Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Recreation Programs

2020 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.

Multi-day Application

Volunteer Application

One-day and Social Events

Multi-Day Programs

Frozen Assets Adaptive Ski Program

January 6-10, $1,390

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 6-12, $1,890

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 #2

July 11-17, $1,890

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.


Challenge by Choice  #3 

August 1-7, $1,890

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 15-21, $1,890

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 31-September 4, $970

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.


BIAC Road Trip – A new adventure

September 16-19, $1,165

Join the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) for 3 nights and 4 days of the BIA Road Trip cruising through the scenic Rocky Mountains. This new program promises to bring fresh, new experiences your way.

Creative Minds 

September 11-14, $990

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.


Social Events

December 19, 2019 – A Christmas gathering – no fees

We will wander the shops of Larimer Square in Downtown Denver and capture the Christmas spirit along the way. We will meet up for lunch at The Corner Bakery. Call Linda for more details 303 562-0401.

February 14 – Valentine Social – no fees

We will meet at the conference room in BIAC’s building. We will share light snacks, shared stories, door prizes, and a rousting game of Bingo. Call Linda for More Details 303 562-0401.

One-day Programs

Kayaking at Bear Creek Lake Park – Morrison

September 2020 Dates and fees to follow in January.

Come join us for a few hours of water fun.  You will safely experience an afternoon of kayaking through the direction of the capable staff from the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC).  Everyone is welcome.  Bring your family and friends.  Together we plan to laugh a lot, maybe get a little wet and enjoy a shoreline cookout.

Scholarships

BIAC has a limited number of partial scholarships available for those in need. These scholarships are issued to help survivors with the cost of one of our recreation programs. In order to ensure that as many people are able to attend a recreation program we follow these guidelines:

Priority will be given to:

  • Colorado residents
  • Survivors who are in services with us and are working with a case manager
  • First-time participants

Only 1 scholarship will be awarded to a participant per year

If you receive a scholarship for two consecutive years you will not be eligible for a scholarship for one year. You can then re-apply.

Contact Information

Linda Heesch

Recreation Programs Coordinator
Phone: 303-562-0401
Email: Linda@BIAColorado.org