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Progressive Adult Cardiac Experience

A community of young adults with heart disease

What is P.A.C.E. ? 

The "Progressive Adult Cardiac Experience" (P.A.C.E.) Program, is designed for young adults with heart disease, ages 18-25 who are looking to…

  • Create a support network with people who face similar challenges in their lives. 

  • Practice leadership skills that will help you make better life choices.

  • Build healthy lifestyle skills to support a healthy body and mind.

  • Enjoy fun and challenging new experiences! 


Annual Retreat- Our main program is an annual retreat over Memorial Day Weekend! 

  • May 24-27, 2024!

  • See our PACE Retreat FAQ page for more information.

  • A glorious weekend filled with life and friendship! We welcome new members into the PACE community, hug old friends and leave with a sense of spirit and hope. Let's keep celebrating each other!

  • See THIS LINK for Resources shared at the Retreat!


Other PACE Events 

  • P.A.C.E. is a year-round community. We have periodical group events, and participate in the Camp del Corazon Family Festival 5k.

    • See the calendar below and the PACE Facebook PAGE for upcoming events and opportunities (like Book Club!).

  • Annual Campout - October

    • Two nights and three days of camping, bonding and learning about one another!​

  • Book Club - meets on Zoom and all are welcome!

  • More!


Do I qualify?:

  • PACE Applicants must be individuals with CHD between the ages of 18 and 25.

  • PACE is an adult program. As such, participants are expected to be largely independent at PACE programs. We expect you are able to;

    • Communicate your emotional and physical needs  

    • Manage your own medications

    • Complete your own application for the retreat


Get Connected!

Instagram: @PACE.cdc

Flickr: See Photos from the Retreat HERE

Get excited for the PACE Retreat 2024 over Memorial Day weekend (May 24th - May 27th, 2024)! This in-person program takes place at Camp Bob Waldorf. Check out photos from last year and reach out if you'd like to get involved!  

Stay up to date via emails and through social media @pace.cdc


We will be together again in person at Camp Bob Waldorf in 2024! In the meantime, connect with us online for mid-year events! Email us anytime with questions!


PACE Love, 

The PACE Team 

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