Basketball is an easily accessible sport for athletes to play in their communities at home, as well as an activity often taught in physical education class. Camp Abilities instructs athletes in basketball skills, as well as teaches athletes to advocate for adaptations they might need to play back home.
Coach taps basket hoop for directional assistance while athlete shoots the basketball. (Alt text coming soon)
Athletes kicking adaptive soccer ball toward goalie/coach. (Alt text coming soon.)
Coaches team with athletes at lake beach. (Alt text coming soon)
Swimming is a lifetime fitness activity that athletes with visual impairments can participate in independently in their communities. Camp Abilities teaches athletes to build swimming endurance while also developing their stroke skills.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Athletes standing on paddle boards receiving instructions from coaches. (Alt text coming soon.)
Coaches assist athletes with putting and driving the golf ball. (Alt text coming soon)
Athletes being assisted by coaches while riding horses and horse trainers leading horses. (Alt text coming soon.)
Horses are a very important part of the Navajo culture and a while we are spending much of our time on the reservation, we learn about this relationship from a local Navajo Horsemanship instructor. Student athletes learn about the equipment used and can ride with and without a saddle!