Our Mission

Athletes 4 Cancer harnesses the healing power of the elements with the determination of the human spirit to benefit lives affected by cancer. Our organization focuses on renewing, rebuilding, and restarting lives after cancer through outdoor adventure.

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Camp Koru

Paddling, surfing, & ocean life heals and empowers young survivors after cancer...

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  • "The bonds that were created and the lifelong lessons that I learned are unlike any I’ll ever have the chance of experiencing anywhere else." – Red Cloud
  • "Camp was the experience I needed after cancer. It was a way to be on even levels with people that share the same struggles/experience in life and be able to just have fun and not be the outcast in certain…" – Lakeshow
  • "To be honest, in retrospect I had no idea what Athletes 4 Cancer really provided before I went to your camp. I thought I would take some surfing lessons, hang out on the beach, and meet some cool people.…" – Jersey Girl

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A4C Blog

July 12-13, 2014
Kiteboarding 4 Cancer

The 2014 Kiteboarding 4 Cancer will take place July 12-13 in beautiful Hood River Oregon on the banks of the mighty Columbia River. Come watch and be a part of the magic of this event!

John Wayne Cancer Foundation supports 2013 Camp Koru

The John Wayne Cancer Foundation has announced its support of our 2013 Camp Koru program through a grant that will fund 50% of the four week-long camps. We our honored and thrilled to have the John Wayne Cancer Foundation as an ongoing partner in cancer awareness and survivorship programs like Camp Koru!

Scenes & Results from Kiteboarding 4 Cancer 2013: KB4C Hits Goal, raising $100,038.18

The 7th Annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer was a HUGE success, meeting our fundraising goal of $100,000 with numbers totaling $100,038! Funds raised help put on Athletes 4 Cancer’s Camp Koru Survivorship Program…

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