Apr
15
Wed
POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19: HGNY Equine and Horsemanship Female Veteran Program @ Wolcott Farms 4 Seasons of Fun
Apr 15 – Apr 21 all-day

*****PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC*****

**Participants must be selected for a program, and availability is subject to change. Please contact Even 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.

April 15-21, 2020 Female Singles Week-long Horsemanship Program

  • Who: 9 Female Veterans/Service Members and their supporters (family member or friend)
  • What: Horseback riding and skill building through various activities (grooming, tacking, trail riding, arena riding, etc.) NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. All riding levels welcome
  • Where: Warsaw, NY
  • Cost: Higher Ground Covers ALL related costs for veterans and their supporter

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 under the Programs tab of our website. 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 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.
May
27
Wed
POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19: HGNY Kayaking and Paddlesports Mixed Singles Veteran Program @ Beaver Hollow
May 27 – Jun 2 all-day

*****PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC*****

**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.

May 27-June 2, 2020 Mixed Singles Week-long Kayaking and Paddlesports Program

  • Who: 9 Veterans/Service Members and their supporters (family member or friend). This program is open to both female and male veterans.
  • What: A week of camaraderie through kayaking, fishing, hiking, and various other outdoor activities.
  • Where: Java Center, NY
  • Cost: Higher Ground Covers ALL related costs for veterans and their supporter

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 under the Programs tab of our website. 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 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.
Jul
1
Wed
HGNY Family Veteran Program @ Beaver Hollow
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm

**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 1-7, 2020 Family Camp Week-long Program 

  • Who: 5 male or female veterans and their significant others, and their kids!!!
  • What: A week of family-friendly recreational therapy through recreation including kayaking, fishing, hiking and more – no experience necessary
  • Where: Java Center, NY
  • Cost: Higher Ground Covers ALL related costs for veterans and their supporter

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 under the Programs tab of our website. 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 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
5
Wed
HGNY Shawangunk Mountains Rock Climbing Mixed Singles Veteran Program @ Shawangunk Mountains
Aug 5 – Aug 11 all-day

**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 5-11, 2020 Mixed Singles Week-long Shawangunk Mountains Rock Climbing Program

  • Who: 9 Veterans/Service Members and their supporters (family member or friend). This program is open to both female and male veterans.
  • What: A week of camaraderie through rock climbing, hiking, and various other outdoor activities.
  • Where: Shawangunk Mountains, NY
  • Cost: Higher Ground Covers ALL related costs for veterans and their supporter

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 under the Programs tab of our website. 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 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.
Oct
7
Wed
HGNY Equine and Horsemanship Couples Veteran Program @ Wolcott Farms 4 Seasons of Fun
Oct 7 – Oct 13 all-day

**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.

October 7-13, 2020 Couples Week-long Horsemanship Program

  • Who: 9 Veterans/Service Members and their spouse or significant other. This program is open to both female and male veterans.
  • What: Horseback riding and skill building through various activities (grooming, tacking, trail riding, arena riding, etc.) NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. All riding levels welcome.
  • Where: Warsaw, NY
  • Cost: Higher Ground Covers ALL related costs for veterans and their supporter

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 under the Programs tab of our website. 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 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.