Give the Gift of Adventure!

This holiday season, our goal is to raise $125,000 to fund transformative adventures for 50 young adults in the year ahead.



Programs Inquiry

We’ll meet you where you’re at. We’ll teach you everything you need to know. Our goal is to get you on a free program that works for you, as soon as possible. This could include destination-based programs or adventures closer to home.

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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!

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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

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

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.