Out Living It Day | Saturday, July 27

Save the date and help us celebrate Out Living It Day on Saturday, July 27! Join a community adventure in your hometown and consider making a small donation to help us raise $25k to fuel adventure for others.



Programs Inquiry

Welcome to the Inquiry Process!

At First Descents, we know firsthand the healing power of adventure for young adults dealing with cancer and MS, along with their caregivers and healthcare workers. We can’t wait for you to experience it for yourself!

This is the first step toward establishing eligibility and connecting you with our team of program experts, who will work with you to find the best FREE life-changing outdoor adventure that fits your needs. We offer rock climbing, surfing and whitewater kayaking programs in spectacular locations all over the country. Each program includes lodging, gear, pro guided instruction, chef-prepared meals, and time to kick back with fellow members of our incredible FD community.

Fill out the no-obligation form below, and then we’ll help you navigate the rest of the process to get you on a program as soon as possible!

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Eligibility Requirements

If you have questions or concerns about attending a First Descents program, please reach out to our Programs Team .

Diagnosis of person you provide(d) care for
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General Contact Info

Let’s start with some basic info about you!

Contact Info
Have you attended a First Descents' program in the past?

Medical Information

There is no additional medical information needed for Caregivers.


Start Planning Your Trip

We’re so glad you’ve taken your first steps to joining us on a trip! If you’re excited to learn more about the programs we offer, we have a lot of resources available for you.

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Thank You!

Thanks for joining First Descents! Keep an eye out for a rad (and IMPORTANT) email from First Descents giving you access to our Programs Portal where you'll be able to express interest in specific FD adventures. In the meantime, check out our Out Living It Guide to learn more about First Descents! Take a look and give us a call if you have any questions.

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Our Offerings

Core Programs

Core Programs are available to young adults impacted by cancer and multiple sclerosis, caregivers, and healthcare workers. Any young adult diagnosed with cancer or MS between the age of (15-39), and currently between the age of (18-45) is eligible for our programs.

Community Adventures

Community Adventures are adventure experiences created and facilitated by FD alumni and members of the FD community. These are open to anyone in the FD community regardless of age and including +1’s!

Prescribe Adventure

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.