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Jul
26
Tue
HG July Family Camp @ Beaver Hollow Conference Center
Jul 26 – Aug 1 all-day

HG Family Camp at Beaver Hollow

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: 5 veterans and their families (parent/guardian with their children)
  • What: A week of family-friendly recreational therapy through horsemanship fishing, paddle sports, hiking, art as therapy, archery, pickle ball, and other various activities – no experience necessary
  • When: July 26 – August 1, 2022
  • Where: Beaver Hollow Conference Center, Java, NY
  • Accommodations: Each family will have their own hotel style room with private bathroom
  • Accessibility: Some uneven terrain and steps, mostly paved or gravel paths throughout the property
  • Cost: HG covers all related costs, including travel costs for both veterans and their families

 

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
10
Wed
HG Singles Week-long Rock Climbing Veteran Program @ Rumney, NH
Aug 10 – Aug 16 all-day

August 10-16, 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, which can be a close family member or friend who is a significant part of your daily life (civilian over 18 or veteran)
  • 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.