Many cancer survivors benefit from participation in a cancer survivor retreat. Below you will find some local retreat options. If you have questions or would like more information you can visit the website of each retreat or contact us at 208-239-1720.
Idaho 2 Fly is an Idaho registered non-profit organization using fly-fishing related activities as a basis for bringing men with cancer and other life impacting illnesses together to be supported and improve their outlook on life. We are 100% volunteer supported and 100% contribution funded. We offer fly-fishing retreats, support groups, and are working to build a community of men who can support, be supported and add values to each other’s lives. Retreats include meals, lodging, and fly-fishing equipment and are offered at no cost to
the participants. Visit idaho2fly.org for more information.
A national non-profit organization that conducts fly-fishing retreats for men recovering from cancer. Our purpose is to help men in the recovery process by sharing with them the healing powers of the sport of fly-fishing, while providing a safe, supportive environment to explore their personal experiences with cancer, with others who share their stories. Retreats are offered at no cost to the participants and are led by professional facilitators and expert fly-fishing instructors. Reel Recovery provides all meals, lodging and fly-fishing equipment, and no previous fishing experience is required. firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-699-4490.
We provide an opportunity for women whose lives have been profoundly affected by Breast Cancer to gather in a natural setting and learn the sport of fly fishing. Just as importantly, the retreats offer an opportunity to meet new friends, network, exchange information, and have fun. Our weekend retreats incorporate counseling, educational services, and the trained facilitators that staff each retreat, including a psycho-social therapist, a health care professional (e.g., physical therapist, nurse), as well as fly-fishing instructors and river helpers.
First Descents offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors (ages 18 to 39) a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to climb, paddle and surf beyond their diagnosis, defy their cancer, reclaim their lives and connect with others doing the same.
River Discovery Experience nature during this 7 day / 6 night program. Meet other adults while rafting and camping on beautiful sand beaches along the Salmon River. Hiking, swimming and kayaking are just some of the activities offered along with plenty of time to relax and enjoy the serenity found in the wilderness. No camping or rafting experience required and any fitness level is welcome; activities are customized to accommodate each participant. The program is free although an application fee of $50 is required.