OutIngs Report: May 2024

Springtime is even more beautiful when you’re involved in River Deep Foundation events! Our May was filled with fun, learning — and connection in community.

Art: Nature Painting, Cottonwood Art Center
Colorado Springs, May 1
Participants: Operation TBI Freedom (OTF)

Veterans and their family members joined instructor Ben to usher in the month of May with the creation of floral landscapes.

Fencing, Denver Fencing Center
Denver, May 11
Participants: OTF, Ft. Carson Soldier Recovery Unit (SRU), VA, Craig

We started with the fundamentals and ended with friendly competition!

Equine-Assisted Learning, Remount Foundation
USAF Equestrian Center, Colorado Springs, May 14
Participants: OTF, VA

This is a calming and centering time. We learned the basics of grooming and haltering horses and enjoyed a gentle trail ride.

Try Scuba, Denver Adaptive Divers
Denver, May 18
Participants: OTF, SRU, VA

A great afternoon of learning the fundamentals of scuba,we start with the basics on scuba equipment and what to expect before we enter the
pool, the expert staff from denver adaptive divers will be there every step of the way to ensure everyone is safe and having a great time

Blacksmithing and Welding, Kilroy’s Workshop
Colorado Springs, May 18
Participants: OTF, SRU, VA

Always a good time! Participants worked on individual projects of their choice in either metal forging or welding. Some participants are working on continually advanced projects.

Art: Art Students League of Denver
Denver, May 21
Participants: OTF, SRU, VA, Craig

We delved into the art of personal storytelling through collage.

Fly Fishing at Lincoln Hills with Anglers of Honor
Denver, May 25
Participants: OTF, SRU, VA, Craig

Amateur-to-expert fly fishers joined us for a beautiful day of instruction from Front Range Anglers to kick off the 2024 season at Lincoln Hills Fly Fishing Club. Our thanks to Gondolier Italian Eatery for helping us cap off the event with a delicious pasta lunch.