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May
23
Mon
HG May Ranch Rodeo for Male & Female Veterans @ River Sage Stables
May 23 – May 29 all-day

HG May Equine/Horsemanship Program

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.

**Participants must be selected for a program, and availability is subject to change. Please contact Even PoC with any questions!**

  • Who: 8-10 male or 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 23-29, 2022
  • 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 veteran and their supporter

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

May
24
Tue
Adult Fitness Program @ Community Campus
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
May
26
Thu
Adult Fitness Program @ Community Campus
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
May
31
Tue
Mountain Bike Session Lessons
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
HG Gravel Cycling Team
May 31 @ 5:30 pm
Jun
2
Thu
Mountain Bike Session Lessons
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Jun
5
Sun
HG June Fishing Program for Male & Female Veterans @ Yakutat Lodge
Jun 5 – Jun 11 all-day

HG Fishing Program for Male & Female Veterans at Yakutat Lodge

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.

**Participants must be selected for a program, and availability is subject to change. Please contact Even PoC with any questions!**

  • Who: 8-10 male or 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 fly fishing and being outdoors in Alaska – no experience necessary
  • When: June 5-11, 2022
  • Where: Yakutat Lodge, AK
  • Accommodations: Private Rooms
  • Accessibility: must be able to maintain balance on rocky, uneven surface and stand for long periods of time to fish
  • 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

Jun
7
Tue
Mountain Bike Session Lessons
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am