• Offer a 2–1/2 day retreat for 14 women per retreat, at no cost to participants.
  • Provide fly-fishing instruction and breast cancer information in a setting that helps lessen isolation, providing a recreational activity with both physical and emotional benefits
  • Help participants go forward optimistically with new knowledge and new friends
  • Provide an experience that promotes coping and problem-solving skills
  • Provide methods to gain self-esteem, network, make new friends, and learn new skills as a commitment to the future.
  • Provide a forum to broaden understanding about breast cancer treatment and enable sharing among participants

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Physicians and breast center personnel recommend Casting for Recovery because they know that it helps provide tools needed for a healthier life (click HERE for more information on how Casting for Recovery can positively impact quality of life).

A Casting for Recovery weekend is about empowerment

Knowing little about fly fishing, women learn the basics while experiencing a spirit of trust and sharing that cannot be put into words.

See a sample Retreat ScheduleParticipating at your own comfort level, you will find new strength, joy, and confidence, leaving the retreat with a belief in your ability to master the challenges ahead.

The Casting for Recovery program has generated a wide circle of survivors whose new-found understanding and enthusiasm creates ripples outward in their communities, among their friends, families, and colleagues, helping improve the quality of their lives.


Our Sponsors

Thanks to our Premiere National Supporter, Under Armour, and our National Sponsors: Learn how our sponsors are helping support the Casting for Recovery mission! Find out more about their commitment to Casting for Recovery by visiting our “Voices” page.