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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Camp Woodstock YMCA Family Retreat
September 13th – September 15th  2019 (9:00AM-2:00PM)

Join us for a weekend retreat for Veterans, Service Members, and Families at the beautiful Camp Woodstock in Woodstock, Connecticut brought to you by Home Base and New England Adventures! This is a free weekend filled with all your favorite camp activities as you spend the weekend on the shores of Black Pond. In addition to campfire S’mores, all other meals and lodging will be included. The weekend will be a chance for you and your family to spend time with each other and to get know other military families while exploring all that Camp Woodstock has to offer from arts and crafts to archery and rock climbing to spending time on the waterfront. There are no fees associated with this event.

Newburyport Whale Watch
September 22nd, 2019 (9:00AM-2:00PM)

Join us on Sunday, September 22nd us for what is sure to be a “whale” of a good time out on the water! We are collaborating with the 101st Airborne Division Massachusetts Special Events Home Base Chapter to host a whale watch aboard Captain Lady 3, a 105-foot offshore vessel. This event is open to all Veterans, Service Members, and Families. Lunch will be provided on the ship, and free parking is available at Plum Island Point Parking.  We will depart from 10 82nd Street, Newburyport, MA, 01950. Check-in at the event will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. We will arrive back at the same address at 2:00 PM.


*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.