• Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $1,756.32
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $1,654.32
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,433.32
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $1,392.52
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $1,290.52
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,188.52
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $1,392.52
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $1,290.52
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,188.52
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,083.12
  • Dorm Lower Bunk – CAD $1,027.00
  • Dorm Upper Bunk – CAD $1,027.00
  • Commuter – CAD $877.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on October 17
Ends with lunch on October 21

8:30-9:30am Breakfast
9:30-12:15pm Morning Session
12:30-1:30pm Lunch
3:00-6:00pm Afternoon Session
Afternoon Off on October 19
6:30-7:30pm Dinner

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $495

Inclusive Price: $1,027 - $1,757 / 4 nights. Includes tuition, room, all meals, and Hollyhock activities (depends on accommodation choice).

Register by May 1st to get 15% off your accommodations! (Does not apply to tenting or dorms).

Photo Credit: : Darshan Alexander Photography

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The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World

With Christina Crook

October 17 - 21, 2019

How we live with technology matters. Our digital habits impact our relationships, our work, our neighbourhoods, and our mental health. In fact, The New York Times has written that “How we live with technology is the cultural issue of the next half-century.” It’s time we choose joy over fear. Empowerment over anxiety. #JOMO over #FOMO.

Join us for four days on breathtaking Cortes Island, British Columbia, to recover rest, identify your values, and master focal practices that will ground your digital decision-making. Return home rejuvenated and empowered to embrace the joy of missing out.

“Spend ten minutes with Christina and you’ll feel rejuvenated and hopeful about the future. She makes disconnecting look mainstream, doable, and like the breath of fresh air we are gasping for.” – Aimee Ippersiel, Executive Director at the Robert Bateman Centre


Christina Crook
Christina Crook is the author of The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World, and a leading voice on technology and human flourishing. Through her writing and speaking she reveals how key shifts in our thinking can enable us to draw closer to one another, taking up the good burdens of local work and responsibilities. She writes about the value of focus, making space to create, and the meaning we find in more limited connections. She challenges the Western values of power, control, and success, revealing how wonder, trust, and discipline are central to the experience of being…
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