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Friday, September 28 8:30 am to Sunday, September 30, 2:00 pm
Come for 1, 2, or all three days!
Cowichan Lake Education Centre, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Our Fall 2018 Inclusive Leadership Co-operative Annual Gathering is sure to be another wonderful opportunity for networking, learning, exploring, and celebrating! We invite EVERYONE involved in or interested in becoming involved in Inclusive Leadership! Come for 1,2, or all 3 days to experience and share the multitude of ways Inclusive Leaders are transforming communities by embracing diversity.
- We invite you to bring your family, friends, colleagues and groups: students/teachers, leaders/youth, new leaders/experienced leaders.
- This inter-generational/intercultural event is a GREAT leadership development opportunity for staff, volunteers, high-school and university students
- We invite returning Inclusive Leaders to facilitate participatory workshops and activities that will involve us in exploring your Inclusive Leadership work in the world.
“We are part of a world-wide movement made up of individuals and groups who care about people and the planet in ways that are life-enriching and life-sustaining. We look forward to learning with and from everyone who attends the gathering.”(Kix Citton, ILC Founding Member).
Where: Cowichan Lake Education Centre, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada is on 44 acres of forested lakefront with delicious meals, a variety of accommodation, a beautiful beach, lots of trails, and plenty to do in the area.
When: Dates in June 2018 will be set soon.
Who is Inclusive Leadership for? If you are wondering whether or not you are part of the Inclusive Leadership Community, you already are. Every single person who values safety, respect, equality and joy has a vital role to play in building welcoming and inclusive communities based on embracing differences as gifts that enrich our world. Inclusive Leadership is for individuals. families, and groups. Government, non-profits, schools, co-operatives, and businesses are invited to send adults and youth. Inter-generational groups of adults, youth and children are encouraged to register.
Activities and Workshops:
Our 2018 Agenda will be posted in early September.
Friday, September 28 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm will be a Continuing Education and Pro-D Day full of excellent Inclusive Leadership workshops offered by experienced Inclusive Leaders.
From 4:00 Friday Sept 28 to 2:00 pm Sunday Sept 30 there will be diverse opportunities for exploring, sharing, and celebrating the many different ways Inclusive Leadership are transforming our communities in inclusive, welcoming and life-enriching ways by embracing diversity.
To get an idea of what will be offered:
Click here for a look at our Agenda from 2017: Overview Agenda 2017
Click here for descriptions of workshops and facilitators from 2017.
The Inclusive Leadership Co-operative keeps costs as low as possible by running on the spirit of generosity. You may have heard the “stone-soup” story where the inhabitants of a poor village managed to make a tasty and nourishing pot-luck soup by everyone contributing a little bit of this and a little bit of that. We apply this stone-soup metaphor to cover the costs of our Inclusive Leadership Gathering so that everyone who wants to come can come.
- Each person coming is asked to contribute what you can comfortably afford toward the costs of food and accommodation
- The Inclusive Leadership Co-operative seeks financial support from generous people and organizations who value diversity.
- We ask participants to seek financial support from your employer, family, school, community organizations you belong to, service clubs and socially responsible businesses.
We invite you to keep the spirit of generosity and the stone soup story in mind as you review these costs for our September 28 to 30 Inclusive Leadership Gathering and decide what is comfortably affordable for you and the people you are bringing with you. We also appreciate everyone’s help with fund-raising, seeking sponsorships and helping sponsor people who face financial barriers. We have found over and over again that by all of us sharing the spirit of generosity in these ways, we always manage to cover the costs for everyone who wants to come.
Here are the costs for adults. Costs for youth are 1/2 these adult fees. Costs for children are 1/3 these adult fees.
All Inclusive Costs for 3 days and 2 nights from 9 am Friday, Sept 28 to 2:00 pm Sunday Sept 30 include 7 delicious meals, 2 nights comfortable accommodation, all materials and supplies, and life-guards at our beautiful Cowichan Lake Education Centre venue.
- Commuting: $250
- Dormitory: $325
- Shared room: $375
- Private room: $475
The cost for 2 days is $100 plus $25 per meal plus accommodation
- Not staying overnight: no extra cost
- Dormitory: $40
- Shared room: $70
- Private room: $125
The cost for 1 day or part of one day is $75 plus $25 per meal
All generations are welcome: The inter-generational aspect of Inclusive Leadership is so rewarding! We welcome groups of children/youth and adult mentors to come together. We also welcome post-secondary students and young adults to come on your own.
Child-Minding: We will support you with child-minding by offering active child-and-youth-friendly alternatives to choose during workshop sessions. Inclusive Leadership Gatherings can easily include your whole family age 0 to 90!
Diverse Abilities: Our diverse abilities are gifts that enrich our communities and the wider world! Cowichan Lake Education Centre is a very accessible venue and Inclusive Leaders know that sharing leadership is the key to planning for an accessible and meaningful experience for everyone. Please phone or email us to discuss whatever accommodations and supports you require for yourself or someone who is coming with you.
Photos from some of our past Inclusive Leadership Gatherings