Tag: Skydiving

IOP March Moab Expedition

On March 26-28, 2014 nine Jaywalker MIOP clients, 1-Alumni and 1-staff traveled to Moab, UT for 3-days of fellowship, golf, hiking, bowling, and skydiving. This was an opportunity to get away from the routine of work and treatment in the Roaring Fork Valley and to play together in one of the most beautiful places in the western United States. Wednesday afternoon was shopping, fellowship and a wonderful steak dinner prepared mostly by Richard S. Who knew he could cook and grill with such aplomb. After dinner it was off to the local bowling alley for some serious competition. Thursday dawned windy and cool and everyone was up and planning the day. Tee times were made for six of us and five of us headed off to the Canyonlands National Park for some hiking. We all came back together at the Condos in late afternoon and headed into town for a…

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Leap of Faith

” If you don’t step out of your comfort zone and face your fears,the number of situations that make you uncomfortable will keep growing” ~ Theo Pistorius The men of the Jaywalker Intensive Outpatient Treatment program had the opportunity to JUMP out of their comfort zones this past week in Moab, Utah. Skydiving has become one of the signature elements of director Lenny Beaulieu’s innovative MIOP program. Jaywalker expeditions provide our clients a safe and supportive environment to experience new adventures in Recovery. With the support of of our fellow Jaywalkers and mentors we acquire the willingness, confidence, and courage to overcome our fears and leap out of comfort zones in healthy and often, exhilarating ways. The expedition also included extreme mountain biking, golf, hiking in the Arches national park, and lots of good food and fellowship. Mark Kloster Alumni Coordinator