OUR APPROACH

1. SOCIAL SUPPORT

Build a community where survivors can talk openly about cancer without feeling stigmatized.

2. Body Confidence

Help survivors embrace their bodies by trying and succeeding at a new sport or movement. 

3. CONNECTION

Provide genuine opportunities at and after camp for survivors to find connection to others. 

4. INSPIRATION

Support survivors in exploring new, meaningful personal ventures and intentions after camp.


PRIOR TO CAMP

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73%

of Project Koru survivors said they wanted more connection to resources for survivors.

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62%

wanted more emotional support, counseling, and/or peer support.

AFTER CAMP

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98%

of Project Koru participants said their Camp Koru "ohana," or family, is an important part of their support system.

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99%

said they experienced increased confidence and body-positive feelings by learning to surf, stand-up paddle board, ski, or snowboard.