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Youth Passageways is dedicated to offering as wide an array of current events as we can, from wilderness vision fasts, to mentorship programs in urban schools, and trainings and gatherings of and for practitioners from around the world. In connecting you as a supporter or practitioner to the work happening right now, we hope to continue to forge the strongest bonds possible to keep the momentum of initiatory practices and the well-being of our youth as present as possible.

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Cultural Habitat Restoration

hosted by Youth Passageways Extended Community
Cultural Habitat Restoration: an embodied exploration of boundaries & flow in our relationships with Power, Money, Love & Sexuality, and the other currents of Human Culture. As humans wake up to the harm we have caused on the landscape, many communities are making efforts to repair natural habitats like rivers, streams, and wetlands. Even in places that have been deeply...

Training

Restoring Youth Rites of Passage: Two-Week Leadership Intensive

Ekone Ranch, Goldendale, WA. Begins and ends at Songaia Co-Housing, Bothell, WA | hosted by Rite of Passage Journeys
Step Boldly Into the World of Youth Initiation... [caption id="attachment_56113" align="aligncenter" width="437"] A group of young men watch the sunset. Goat Rocks Wilderness, Washington Cascades.[/caption] Do you long to be of deep service to young people, future generations, and wholeness in our communities and Earth? To be a powerful guide and role model to youth in living a soulful life? To...

Colorado Teen Retreat

Cal-Wood, Jamestown, CO | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

MA Young Adult Retreat

Middlesex School, Concord, MA | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
On this retreat we will explore mindfulness, through both formal meditation periods and relational mindfulness activities. Together, we will develop our skills of focused concentration, introspection, compassion, and insight. Scientifically proven to build emotional resilience, inner strength and well-being, these practices support our capacity to connect authentically with ourselves and others. Each day will primarily be held in silence and...

Southern California Teen Retreat

Big Bear Retreat Center, Big Bear, CA | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

Partner Offering

Ancestral Fire Skills

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Ancestral Fire Skills! Ages: Individuals 13+ | 8-12 with Family/Parent Fire.  It’s primal.  We fear it. We love it.  We need fire to survive. But do you know how to make it?  Explore the element of fire while deepening your connections to self, community and nature. Light a spark, change your life!

Scheduled Partner Call

Queering Rites of Passage

hosted by Youth Passageways Extended Community
QUEERING RITES OF PASSAGE: And the potency of Liminal Space for our LGBTQ2+ Gender & Sexually Diverse Community Art credit: Micah Bazant, Trans Life and Liberation Art Series In order to understand the importance of creating not only inclusivity, but also accessibility for the LGBTQ2+ Gender & Sexually Diverse community in current rites of passage programming and experiences, a basic...

Northern California Teen Retreat

Black Mountain Retreat Center, Cazadero, CA | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

Community Gathering

Buffalo Visions Gathering and Work Party

hosted by Youth Passageways Extended Community
This summer, help realize a dream of a Northern Cheyenne Grandmother. Sharon Blackwolf’s dream is to re-establish a gathering place and traditional skills camp, Buffalo Visions, for the youth of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, in and around Lame Deer, Montana. You are invited to participate! Over about two weeks in July, we will host a work party to establish basic...

Kentucky/Ohio Teen Retreat

Jesuit Spiritual Center at Milford, Milford, OH | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

Partner Offering

Moon Sisters – day camp for girls 12-14 years old

Boulder, CO, USA | hosted by Feet on the Earth Programs
Do you know the mysteries of the moon? Want to find out how the cycles of nature can help you understand your own rhythms and changing wants and needs? As a Moon Sister, you can explore the many facets of being a girl on the cusp of young womanhood while being part of a supportive sisterhood and having fun. We’ll play...

Virginia Teen Retreat

Seven Oaks Retreat Center, Madison, VA | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

Partner Offering

Ranger Adventure Camp II

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Boys & Girls 8th-12th Grade Learn Wilderness Survival and Bushcraft Skills, track animals, build a fire without matches, make quickie bows, learn to identify wild edible plants, build shelter, train to use a sword, play games and make friends. Rangers will be given a collaborative quest that requires teamwork, communication, and cooperation. Kids lean Wilderness Awareness, Natural History, and Life...

