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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.

We update our calendar bi-monthly. Do you have a question about an event or experience? Contact Us. Or if you’re a practitioner who’s not yet a partner, considering Becoming a Partner, and get your events to a wider audience!

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Events

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Dates

Partner Offering

July All Ages Online Retreat (East)

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Cultivating Calm and Resilience through Community What better time to immerse in a mindfulness retreat — from home! We’ve adapted our signature style to the online environment to bring you a meaningful and transformative retreat experience. Participants of all ages are welcome. You’ll learn skills for sustaining a home practice and bringing more ease and compassion into your life and...

Michigan Daylong All Ages Online Retreat

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
This retreat is open to all iBme Michigan alumni and any of their friends who might be interested. Curious about learning more about mindfulness?  Already interested in mindfulness and looking to hang with people who feel the same? Come spend a day online with Enrique and Mark as we practice different styles of meditation, share in conversation, and move towards deep...

Workshop

Real Talk Summer Retreat for Teen Girls

Berkeley Hills, CA | hosted by Love Your Nature :: Quetzal Francois & Emily Frost
Real Talk Summer Retreat for Teen Girls with Emily and Quetzal of Love Your Nature What do teens want? What do they need? How can we support them?  How do we make choices and cultivate relationships that end in joy and honor rather than shame and regret?  ~ Join us for a deep dive weekend to help girls navigate the...

Partner Offering

July Teen & Young Adult Online Retreat (West)

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Take part in your life in a new way. Turn the page, try out new things, meet great people, be you and be accepted. Oh, and have some fun! We’ve adapted our signature style to the online environment to bring you a meaningful and transformative retreat experience. This unique retreat weaves iBme’s relational approach with periods of silent guided meditation,...

Partner Offering

Teens & Young Adults of Color Retreat

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Take part in your life in a new way. Turn the page, try out new things, meet great people, be you and be accepted. Oh, and have some fun! We’ve adapted our signature style to the online environment to bring you a meaningful and transformative retreat experience. This unique retreat weaves iBme’s relational approach with periods of silent guided meditation,...

Partner Offering

August Teen & Young Adult Online Retreat (East)

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Take part in your life in a new way. Turn the page, try out new things, meet great people, be you and be accepted. Oh, and have some fun! We’ve adapted our signature style to the online environment to bring you a meaningful and transformative retreat experience. This unique retreat weaves iBme’s relational approach with periods of silent guided meditation,...

Partner Offering

iBme UK Online Course

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
iBme UK Online Mindfulness Course 3rd to 7th August – 4 to 5.30pm each day. In response to what many of you have asked for we are running an online mindfulness course. We’ve adapted the unique iBme style to the online environment to bring you a meaningful and transformative experience. Not quite a retreat but an opportunity to experience some...

Partner Offering

Intuitive Creativity: Living Life from the Heart

online | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Living Life from the Heart A Contemplative 2-week, 4-class Course for Ages 13+ Learning to tap into and explore intuitive creation allows us to use that intuitive wisdom in diverse situations across the palette of living. In this course, we’ll create using visuals, sound, movement, and storytelling; and mindfulness and contemplation will be our companions and guides throughout the process....

Partner Offering

August All Ages Online Retreat (West)

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Cultivating Calm and Resilience through Community What better time to immerse in a mindfulness retreat — from home! Participants of all ages are welcome. We’ve adapted our signature style to the online environment to bring you a meaningful and transformative retreat experience. You’ll learn skills for sustaining a home practice and bringing more ease and compassion into your life and...

Partner Offering

Queer Quest: Coming of Age | Ages 12 – 14

hosted by Queer Odyssey
Wilderness Quests for Queer* Youth Epic Journeys into Nature, Self and Community for LGBTQ2IA+, Gender Diverse, Queer & Trans Youth Now in our third year, Rite of Passage Journeys continues to answer a community call to provide meaningful rites of passage for the Gender Diverse, Queer & Trans (LGBTQ2IA+) community in an inclusive, safe and healing way. We welcome feedback...

Partner Offering

Queer Crossing: A Journey for Young Adults | Ages 15-18

hosted by Queer Odyssey
Wilderness Quests for Queer* Youth Epic Journeys into Nature, Self and Community for LGBTQ2IA+, Gender Diverse, Queer & Trans Youth Now in our third year, Rite of Passage Journeys continues to answer a community call to provide meaningful rites of passage for the Gender Diverse, Queer & Trans (LGBTQ2IA+) community in an inclusive, safe and healing way. We welcome feedback...

The Well Residency: A 9-Month Immersive Program for Personal and Collective Transformation

hosted by Springhouse Community School
The Well Residency A 9-Month Immersive Program for Personal and Collective Transformation Not Here There’s courage involved if you want to become truth. There is a brokenopen place in a lover. Where are those qualities of bravery and sharp compassion in this group? What’s the use of old and frozen thought? I want a howling hurt. This is not a...

Partner Offering

Rising Earth Immersion- Fall

hosted by The Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain
Rising Earth Transformative Permaculture Immersion Radical transformation for yourself, your community, and your planet HOLISTIC IMMERSION FOR SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE-MAKERS, AGES 18-28 We take a spiritual and holistic approach to social and environmental activism. We select a cohort of 12 change-makers, ages 18-28, to live at The Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain and develop skills such as permaculture, homesteading, contemplative practice,...

Training

Restoring youth Rites of Passage Advanced Leadership Intensive

Goldendale, WA | hosted by Youth Passageways Extended Community
STEP BOLDLY into the World of Youth Initiation Do you long to be of deep service to young people, future generations, and wholeness in our communities and Earth? To be a more powerful guide and role model to youth in living a soulful life? This 11-day intensive offers a current and comprehensive framework and set of tools to soulfully mentor...

Conference/Symposium

Coyote’s Conference

Santa Cruz area, CA | hosted by Youth Passageways Extended Community
Join us for the 4th annual Coyote's Conference West coast conference for Directors, Administrators, Program Leaders, Instructors, and Associates of nature connection and wilderness skill schools for youth. Hosted by Earth Skills Alliance 2020 Organizers: Vilda Wilderness School, Reikes Nature, Gaia Girls, 4 Elements Earth Education   Who We Are We are a collective of Directors, Program Leaders and Instructors...