Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Recreation Programs

2023 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.

One-day Rec Programs

Social Events

One-day Rec Programs, Social Events, & BIAC Camping Volunteer form

Multi-Day Programs with BOEC

Multi-day Application

Doctors Form (Must me signed by Doctor to Participate)

Multi-day Volunteer Application

Scholarship Request Form

Frozen Assets Adaptive Ski Program

January 23-27, $1,940

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

July 9-14, $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.


Challenge by Choice  #2

July 30- August 4, $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

August 13 – August 18, $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.


Creative Minds 

September 8-11, $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.

BIAC Multi Day Programs

*If scholarship assistance is needed for any of the BIAC opportunities listed below please contact Michael for a Discount Code form

Camping with BIAC – Rocky Mountain National Park

June 21-23 $160 ($60 after discount code) – camping gear available

Come join two nights camping with 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, and have a great time building connections with the community.

Click here for more information and registration.

Camping with BIAC – Highline Lake State Park

TBD $100 ($30 after discount code) – camping gear available

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.

Camping with BIAC – Chatfield State Park

TBD $100 ($30 after discount code) – camping gear available

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 2023 Social and Day program events. Keep an eye out for updates!

Social Events

Brain Busters

Lit-Up My Mind and Pueblo Brain Injury, LLC will be co-hosting Brain Busters! What is Brain Busters? Brain Busters! is a group of survivors of traumatic brain injury and/or those thriving with headache health issues. We will be coming together virtually three times per month to play Jack Box Games.

This will be free to attend! DO NOT WORRY If you are not comfortable using technology. Learning will be PAINLESS! Please, consider coming by.

Click Here for Schedule

Click Here to Register

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

One-day Programs


Adaptive Skiing w/National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD)

Join The Brain Injury Alliance for a Full 5 days of skiing at Winter Park Resort with National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD). This opportunity is a package deal for 5 days on the mountain once a week for 5 weeks straight. This is a great way to truly learn some adaptive equipment and get a good weeks rest in between your next lesson. The price includes 5 full days of skiing, transportation assistance (if needed), an adaptive instructor, rentals (boots, skis/board, adaptive equipment, etc…) and winter clothes (if needed) provided by NSCD.

Date/Time:

Every Thursday from February 16th – March 16th

9:00 am Equipment fitting at NSCD

9:30 am -3:30 pm Instruction

Lunch 12pm – 1pm (Bring your own lunch or buy from the resort)

Registration is limited to 6 BIAC participants per day.

Cost: $250 (includes all 5 sessions, transportation, equipment, and adaptive instructor for only $50 a lesson)

Click here for more information and registration.

Contact Information

Michael Zavala, CTRS

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