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36th Annual
Colorado Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp 

Gold Crown Field House, Lakewood, Colorado 80226

June 10-14 2019

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 FREE sports camp is limited to the first 120 students with disabilities ages 6-21.

  • The sports camp is scheduled daily, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. beginning Monday, June 10th through Friday, June 14th. Daily lunch and snacks will be provided.

  • All sports equipment will be provided, but participants should bring a swimsuit and towel each day. Camp will continue, regardless of weather conditions. Please bring rain gear.

  • Overnight accommodations are available for out-of-town campers at an additional cost. Out-of-town participants should be self sufficient in regards to their daily needs unless a full-time support person is provided.


The wheelchair sports camp include participation in sports such as:

ARCHERY

SWIMMING

FENCING

HAND CYCLING

BOWLING

LACROSSE

FIELD EVENTS

SOCCER

KAYAKING

BASKETBALL

SOFTBALL

FISHING

TENNIS

RUGBY

SLED HOCKEY

FENCING

Transportation

Transportation will be provided from designated locations

Volunteers

This camp is made possible through the volunteer efforts of over 100 people giving of their time throughout the week. The volunteer staff is comprised of youth and adults who come from varied backgrounds. They are family members, students (ages 14+), teachers, nurses, physical therapists, and other individuals interested in supporting youth with disabilities.

Volunteer Coordinator: Kerry Sawyer zoey.campvolunteer@gmail.com

Volunteers interested in graduate credit through Adam State University.

Adams State Credit Coordinator: Donna Carey dkcarey71355@gmail.com

Staff

The instructional staff includes adults who use a wheelchair for mobility. They are active in wheelchair sports and work in the community. Some of the staff members are former campers.

Sponsors

Colorado Sports for the Physically Challenged, Inc.
National Sports Center for the Disabled

Facilities Courtesy of

Gold Crown Field House

Assisting Sponsors

Spina Bifida Association of Colorado
Adaptive Adventures
Front Range Orthotics
Children’s Hospital
Numotion
Craig Hospital

For additional information contact Mary Carpenter at (303) 985-7525 or e-mail at wcscdenver@gmail.com
FAX: 1 (877) 395-1487

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