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Programs ensure individualized care, medical attention and intimate experiences with fellow survivors. First Descents programs are offered free of cost to participants.


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Are you a young adult impacted by cancer? Sign up today to experience the healing power of adventure! First Descents offers week long, local, and international adventures. Find out more about our program offerings and get started.

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