Faces of Sorrento Centre

As we celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we are delighted to introduce you to some of the people who shine their unique light and contribute to making Sorrento Centre the special place it is for so many. 

A Tour of the Centre with Margot Belcher
Meet our newest addition to the Summer Youth Staff Team, Margot Belcher! Margot will be acting as the Centre's Social ...
It was the Summer of ’69
… and 31 one young folk were packing their knapsacks and making their way to Sorrento Centre for four-months of ...
Meet Helen, Jenn and Memphis
What a difference 35 years makes... or does it? Helen Read has not been to Sorrento Centre for 35 years, ...
Meet Pauline Hoskin
"Everybody just cares at Sorrento Centre" Pauline Hoskin lives in Calgary and has been coming to Sorrento Centre since 1975! ...
Meet Lisa Lee
Lisa comes all the way from Toronto Ontario and has been coming to Sorrento Centre since her children were little ...
Meet Mary Scheidegger
Mary has a deep connection with the Sorrento Centre. As the Communications Director at the Sorrento Centre, Mary plays a ...
Kendra’s First Impressions
Submitted by Kendra Mullen, Summer Staff 2023 In the realm of human interactions, few phenomena hold as much sway as ...
Meet Aleta Pappas
Aleta Pappas, a cherished member of the Sorrento Centre community, has woven her story into the very fabric of this ...
Meet Maureen Lovegrove
Quilting -- a cherished fixture within the Sorrento Centre community! Maureen Lovegrove's passion for quilting has woven a tapestry of ...
Meet Don Mitchell
Don and his wife Sherri are long-time friends of the Centre, having owned and operated the Shuswap Motel and Resort ...
Meet John McQuarrie
Luthier and lover of bluegrass NimbleFingers brings such energy to Sorrento Centre with lots of banjo players, bass players, guitar ...
Meet Jane Harding
The people here make you welcome... Jane Harding has been returning to Sorrento Centre, from just down the road, for ...
Meet Leslie
Lover of Bluegrass music In 2022, August in the Shuswap, and the entire Sorrento Centre is filled with music lovers ...
Meet Lilian Bouclin
"A place of healing, love, and acceptance" We always love seeing new faces! Lilian Bouclin, a former social worker, decided ...
Meet Erin Barr
"it's such a welcoming place... come!" Erin Barr is another familiar face around here - she has been coming here ...
Meet Phoebe McRae
And intentional (and unintentional!) ambassador Phoebe McRae has been coming here since she was in diapers! While she doesn’t remember ...
Meet Joy Thompson
Nurturer of roses and young people Joy Thompson, along with her husband David Thompson, have been long-time friends of Sorrento ...
Meet Ken Genge
Executive Director 1985-1988 Sorrento Centre has always meant a great deal to (retired) Bishop Ken Genge and his wife Ruth, ...
Meet Kathryn and Moko
Sorrento around the world Sorrento Centre has been part of Kathryn Robertson's life since her teen years. She comes back ...
Meet Marlene Stevenson
... sharing the magic of Sorrento Centre Hailing from Calgary, she and her late husband, Carl, made frequent visits to ...
Meet Erin and Maureen
also known as Alex's mom and grandma The beautiful mother-daughter duo, Erin and Maureen, were here recently for their annual ...
Meet Alex Passmore
... sharing the love of music It's possible you have already met Alex Passmore as part of the 2022 summer ...
Meet Lysa Dixon
Dropping by for just a short visit... Lysa stopped by for a quick pitstop on the highway that turned into ...
Meet Ezekiel Hié
...having fun and playing b-ball From Surrey, seventeen year old Ezekiel joined the Sorrento Centre family as part of our ...
Meet Jason Cruickshank
His first home is here When Jason Cruickshank says Sorrento Centre is his first home, he means it quite literally! ...
Meet Mary Graham
... a true restorative vacation "I feel this is a place that lives into its values" Several years ago, a ...
Meet Mary Jessica Burns
City girl who loves glamping You have already had the opportunity to sit down with Liam from the LEAP program ...
Meet David and Andrew
"It’s a family affair here" If you’ve been coming to Sorrento Centre for a while, you should recognize these cheerful ...
Meet Liam Nystrom
The future is bright... Two weeks of summer fun in the sun with a whole lot of learning and growth ...
Meet Roxy!
Cabana lover, and snack lover Why, Roxy is practically an old timer as she has been coming with her family ...
Remembering Lance Richardson
Rest in peace, dear friend The photo from the mid-1960s shows a decidedly serious Lance at work on a haircut ...
Meet Lynn Knox
20 years of memories, friendship, and quilting creations A perennial and popular face here at Sorrento Centre, Lynn Knox and ...
Meet Sarah Tokarek
the Shuswap Adventure Girl Also known as the Shuswap Adventure Girl, Sarah Tokarek led a Bear Safety Workshop last fall ...
Dr. Michael Mehta
Music and Sustainability Working in Harmony When first meeting Michael Mehta, one might feel a little intimidated by his tall ...
Bishop Anna Greenwood Lee
"Sorrento Centre is a place of resurrection and redemption and rejuvenation for so many people." Just as the Advent Season ...