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ORCA (Outdoor Recreation and Community Access) is the adaptive sports and recreation program of SAIL. Our purpose is to promote inclusive recreation and adaptive outdoor pursuits for Southeast Alaskan’s who experience disabilities. We maintain three offices–one in Juneau, one in Ketchikan and one in Sitka. Services include community access and inclusion opportunities, an adaptive ski and snowboard school, youth and transition recreation services, adaptive outdoor pursuits, adaptive equipment for loan, classes and courses, and multi-day domestic and international trips.
News and Updates
ORCA Wild Women join Eaglecrest's "Women's Yes You Can"!
Saturday, March 8th 9-3pm ORCA female skier and boarders are invited to join Eaglecrest Ski Area's annual "Women's Yes You Can!" event in Juneau, AK. Women of all ages and abilities enjoy Yoga Stretching, Guest Speaker Hilary Lindh, All-female lessons and group ski, and Apres' Ski gathering at the end of the day. Great day for active Juneau women to ski together and share their moutnain experiences! Call ORCA to sign-up or volunteer 907-586-0104.
Last ORCA Ski Volunteer Training!
Saturday, January 18th, 9am-3pm will be the last opportunity for interested volunteers to train for the ORCA Ski Program! Benefits include earning Eaglecrest lift tickets, free lessons to improve your skiing/snowboarding skills, and meeting and interacting with a diverse, fun population! We are seeking both ski and snowboard volunteers. For more information, contact the ORCA program at 586-0104 or email email@example.com.
Learn to ADAPT Day! at Eaglecrest
Sunday, Jan, 19th, 10-2pm - SAIL and Eaglecrest will co-host the 5th annual Learn to Adapt Day to raise awareness and participation in Adaptive Skiing & Snowboarding! Drop by the tent outside the Eaglecrest Day Lodge to find out more and take advantage of this chance to try out adaptive equipment!
Adaptive instructors will be on-hand to provide lessons, demos, and information about how to get involved at a student or volunteer. Event cost: Free.
Contact Lindsay Hallvik at firstname.lastname@example.org or 586-0104.
Juneau ORCA Seeking College Intern
If you are interested in outdoor recreation and are looking to earn college credit, Eaglecrest lift tickets or a season pass, and MONEY, this internship is for you! Click here for an internship description and application. For more information, contact Tristan at 586-4920, ext 407 or email@example.com. Position is open until filled.
Juneau ORCA Adaptive Ski Kick-Off Party - Thurs. Dec. 12, 7:30-9pm - SAIL Office 1st Flr.
Come watch The Movement adaptive ski film and find out how to volunteer or participate in the ORCA Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Program! Please bring a dish to share. Cost: $Free. For more information call ORCA at 586-0104 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Juneau ORCA Ski & Snowboard Volunteer Trainings
Sat. Dec. 14 - 9am-3pm: New & Returning ORCA Volunteer Training at Eaglecrest
Sun. Dec. 15 - 9am-3pm: New ORCA Volunteer Training at Eaglecrest
ORCA Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Program will provide on-snow adaptive instruction and disability training for Volunteers. No experience necessary. Cost:$ Free. To sign-up, call ORCA at 586-0104 or email email@example.com.
The Juneau ORCA Nordic Ski Volunteer Training
Sat. Dec. 21 - 9am-12pm: Nordic Volunteer Training at Eaglecrest Lower Nordic Loop
ORCA Adaptive Nordic Program will provide on-snow adaptive instruction and disability training for Nordic Ski Volunteers. No experience necessary. Cost:$ Free. To sign-up, call ORCA at 586-0104 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.