Survivor’s Outdoor Experience offers retreat for cancer survivors

Survivor’s Outdoor Experience presents its sixth “Healing Adventure” at the Olympic NatureBridge Campus on Lake Crescent, set for May 19-21.

Participants will include individuals that have been diagnosed with cancer and a companion if they choose to be accompanied. The free program brings together a small group of participants for a retreat that features presentations, indoor and outdoor activities, food and more.

Presentations include: “Who Is a Survivor” by Jack Ganster; ”Relating to Nature” by John Gussman; “Poetry in the Wild” with Tim McNulty; “From Surviving to Thriving” by Dr. Heath Foxlee; “Now What? Navigating Forward” by Dr. Stephen Parker; “Healthy Cooking” with Julie Jacobson and “The Companion’s Story” with Kornelia Grabinska. Activities include hiking and canoeing with NatureBridge staff.

Survivor’s Outdoor Experience is a nonprofit, educational and recreational organization. The program was developed to provide cancer survivors of all ages an opportunity to learn about the benefits of living a healthy and active lifestyle.

For more information about the program, see, call Ganster at 477-1619 or email to jhgisjack@

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