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Core Programs are available to young adults (ages 18-45) impacted by cancer and multiple sclerosis, caregivers, and healthcare workers. Due to the pandemic, FD is only offering Multi-Day programs at this time. Week-Long Programs are temporarily on hold.

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Part of the Out Living It Project, Community Adventures are adventure experiences created and facilitated by FD alumni and members of the FD community.

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Partner with FD to improve the emotional and physical health for the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer and MS patients in your care. Whether you refer patients to our programs or want to sponsor a program, we are committed to supporting your team to address the unique needs of AYA survivors.

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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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Multiple Sclerosis

Estes Park, CO – Multiple Sclerosis

January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022

Dates pending! If you’re interested in this program, fill out an inquiry or shoot us an email so we can add you to the list of folks to reach out to when we select dates. Join your First Descents community for a weekend of fun, connection, and challenge as we…

Eligibility: Open to Young Adults Living with MS
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Multiple Sclerosis

Rogue River, Oregon – Multiple Sclerosis

July 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022

Dates pending! If you’re interested in this program, fill out an inquiry or shoot us an email so we can add you to the list of folks to reach out to when we select dates. The Rogue River starts its journey at Crater Lake and winds its way through 215…

Eligibility: Open to Young Adults Living with MS
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Oncology

Ouray, Colorado – Oncology

January 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022

Dates pending! If you’re interested in this program, fill out an inquiry or shoot us an email so we can add you to the list of folks to reach out to when we select dates. World-class climbing terrain and exquisite views of the San Juan Mountains have led locals to refer to Ouray…

Eligibility: Open to Young Adults Living with Cancer
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Healthcare Workers

Ouray, Colorado – Healthcare Workers

January 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022

Dates pending! If you’re interested in this program, fill out an inquiry or shoot us an email so we can add you to the list of folks to reach out to when we select dates. World-class climbing terrain and exquisite views of the San Juan Mountains have led locals to…

Eligibility: Open to Young Adult Healthcare Workers
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