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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Becket-in-the-Berkshires Outdoor Camp –  Becket, MA
March 3, 2018 (10:00AM – 5:00PM)

Join other Veterans, Service Members, and their Families for a fun, FREE day at the Berkshire Outdoor Center in Becket, Massachusetts! We’ll have a myriad of indoor and outdoor winter activities available including a snowshoe hike, access to the alpine tower and the indoor climbing wall, ice skating, snow tubing, a campfire, and puzzles and games throughout the day. The outing will go from 10 AM to 5 PM, with lunch included and backup plans no matter the weather.

The Becket-Chimney Corners Camp is located at 591 Hamilton Road, Becket, MA 01223

Wachusett Mountain –  Princeton, MA
March 17, 2018 (8:00AM – 4:00PM)

Home Base is hitting the slopes for our final winter Adventure Series at Wachusett in Princeton, MA. Join us for a fun day of skiing or snowboarding with FREE lift tickets, rentals, and lessons.  Lunch will also be included. This event is opened to adaptive and able-bodied participants.  All Service members, Veterans, and their Families are welcome.

Holy Cross Baseball Clinic –  Worcester, MA
March 18, 2018 (9:30AM – 12:30PM)

Join us for a FREE  YOUTH Baseball Clinic with the Holy Cross Division 1 coaching staff and players (9:30am to 10:45am), an invitation to Batting Practice (11:00am to 11:30am), and a tour of the clubhouse (11:30am to 12:15pm), followed by free tickets to a Holy Cross’ game vs. Northeastern the same afternoon (first pitch at 1:05pm). All children (boys and girls, ages 5-18) of Veterans and Service Members are welcome. Children must bring their own glove. The clinic, which will be held rain or shine, will be located at The College of Holy Cross, Fitton Field, One College Street, Worcester, MA 01610. The rain location will be the Fieldhouse, One College Street, Worcester, MA 01610 (Campus Map).

Duck Boats & Museum of Science –  Boston, MA
April 8, 2018 (8:30AM – 12:30PM)

Join us for our first Spring Adventure Series on Sunday, April 8 with Boston Duck Tours and the Museum of Science! Check-in for Duck Tours will start at 8:30 AM in front of the Museum of Science (1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114), and boarding will begin at precisely 8:45 AM.  Please plan for traffic and parking. Following the tour, admission to the museum will be granted free of charge.