug
19
Fri
HG Couples Fly Fishing for Male and Female Veterans @ Three Rivers Ranch, ID
Aug 19 – Aug 24 all-day

August Idaho Fly Fishing Couples Program 

  • Who: 9 male veterans and their significant others 
  • WhatA week of recreational therapy through fly fishing and being outdoors in Idaho- no experience necessary 
  • WhenAugust 19-24, 2022
  • WhereThree Rivers Ranch, Ashton, Idaho
    • www.threeriversranch.com 
  • AccommodationsRanch- Private rooms with private bathroom 
  • Accessibilitymust be able to maintain balance on rocky, uneven surface and stand for long periods of time to fish, may get sea sickness from drift boat 
  • Cost: HG covers all related costs, including travel costs for both veterans and supporters 
Aug
28
Sun
MOC Overnight @ See Flyer
Aug 28 @ 12:00 am – Aug 30 @ 11:45 pm