2018 Mountain Retreat Survivor Grant Application
 WHAT: Chasing Sunshine Mountain Retreat
WHEN: August 26- August 29, 2018
WHERE: Squamish Valley, Squamish BC

Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) is pleased to partner with Lululemon in creating and supporting a Mountain Retreat for young breast cancer survivors in the Sea To Sky Corridor and extending British Columbia. Inspired and directed by Megan Pischke, B4BC’s Health and Wellness Manager, former pro-snowboarder, breast cancer survivor, and a leader in creating holistic outdoor retreats. Megan leads a team of experts in nutrition, yoga, and alternative wellness approaches, making each retreat as authentic and special as possible for participants. With Lululemons support, and generous local donors, Megan is thrilled to host in her backyard of beautiful and adventurous BC. The upcoming Chasing Sunshine Mountain Retreat will mark B4BC’s 11th retreat and will be a beautiful serene weekend in Squamish Valley, from August 26- August 29, 2018.

In summary: apply by Wednesday, July 25, 2018. 8 participants are chosen via lottery process and will be notified by Friday, July 27, 2018. The winners have 2 days to confirm their spot, alternates chosen and contacted by Monday, July 30, 2018.

Again, please note that this grant DOES NOT include the cost of travel to and from Squamish Valley but will cover the following activities:

• Reception dinner meet and greet
• A (3) night stay at a cozy mountain home shared occupancy
• 7 delicious whole foods, plant and locally based meals, starting with a dinner on arrival night
• Spiritual insights, energy work, and private consultations and readings with life coach Linda Kennoy
• Paddle boarding on local lake
• Yoga & Meditation Sessions, 3 – classes, morning & evening (restorative)
• Intro to Chinese Medicine  + acupuncture session with Dr. Kendra Starr, DTCM.
• Local hikes and river excurions

Before applying, please consult your personal physician in order to gain medical approval & advice to participate in this Mountain Retreat weekend.

Please fill out the following application by Wednesday July 25, 2018.

For Questions & More Info:
Megan Pischke – Megan@b4bc.org
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Name: *

Age: *

Hometown: *

Email: *

Phone Number (Mobile): *

Emergency Contact Name: *

Emergency Contact Number: *

Relationship to You:

Briefly Explain Your Personal History With Breast Cancer:

Current Health Status:

Briefly Explain Why You Would Like To Attend the Chasing Sunshine Squamish Retreat:

Are you currently physically active and able to participate in (3) days of yoga & mountain activities?

What types of regular physical activities do you engage in?

Have you ever been on a paddle board?

Which are you interested in doing at the retreat?

Snowboard Skill Level:

Skiing Skill Level:

How did you hear about B4BC's Chasing Sunshine Mountain Retreat?

Your application has been submitted! Thank you for sharing your story with us here at B4BC. We will be in touch!

You will be notified on January 25th about whether or not we are able to accommodate your request to be a part of this year's retreat.
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