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Fri, Jul 23



Claiming Adulthood 16-18 yrs

A weekend rite of passage designed to celebrate the transition from childhood to adulthood with circles and rituals for both the young adult and their family.

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Claiming Adulthood 16-18 yrs
Claiming Adulthood 16-18 yrs

Time & Location

Jul 23, 2021, 7:00 PM – Jul 25, 2021, 8:00 PM

Olympia, Olympia, WA, USA

About the Event

Including circles for the young adult, their parents, and family, this weekend rite of passage celebrates and commemorates their passage in a coming of age ceremony that honors all participants. With nature and art-based activities that foster self-esteem, self-reliance, and self-awareness, this is a weekend designed to reimagine relationships and envision the future. Activities include mask making, cutting and retying of a ritual chord, and a family claiming ceremony. This is a time to reimagine and strengthen connections while, remembering that you are a part of each other as you move apart.

The weekend retreat begins with an introductory circle on Friday from 7-8:30, followed by Saturday circles for youth and their family, including time in nature and the creation of a craft and ritual from 10-5:00 (with a sack lunch option), concluding Sunday 1-8:00 (with a boxed dinner option and honoring ceremony).

Sliding Scale: $195 covers basic costs, $325 sustains the offering, and $450 helps others

*Scholarships and work-trade opportunities available. Please enquire.

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