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Phone: 208-726-9298
Box 6791
Ketchum
Idaho 83340
USA
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Target demographics: Our wounded warrior program, Higher Ground, serves men and women who have been severely wounded in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Global War on Terror. We specialize in serving warriors with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD, including mental illness), blindness, and visual impairment. Our secondary specialization is serving warriors with amputations, spinal cord injuries, severe burns, and hearing impairments.

Geographic areas served: Nationwide

Programs:

Higher Ground is a sports rehabilitation program based in Sun Valley, Idaho and La Jolla, California. The program uses sports, family, and coping therapies to restore and rehabilitate men and women of the armed forces who have been severely wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.
 
Specifically, the program server wounded veterans with traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder, spinal cord injuries, amputations, blindness, severe burns, hearing impairment, and polytrauma.

The program offers 8 weeklong sports camps: snowsports, watersports, ocean sports, and fly fishing. Camps are 100 percent free for veterans and their spouses.

Groups sizes are small (12) to encourage friendships and individualized instruction. Four-star accommodations and gold standard programming make for a fun, memorable, and therapeutic experience of a lifetime.

Mission:
Sun Valley Adaptive Sports'' mission is to enrich the lives of people with disabilities through sports and recreation. We do this by providing programs and services that help people develop the physical skills and self-confidence they need to enjoy all sorts of sports and recreational activities.
Our programs and services also provide healing and therapy, and help people develop the life skills, hope, and inspiration they need to interact or reorient themselves with family, peers, and their community.
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02/12/13
On January 25th, 2013, I watched and helped my friend stand on his skis for the first time in 2 years after having a major stroke. Jeff was a complete compassionate and professional teacher who helped me put a huge smile back on my friends face. I saw life pour back into my friend which brought ... more »
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11/30/12
The diversity and efficacy of their programming is outstanding; not only is their one-on-one attention unrivaled, but their follow-up with all their participants is one of a kind... more »
10/04/12
In our small community with numerous non profits; Sun Valley Adaptive Sports sets the bar for comprehensive outreach year-round for both summer and winter therapeutic sports offered to a wide range of participants. From local children with challenges of all kinds to a Nationally recognized Armed ... more »
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