• Single w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,963.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront* – CAD $3,794.00
  • Couple w/ensuite* – CAD $3,478.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom* – CAD $3,162.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront* – CAD $1,899.00
  • Twin w/ensuite* – CAD $1,739.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,579.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,415.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,219.00
  • Women Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,219.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,199.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,198.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,059.00
  • (All prices include CAD $959.00 base amount)

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on June 5
Ends with lunch on June 9

6:00-7:00am Silent Meditation (self-guided) every morning*
6:45-8:00am Morning Harlequin Row on June 8*
7:00-8:00am Morning Yoga on June 6-8*
9:00-9:30am Garden Tour on June 6*
8:30-9:30am Breakfast
9:30-12:15pm Morning Session
12:30-1:30pm Lunch
Afternoon Off on June 7, Guided Hike 1:30-4:00pm, Smelt Bay Paddle 1:30-5:30pm**, Mitlenatch Island Cruise 1:30-6:30pm**
3:00-6:15pm Afternoon Session
5:00-9:30pm Evening Session on June 7
5:30-6:30pm Oyster Appetizer Beach BBQ on June 8*
6:30-7:30pm Dinner
7:30-10:30pm Sunset Lagoon Paddle on June 6**

*Optional Activities
**Optional Activities with additional charge

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $665

Package Price: $1,047 - $1,717 / 4 nights. Includes tuition, room, all meals, and Hollyhock activities (depends on accommodation choice). Excludes Taxes and fees.

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Advanced Group Facilitation

With Julian Griggs and Michelle LeBaron

June 5 - 9, 2019

Learn how to unleash the full potential of groups and teams in this advanced training, led by two of BC’s most seasoned facilitation and conflict engagement practitioners.

Designed for team leaders, program managers, established facilitators or other collaboration practitioners, this program offers practical ways to engage effectively across cultural differences and to move past impasse using creative methods. With a dynamic mix of case studies, real-life examples, and hands-on exercises, participants will experience a host of new tools and models for enabling groups to function at their very best.

Participants will receive support and coaching to strengthen their competencies and learn ways to effectively apply them to their own projects and initiatives. Facilitation experience or previous attendance at related training programs is required.

Julian Griggs will also be presenting Alchemy of Group Facilitation in Vancouver on May 6-8 and November 18-20.


Julian Griggs
Julian Griggs is one of the Founding Principals of the Dovetail Consulting Group based in Vancouver, BC and has more than 25 years’ experience as a facilitator, trainer and management consultant. Julian has worked with conservation groups, First Nations, the philanthropic sector, all levels of government, industry and communities in…
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Michelle LeBaron
Michelle LeBaron is an internationally-recognized conflict engagement specialist whose work is animated by creativity, culture and interdisciplinarity. A tenured professor of law, she has done seminal work in many types of conflict engagement including intercultural, international, family, organizational and commercial. Michelle’s current research focuses on dialogic approaches to political and…
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