Colorado Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp
Gateway High School
1300 S. Sable Blvd, Aurora, CO 80012
June 1-5th 2020
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:
Transportation will be provided from designated locations
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers interested in graduate credit through Adam State University.
Adams State Credit Coordinator: Donna Carey email@example.com
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.
Facilities Courtesy of
For additional information contact Mary Carpenter at (303) 985-7525 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
FAX: 1 (877) 395-1487