This holiday season, our goal is to raise $125,000 to fund transformative adventures for 50 young adults in the year ahead.
GIVE THE GIFT OF ADVENTURE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!
At First Descents (FD), our goal is to provide a safe and impactful outdoor adventure experience for individuals with a wide range of abilities and from different backgrounds. If you’re interested in attending an FD program, please review the program eligibility criteria below. And check out our FAQ page for more helpful info!
First Descents provides outdoor adventures for young adults living with and surviving cancer and other serious health conditions, and those in service to them. Our communities include: Oncology, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Healthcare Workers, MS/Oncology Healthcare Workers, and MS/Oncology Caregivers
Programs are limited to folks who have never attended an FD program before and are based out of the United States or Canada.
Oncology – Participants must have been diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15 to 39 and must currently be between the ages of 18-45.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – Participants must have been diagnosed with MS between the ages of 15 to 39 and must currently be between the ages of 18-45.
Healthcare Workers – Participants must currently be between the ages of 18-45 and work within the healthcare industry serving MS and/or oncology patients.