2012 – 2013 Special Olympics – Alpine

Sponsored by:

Higher Ground (formerly Sun Valley Adaptive Sports)

Project Champion:

Ally Weihe

What are the appropriate grade levels:

K to 12

Is there a limit to the number of participants:

No Limit but the classes would need to be from the same school so they can coordinate efforts.

Is there an opportunity for community service:

Yes – Probably about 2 hours per week for on-snow but we can stagger the students helping if there are a l

Is this a new or existing project:

This is an existing project.

Estimated project cost:




Higher Ground would like to partner with the Students of the Wood River Valley by creating a program that will gain awareness for our Special Olympics programs and foster relationships that will enrich the lives of both our athletes and the students through compassion, patience and friendly competition. Details in Expectations section.

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Classrooms who have adopted this project

Hemingway Elementary
Sarah Mazzocchi
18 students