Healing Adventures

Healing Adventures Family

Operation Purple Healing Adventures celebrates rediscovering family-fun and togetherness after an injury. This FREE three-day experience combines family-focused activities with outdoor exploration, like hiking and canoeing to encourage each family’s growth on their new journey post-injury. Our Association welcomes wounded, ill, injured, medically separated, or medically retired military families to reconnect at Healing Adventures. Families take part in uniquely designed resiliency building activities developed by the American Red Cross, and build memories through fun family oriented activities like hiking, canoeing, and even building bird houses! Our Operation Purple Healing Adventures ensure families return home stronger with better communication skills and brand new “purple” memories


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Operation Purple: A program of the National Military Family Association
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YMCA of the Rockies– Estes Park Center, CO

Estes Park Center is located between Rocky Mountain National Park and the town of Estes Park, Colorado. Visitors to Estes Park Center enjoy hiking trails that lead directly into Rocky Mountain National Park from our 860 acre property, elk, deer and other wildlife that frequent our property, activities that entertain and educate all ages and the amazing mountain views. Boredom is not an option with hiking, zip lining, craft center, sand volleyball courts, more!

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