Each course offered by Sorrento Centre in 2017 has a webpage.
- To browse the courses online, start here ».
Some details and links will continue to be finalized over the next few days. The print version of the 2017 Program Guide will be mailed in February, 2017 and also be downloadable from this website.
Sorrento Centre is fully staffed year round, and is pleased to welcome guests for the winter season.
- A WIZARD'S RETREAT: Winter Youth Retreat - with Shalome MacNeill Cooper: Friday, February 10 – Monday, February 13, 2017 - details »
- 2017 Courage to Teach - Fans of Parker Palmer alert!
- COURAGE TO TEACH: A Courage and Renewal Program for Educators - with Dan Hines: Friday, February 17, 2017 – Sunday, February 19, 2017 - details »
- SORRENTO CENTRE SUMMER STAFF COORDINATOR: Full-Time position on-site at Sorrento Centre from May-September. The Summer Staff Coordinator’s main role is to coordinate and supervise all summer staff at Sorrento Centre from May – Labour Day, September. Possible option for part-time work from February-April, with work being done remotely. Closing Date for Applications: February 22, 2017. View and/or download job statement and qualifications as .pdf » or as .docx ».
- SUMMER YOUTH STAFF 2017 - Sorrento Centre is looking for dynamic, inclusive, and energetic people to work in all departments! We will hire 15-20 people to join our staff for the summer months. All staff must be between the ages of 16-25. View job descriptions and related downloables here »
- SUMMER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 2017 - Sorrento Centre is pleased to invite interested young people aged 15 years or older to apply to spend the summer as a volunteer at Sorrento Centre. - See here »
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- Photo essay of Associates at a fall get-together/cleanup on Thanksgiving Weekend; news of upgrades to the Centre facilities; new Board of Directors for 2016-2017; Report to the Board - in 2016, Sorrento had the highest number of program participants that we’ve seen in the past five years!
- Visit the Sorrento Centre Facebook site here »
Meet the Members of the Board for 2016-2017 on the Mission, Vision & Strategic Directions page - here »
Reflections by participants at HERE & NOW: Winter Youth Retreat with Brander McDonald - for youth and young adults ages 13-25 , February 5 - 8, 2016 - here »
CALGARY/SORRENTO – The Diocese of Calgary has announced that it is contributing $750,000 to the “Next 50” Campaign for Sorrento Centre, the Anglican Retreat and Conference Centre located on Shuswap Lake in Sorrento, BC. Calgary is one of the nine Dioceses in Western Canada affiliated with Sorrento Centre....
We’ve had lots of guests at the Centre over the past couple of weeks who appear to have enjoyed their stays. Here’s what some of them have had to say:
- “Wonderful. The service and meals were top notch; we lacked for nothing. Staff at Sorrento Centre are friendly and helpful.”
- “Thank you for all you do to make the guests feel welcome and comfortable. It was inspiring to be part of a group who are committed and serious about their faith and honest and open in sharing belief and friendship.”
- “Program, food, hospitality, accommodation all great. … Very welcoming staff! Very lovely – peaceful. Thanks for a good experience! “Excellent facility for our needs. Beautiful surroundings and most friendly staff. Very happy with the abundance of fresh fruits and veggies.”
- “The place is a little bit of heaven. Thanks to your wonderful friendly staff. You make us feel very welcome.”
- “Thank you to all! I always enjoy my time here (this is the 5th). This is such a welcoming, mellow, spirit-filled place. There are always great people to meet, staff included.”
- John Bell leading "God Bless to Us our Bread" at Sorrento Centre - posted by Youthful Lutheran: here »
- Cursillo Kitchen Crew Sorrento Centre 2010 "Never never never give up" - posted by Dan Hines - here »
- BCAYM (Anglican Youth Movement) centennial announcement - here » - posted by BCAYM
- Flyover and Bluegrass - here » posted by David Gonella
- See Sorrento Centre's YouTube channel here »
- Enjoy some sounds from Swing Camp. See part of the choral performance lead by Brian Tate on Sorrento Centre YouTube channel »
- Art Expressions - The "Early Christians of the 21st Century" and the "Art and Spirit: Hands on and Hearts Open!" courses spent part of a morning together. See a video slideshow made by Scott McLeod of their time creating together on Sorrento Centre YouTube channel »
- Sounds from Morning Prayer - on Sorrento Centre YouTube channel »
- Summer Days sideshow to the music of Sorrento Centre workshop and worship resource leader Linnea Good - on Sorrento Centre YouTube channel »
Take a peak at a typical week of Summer at Sorrento Centre from the experience of our children, youth and Summer Youth Staff: here » [opens on a new webpage] Filled with worship, music, games, and many activities for the whole family in a beautiful outdoor space. Bring your whole family and join us for Summer 2012.Special thanks to Linnea Good for the use of her song "Who Am I" (unknown origin) from the album Swimmin' Like a Bird. Visit Linnea's website here ». Dan Hines, Linnea Good and David Jonsson are leading the worship and music for Week 4 2013
Compare and Contrast! See how much of a bargain Sorrento Centre cabanas are compared to the similar walled camping tents erected by the national parks "oTent-ic" program. For a description of the Parks Canada facility, plus suggestions, rules, and accomodation, reservation and site entry fees see here » . For information on Sorrento's Cabanas, see here »
Map of the Sorrento Centre campus online here »