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Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Weekend

Dates: February 1-3, 2013
Ages: 7-17
Price: $125 Includes lodging and food, transportation and activities (including Nordic equipment rental) at Camp Chief Ouray.
Learn more here.
To register please fill out the registration form and email it to chiefouray@ymcarockies.org or mail the physical copy to the camp office.

Challenger Spring Weekend

Dates: February 22-24, 2013
Ages: 13-15
Price: $125- Includes lodging, food, transportation and activities at Camp Chief Ouray. 

A weekend full of fun and excitement with challenger friends and counselors!  Come spend the weekend playing at camp in the spring.  Program to include: swimming, sledding, games at the Kiva and evening activities.

To register please fill out the registration form and email it to chiefouray@ymcarockies.org or mail the physical copy to the camp office.

April 28th: Camp Magic Mud Run

Date: Sunday, April 28 9:00 AM  Ages: ALL AGES WELCOME! 0-101  Cost: $35

A 5K charity run around Camp Chief Ouray's property that's sure to bring a smile to your face. Proceeds from all race categories (individual, partner 3-legged, and family) walk/run go to the CCO Scholarship Fund - costumes encouraged! What better way to send deserving kids to camp than to get muddy?! Register HERE Video HERE

Prizes/Silent Auction Items include: a brand new kayak, $100 gift certificate to The Salon at Winter Park, a 2 night stay at either Estes Park Center or Snow Mountain Ranch and much more! 

G Force: All Girls Spring Break Backpacking Trip

Dates: Sunday, March 24th - Friday, March 29th  Ages: 13-17  Cost: $550  Limit: 12 participants

For more information and registration, please contact the Assistant Director at jfast@ymcarockies.org

 

Camp Volunteer Day

Date: May 18, 2013      
To sign up please contact us at 970-887-2648 or chiefouray@ymcarockies.org

Come and help us get ready for another amazing summer!  Projects include painting cabins, spring cleaning of buildings, landscaping, program development, and more.  There will be a CCO campfire on Saturday night, complete with s'mores and songs!  Join us for a special Sunday morning chapel service at Snow Mountain Ranch’s Whispering Pines Chapel the next day.   All ages welcome.  Note: in case of inclement weather, we also need assistance with indoor projects.

Volunteers receive one free night stay at Snow Mountain Ranch on either Friday, May 17th or Saturday, May 18th; additional night only $49.

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Dates: May 3-12, 2013
Price: $700 - Includes lodging at Camp Chief Ouray
For Registration information please contact us at 970-887-2648 or ltpdirector@ymcarockies.org
Offered through Wilderness Medical Institute of NOLS

10 Day, 80 hour course. Essential for anyone who spends significant time in remote places, the WFR course will prepare you to make difficult medical decisions. Half your time you will spend outside of the classroom doing hands on skills and realistic scenarios. In addition, you'll participate in a full-scale night mock rescue. WMI's curriculum encompasses a wide range of topics including long term patient care, wound management, straightening angulated fractures, reducing dislocations, litter packaging and administering medications. You'll complete this course with the tools and confidence to manage patients in the backcountry for multiple days. 

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Dates: May 27-28, 2013
Price: $210 - Includes lodging
For Registration information please contact us at 970-887-2648 or ltpdirector@ymcarockies.org
Offered through Wilderness Medical Institute of NOLS

Fast paced and hands-on, this two day course covers a wide range of wilderness medicine topics for people who travel in the outdoors. Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, "What do I do now?" On this course, you'll learn how to prepare for the unexpected. WMI's curriculum is unique and includes many advanced topics that other programs leave out such as dislocation reduction, focused spinal assessment and epinephrine administration. In just two days, you'll have the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. This course is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations. WMI's course is pre-approved by such organizations as the American Camping Association, the United States Forest Service, and other governmental agencies. This course does not include CPR.

 

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