Send It creates outdoor adventures for young adult (ages 21-40) cancer fighters and survivors, removing them from their cancer experience and creating the space to play, connect, and have fun outdoors. Send It programs are multi-day adventures in Lake Tahoe and the San Francisco Bay Area, designed around activities such as biking, skiing, and surfing; creating a vital community through shared experience. Send It creates a unique and intimate experience, weaving together adrenaline-filled adventure, family-style meals, yoga, fireside storytelling, belly laughs, and meaningful connection. All food, lodging, gear and activities are included, and free of charge for participants.
Space is unfortunately limited so an application process is necessary to keep things as equitable as possible.
Tahoe Ski/Snowboard AdventureApplication
Send It on the slopes! Participants will have the opportunity to take on the mountains of Lake Tahoe for three days of skiing and riding at Squaw Valley. Additional activities include snowshoeing, tubing, and unwinding at the Send It cabin. Equipment, lift tickets, lessons, food and lodging are provided to participants, free of charge. All skill levels are welcome.
Surf & Ride Northern CaliforniaApplication
Participants will have two days each of surfing at Stinson Beach and mountain biking on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin, CA. Additional activities include, paddle boarding, hiking in the Redwoods, and time to connect and relax at the Send It beach house. You will have the opportunity to explore all that northern California has to offer from the ocean to the mountains – a chance to push your boundaries in the water and on the trail. Expect a balance of outdoor adventure and time to relax and enjoy the beautiful area. All equipment, food and lodging are included and free for participants.
Mountain Bike in Bellingham, WAApplication
Let’s go mountain biking! Join us in Bellingham, WA for 3 days of ripping up the trails on bikes. Stay tuned for more details...
Alumni River AdventureApplication
All Send It alums are invited for a weekend of camping and rafting on the American River in Northern California. This adventure is an opportunity for past Send It participants to reunite with their adventure buddies, reconnect with the Send It community, and take on a new challenge on the river. The trip will include two days of rafting class 2 - 4 rapids on the American River, camping under the stars on the beaches of the river, and reconnecting with old and new friends. Look forward to seeing everyone!
Backpacking the Sierra’sApplication
Join us on a 3-night backpacking adventure in Desolation Wilderness in the Sierra's. This moderately easy hike passes through tranquil meadows, pine forest groves, and is surrounded by stunning granite peaks. Expect a balance of adventure and serenity in the outdoors, with time to relax, connect, and simply take it all in.