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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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WoodSprites Nature Camp

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Boys & Girls 4-6 WoodSprites is a Nature Immersion Camp for children age 4-6. Magic shall abound as young WoodSprites complete an 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...

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Ranger Adventure Camp

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Boys & Girls - Age 7-13 (2 Age Groups) Join WildWise on an Epic Quest and discover the Hero within! 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...

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Quest for Fire (Boys 12-15)

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Quest for Fire is a two week, indigenous led, boys Rite of Passage into young manhood through a Wilderness Immersion Journey through the Olympic Mountains. A Rite of Passage marks the beginning of a point of transformation. Coming of Age Rites have been used in cultures all around the globe since time immemorial and are a foundational element of healthy...

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Quest for Fire (Girls 12-16)

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Quest for Fire is a two week, girls Rite of Passage into young womanhood through a Wilderness Immersion Journey into the heart of the Olympic Mountains. Girls will get to hike some of the most beautiful back country our state has to offer, play games, laugh, tell jokes and stories around a campfire, make new friends, star gaze, and revel...

Gaia Passages Herbal Medicine Camp

East Bay parks and gardens | hosted by Gaia Passages
Our Herbal Medicine Day Camp is aimed at youth entering grades 4-6. In 2021, this camp will run from July 5-9 in East Bay Parks and Gardens. Over the course of this week, we will cover plant botany and identification, practice meditation and nature journaling, and create several herbal medicine projects such as sprays, salves, lip balms, and lotions while exploring outside in local parks and...

Gaia Passages Wildflower Day Camps

Joaquin Miller Park | hosted by Gaia Passages
Our Wildflower Day Camps are perfect for kiddos entering grades 2-3 and 4-5. With Joaquin Miller Park as our base, participants will make herbal medicines, track animals, make nature-based crafts and learn beginning wilderness skills. Woven with stories and music revolving around personal and group care, earth-care, connection and play. This camp is also a way for students to get a taste of what Gaia Passages...

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WoodSprites Nature Camp

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Boys & Girls 4-6 WoodSprites is a Nature Immersion Camp for children age 4-6. Magic shall abound as young WoodSprites complete an 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...

Partner Offering

Ranger Adventure Camp

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Boys & Girls - Age 7-13 (2 Age Groups) Join WildWise on an Epic Quest and discover the Hero within! 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...

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iBme’s Teen and Young Adult Online Retreat (West)

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Summer is coming up, and you miss your friends. A LOT. You’ve been stuck in your house for months, binge-watching videos on TikTok and listening to your little brothers scream at each other. All you wanna do is get out of the house, have fun + get some space. Good news – there’s an alternative! Teen/YA Online Retreat (West) is...

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iBme’s Teen and Young Adult Online Retreat (East)

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Summer is coming up, and you miss your friends. A LOT. You’ve been stuck in your house for months, binge-watching videos on TikTok and listening to your little brothers scream at each other. All you wanna do is get out of the house, have fun + get some space. Good news – there’s an alternative! Teen/YA Online Retreat (East) is...

Gaia Passages Teen Backpacking Trips

Point Reyes National Seashore | hosted by Gaia Passages
July 18-22, 2021 Basecamp Backpacking Basecamp backpacking is an excellent way to experience the thrill of adventure for those new to backpacking. We will set up our basecamp on an oceanside campground, and spend four evenings under the stars with the sounds of the waves nearby. We will get to know the local environment deeply, with day hikes and activities...

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Rhythms of the Wild Summer Camp

26788 Highland RD NE Kingston, WA 98346 | hosted by WildWise School
Explore the mystery and adventure of music in an outdoor classroom! Combining music, storytelling, and nature, Bards Guild Apprentice Eli Rusk will guide young Bards in training while engaging in the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, dynamics, tempo and form. Students will foster an understanding and love of music as they explore lyrical storytelling and poetry and begin to discover...

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iBme’s Queer/LGBTQIA+ Teen & Young Adult Online Retreat

hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
This retreat is for anyone age 15-25 who identifies as Queer and/or LGBTQIA+. This retreat will offer a safe space for you to be with peers who share an aspect of identity with you. Wherever your current levels of comfort about your own Queerness are, this is a space where you can come and show up as your authentic self...

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iBme’s In-Person Massachusetts Teen Retreat

Prindle Pond Retreat Center, 19 Harrington Rd, Charlton, MA, 01507 | hosted by Inward Bound Mindfulness Education- iBme
Summer is coming up, and you miss your friends. A LOT. You’ve been stuck in your house for months, binge-watching videos on TikTok and listening to your little brothers scream at each other. All you wanna do is get out of the house, have fun + get some space. Good news – there’s an alternative! Our Massachusetts Teen Retreat (for...