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Summer Solstice Retreat

June 23 at 3:00 pm to June 24 at 3:00 pm

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Standing in the Light: A Summer Solstice Retreat at Five Oaks – June 23, 24, 2023

Join us for a transformative overnight retreat at Five Oaks where we will deepen our connections with the land, the divine, ourselves, and each other. Gathering just after the summer solstice, we will celebrate the fullness of the light through a guided nature walk, group prayer and sharing, and learning from Indigenous wisdom. Come join us for a powerful experience of spiritual renewal, deep reflection, and community building.

The cost of the retreat is $125 per person, which includes three meals, overnight accommodations, and leadership from three experienced facilitators with backgrounds in spiritual formation, nature connection, and Indigenous wisdom.

Arriving in the early afternoon on Friday, June 23 (carpooling where possible/needed), we will take a bit of time settling in before the retreat begins at 3 PM. Our lodgings are rustic bunk-style accommodation, so be prepared to share rooms (of 3 or 4). All bathrooms are shared. If you would like to request a private room, or a room for two, the additional cost is $100 per room. (There is a limited number of these rooms, and they will be filled on a first come, first served basis.) Be prepared for a bit of climbing (outdoor staircase) to get from our living space to the dining hall. We will also be taking an (optional) hike around the grounds, which will take roughly an hour. The retreat will finish Saturday afternoon at 3 PM.

Space for this retreat is limited, so please register soon to secure your spot!

REGISTRATION / QUESTIONS: Please email james@islingtonunited.org

Five Oaks Centre is located beside the Grand River just south of Paris, Ontario.



June 23 at 3:00 pm
June 24 at 3:00 pm
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James Aitchison
416-239-1131 Ext. 222


Five Oaks
1 Bethel Road
Paris, Ontario N3L 3E3 Canada
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