Summer Week 4: 20 July – 27 July 2019

  • Naramata Centre Naramata Centre
  • 460 Ellis Avenue Naramata, BC V0H 1N0
  • Jul 20 - 27, 2019 (8 days)
  • Staying Offsite - CAD $10.00 Cottage Court (1 Bedroom) - CAD $884.99 Cottage Court (2 Bedroom) - CAD $1,130.01 East Court (1 Bedroom) - CAD $884.99 East Court (2 Bedroom) - CAD $1,130.01 Orchard Court (Single Room) - CAD $810.02 Orchard Court 3-Bedr

About This Event

Wild Church (LeAnn Blackert, Lesly Comrie & Michele Walker)

Ages 18 – 68

Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

$250 + $10 materials fee

The Christian story starts in a garden with humanity in conversation and relationship with the Holy One and all of creation. Somewhere far down that luxurious path through the woods, structures began to be built and “church” became walled in. Wild Church is our attempt to return to the natural world to find connection with God, Source, Creator, whatever you name that which is bigger than we are. We will meet in “the wild” to explore and experience the spiritual and the sacred as individuals and in community. Two afternoons we will offer “Wilder Church,” to the wider Naramata Centre community for a $10 materials fee. We invite you to join us on a pilgrimage into wilder space in the area for a time of activity-based reflection.

SOLD OUT Play with Clay (Marilyn Perry)

Ages 11 – 111

Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – noon

$240 + 50 materials fee

Clay responds to our every touch. It’s malleability contains an endless variety of possibilities to create texture, shape and colour. This week’s program, for beginner to intermediate, will allow participants to learn the pottery process from moist clay to finished pottery pieces. In a fun and relaxed week, you will have the opportunity to explore, experiment, and create colourful pottery

Fun Dance! (Margy Jalbert)

Ages 12 – 112

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


Fun Dance is sure to get your body moving to a variety of tunes, with easy to learn Line dances, Circle dances, Pattern waltzes with or without a partner. The week will also include choreographing a fun number together, to present to the community at the end of our week. Opportunity for freestyle dancing and socializing will be incorporated. Get ready to gain health and fitness unaware, to challenge your mind and to satisfy something deep down in your soul. We shall ‘DANCE – LIKE NO ONE’S WATCHING’!

Watercolours in Summer (Dianne Bersea)

Ages 16 – 106

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – noon

$250 + $40 materials fee

This is an invitation to engage in the whimsical medium of watercolour. Students will be encouraged to express their  creativity by close the observation of small, found objects and inspirational photos, in addition to learning some basic  drawing and watercolour techniques. Participants will create their own beautifully unique, sampler pieces throughout the week, enabling them to experience a wide variety of experimental and spontaneous artwork.

Naramata Children’s Program (Jasmine Robertson & Eleni Black)

Ages 4 – 10

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – noon

$120 + $20 materials fee

This is the week for you if you like to: make creations with unusual materials, explore the environment around you, play with yoga and stretching poses, cook, and sing, and even take time to chill out! Naramata Children’s Program will fill your mornings with adventure, fun, friendship and time to connect with the Spirit all around. Whether you like to be with a lot of people, or to be a bit quieter with just a few friends, the leaders of Naramata Children’s Program create space for you to be you. A younger stream for children 4-6 years, and an older stream for children 7-10 years, will meet together and apart during the morning program time.

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Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 30+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 15-29 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-14 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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Reviews     To review this event, visit the page for the venue or retreat leaders (above).

  • Lori Stewart   August 08, 2020

      Basking in Words: Poetry for a Summer Morning

    Basking indeed! This course was a week of soul satisfying poetry reading and enriching conversation skillfully facilitated by Tim Scorer. I laughed, cried, learned, and was moved by the power of words from a diversity of poets and participants. I felt connected to Naramata Centre throughout the week and to my creative centre. I didn't want the course to end. So grateful!

  • Kirsty Boisvert   June 17, 2020

      Camping trip

    We had a lovely time and enjoyed the facility and creek

  • Ronald Moncrief   July 17, 2018

      Family Reunion 2018.

    Our family from far and wide, had a reunion the second week of July 2018 at the Naramata Centre at Naramata BC with some of us camping and the rest of us in the motel style accommodations. We all had a great experience and a good time in an ideal setting! The staff and the accommodations were great! We plan to go back again.

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