First Descents is a recognized leader in outdoor experiential programming. Through outdoor adventures, skills development, and local adventure communities FD improves the long-term survivorship of young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions.
Our participants experience free outdoor adventure programs that empower them to climb, paddle, and surf beyond their diagnosis, reclaim their lives, and connect with others doing the same. Our programs are open to any young adult diagnosed with cancer or MS between the age of (15-39), and currently between the age of (18-45). To learn more about our eligibility requirements, click here.