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Send It provides outdoor adventures for young adult (ages 21-40) cancer patients and survivors, removing them from their cancer experience and creating the space to play, connect, and have fun in the outdoors. Send It programs are multi-day adventures in Lake Tahoe and the San Francisco Bay Area, designed around activities such as mountain biking, skiing, surfing, climbing and backpacking; creating a vital community through shared experience.

This adventures is an opportunity to explore all that northern California has to offer from the ocean to the mountains – a chance to push your boundaries and send it in the water and on the trail. Participants will have two days each of surfing at Stinson Beach and shredding the trails of Mt. Tamalpais on e-mountain bikes. Additional activities include, paddle boarding, hiking in the Redwoods, and time to connect and relax at the Send It beach house. All equipment, food and lodging are included and free for participants.
September 12
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September 17

Surf & Ride Northern California

An opportunity to explore all that northern California has to offer from the ocean to the Redwoods. Participants will enjoy two days of surfing at Stinson Beach, and a day exploring the wonder of Muir Woods on a mindfulness hike. Additional activities include, beach yoga and time to connect and relax at the Send It beach house. All equipment, food and lodging are included and free for participants.
October 6
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October 10

Surf & Hike Northern California

September might be the best time of year in Tahoe! Come for four days of paddle boarding, rock climbing, hiking, and enjoying all that the mountains have to offer! Additional activities include fishing, swimming off the dock, BBQ's, and campfires. All gear, lodging, food, and equipment are included and free for participants. Adventure date is TBD.
January 1
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January 1

Climb & Paddle in Lake Tahoe

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. Adventure date is TBD.
January 1
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January 1

Ski & Ride Squaw Valley

Join us on a 5-day/4-night backcountry adventure in Desolation Wilderness in the Sierras. This is a moderate to difficult 14-mile (round-trip) hike which passes through tranquil meadows, pine forest groves, and is surrounded by stunning granite peaks. Elevations range from 6,500 ft to almost 10,000 ft. While this is one of our more physically demanding programs, we encourage participants to push themselves and soak up the beauty of the Sierra Backcountry. Adventure date is TBD.
January 1
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January 1

Backpack the Sierras

This 4-hour surf clinic is designed to inspire and empower beginner surfers and adventurers in a supportive and playful environment. Our instructors from Marin Outdoor Adventures will teach surfing fundamentals, safety, wave dynamics and paddling skills. All skill levels welcome and encouraged! This is a single-day adventure in Stinson Beach, CA. Adventure date is TBD.
January 1
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January 1

Surf Stinson Beach

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The Vy Nguyen Koller Grant

The Vy Nguyen Koller Grant is designed to inspire and empower young adult cancer survivors to activate their dream adventures, embrace the challenges and the beauty of the outdoors, push boundaries and live for today.