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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.

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 Palisades Tahoe. 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.  
February 13
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February 17

Ski & Ride Palisades 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 Palisades Tahoe. 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.  
March 13
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March 17

Ski & Ride Palisades Tahoe

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, swimming, 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. No previous surfing experience needed, the ability to ride a bicycle…
May 16
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May 21

Surf & Ride Northern California

June is a wonderful time of year in Tahoe! Come for three days of kayaking, rock climbing, hiking, and enjoying all that the mountains have to offer! Additional activities include swimming off the dock, exploring town, and scenic walks. All gear, lodging, food, climbing guides and equipment are included and free for participants. All skill levels are welcome, no previous rock climbing or paddling experience needed.  
June 19
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June 23

Climb & Paddle in Lake Tahoe

Join us on a 5-day/4-night backcountry adventure in the Sierra Mountains. This is a moderate to difficult 25-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.  
July 25
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July 30

Backpack the Sierras

Join us on a 5-day/4-night backcountry adventure in the Sierra Mountains. This is a moderate to difficult 25-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.  
August 1
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August 6

Backpack the Sierras

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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.