Achieving individual growth through conquering adversity.
If knocked down, I will get back up, every time. I am never out of the fight.
overcome. It can be crippling, challenging the toughest of individuals, and bringing feelings of fear, uncertainty and vulnerability. Treatments, including chemotherapy, debilitate the body and try the strongest of minds. In the United States, almost 13,000 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer every year. Young children diagnosed with cancer face an additional challenge – they do not yet have the life experience necessary to help them understand, face and overcome the mental and physical challenges that come with the disease.
The One Summit mission is to help children with cancer build courage and self-confidence, which promotes a foundation for resilience as they battle their disease. One Summit teams children with a U.S. Navy SEAL mentor for a day of indoor rock climbing activities. This event and the sustained relationships that are formed, will give the children the strength and support they can rely upon as they undergo one of life’s greatest challenges – battling cancer.