Shepherd Center Offers 2016 Recreation Therapy Events and Outings
The Shepherd Center Recreation Therapy Program encourages all former patients and their families to participate in its upcoming events in 2016. From sporting events to workshops to trips large and small, the hospital's recreation therapy program has something to satisfy every interest.
What: Shepherd Center Adaptive Ski Trip/SkiMore Tours
When: Feb. 7-12, 2016
Where: Challenge Aspen, Snow Mass, Colo.
Cost: Adaptive Skier, Weston Hotel $2,229.50 or $2,299.50 via PayPal
Companion, Westin Hotel $1,179.50 or $1,219 via PayPal
Adaptive Skier, Holiday Inn Express $1,804.50 or $1,864 via PayPal
Companion, Holiday Inn Express $ 754.50 or $ 791.50 via PayPal
For more information: Contact Katie Murphy
What: Bird Watching
When: April 22-23, 2016
Where: Unicoi State Park, Helen, Ga.
For more information: Contact Wendy Battaglia
What: Shepherd Center’s annual Adventure Skills Workshop (ASW) includes adaptive waterskiing, scuba diving, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, four-wheeling, swimming, target shooting and wall climbing.
When: May 20-22, 2016
Where: Lake Martin in Jackson’s Gap, Ala. ASW is held at Camp ASCCA, a wheelchair-accessible facility.
Cost: The cost is $225 per person and includes meals, lodging and instruction. The cost for a caregiver to attend ASW is $200.
For more information: Contact Kelly Edens
For more information about recreation therapy services, call 404-350-7375
Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, multiple amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. Ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals for rehabilitation and the best in the Southeast, Shepherd Center treats more than 850 inpatients and 7,600 outpatients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.