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Volunteer, Reflect, Reconnect

April 27-29, Friday evening – Sunday afternoon

Five Oaks Retreat Centre

Take time away in a beautiful retreat center setting to reflect as you transition to life after this term. Spend 3 hours each day to clean up and rebuild nature trails along the Grand river damaged by floods this winter. Reconnect with yourself, nature, others, and what matters most to you. Through hiking, reflective exercises, creative arts, meditation, and sharing meals, listen for your authentic self and set intentions for living from your deeply held values.


Deadline: Wednesday, April 18

  • Student: $85
  • Waged Alumni: $115

Prices include a non-refundable deposit of $40. Transportation, accommodations, food, & activities/materials are included.

NOTE: This retreat is $300 value. The retreat center is providing us with significantly reduced costs in exchange for our labour. To participate in the retreat, it is required that you commit to volunteering your physical labour each morning from 9:00am-12:30pm.

To Register:

Your Spot is reserved when you do both of the following:

This retreat is available to McMaster undergraduate and graduate students and recent Open Circle/CVC alumni