Fire and (hopefully) Rain

Fire and (hopefully) Rain   A year end message from Executive Director Mike Bodkin at Rites of Passage Here we are again, approaching the death of an old year and the birth of the new, circling through terrestrial, cosmic and personal orbits. The year, which began with the inauguration of a boy-president, saw a resurgence…

Four Directions Mentoring

Designed to support you as you learn to live as your authentic self in your life, this mentoring program is for graduates of any Rites of Passage nature-based program. You’ll get individual, one-on-one support over time from one of our mentors. They’ll provide support and guidance as you connect more deeply with who you are,…

Partners in nature

Couple’s Quest

Couple’s Quest   The Couple’s Quest is a form of vision quest or wilderness quest for couples in a committed relationship.  It began when Mike Bodkin (Rites of Passage Executive Director) and his wife, Renee Sweezey, quested together in August 2007.  They were looking for a way to renew their partnership and marriage, and Renee suggested…