Book now and get 15% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jul 31, 2020.
  • Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $2,515.00
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $2,365.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,040.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $3,960.00
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $3,660.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $3,360.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $1,980.00
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $1,830.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,680.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,525.00
  • Women only Dorm - Lower Bunk – CAD $1,390.00
  • Women only Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,390.00
  • Mixed Dorm - Lower Bunk – CAD $1,390.00
  • Mixed Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,390.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,280.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,400.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,202.50

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on September 30
Ends with lunch on October 5

Location: Cortes Island

Tiered Tuition: $650 | $725 | $850

Package Price: $1,205 - $2,165 / 5 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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Dare to Lead: A Call to Conscious Leadership

With Gayle Karen Young Whyte and Elissa Berrol

September 30 - October 5, 2020

Courage is the price that Life exacts
for granting peace.
The soul that knows it not
Knows no release from little things:
Knows not the livid loneliness of fear,
Nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear
The sound of wings.
-Amelia Earhart

Dare To Lead™: A Call to Conscious Leadership combines two powerful ways of leading to support leaders who want to build courage, raise consciousness, and elevate greatness – their own and the people they lead.

Dare To Lead™ is based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. Participants will learn a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable:

1. Rumbling with Vulnerability: Facing risk, uncertainty, and emotional exposure with courage and clarity.
2. Living into our Values: Identifying, operationalizing, and practicing the beliefs that we hold most important.
3. Braving Trust: Creating or deepening connections in relationships and teams based on the seven elements of trust.
4. Learning to Rise: Learning and growing from the failures, setbacks, and disappointments that are inevitable when we are brave with our lives.

A Call To Conscious Leadership will enhance the above concepts by providing participants a broader context for leading from their greatest potential. Some of the seminal concepts we will explore together are:

1. Leadership and neuroscience (connecting brain science and behaviors)
2. Adult development theory (understanding how people mature and become more capable)
3. Creative vs. Reactive Leadership (learning to create and respond, not just react, based on old learned patterns)
4. Mindfulness and presence (noticing how you spend your days is how you spend your life)
5. Play (living with joy because life is short)

This rich and robust curriculum will offer participants a respite and a deep dive; time to reflect and reorient their internal compass to help them grow their adaptive capacity to better lead and navigate our complex world.

Tune-in as Gayle Karen Young-Whyte as she gives us insight on self-awareness, trust and credibility, and achieving results within leadership roles.


Gayle Karen Young Whyte
Gayle Karen Young Whyte believes the world needs more leaders who are “able for” what lies ahead, who have developed the capacity to meet the complexity of global challenges. Working in the field of leadership for the past two decades, it has become abundantly clear to her that there are the visible, tangible, practical, and pragmatic aspects of leadership that need to be executed on a day-by-day basis, and then there is the work of caring for the spaces between people, of seeing complexity and interdependencies, of understanding relationships and power and all the ephemeral things that still excise tremendous influence…
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Elissa Berrol
Elissa Berrol is passionate about helping organizations increase their internal capacity to successfully navigate external complexity. She masterfully facilitates teams and coaches leaders to examine default habits, surface and manage polarities that create stalemate, and create conditions for seeing and shifting unhelpful dynamics. An insightful, collaborative change agent, she pursues strategies and interactions that challenge old narratives, promote diversity of thought, and tap into the inherent wisdom of her clients. Elissa works with leaders and teams at all levels to (re)connect them to their values and practice courageous and authentic behaviours. She has a warm and engaging style with an…
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