Passage-Spring/Summer 2018 (February-June)
5 MONTH COURSE DETAILS BY MONTH
MONTH 1: NEVADA CITY, CA
Description: This weekend will introduce the elements of the program and will engage in activities to familiarize the group to practices and skills that we will use throughout the course. Activities will include self and group reflection, solo time in nature, introductory biography work, hiking, nature immersion, fire making, shelter, and group cohesion activities including group cooking and group gear.
Focus Topic: Relating to the self. Who am I? What do I care about? What are my gifts? How do I limit myself?
Parent Workshop: The foundations of resiliency. Supporting our children's growth through our understanding.
MONTH 2: NEVADA CITY, CA
Description: This weekend will continue with the activities and processes from Immersion Weekend 1 while adding additional self-reflective questions. Activities will include: adventure, challenge, solo reflection, and group inquiry. We will deepen the biography work, nature skills, and inquiry practices that we began during the first weekend.
Focus Topic: Relating to challenge. How do we relate to our challenges? How do we develop the capacity to be with our hardships without becoming self-destructive? How do we grow through our struggles?
Parent Workshop: Developing the ability meet challenge. Fostering distress tolerance and the capacities of courage, willingness, and resiliency.
MONTH 3: NEVADA CITy, CA
Description: This will be our final home-based immersion weekend. Activities will combine outdoor challenge, solo reflection, nature skills, and group inquiry. Throughout the weekend we will build upon the activities of the previous months with a particular focus on how we integrate what we've learned throughout the course as our gift to our communities .
Focus Topic: Living in community.What do I offer the world around me? What challenges do I face in my community, family, or school life? How do my gifts and vision benefit the community that I am part?
Parent Workshop Focus: Motivation and a sense of purpose. What changes when our youth live with a sense of purpose? Supporting our youth in understanding the value of what they contribute to their world.
Month 4: Sierra Crest
Description: 4 Day immersion into the Sierra Crest
Parent Workshop Focus:
Month 5: Sierra Crest
Description: 6 Day Immersion into the High Sierra
Total COST- $8,600
- 4 Monthly Immersion Weekends
- Six Day Summer Immersion
- 5 Monthly Parent Workshop-Videoconference
- Bi-Weekly Participant Integration Session with MFT
Tier 2 Montly cost- $8,000
- Monthly Immersion Weekends
- Six Day Summer Immersion
- Monthly Parent Workshop-Videoconference
- Monthly Participant Integration Session with MFT
If your child is currently working with a therapist at home then consider Tier 2.