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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 »

Winter Programs

Winter Family Program: January 21 – 26, 2018

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 4 – 9, 2018

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.