Unclutter your gift-giving

In recent years, the trend is to give the gift of experience, friendship and family time rather than extravagant presents. This year, when you are considering what to give, why not think local and give a local experience? There are plenty to choose from in the Shuswap!

Did you know Sorrento Centre offers experiences and courses all year long – we are so much more than awesome summer programs and events. Throughout the year, we continue to host events and activities that truly nourish the body, mind, and soul.

Here’s some gift-giving ideas for everyone on your list.

Give the gift of Expressive Art:
Shuswap Rock Rhapsody in-person Art Course – 
Retreat to the beautiful Sorrento Centre campus and learn to paint the wonder that surrounds you. Josie will lead you on a creative journey using acrylic paints and Shuswap shoreline as the subject. This course is led by Josie Pearce, a resident of Scotch Creek and an incredible visual artist specializing in work with pencil, pen and ink, pastel, oil and acrylic mediums. Josie’s gentle guidance will leave even the most hesitant artist pleasantly surprised. This program is open to beginner and intermediate students. Learn more here


Creative Journaling via Zoom:  Joy for the New Year
In Creative Journaling, a theme is presented and participants are invited to use words, imagery and a variety of mixed media techniques to unearth, explore and record their unique responses, thoughts and emotions. Participants are united in hope, support and camaraderie as they uncover their inherent creativity.  A safe and creative space is born where negativity is banished leaving only room for meaningful connection, self-expression and healing. Learn more here


Give the gift of experience of winter wonderland:
You could stay for Free — Sorrento Centre is centrally located right off the Trans Canada highway with endless trails close by for the novice or hard-core skier/snowshoer. Book one of our cozy cabins, suites or apartments with your own kitchen, or choose a motel-style room and let us do the cooking for you. Simply organize a group for a winter “Stay and Play” here at Sorrento Centre, and you could stay for free. Learn more here


Give the gift of a summer family-camp experience:
2023 Programs will be announced on December 15 — For 60 years Sorrento Centre has been a place where people gather from around the world. In 2023, our 60th anniversary year, we expect to welcome more than 4,000 guests who will seek to engage their heart, mind, and spirit: to be inspired, meet old friends and make new ones. They come to rest and relax in a place of great beauty in the Shuswap region of British Columbia. Give your friends and family a summer experience like no other, or why not contribute to our bursary fund so that someone you may not even know will experience the Sorrento Centre experience during 2023, our 60th anniversary year. Contact us for more information

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