SSRC Event Calendar

Work as Practice (Spring)

22 - 24 May 2020
Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

AT: Sea to Sky Retreat Centre, Whistler, Canada

You are invited to participate in a Work as Practice program at Sea to Sky Retreat Centre which begins on the afternoon of Friday, May 22 and ends after lunch on Sunday, May 24.

Volunteers are promised hearty meals, good companionship, healthy outdoor exercise, and an opportunity to join the residents of Sea to Sky Retreat Centre in the practice of bringing meditative awareness and aspiration to everyday activities. Following is a typical daily schedule during the work program:

Meditation & Work As Practice aspiration
Work Session
Work Session
Meditation & Dedication of Merit

The work activities of this weekend will be focused on the grounds of SSRC and the surrounding forest.  The tasks will include leaf-raking, brush clearing, branch trimming, wood splitting, road and trail work, gardening, as well as launching of the SSRC raft. More information on the planned work activities are shown in the Vision of Forest Cleanup document.

There is no charge for this program, but we request to know in advance if you plan to attend the weekend.  In that way we can be prepared with meals, rooms, and tools to support your participation. If you are interested in attending, please send an email to the SSRC Retreat Manager.