TAPS Young Adults Denver Experience
Young Adults Experiences offer real-world life skills to military surviving children and siblings, ages 18 - 30 years. The purpose of this program is to ease the transition into adulthood for our young survivors as we guide them utilizing workshops and hands-on experience in Five Core Pillars: Personal Development, Career Guidance, Financial Stability, Communications, And Service To Others.
The TAPS Young Adults Denver Experience will be 4 days/3 nights of growth, healing, peer mentorship and professional guidance. This experience is set in Denver, Colorado. Each pillar of the program is thoughtfully and uniquely engaged throughout the week using workshops, hands-on activities, and intentional exercises. We will be immersed in the art and culture of downtown Denver, and engage in outdoor activities that will connect us to nature and introduce the wilderness as a coping mechanism for grief.
Personal development will be highlighted through learning life skills throughout the Experience to uplift and maintain physical, emotional, and mental well being while engaging in several high adventure physical activities. Attendees will sharpen their inter and intra communications skills throughout their time together, from conflict resolution skills to team building exercises to networking in a business setting. They will learn financial stability through basic budget and credit health classes and working in teams throughout the experience. The Young Adults will participate in a service project as they continue to be a living legacy through service to others.
Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, TAPS is able to provide this event to surviving young adults at no cost. Flights, lodging, meals, activities and supplies for all attendees will be provided. TAPS Young Adults Program staff will be in contact after registration to confirm travel details.
This online entry request form (look for the blue button at the top of this page) will open on Sunday, May 1, 2022 to Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Please note the following event and participation criteria:
- Participant to be a military surviving child or sibling
- Within the ages of 18 to 30 years old
- Complete high school by at the start of this event
- Be willing to participate in all activities within the scope of the TAPS Young Adults Denver Experience.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-959-TAPS (8277).