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VAIL, COLORADO 81657

Vail Veterans Program is a 501c3 Non-profit Organization.
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RECENT NEWS

Vail Today: Vail Veterans Program utilizes the healing power of the mountains (video)
March 21, 2018

VAIL – Can mountains heal people? The Vail Veterans Program believes they can. That’s why they bring military injured and their families to the Vail Valley for adaptive skiing and snowboarding programs in the winter and a multitude of activities in the summer. This week, over 30 wounded veterans and their family members were invited… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program names Lindsay Humphreys its new executive director
February 13, 2018

  VAIL — Lindsay Humphreys will follow a legend, and the legend will help her along. Humphreys is the Vail Veterans Program’s new executive director. Group founder Cheryl Jensen is handing over the reins; Humphreys’ first day was Monday, Feb. 12. Jensen is sticking around as board chair. Humphreys previously served on the program’s board… Read more »

Making miracles: Vail Veterans Program is ‘what was missing after Vietnam’
February 1, 2018

VAIL — Dr. Sean McDougal’s entire life did not flash before his eyes as he stood at the top of Golden Peak, but the last year did.   McDougal was a paraplegic last July. He has followed his own best advice, “Physician, heal thyself,” and was improving but was still in a wheelchair in early… Read more »

Summer Programs

Summer Family Program: July 22 – 27, 2018

At the Summer Family Program, wounded veterans and their families participate in outdoor activities including rock climbing, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, zip-lining, mountain biking, and fly-fishing. Through group meals and evening activities, participants have the opportunity for invaluable bonding time with their families and new friends. A day dedicated to Wellness promotes emotional and mental healing. The Summer Family Program equips wounded veterans and their families with coping mechanisms for the immense challenges faced in transitioning into life after a severe service-related injury.

Golf in the Rockies:  August 20 – 24, 2018

Through Golf In The Rockies, wounded veterans enjoy 5-days of an unforgettable golf experience. Participants play several championship golf courses, attend golf clinics provided by PGA teaching professionals, and bond over group meals and evening activities. The Golf In The Rockies program encourages participants to bond with one another over a shared passion, leaving the program with lifelong friendships and a newly developed community of mutual support.