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Thornhill Rites of Passage Foundation

Rites of Passages have been a part of all societies, and has come to mean the journey a young person takes as they transition from adolescence into manhood.  The Thornhill Rites of Passage Foundation offers programs that provide a continuum for young men in grades 7-9 to gain core skills and experiences based on the Core4 - Character, Competence, Competitiveness and Citizenship, including mentoring and a paid internship in their field of interest.

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On Saturday, June 19 (Juneteenth), 2021 the Thornhill Rites of Passage Foundation (TROPF) celebrated seven new inductees into the distinguished brotherhood of the HūMan Rites of Passage (HūROP) Program.  These young men completed a rigorous year-long program, which culminated in a formal rites of passage ceremony.


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Recruiting for 2021-2022 Cohort of the HūMan Leadership Institute!  Applications due by October 30.

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704-412-4275 (main)
704-413-6549 (fax)

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