WE ARE
The Pathways Foundation is a National harm prevention charity that
assists young people make the fundamental emotional shift from
being a child to becoming a young adult.

Our Programs

The award winning Pathways to Manhood and Pathways into Womanhood – a contemporary, community based Rite of Passage for boys and girls, Leadership Training for men, Leadership Training for women and YoungStars – a fun weekend for boys aged 6 -10 and their fathers.

Qualified Pathways speakers deliver School and Community Talks around Australia on “Raising Teenager Boys” and we also offer a Returning Young Man and a Returning Young Woman to join our Young Leaders program for those young men and women that wish to deepen their Pathways experience.

PATHWAYS TO MANHOOD

A contemporary, community based Rite of Passage for boys to Manhood. A 5 day bush camp for boys aged 13-15 years and their fathers or a male mentor.

PATHWAYS INTO WOMANHOOD

A contemporary, community based Rite of Passage for girls into Womanhood. A 5 day program for girls aged 12-15 years and their mothers or a woman mentor

MEN’S LEADERSHIP TRAINING & WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP TRAINING

A unique, highly effective Leadership development program that provides opportunities to deepen your leadership qualities and skills…

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YOUNGSTARS

A fun, adventure filled, bush camping weekend to celebrate the boys’ relationship with their father (or mentor). For boys aged 6 – 10 years of age.

SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY TALKS

Trained speakers can be available to deliver FREE talks on Raising Teenage Boys to the parents at your school or community group.

RETURNING YOUNG PERSON (YOUNG MEN & YOUNG WOMEN)

There are places available for past participants to return and deepen their original experience on every Pathways to Manhood and…

GOVERNOR GENERAL

Governor General His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (retd) is pleased to be patron of the Pathways Foundation