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PO Box 6473

Vail Veterans Program is a 501c Non-profit Organization.
Tax ID 20-5254885


Vail Daily | Vail Veterans Program brings another group of heroes to town
March 14, 2017

  VAIL — Vail Fire Chief Mark Novak grinned as he looked around at the organized chaos in his West Vail fire station. Every piece of gear was in the driveway, including the trucks. On the empty floor a couple hundred people milled around, talking, laughing, enjoying themselves and each other. The firefighters were hosting… Read more »

Vail Daily | Life After Tragedy
September 19, 2016

Editor’s note: This Vail Veterans Program caregivers group preferred to be a quoted as a group, a request the Vail Daily was happy to oblige. That’s why all the quotes are “they said” — because they all did. VAIL — Because it takes one to know one, the Adorable Dozen were teary-eyed best friends before… Read more »

Vail Daily | VIDEO: Hitting the links with Vail Veterans Program
August 29, 2016

Golf is a frustratingly addictive sport — just when you think you want to give it up, you hit that perfect shot and you’re hooked again. As challenging as golf is, imagine not having full mobility of your legs because you’re a single or double amputee above or below the knee. Or picture yourself holding… Read more »

Winter Programs

Winter Family Program: January 22 – 26, 2017

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 5 – 10, 2017

During the Winter Mountain Adventure, wounded veterans work closely with Vail Mountain Adaptive Ski School instructors for 5 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.