Pathways - Firekeepers 

 
 
Overview

Pathway's youth have the opportunity to return the following year as young leaders in training, with their own stepped leadership programme and hold a key role as 'elder brothers', supporting the new youth, exemplifying the Pathways culture, and providing assistance with many day-to-day camp duties. Returning is an opportunity for them to continue their own personal development while also being in service to the wider camp.

The ‘Fire-Keeper’ role is a parallel process that links with the youth, fathers and facilitators. It is a training programme in it’s own right. It is a chance to step up, be seen and have a stronger voice in the world.

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What's covered
 

The Firekeeper programme offers leadership training opportunities for the young men who wish to return in future years.

 

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Who's it for?
 

Firekeepers are Pathways Youth from the previous year's course.  

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Outcomes

This is a chance to contribute back to the Pathways programme in a role that involves being a mentor to the new Pathways' youth. There are limited places each year, with priority going to those who can proactively communicate a keenness to step up and be of service.

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Dates
 

Due to Covid-19 the Pathways to Manhood programme for 2020 has been cancelled 

Dates for 2021:  18th - 24th April 

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Details
 

Pathways takes place at a magical location right on the water in its own secluded bay, just three hours north of Auckland.  This is the second year we have met at this site -  a member of the Essentially Men community with a very big heart has offered to make his piece of land near Whananaki the new home of Pathways. Embraced by a beautiful valley, we meet outdoors, sleep in tents or even under the stars, while enjoying everything this spectacular setting has to offer.

The site is north-east of Whangarei and 3 hours drive from Auckland.  Come and enjoy camping right next to the beach, on a beautiful Pohutukawa coast, in the company of noble men. Please note NO DOGS as the site is a wildlife refuge.

All meals are included with vegetarian and non vegetarian options available. Unfortunately we are not able to cater to all dietary requirements. If you require a specific diet, please ensure you have food that can be supplemented by the food offered.

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Contact Us

Ph: +64 9 3762386

Email: info@essentiallymen.net

P O Box 62, Tokoroa, 3444

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