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Spring Retreat

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June 2-4, 2023
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, June 2

Arrive and check-in

5:00 PM



5:30 PM

Pizza or something similar

Camp Game

6:00 PM

Something with running (like Capture the Flag)

Campfire and Vespers

7:00 PM

Gathering around the campfire, we'll tell stories, sing, and snack

Bed / Quiet 

8:00 PM

Retreat to our own quarters for rest and quiet

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Saturday, June 3


8:30 AM

Catered by the camp.
(We'll make sure coffee is on earlier :) )

Program with Nicole

9:15 AM

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10:15 AM

Swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding


12:00 PM

Catered by the camp

Climbing / archery

1:00 PM

Half of the group does climbing while the other half does archery

Archery / climbing

2:00 PM

Switch - The other half of the group does climbing while one half does archery


3:00 PM

Swimming, reading, games

Camp game

4:00 PM



5:00 PM

Catered by the camp

Campfire and vespers

7:00 PM

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

Bed / Quiet 

8:00 PM

Retreat to our own quarters for rest and quiet

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Sunday, June 4


8:00 AM



9:30 AM

A short Eucharist/Communion service

Waterfront time (pending staff)

10:30 PM

If there are enough lifeguarding staff, we'll be able to use the waterfront again.

Clean up

11:30 AM

Tidy and cleaning our own quarters


12:00 PM

Soup and sandwiches, courtesy of Wally

Check out and Depart

2:00 PM

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

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How do meals work?

On Saturday, all meals will be catered by camp staff.
Friday supper, Sunday breakfast, and Sunday lunch will be provided by our own volunteer crew. (Participants need not worry about preparing meals.)
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 $200 per family.
Much of the cost (approx. $400 per family) is subsidized by St. Mary's Anglican Metchosin and the Westshore Community of Practice.

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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)

  • Bathing suit (wetsuit?)

  • Water bottle

  • Camera

  • Snacks (optional; nut-free; meals are provided)

  • Books

  • Games

  • Plates / bowls

  • Cutlery

  • Musical instrument (optional)

  • Small hobbies (knitting, whittling, etc)

  • Watercraft (kayak, paddleboard, etc; camp will provide some)

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