• Single w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,547.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront* – CAD $2,998.00
  • Couple w/ensuite* – CAD $2,758.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom* – CAD $2,518.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront* – CAD $1,499.00
  • Twin w/ensuite* – CAD $1,379.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,259.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,135.00
  • Women only Dorm - Lower Bunk – CAD $1,027.00
  • Women only Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,027.00
  • Mixed Dorm - Lower Bunk – CAD $1,027.00
  • Mixed Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,027.00
  • Glamping – CAD $969.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $939.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $1,750.00
  • Commuter – CAD $877.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on June 29
Ends with lunch on July 3

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $495

Package Price: $895 - $1,442 / 4 nights. Includes tuition, room, all meals, and Hollyhock activities (depends on accommodation choice). Taxes and fees are additional. A $395 deposit is required at registration, with the balance due on your departure day.

Scholarships: Full and partial scholarships are available based on financial need. We prioritize Indigenous people, people of colour, people who identify as LGBTQ2IA+, youth, elders, and those who can articulate how their Hollyhock experience will support positive impact in their life and communities. A $195 refundable deposit is required, please apply within your registration form.

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Write From Power: Accessing Your Stories

With Janelle Hanchett

June 29 - July 3, 2020

What do I do with my fear surrounding writing? How do I manage criticism? What if I say something wrong?

Develop a new relationship with your writing practice. Explore concrete ways to write honestly in spite of fear, show up authentically on the page, and define for yourself the power of your unique story, voice, and perspective.

Janelle reads live “We don’t start with needles in our arm” at BlogHer ’14


Janelle Hanchett
Janelle Hanchett is an author, blogger, and mother of four. A lifelong journal writer and chronic English major (she holds a B.A. and M.A. in English), she founded a blog called “Renegade Mothering” in 2011, after the birth of her third child, because she couldn’t find anybody writing her experience of motherhood. Writing after the kids went to bed, between graduate school classes and on lunch breaks from her “real” job, Janelle is well versed in writing as a hobby and the struggle to prioritize creative work that may or may not result in financial returns. Over the years, Janelle’s blog…
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