People dancing on stage and smiling at Day on the Beach

Volunteers Needed for Day on the Beach!

Join Shared Adventures for our biggest party of the year! Over 200 sheets of plywood will be constructed over Cowell’s Beach, creating an all accessible festival complete with live music, delicious food, and beach games. All activities are offered for free thanks to the help of generous sponsors. Hundreds of volunteers are needed to provide a safe, inclusive, and FUN …

friends at the zipline

Camp Adventures 2017 will be August 15th-18th. Registration opens online May 30th!

The 8th Annual Camp Adventures will take place August 15-18th, 2017! Camp Adventures is an overnight 4-day summer camp designed for children with special needs to attend with their families or caretakers. The four days will be jam-packed with fun activities such as pool time, lawn games, boating trips, arts & crafts, ropes course with rock climbing & ziplining, archery, …

Support Shared Adventures in the Santa Cruz Human Race!

On Satuday May 13th, nonprofits, local businesses, school groups, chruches, volunteers and over 2,000 walkers will come together for an exciting morning honoring our community’s fundraising achievements. By donating or fundraising at least $35 to the cause of their choice, individuals will celebrate together while enjoying a breakfast, lunch, free t-shirt, live music, family friendly activities and a beautiful ocean …

ocean triumph and joy

Save the Date! 25th Annual Day on the Beach at Cowell’s Beach on July 8th

Mark your calendars! The 25th Annual Day on the Beach event will take place on July 8th at Cowell’s Beach in Santa Cruz. Activities will include kayaking, outrigger canoeing, SCUBA diving, beach chair rides, beach games, and more! Live entertainment will be happening on the beach throughout the day. Pre-registration to take part in ocean sports is REQUIRED. Registration will …

Foster Andersen Receives the High 5 Award from KCBA Fox 35!

Foster Andersen, Founder & Executive Director of Shared Adventures, was nominated for KCBA’s High 5 Award for his outstanding service to the community. By creating opportunities for people to live life to the fullest and be active in the community, Foster has touched the lives of thousands of individuals with and without disabilities.