Special Olympics

DREAM Back Country Powder Camp Group Shot 2016

For more than three decades, DREAM Adaptive Recreation has been working to get people with physical and cognitive disabilities outside to recreate in the Flathead Valley. Participants and volunteers call it life-changing. And now, the non-profit is expanding to work with veterans.

The Bozeman Hawks play the Bozeman Mighty Mustangs at the 2016 Montana Special Olympics.
Bree Zender

The Montana Special Olympics Summer Games kicked off Tuesday in Missoula. This is the second year that the games have been held there.

Special Olympics Montana

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes want to get kids with intellectual disabilities more involved in 10 schools on the Flathead Reservation. They’re trying a new strategy to make that happen through sports programs.

Katrin Frye

The first of what organizers plan to be an annual race took place on Saturday, July 26th in the Flathead featuring a Spartan-style-obstacle race for people with disabilities. The race brought together several organizations including Special Olympics, Care Farms, the Lighthouse Christian Home, and the Special Friends Advocacy Program.

Rachel Grant works with the Care Farm Program through A-Plus-Home-Healthcare of Kalispell. Grant helped plan this “Farm-Style” Obstacle race.