Adventure Series for Veterans and Families

Join other Veterans and their Families for FREE activities to strengthen family bonds before, during and after military deployment. Veterans and Families may explore a new sport, meet other Veterans and Military Families, and learn more about the clinical services, education, and research offered by Home Base. Home Base collaborates with businesses and non-profit community organizations throughout New England who host the Adventure Series activities. Past activities include: skiing, skating, and museum visits in the winter and sailing, attending baseball games, and other sports in the summer time. Events are open to both adaptive and able-bodied participants.

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Lanni Orchards Apple Picking –  Lunenburg, MA
October 21, 2018 (9:00AM-1:00PM)

Join us on October 21st for a FREE day of apple picking, corn maze exploration, hayrides and more at Lanni Orchards in Lunenburg, MA. Lunch will be provided.

Bina Farm Center Horseback Riding –  Lexington, MA
October 28, 2018 (2:30PM-5:30PM)

Join us on October 28th for a FREE afternoon at the Bina Farm Center (55 Allen Street, Lexington, MA 02421) for horseback riding and barn education! There will be activities both on and off the horses that include leading, grooming, and learning the ins and outs of reins, bits, and saddles! This event is specifically for pairs of one parent and one child. Due to veterinarian requirements, we ask that those riding be under 180 lbs, over the age of four, and wearing closed-toe shoes.

Mudflat Pottery – Somerville, MA
November 3, 2018 (2:00PM-4:00PM)

Join us on November 3rd, 2018, for Daddy/Mommy and Me pottery with Mudflat Studio in Somerville, MA. We welcome 10-12 Veterans and/or Service Members to bring 1-2 children each aged 5 and up. We will meet from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at 81 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145.

*Please be advised that Home Base’s Adventure Series events are often covered by media outlets showcasing these fun, free, family activities. Photos and/or video may also be used in Home Base marketing materials. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform a Home Base representative on site.