Our Programs

Dare to Play Soccer

The Dare to Play Soccer Camp provides an opportunity for males and females age 7 and up to learn the basics, camaraderie and joy of soccer from professional, college and youth academy soccer players. Each camper is paired with a professional, college or youth academy player for one-on-one attention, assistance and fun.

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Ed McCaffrey Dare to Play Football CampsDare to Play Football

At the Dare to Play Football Camp, individuals (males and females) ages 8 and up are welcome to join and learn core touch football skills and team-building activities from professional, college and high school football players. Each camper is paired with a high school Pal football player for one-on-one attention, assistance and fun.

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Dare to Cheer Camp and Program

At the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders Dare to Cheer Camp and Junior Denver Broncos Cheerleaders Dare to Cheer Program, individuals (females and males) ages 8 and older are welcome to join and learn cheerleading routines, participate in drills, practice dance moves, and experience team-building activities.

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& Junior Denver Broncos Dare to Cheer Program


Be Beautiful Be Yourself Dance Program

The Be Beautiful Be Yourself Dance program is comprised of three levels of classes serving children ages 5-14. The classes run one day a week for 16 consecutive weeks at the Colorado Ballet Academy, with spring and fall sessions. Each class culminates with a recital or showcase for approximately 100 family members and friends where the students show off their skills and their self-confidence!

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Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fitness Class with Pure Barre

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation launched the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fitness Class with Pure Barre for adults with Down syndrome in the summer of 2011. The idea for the class came about when long-time supporter of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, Patricia McDonnell, introduced the Red Rocks Church Sports Director, Scott Russomanno, to Executive Director, Michelle Sie Whitten, to discuss fitness challenges facing adults with Down syndrome.

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I LOVE YOU Dance Party

I ♥ YOU Dance Party

Are you over 16, love to dance, and just happen to have Down syndrome? Then we want YOU to join us for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s I ♥ YOU Dance Party! The Global Down Syndrome Foundation launched I ♥ YOU Dance Parties for adults with Down syndrome and members of our Young Professionals Committee who are committed to helping people with Down syndrome.

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Denver Zoo Internships

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation launched the Zoo Intern Program for adults with Down syndrome in the summer of 2011. The Zoo Intern Program provides two summer internships to people with Down syndrome at the Denver Zoo.

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