Resilience In Facing Cancer with Madeline Brooks & Adventure-Based Programs at OnBelay


Episode 123: Today’s VPP guest is Madeline Brooks. She’s the Executive Director at OnBelay, an organization that supports cancer patients and their families. Their mission is to “Build community among youth who have or have had a family member with cancer using adventure-based programs that encourage participants to uncover their inner resilience.” Adventure-based learning is such a powerful experience, and Madeline and her team are making a difference through their work at OnBelay. 

Topics and Questions Presented in this Episode

  • Mystery question: How do you motivate yourself?
  • Career path into the world of adventure education
  • How to create safe and trusting environments for those impacted by cancer and the cancer journey
  • Describe the impactful work taking place at OnBelay
  • How to find community with others facing the cancer journey

Additional Resources

Find out more about OnBelay –

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