PO BOX 6473


Vail Veterans Program is a 501c3 Non-profit Organization.
Tax ID 20-5254885


Vail Veterans Program takes on a new program to help injured vets
July 28, 2020

VAIL — The Vail Veterans Program isn’t going to let a pandemic stop its work to help our nation’s injured veterans and their families. The COVID-19 pandemic was just starting to hit home in Eagle County when the veterans left March 6 from the program’s most recent winter program in the Vail Valley. Soon after,… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program dines at Vail Firehouse
May 7, 2020

VAIL — It was the dinner invitation I’ve been waiting to get for a long time. I’ve always heard about the final night of the Vail Veterans Program and the farewell dinner hosted at the Vail Firehouse. The stories of camaraderie, the changes from day one until the last night of the program and the… Read more »

Wounded Veterans visiting Vail get a taste of adventure while sharing stories
March 13, 2020

VAIL — If you asked central casting to send you overachievers, you’d get back any number of participants from the Vail Veterans Program. Dan Berschinski and Steve Snell, for instance. All that’s good, they say, but shared experiences and values are better — to be around people who understand what your life was like before,… Read more »

Winter Therapeutic Outdoor Programs

Winter Family Program: January 26 – 31, 2020

Veterans gain confidence through four full days of private ski and snowboard lessons with PSIA-AASI certified instructors. Family members enjoy group ski and snowboard lessons. All participants engage in group meals and evening adventure activities. This program supports family cohesion while promoting the well-being of individual family members in their collective journey through the difficulties of adjusting to life after a severe military service injury. Program activities allow for time and attention to be spent on each person, giving the family unit a respite from their day-to-day responsibilities. Families have the chance to reconnect and heal in a safe and comfortable environment. Participants engage in group activities connecting with peers at a similar stage in the recovery process, as well as those who have already surmounted familiar challenges.

Winter Mountain Adventure: March 1 – 6, 2020

Wounded Veterans benefit from four days of private adaptive ski and snowboard lessons with PSIA-AASI certified instructors. Guests benefit from group lessons with PSIA-AASI instructors. This program builds confidence and independence in wounded Veterans. When participants reach the top of the mountain, it is symbolic of their ability to accomplish anything, despite a severe injury.