Youth Cancer Trust | Holidays for teenagers & young adults with cancer

Free holiday
for you

and your friend!

Can you help us?

01Make a donation

02Fundraise for us

Can you help us?

01Make a donation

02Fundraise for us

We’re a national charity based in Bournemouth

Meet people like you! Youth Cancer Trust provides support and free activity holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) diagnosed and living with cancer or any malignant disease, from anywhere in the UK and the Irish Republic, or who are patients of any UK hospital.

If you would like to book a holiday for 2022, please email us or complete our online application form.

Please note: Our holiday activities may be different to those advertised to protect our guests, staff and volunteers due to Covid.

Please see our Covid19 Prevention Policy for 2022

Please don’t feel alone – Youth Cancer Trust is running a secure online group for young cancer patients and those with late effects from having had cancer as a young person. If you would like to join the group, please complete our online form or email us

The online group offers support, fun activities such as cookery and quizzes, peers who understand, therapeutic support and activities to help promote wellbeing, such as Yoga and meditation. 

Holidays are also available for young people who have been in remission for up to five years or who are living with the late effects of having had cancer as a teenager or young adult.

Groups of 8 are made up of similar ages and groups can also be made up of friends you made in hospital. We are open all year round and are based at Tracy Ann House in Bournemouth, Dorset.

If you have any queries about our services, please telephone 01202 763591.

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6 ways you can help


From The Great Wall of China, to Cycling challenges – adventure fundraising!

for us

Sign up for a unique and exciting way to fundraise for YCT.

Cycle London
to Paris

Embark on the charity bike ride challenge of a lifetime.

Host your
own event

Have fun, involve your friends and family to create your own fundraising event.

Three peaks

Do you think you could climb 3 of the UK’s highest mountains in 24 hours?

for us

You can run anywhere to raise money for young people with cancer.

Tap Attack Workshop

Intermediate Level Tap Dance Workshop with Jo Scanlan from Tap Attack. Wednesday 25th May – online event – contact for more info 4.30pm – 5.30pm Dancers over the age of 8 only please. Jo is an award-winning tap dancer and choreographer, director of Tap Attack and Guinness World Record holder. With countless TV and […]

On Wednesday 25 May 2022

From 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

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Our Online Activity Programme

We have a full activity and support programme online that runs alongside our holidays. We are always open to ideas and host a wide variety of activities to suit every taste. If you’re anxious about joining, a member of our team or a Youth Ambassador can chat to you or...

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