Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Recreation Programs

*Update: Virtual Programs Available

BOEC is partnering with BIA to offer FREE Virtual Groups!  Space may be limited in these classes so sign up today! Fill out a registration form and a BOEC/Move United Release of Risk and Liability. Our release form only needs to be signed 1 time for any of these events.   

Virtual Challenge By Choice:

Join BOEC Staff members for the next four weeks to Recreate our Beloved Challenge By Choice Summer Camps.  Each week we promise that we will have time together playing games, sharing stories, and trying out new virtual activities.  We can’t wait to see everyone’s smiling faces. See you soon! To sign up, follow the two steps below.  We will email you to confirm your spot. 

When: Friday June 12,19, 26, and July 3

Time: 10:00 AM MST

Virtual Software: Zoom

Step 1

Fill out the registration form

Step 2

Fill out the BOEC/ Move United Release of Risk and Liability Forms 

Adaptive Chair Yoga with Jane Barber: 

When: June 6/10, 6/17, and 6/24

Time: 10 AM MST! 

Step 1

Fill out the registration form

Step 2 

Fill out the BOEC/Move United release of Risk and Liability Forms

*The possibility of late summer/early fall single day and multi-day programs will be assessed as the summer goes on.

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

*In Person Recreation Programs Suspended. Stay tuned for updates

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

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  #2

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  #3

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.

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

Check back regularly to see our social events during 2020

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.

Contact Information

Michael Zavala, CTRS

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