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Adventure Camps

Next Step

by Elephants & Tea May 20, 2021

Campference combines the fun of a camp and the resourcefulness of a conference; it’s where young adults like you living with serious illnesses can connect with peers that understand your unique experience in a relaxed, judgement-free zone. Campference is priceless. No seriously, it’s FREE.


Send It

by Elephants & Tea March 30, 2021

The Send It Foundation provides free outdoor adventures for young adult cancer survivors creating the space to play, connect, and find healing in the outdoors. Multi-day adventures are designed around activities like skiing, surfing, mountain biking, and backpacking; cultivating a vital community through shared experience.



by Elephants & Tea July 29, 2020

CHSCF offers an adventure-based weeklong program called Base2Summit. It’s time to trust your body again and begin to heal your spirit in Northern Michigan. B2S is a FREE survivorship program where we go in-depth with wellness, adventure, and connection. Get ready to breath in the fresh air while hiking, kayaking and biking; then relax on one of Michigan’s supreme lakes.


Epic Experience

by Elephants & Tea April 17, 2019

Epic Experience empowers adult cancer survivors and thrivers to live beyond cancer through free week-long adventures in the Colorado Rockies. We also have virtual exercise classes, our podcast Campfires Of Hope, ThriveVR, and regional events across the country.


Project Koru

by Elephants & Tea April 2, 2019

Project Koru enriches lives through community and the outdoors as a way to move forward after cancer. The Koru spiral is shaped like an unfurling fern frond. It symbolizes new life, growth, strength, and peace – the very channels of energy we aim to inspire for survivors at our camps. We envision a world of empowered young adult cancer survivors.


True North Treks

by Elephants & Tea February 8, 2019

True North Treks empowers young adults and caregivers affected by cancer to “find direction through connection” through free backpacking, canoeing, and retreat-style experiences where participants can connect with nature, connect with peers who have walked a similar path, and connect with themselves through mindful awareness practices like meditation and yoga.


First Descents

by Elephants & Tea December 12, 2018

First Descents provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults (ages 18 – 39) impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions empowering them to surf, kayak, and climb beyond their diagnosis and connect with others doing the same.