Current Circles – Rite of Passage

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Currently Enrolling Rite Of Passage Circles

Below are specific details about our currently enrolling circle(s).

For more information on the content of our Rite Of Passage program CLICK HERE.

Fall Registration Opens Spring 2019

“I found myself looking forward to growing up rather than dreading it. I now feel proud to be a woman!”

~ Rite of Passage Participant 


Year 1 ROOTS Circle, Berkeley 

Year 2 FRUITS Circle, Berkeley: only for continuing girls

Peninsula ROP Year 1 ROOTS, San Mateo

Wildcat Canyon ROP Year 1 ROOTS, Richmond


10 after-school & 3 weekend day gatherings (see schedules below)

3 Camping Trips
1 Mama Bear Circle
1 One-on-One Parent Meeting

In addition to all the above, joining one of our Rite of Passage programs also gives you access to our spring community-wide gathering, our winter ceremony for mothers, and our online Google Groups list-serve



Regular Price Tuition: $2300, Scholarships begin at $2100

  • Payment Plans are available in our online registration system

  • Additional Scholarships available upon request


2018-19 ROP Circle Schedules

Gaia Girls is always a huge relief in my week, and I feel more confident in myself and with others. I am a lot more connected to nature and the earth, in some way protected from what I don’t like about most middle schoolers’ behavior, like bad attitudes, judgment, and self depreciation and insecurity. I also feel I have a much better relationship with my mom.

~ Seventh Grade Rite of Passage Participant 


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Contact Information


Phone: 510-731-0308

Address: 454 Las Gallinas Ave,

Suite 1028 San Rafael, CA 94903


Most photography by Erika Gagnon


Gaia Girls Passages is a project of Gaia Passages, a tax-deductible 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID # is 82-1688828 

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