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.

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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…

Young stars home page

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…

David and Linda Hurley - joint patrons of Pathways Foundation

GOVERNOR GENERAL

His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), and Her Excellency, Mrs Linda Hurley, are pleased to be joint patrons of the Pathways Foundation.