Summer 2022

Family Fun Fridays: ASMS Supported Adventures

June: Zipline  July: Rafting  July: Chartered Pontoon Boat  August: Ropes Course

Join us for monthly supported family adventures. Each month this summer we are going on an adventure and we invite you and your family (can be your chosen “family”) to join along. Each adventure has been researched and vetted just for you. The partners we have carefully chosen are trusted and considered part of our ASMS family. While ASMS staff might not be the ones delivering the activities, we will be there to support you and yours by helping to facilitate an enjoyable experience. Each experience has its own specific requirements for participation. If you have any questions regarding if an activity is appropriate for you or your family, please contact Tera.Adams@adaptiveatsnow.org. Scholarships are available.

Family Fridays: Zoar Zip, June 24

When: June 24, 12:00pm Join us at Zoar Outdoor (www.zoaroutdoor.com) as we soar into summer with an afternoon of high flying adventure. ASMS staff will be along to help support the professional and vetted staff at Zoar. Start the afternoon with lunch provided by ASMS, and then enjoy the ride as a family.

This 3 hour tour also includes a short UTV ride, and helmets and full body harnesses must be worn at all times.

Age requirement: Minimum 10 yrs old

Weight requirement: 70lb-250lbs

If you or a family member has a mobility challenge or use a mobility device, please contact Tera at ASMS to determine if this activity is right for you.

Family Fridays: Zoar Family Rafting, July 15

Returning for its second appearance, Zoar Family Rafting promises to be a day full of fun! This afternoon long adventure starts with lunch at the Zoar Picnic area, provided by ASMS. Then after a short safety briefing and bus ride, your family and ASMS support staff will float their way down the class II+ section of the Deerfield River. You might even recognize some of Zoar’s expert staff from other activities you have participated in at Mount Snow. Snacks will be served half way through the afternoon. Meeting time is at 1:30pm and we plan to be finished by 5:30pm. Lunch, snacks and swag are included. Cost is $90/person and scholarships are available. Minimum age is 5 yr old.

Golf in the Mountains 2022, July 17 2022

Save the date for our annual fundraiser golf tournament and join in the fun.

Bluebird Golf Team

For athletes with cognitive or intellectual disabilities. Do not have to have prior experience.

Cost is FREE to players

Bluebirds practice at Mount Snow Golf Course in Dover, VT

Practice starts in July 11 at 5:30pm

Special Olympics State Tournament is at Basin Harbor on September 17th. Attendance is encouraged but not manditory. 

Teen Adventure Weekend: August, 2022

This fun filled weekend (Thursday -Sunday) is designed to encourage independence and leadership. The camp is based in West Dover, VT with activities in the Southern Vermont and North Western Massachusetts.

Activities include:

  • High Ropes Adventure Course
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Tubing on Lake Whitingham
  • Hiking
  • Outdoor movie
  • Life skills like meal preparation, and schedule planning, and route finding
  • Specific Dates: TBA

Couch to Summit Hiking Group

Returning for its second year, Couch to Summit this program will get you in shape. Designed to not only work on getting physically in shape, but it will help you develop healthy lifestyle habits. The program will take you from your couch to the summit of a local peak of the course of 8-10 weeks. NEW this year: an optional overnight at the Pinnacle Cabin Shelter on the Windmill Hill overlook. This program starts 0n July 12! Cost is $50. Scholarships are available.

Stay Tuned for More

More Family Friday adventures are coming soon! Also the Couch to Summit Hiking group, Bluebirds Golf, and the Teen and Young Adult Adventure Weekend Returns!

What Drives Us

Our Mission

Adaptive Sports at Mount Snow is a volunteer-driven non-profit that provides adaptive sports, recreational opportunities and educational experiences to the Mount Snow community and its visitors throughout the year. We help individuals with disabilities to develop skills and instill pride and confidence that enables them to demonstrate their strengths and capabilities.

Adaptive Sports at Mount Snow is an independently run 501(c)(3). We are an active chapter of Disabled Sports USA.  We are led by a diverse Board of Directors, directed daily by a small dedicated staff and could not exist without the generous donation of many hundreds of thousands of hours from volunteer instructors and assistants.