Special Events

Our special events are a great way to hone your skills, network with our community, and enjoy the full spectrum of our program.

Specialized Training

Our specialized training events are held throughout the year for Able Shepherd Certified members to participate.  These events provide advanced on-location training and tactics.

Community Gatherings

We often host events that are open to the public!  These are a great way to meet new people, network with our community, and learn more about the program.

Fundraisers and Benefits

Building a positive future is the cornerstone of our program and we are always looking to host benefits for companies and causes we believe in.

Quarterly Events

Every quarter throughout the year we host special events for our community.  From camping adventures, excursions in nature, or special family gatherings, we do it all.

Q4 ADVENTURE: Hunting Class

Saturday, May 14, 2022


Mini Series - "GEAR"

Our Quarter 4 event is all about learning how to hunt, and this mini-series will focus on prepping and packing the right gear for the job.

WHEN: Saturday May 14th, 2022 at 1:30pm

WHERE: Able Shepherd Headquarters 7146 S Tucson Way, Centennial, CO 80111

This event is open to anyone in the Able Shepherd Program and their families.

Email info@ableshepherd.com for more details and to register.

The MIX: Suturing Techniques

Monday, May 16, 2022


Learn to stitch wounds like a pro!

Have you ever wanted to learn how to stitch a wound?  Learn from one of our own members, and Army Medic, how to stitch so you can apply this craft in the future should you ever need it.
This all happens at our MIX Event, so come and mingle with our community even if you don’t want to get your hands dirty.

WHEN: Monday May 16th, 2022 from 6pm – 9pm

WHERE: Douglas County Fairgrounds, KIRK HALL, 500 Fairgrounds Road, Castle Rock, CO 80104

This event is open to anyone in the Able Shepherd Program for FREE and just $10 to non-members.

To register click HERE

Special Event: Intro to Patrol

Saturday, May 28, 2022


Advanced Training Special Event

Last year we hosted our first special event on “Intro to Patrol” and it was a huge hit!

Learn how to successfully operate as a team in a dynamic outdoor environment, in the deep woods, using stealth, hand signals, and team movement under pressure.

WHEN: Saturday May 28th, 2022 from 10am – 2pm

WHERE: Elizabeth, CO

This event is open to Certified Able Shepherds only.  Cost is $200 to register.

Email info@ableshepherd.com for more details.  Registration link coming soon!

The MURPH Challenge

Monday, May 30, 2022


Join us on Memorial Day for this great cause!

Join us for this family-friendly event and fundraiser for the LT. Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation.
You can register and participate in the workout challenge, or come enjoy food and drinks and cheer on the participants.

Find out more about the foundation HERE 

WHEN: Monday, May 30th 2022 (Memorial Day) from 9am – 1pm

WHERE: Elizabeth, CO

REGISTER: Click on the link HERE to register and select “Able Shepherd” as the host.

Q3 ADVENTURE: Camping!

Friday, June 17 – Sunday June 19th, 2022


Camp with your family and friends!

Are you not very big into camping, but wanting to get more comfortable sleeping under the stars?  Our Q3 event is the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors with friends and family, with our community of volunteers to help you along the way.
If you don’t have all the right gear, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!
This family-friendly weekend is a great way to get outside, enjoy mother nature, and expose your family to the great outdoors.

WHEN: Friday June 17 through Sunday June 19th

WHERE: Location TBD, please email us for details!

This event is open to anyone in the Able Shepherd Program.

REGISTER: Email info@ableshepherd.com for more details and to register.


Saturday, September 17 


Hunting Trip Preparation Class

We have been preparing for the Quarter 4 Hunting Trip all year and the next class will be held in September. This class will be to sight-in your rifles.

Please note that even if you have not attended the previous 3 classes, you are more than welcome to join us.

WHEN: Saturday September 17 at 10am

WHERE: Ben Lomond Gun Club
23195 Co Rd 105 Ramah, CO 80832

This event is open to anyone in the Able Shepherd Program.

REGISTER: Email info@ableshepherd.com for more details and to register.