Fall Pringle Retreat

 

November 18-20, 2022
Camp Pringle | Shawnigan Lake, BC

 
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Join for a great time of adventure and fun.

 
 
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Draft Schedule

Friday, November 18

Arrive and check-in

6:30 PM

Snacks, games, and free time

6:45 PM

Opening Circle

7:15 PM

Bed / Quiet 

8:00 PM

 

Saturday, November 19

Breakfast

8:30 AM

Cereal, oatmeal, and fruit.
(We'll make sure coffee is on earlier :) )

Long walk

9:15 AM

We'll cross the road and walk along the former rail bed

Free time

11:15 AM

Lunch

12:00 PM

Soup, sandwiches, vegetables, etc.

Downtime

1:00 PM

Arts & crafts, reading, whittling, puzzles, games, etc

Camp games

2:30 PM

Big-movement games (eg. capture the flag, predator/prey, etc.)

Learning

4:00 PM

TBD

Supper

5:00 PM

Chili

Campfire and vespers

6:00 PM

Just like last night: campfire, stories, singing, snacks

Free time

6:45 PM

Bed / Quiet 

8:00 PM

Retreat to our own quarters for rest and quiet

 

Sunday, November 20

Breakfast

8:00 AM

Waffles

Free time



Worship

10:30 AM

A short Eucharist/Communion service

Clean up

11:30 AM

Tidy and cleaning our own quarters

Lunch

12:00 PM

Soup and sandwiches

Check out and Depart

2:00 PM

And dreaming of when we can do it again....

 

FAQ

How do meals work?

We will take care of our own meals, prepared in the house-style kitchen (eg not a commercial kitchen), with a head chef plus many hands for each meal.
Please specify food restrictions at registration.

What do I need to bring?

Refer to the packing list below

How much does it cost?

We suggest a contribution of $100 per family.
(Much of the cost is subsidized.)

 

Packing list

  • Bedding (sleeping bags or sheets for twin mattresses)

  • Pillows

  • Clothing for a range of weather and activities

  • Sleepwear

  • Toiletries

  • Rain gear (plan to be outside if it's raining)

  • Shoes / boots

  • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen)

  • Water bottle

  • Camera

  • Snacks (nut-free; meals are provided)

  • Books

  • Games

  • Musical instrument

  • Small hobbies (knitting, whittling, etc)

  • Watercraft (kayak, paddleboard, etc; but access only from adjacent provincial park)