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RECENT NEWS

Hosting heroes: Vail Veterans Program welcomes wounded military vets for 5-day golf outing
August 27, 2018

  VAIL – For wounded U.S. military veterans — and their families — tours of duty last a lifetime. Years outside of the military are spent adjusting to society, building confidence and getting used to a new normal after catastrophic injuries. The Vail Veterans Program uses the freedom of the Rocky Mountains along with rehabilitative… Read more »

Making memories, sharing adventures: Vail Veterans Program hosting summer family session this week
July 31, 2018

VAIL — High-tech and low-touch is not a great way to live. “Go outside, unplug and play,” said Kim Elliott, a recreation therapist with the Navy Medical Center in San Diego. Elliott is one of dozens of people in town this week for the Vail Veterans Program’s summer session. This one focuses on families, because… Read more »

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 »

Winter Programs

Winter Family Program: January 13 – 18, 2019

The Winter Family Program offers severely wounded veterans and their families the opportunity to participate in private, full-day adaptive ski/snowboard instruction with PSIA certified instructors at Vail Mountain. Family members also enjoy the slopes, as they are fit with equipment rentals and ability-specific, full-day group lessons. Children’s Ski School and childcare options are provided, allowing the whole family to reap the healing benefits of the beautiful Rocky Mountains. The Winter Family Program incorporates group dining, providing beneficial socialization and bonding opportunities through encouraging participants to spend time together as a family and build relationships with new friends.

Winter Mountain Adventure: March 3 – 8, 2019

During the Winter Mountain Adventure, wounded veterans work closely with Vail Mountain Adaptive Ski School instructors for four days of one-on-one ski/snowboard instruction, focusing on individual needs and goals. Guests of all ages and abilities receive group ski/snowboard lessons through the Vail Mountain Ski School. Group meals and evening activities provide time for camaraderie and participants leave with lifelong friendships.