Women Snowshoe Retreat 2023

The Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing had an exciting weekend over Martin Luther King Weekend, January 13-16th. The Women’s Snowshoe Retreat was brought back to life this year with seven women participants and two fabulous volunteer leaders who ran a safe and successful weekend at Aspen Camp. Blessed with a beautiful […]

Planning for 2023

Today’s the day– Colorado Gives Day is here! We are thankful for having this opportunity to share the hard work so many volunteers have given to help Aspen Camp thrive and our community flourish this year.  Today, we can all make a greater impact and position Aspen Camp for another incredible year ahead.  We are […]

High Five to Aspen Camp!

Today is GIving Tuesday, and we hope you’ve been sharing support to your many favorite nonprofit organizations. With so many nonprofits needing our support, Aspen Camp is doing a Give Five campaign in light of our 55- year history. WHY FIVE?  In American Sign Language, there’s so much we can do with ‘5’ – the […]

A Closer Look at the Job Skills Training program (May 2022)

In our last letter, we mentioned the improvements to camp facilities. We owe a great deal of gratitude to everyone who supported us for the pilot of the Job Skills Training Camp. This program brought transitional students from Colorado School for the Deaf Blind, Utah School for the Deaf Blind, and New Mexico School for […]

Reflecting on 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, we wanted to say thank you for your support, volunteer hours, and contributions in talent and skills, which enabled us to have a successful year. Reflecting on all that Aspen Camp accomplished, we greatly appreciate and value all the connections we’ve made with the Roaring Fork Valley and the […]

Pitkin County seniors get crafty at Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Camp, art museum, Pitkin County Senior Services collaborated on daylong art program Article written by Kaya Williams of Aspen Times on June 1, 2022AspenTimes.com/news/pitkin-county-seniors-get-crafty-at-aspen-camp-of-the-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing Around a dozen Pitkin County seniors participated in an all-day arts and crafts experience on Tuesday with a morning art-making activity at the Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of […]

Kudos & Kindness (Feb. 27, 2022): Cheers to Aspen Thrift Shop, Snowmass patrol, Aspen Deaf Camp

Aspen Times Letter to EditorAspenTimes.com/news/kudos-kindness-feb-27-2022-cheers-to-aspen-thrift-shop-snowmass-patrol-aspen-deaf-camp/ The Board of the Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing would like to extend a huge thank you to three local individuals who contributed to the success of our recent 2022 Winter Retreat. Five deaf and two CODA (children of deaf adult) participants benefited from the care […]

Aspen Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in desperate need of repair. Here’s what you can do to help

Article written by Scott Kilbury of Fox 21 News – Local on December 10, 2021Fox21Nzews.com/news/local/aspen-camp-for-the-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-in-desperate-need-of-repair-heres-what-you-can-do-to-help SNOWMASS, Colo. — The Aspen Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is asking for the public’s help in order to continue serving those in the deaf community both in Colorado and around the country. For those who are unfamiliar with […]

Aspen Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing receives grant, donations

Funds will support winter retreat, ongoing facilities needs Article written by Kaya Williams of the Aspen Times on October 21, 2021 AspenTimes.com/news/aspen-camp-for-the-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-receives-grant-donations The Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has received a $5,000 grant from the Rocky Mountain Health Foundation that will help the Old Snowmass camp offer a winter retreat for […]

Aspen Camp of the Deaf sued by former director for backpay

Thomas says nonprofit organization owes her nearly $130k Article written by Rick Carroll of Aspen Times on October 6, 2021 AspenTimes.com/news/aspen-camp-of-the-deaf-sued-by-former-director-for-backpay The former executive director of the Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is taking the nonprofit organization to court on claims she is owed nearly $130,000 in compensation. The lawsuit from […]