RITES OF PASSAGE
Rites of passage denotes a transition from one social state of being to another, usually used with reference to transformation from childhood to adulthood. The rites of passage is usually ceremonially ritualized to promulgate tangibility of the transformation process. In this program, the summer camp is retreat for intense but nurturing rite of passage preparation for entry into an age of maturity. The program culminates with an initiation rite crowned by the fruits of the comprehensive preparation.