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.

One-day Rec Programs

Social Events

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

Multi-Day Programs with BOEC

Multi-day Application

Multi-day Volunteer Application

Scholarship Request Form

BOEC Camp Overview, Criteria, and COVID Guidelines

Frozen Assets Adaptive Ski Program

January 23-27, $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 12-17, $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.


Challenge by Choice  #2

July 10- 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 31 – 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 14 – 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 9-12, $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.

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 – 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.

Camping with BIAC – Lake Pueblo State Park

September 22nd – 23rd $100 ($30 after discount code) – camping gear available

CANCELED

Come join a night camping BIAC at Lake Pueblo 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

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 Fishing at Lake Lehow – Littleton, CO

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. We get the joy of partnering with Colorado Parks and Wildlife to utilize a private stocked lake with CPW staff assistance to assist you in your experience.

Thursday, July 7th: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Thursday, July 21st: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Wednesday, August 10th: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Wednesday, August 24th: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Location:

Lake Lehow

11250 Waterton Rd., Littleton CO

Cost:

$20 per day

all equipment, water, and light breakfast included in cost.

Discount available for $10 off per day. You must contact Michael to receive discount code (listed below)

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

Information and Registration

BIAC Bowling Social – Colorado Springs

Join BIAC, caregivers and fellow survivors for an evening of bowling! This is a great chance to connect with other community members while enjoying an afternoon bowling.

Dates:

August 18th 3:00pm – 5:00pm

September 15th 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: Pinheadz Bowling Center

1867 N Circle Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Cost: FREE!! But registration is required to bowl. We only have a limited amount of spots reserved

Information and Registration

BIAC Bowling Social – Pueblo

Join BIAC, caregivers and fellow survivors for an evening of bowling! This is a great chance to connect with other community members while enjoying an afternoon bowling.

Dates:

August 24th 3:00pm – 5:00pm

September 16th 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: Pinelle’s Bowlero

1000 W 6th St V, Pueblo, CO 81003

Cost: FREE!! But registration is required to bowl. We only have a limited amount of spots reserved

Information and Registration

BIAC Royal Gorge Route Railroad Ride – Canon City

Enjoy a Fall afternoon site seeing the Royal Gorge on a relaxing train ride with BIAC staff and other survivors. Bring a camera, light jacket and get a view at the open car area for better scenery. The cost includes your ticket, transportation assistance and a lunch meal during your ride. 

Dates:

Thursday September 8th

12:30 PM Departures:

11:30 AM | Check-in
12:00 PM | Board the train
12:30 PM | Train departs
2:30 PM | Train returns

Location:

Royal Gorge Route Railroad

401 Water Street, Canon City, CO 81212

Cost: $20

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