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Official Press Release

 The 35th Annual

June 11th – 15th, 2018

Gateway High School, Aurora, Colorado

This day camp is special… it is a sports camp for the physically disabled, designed for children who use a wheelchair or could use a wheelchair, so that they are able to compete in wheelchair sports or are ambulatory and have a physical disability.  The Colorado Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp enables youth with disabilities to enjoy the same experience a day camp provides to their able-bodied peers.  It will be most beneficial for youth with the ability to learn the rules of specific sports.  This camp is open to physically disabled children in grades K through 12TH.  As a result of numerous contributors, donations, grants and volunteers, this sports camp is offered at no charge.

  • This free sports camp is for students with special in grades K through 12.
  • The sports camp is scheduled daily, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, June 11th through Friday, June 15th.

The wheelchair sports camp includes instruction in these sports:

ARCHERY                      HAND CYCLING             BASKETBALL                TENNIS             GOLF                 FENCING

SWIMMING                    YOGA                             SOCCER                       SOFTBALL             RUGBY              DANCE

LACROSSE`                   KAYAKING                     KARATE                        SLED HOCKEY-THURSDAY

 

EXCITING NEWS:

  • Jimmy Sides, 2018 PyeongChang Para Olympic Athlete Snowboard-Cross and Banked Slalom.

Will be attending on Friday, June 15th from 9am – 3pm.

https://www.teamusa.org/para-snowboarding/athletes/james-sides

 

  • Ralph DeQuebec,  2018 PyeongChang Para-Olympic Athlete, Gold Medalist in Sled Hockey,

Will be attending (with his Gold Medal) on Friday, June 15th

https://www.teamusa.org/para-sled-hockey/athletes/Ralph-DeQuebec

 

Sponsors

Colorado Sports for the Physically Challenged, Inc.

National Sports Center for the Disabled

Facilities Courtesy of

Aurora Public Schools

Assisting Sponsors

Spina Bifida Association of Colorado
Adapted Adventures
Children’s Hospital
Craig Hospital
First Tee of Denver
Numotion

 

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