Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Recreation Programs

2022 Schedule 

We are proud of our multi-day programs, one-day recreation programs, and numerous social events.  Participants will experience the best of Colorado with caring, professional and highly experienced staff. The activities include hiking, climbing, a ropes course, cycling, rafting, and social gatherings and outings. Winter activities include skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and ice fishing. Survivors of all levels of recovery from anywhere in the US are welcome to attend.

New online application. Click the “Multi-day Application” link below. Download the PDF and fill out the blanks on your computer and send a copy of application to your DR to complete the Medical Form section. (Dr must e-sign or physically sign the document) Save your completed PDF application and email it to me as an attachment at Michael@biacolorado.org.

Multi-day Application

Volunteer Application

BOEC Camp Overview, Criteria, and COVID Guidelines

Scholarship Request Form

One-day and Social Events

Multi-Day Programs

Frozen Assets Adaptive Ski Program *CANCELED

January 3-7, $1,840

Enjoy fresh snow! The Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado (BIAC) is offering a five day retreat in partnership with the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC).  Activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and tubing.  This program is designed for adults living with a brain injury.  The program is based out of BOEC’s accessible Scott Griffith Lodge, and include meals and plenty of time to relax and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. Adaptive ski and snowboard lessons will be run through the adaptive ski program at the BOEC.  The retreat is open to all levels.


Challenge by Choice #1

June 11-17, $2,390

River rafting, ropes course, hand cycling, wall climbing, theme dance. Program staffed by volunteers, registered nurse, and Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) experienced staff/instructors & interns. Accommodation is at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.

Camping with BIAC – Rocky Mountain National Park

*Tentative Date June 22nd-24th $150 camping gear available to rent

Come join a 3 day 2 night camping trip BIAC at Rocky Mountain National Park with other survivors as well as some BIAC staff. We will have camp games, cooking, smores, learn what you need to go camping with others, join on a relaxing hike, enjoy the outdoors and have a great time building connections with the community.


Challenge by Choice  #2

July 9- July 15, $2,390

River rafting, ropes course, hand cycling, wall climbing, theme dance. Program staffed by volunteers, registered nurse, and Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) experienced staff/instructors and interns. Accommodation is at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.


Challenge by Choice  #3

July 30 – August 5, $2,390

River rafting, ropes course, hand cycling, wall climbing, theme dance. Program staffed by volunteers, registered nurse, and Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) experienced staff/instructors and interns. Accommodation is at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.

Challenge by Choice  #4

August 13 – 19, $2,390

River rafting, ropes course, hand cycling, wall climbing, theme dance. Program staffed by volunteers, registered nurse, and Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) experienced staff/instructors and interns. Accommodation is at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.


Ruby & Horse Thief Canyons River Excursion 

August 29-September 2, $1070

Join us for a gentle float downstream and enjoy the scenery you only thought existed. You will be travel by van to Grand Junction and put into the water there.  Rumor has it you might see a bald eagle or two. You will experience team building, rafting, camping on shore cooking, fishing, swimming, splashing, and star gazing. The journey begins and ends at the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC). Accommodations at the beginning and end of your trip will be at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.

Creative Minds 

September 19-12, $1090

Cooking, hiking, field trips, poetry, painting, journaling, movement, karaoke, laughter, dancing and socializing.  Program staffed by volunteers, registered nurse, and Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) experienced staff/instructors and interns. Accommodation is at the Scott Griffith Lodge in Breckenridge.

Camping with BIAC – Chatfield State Park

October 1st – 2nd $80 camping gear available to rent

Come join a night camping BIAC at Chatfield State Park with other survivors as well as some BIAC staff. We will have camp games, cooking, smores, learn what you need to go camping with others, and have a great time building connections with the community.

Click here for more information and registration.


*Currently Scheduling 2022 Social and Day program events. Keep an eye out for updates!

Social Events

One-day Programs


Adaptive Skiing/Snowboarding

Join BIAC in some single day adaptive skiing/snowboarding opportunities with Breckenridge’s adaptive program Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC)!

Date and Time
February 2nd

February 9th

April 13th

9am – 3:30 pm

Location
Breckenridge Resort

Cost: $200

50% off Scholarships available

*Transportation provided in cost

Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Information and Registration

Snowshoeing

Join BIAC in a relaxing snowshoe hike through some beautiful snow filled landscapes. Snowshoes and hiking poles will be provided with registration costs.

Date and Time
TBD

Location
TBD

Cost: TBD

Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Fly Fishing and Tying

Come join BIAC and some of Colorado’s most knowledgeable anglers as you learn the basics of fly fishing, fishing etiquette and all you need to know to get out on your own.

Date and Time
TBD

Location
TBD

Cost: TBD

Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Bear Lake Paddle Day

Join BIAC and BOEC for a day on Bear Lake with adaptive paddling equipment to kayak and SUP on the lake.

Date and Time
TBD

Location
Bear Lake

Cost: TBD

Contact Michael Zavala at michael@biacolorado.org or 720-907-1455

Contact Information

Michael Zavala, CTRS

Program Manager - Adaptive Recreation/Activities
Phone: 303-562-0401
Toll-free: 1-800-955-2443
Email: Michael@BIAColorado.org