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Teen Program

The Luminaries

IMG_20200120_124311.jpgThe Luminaries is Candlelighters teen program whose focus is on increasing positive social interactions amongst teens while building leadership skills. The Luminaries mission is to provide spaces for teens who have experienced cancer and teen siblings to connect, grow and support one another through social connections and projects. 

Learn more about one of our Luminaries leaders, Garrett, and how joining The Luminaries opened up a new world for him after his diagnosis at 16. And watch Sierra's dance to "Warrior" - a beautiful interpretation of her cancer journey.  Check out the Luminaries playlist on Youtube.

Our teen program is open to any teen thatEmme_HawksFightCancer copy (1).jpg has been diagnosed with cancer or teen sibling and is aged 13-19. Due to the current environment of Covid-19, the Luminaries are currently meeting online to chat and discuss future projects. Email Lisa, Programs Specialist for information on how to join!