Book now and get 15% off listed prices! Offer valid until Feb 18, 2022.
  • Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $2,670.00
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $2,505.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,145.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $4,160.00
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $3,835.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $3,500.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $2,080.00
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $1,930.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,750.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,580.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,375.00
  • Male Dorm – CAD $1,375.00
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,375.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,292.50
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,425.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,215.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on May 20
Ends with lunch on May 25

Sample program schedule

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $675 CAD

Campus Rates: Campus rates include accommodations, meals, Hollyhock activities, use of hot tubs and campus facilities. Click here for details.

Scholarships: We believe that everyone should have equitable access to Hollyhock program experiences, and that our diverse community should be reflected in all that we do. We are committed to identifying and removing barriers to access through our scholarship program. While we strive to be accessible and inclusive to all, a limited number of scholarships are available ranging from 25%-90% of costs.

We encourage applicants from those whose identities intersect with, but are not limited to: Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, newcomers, youth, and elders.

Please apply for a scholarship within your program registration form. We ask for a 5% refundable deposit to apply. Please contact us directly if you are unable to pay this deposit.

Health & Safety: Learn more about our Covid-19 policies and procedures here.

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Social Justice in Work & Life

With Cicely Belle Blain and Becca Schwenk

May 20 - 25, 2022

Integrate anti-oppressive values into your personal and professional life in this interactive and dynamic program. Explore unlimited possibilities with the leaders of Bakau Consulting, one of Canada’s largest equity, inclusion and anti-racism consulting companies.

Through engaging, interactive activities, reflective prompts, ‘aha’ moments, and skill-building perspectives, build the tools to apply learnings in all aspects of your life.

You will learn:

  • anti-oppression fundaments
  • introduction to racial justice
  • foundations of gender and sexuality
  • embracing inclusive language
  • unpacking unconscious bias

These invaluable lessons will strengthen your understanding of, and commitment to social justice values; equipping you with the tools to make real change in your communities.


A detailed schedule will be available 1-2 weeks in advance of the program. View sample schedule here.

Terms & Conditions

You may find our terms & conditions here.

Health & Safety

By order of the Provincial Health Office, we will be requiring all our guests to provide proof of at least one vaccination, starting September 12th 2021. Learn more here.


Cicely Belle Blain
Cicely Belle Blain (they/them), CEO & Principal Consultant, founded Bakau Consulting (formerly Cicely Blain Consulting) in 2018 and has grown the company to serve over 1000 clients worldwide. Some of their most notable professional achievements include speaking at the United Nations Summit in Quito, Ecuador, developing an Intersectionality Toolkit for the City of Vancouver and presenting the keynote address for the 2020 graduating ceremony at University of British Columbia, their alma mater. Cicely Belle is a Black/mixed, queer non-binary femme from London, UK now living on the lands of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh people. Their ancestry is a mix of…
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Becca Schwenk
Becca Schwenk (she/they), CPO, is an innovator who thrives when applying her creativity to justice-centred work. Becca is currently kvelling (verb, present participle: feeling happy and proud) about her recent creation of Bakau’s 3-month Facilitation Certificate Program, which runs annually. Her honed skills of note include relationship building, transformative consulting, people leading, and anti-oppressive business advising. With 10+ years of experience in anti-oppression, she is all about deep and meaningful analyses of injustice paired with innovative solutions. Becca completed her bachelor’s degree at McGill University, majoring in both Sociology and Gender, Sexuality, Feminism, and Social Justice (GSFS). She conducted research…
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