Camp Abilitiels Alaska

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2017 Camp Dates:

  • Volunteer Training
    July 13 - 14, 2017
  • Camp
    July 15 - 20, 2017


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Sports

Aquatics

Swimming is a sport where each individual athlete can participate in at their own level and set personal goals. Athletes receive one-to-one and group instruction. During the week, the athletes practice and gain the skills to participate in swimming activities they may have never experienced or been able to do before.

Beep
Baseball

Beep baseball is a sport offered throughout many parts of the country by the National Beep Baseball Association. During camp, athletes practice skills and play organized games during the week. The athletes have the chance to bat, field the ball, and run the bases.

Goalball

Goalball is a sanctioned sport of the USABA. Throughout the week, athletes prepare for a tournament and the competition heats up. For some, this is the first experience being involved with a competitive sport.

Tandem
Biking

Tandem Biking is an activity that allows the athletes to feel the wind in their hair and to hit the trail. It involves team work with the sighted guide to ride the bike. Athletes log many miles during camp of whom many have never ridden a bike before.

Track &
Field

Track and field activities include: running, shot put, discus, and the long jump. Athletes are given the opportunity to learn the events and run independently with the help of sighted guides, guide ropes, brailing and other modifications.

Rock
Climbing

Climbing is a favorite activity among the athletes and counselors alike. It promotes confidence, trust, independence, and develops communication. Climbing also challenges the athletes to reach new heights.

Hiking

Our hike in the Chugach Mountains is one of the most challenging and rewarding activities of the week. Athletes have an opportunity to push themselves to climb further than they have gone before.

Evening
Activities
During the week, athetes spend the evenings participating in activities such as archery, horseback riding, and presentations from the Imaginarium and dog mushers. Other activities include: canoeing, kayaking, swimming, paddleboats, hiking, and roasting marshmallows over the campfire. Most of all, they build friendships and have fun!