Partner Offering

WoodSprites Nature Camp

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
WoodSprites is a Nature Immersion Camp for children age 4-7. Magic shall abound as young WoodSprites complete and Epic Story Quest. Kids learn natural history and nature awareness through nature crafts, storytelling, songs, and games. WoodSprites play in nature as they learn to forage wild foods, make tools from nature, and study life sciences while fostering the imagination, develop a...

Partner Offering

Ranger Adventure Camp I

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Boys & Girls – 3rd-7th Grade Learn Wilderness Survival and Bushcraft Skills, track animals, build a fire without matches, make quickie bows, learn to identify wild edible plants, build shelter, train to use a sword, play games and make friends. Rangers will be given a collaborative quest that requires teamwork, communication, and cooperation. Kids lean Wilderness Awareness, Natural History, and...

Michigan Teen Retreat

Seasons at the Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo, MI | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

Partner Offering

Quest for Fire (Boys 12-15)

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Tuition: $1,095 - Winter Sale: $821.25 Financial Aid may be available, see options in drop down below Boys 12-15 July 22 - August 4, 2019 This is an overnight, 13-day wilderness trip Quest for Fire is a two week boys Rite of Passage Wilderness Immersion Journey into the heart of the Olympic Mountains. Quest for Fire marks the initiation of...

Toronto Teen Retreat

Ecology Retreat Center, Mono, ON Canada | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

UK Teen Retreat

Kench Hill Centre, Tenterden, Kent, UK | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
After the success of our first two mindfulness retreat for young people in the UK in August 2017 and August 2018 we are very pleased to announce our 2019 retreat. It will be held at the lovely Kench Hill near Tenterden in Kent. Our multi-day residential retreats teach participants proven awareness and concentration practices. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group...

Oregon Teen Retreat

Ananda Center at Laurelwood, Gaston, OR | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

Partner Offering

Mountain Adventure

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
For youth grades 8-12  * Must be at least 13 August 5 - 9, 2019 (overnight 5-day camp, not a day camp) Join WildWise for an epic journey with skilled mentors in the wilds of the Olympic Mountains as teens learn  Wilderness Skills and enjoy experiences that prepare them for a lifetime of Nature Connection, Emotional Intelligence, and Outdoor Adventure.

Massachusetts Teen Retreat

Middlesex School, Concord, MA | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

Teens of Color Retreat

Big Bear Retreat Center, Big Bear, CA | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with...

Scheduled Partner Call

2019 International Passageways Day Planning and Prep Call

hosted by Youth Passageways Extended Community
Passageways Day is a day out of the year to come together in reflection & dialogue. It is a day to strengthen community, and the ways our young folks are held. This October 12th, people from around the world are bringing a conversation into their communities on how together they can, or do, honor, support, and celebrate their young people’s passage into...

Passageways Day 2019 Event

1840 Washington St | hosted by Youth Passageways Extended Community
Kansas City Passageways Day Test

Scheduled Partner Call

Community Call with Dane & Jörn

hosted by Youth Passageways Extended Community
Our Monthly Community Calls are a place to meet, listen, learn and share: the intention of the monthly Partner Call is to find inspiration, get resources, and tap into the wisdom of our network. All interested in this dialogue are welcome. More information about this call to come soon! <<<--->>> About the Presenters: Dane Zahorsky Like many called to this...

Scheduled Partner Call

Community Call with Ashanti Branch

hosted by Youth Passageways Extended Community
Our Monthly Community Calls are a place to meet, listen, learn and share: the intention of the monthly Partner Call is to find inspiration, get resources, and tap into the wisdom of our network. All interested in this dialogue are welcome. [embed]https://youtu.be/hc45-ptHMxo[/embed] <<<--->>> About the Presenter: Ashanti Branch, M.Ed. Founder and Executive Director, The Ever Forward Club Mr. Branch, born...