Blogging at the BOEC

Nonprofits, businesses join forces to bring back the Snow Sports Alliance program

Summit Daily News – Taylor Sienkiewicz (January 12, 2020) BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORT — On Sunday, Jan. 12, the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center hosted representatives from Alpine Bank, Mountain Mentors and The Summit Foundation for a day of skiing and riding at Breckenridge Ski Resort through the newly reinstated Snow Sports [...]

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center youth snowsports program returns after lack of funding

Summit Daily News - Antonio Olivero (January 3, 2020) The Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center — a Breckenridge-based nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding the potential of people with disabilities and special needs — announced Thursday that a sports program for local youths will take place this winter after a hiatus [...]

Veteran, public speaker and bestselling author Jason Redman takes adaptive ski lessons in Breckenridge

Summit Daily News - Taylor Sienkiewicz (January 2, 2020) Retired Navy SEAL Jason Redman traveled to Breckenridge with his family over the New Year’s holiday to work with an adaptive ski instructor at the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center. Redman was wounded in Iraq in 2007 after taking a machine [...]

BOEC hosts Cleft Camp

The Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center hosted its annual Cleft Camp this week, partnering with Children’s Hospital Colorado Springs for the first time. The three-day camp that ended Friday provides the hospital’s 10- to 18-year-old cleft clinic patients with the chance to take part in the center’s outdoors programming, including [...]