Hollyhock, a lifelong education center located on Cortes Island, serves Canadians far and wide. But as the campus opens up for the spring season, there are many offerings available to locals as well.Continue reading Hollyhock’s local offerings return this Spring
On Mother’s Day (May 8), a dozen volunteers removed two pick-up truck loads of debris, from the beach between Hollyhock and Seaford.
“We’ve had a winter’s worth of storms, blowing things up, and this beach that we’re working today from Hollyhock, basically up to Seascape Road. this is a huge collector facing the southeast, the open Strait of Georgia with Victoria, east Vancouver Island and all the Sunshine Coast communities. Anything that gets put in the water ends up right about here,” explained Mike Moore, one of the Friends of Cortes Island (FOCI) volunteers.Continue reading Mothers Day Beach Clean-up on Cortes Island
Hollyhock celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The current CEO, Peter Wrinch, was just seven years old when Rex Weyler and some of his friends founded the leadership center in 1982. In a recent press release Wrinch states the institute’s program for this year, “focuses on our deep desire to heal disconnection with ourselves, each other, and the natural world in this moment.”Continue reading Hollyhock’s 40th year: the disconnection in ourselves, with each other and from the natural world
Since 1982, Hollyhock Learning Centre has offered residential programs on a range of subjects, from music, dance, writing and theatre, to yoga, meditation, leadership, business and self awareness.
This summer, the organization is celebrating its 40th anniversary in operation on Cortes Island.Continue reading Hollyhock Learning Centre CEO looks back on organization’s 40 years, future goals