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Find Your Tribe!

Join a group of like-minded adventurers in one (or many) of our Open Adventures. Come by yourself or bring friends and family to explore new areas, meet new adventure partners and just have a good time. Financial aid available upon request for all open adventure programs. Choose a day or overnight adventure, then let the fun begin!

 

Day Adventures

 

Outdoor Rock Climbing

$50 per person, registration available online

July 14, 10am – 1pm

Big Cottonwood Canyon – Storm Mtn.

Enjoy a day of climbing with friends and family! Participants meet at the Big Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride for climbing at Storm Mountain. Light lunch provided.

 

 

 

Great Salt Lake Canoeing

September 8, 10am – 2pm 

$112  per person, registration available online

Spend an afternoon paddling around the Great Salt Lake with friends and family. Lunch will be included as well as transportation from the NAC’s Salt Lake Office!

 

 

 

Intro to NAC Stroke: Cycling & EAL

September 15, 9am – Noon 

$45 per person, registration by September 8.

For stroke survivors, this intro day will give you a glimpse of just some of the adaptive sports, activities and adventures available to you at the National Ability Center. Try Equine Assisted Learning and Cycling while meeting others from the stroke community looking to get or stay active!

 

 

Intro to NAC Muscular Dystrophy: Archery & EAL

October 6, 9am – Noon 

$45 per person, registration by September 29.

For those with Muscular Dystrophy and their families, this intro day will give you a glimpse of just some of the adaptive sports, activities and adventures available to you at the National Ability Center. Try Archery and Equine Assisted Learning while meeting others from the Muscular Dystrophy community looking to get or stay active!

Overnight Adventures

 

Moab Camping Experience

May 18 – 21 | Moab, UT

$190 per person, registration available online

Kick off the camping season with a fun-filled trip with National Park hikes. Leave on a Friday and return on Sunday. Enjoy time explore Arches National Park and camping with friends and family. Gear provided if needed. Meals include: Friday dinner, Saturday- 3 meals, Sunday breakfast and lunch. Transportation provided for an additional fee.

Arrival 2pm | Departure 2pm

 

Uintas Camping

June 15 – 16 | Uinta Mountains

$170 per person, registration available online

Enjoy an overnight at a Yurt in the Uintas and learn orienteering skills and Stand Up Paddle Boarding on Mirror Lake! Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch provided. Transportation provided for an additional cost.

Arrival 12pm | Departure 4pm

 

 

Camp Oakley Family Camp-Out

July 26-28 | Camp Oakley

$190 per person, registration available online

Enjoy a weekend at a beautiful location. Camping options include a yurt or tent. Activities included: hiking, archery, paddle sports. Friday dinner, Saturday- all 3 meals, and Sunday breakfast and lunch provided.

Arrival 12pm | Departure 4pm

 

Moab Fall Camping

September 7 – 10 | Moab, UT

$190 per person, registration available online

Wrap up your summer camping with a trip to Moab. Enjoy camping and hiking in Arches National Park. Friday dinner, Saturday all three meals, and Sunday breakfast and lunch included.

Transportation available at additional cost.

Arrival 2pm | Departure 4pm

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