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Fri, Jun 09


Sasamat Outdoor Centre

Families Retreat

Welcome Summer at an inaugural weekend retreat at the beautiful Sasamat Outdoor Education Centre on the shore of Sasamat Lake

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Families Retreat
Families Retreat

Time & Location

Jun 09, 2023, 4:30 p.m. – Jun 11, 2023, 4:30 p.m.

Sasamat Outdoor Centre, 3302 Senkler Rd, Belcarra, BC V3H 4S3, Canada

About the event

Burquest Jewish Community Associaiton and Kulam BaValley invite Jewish families to a first of it's kind weekend retreat on the shore of the beautiful Sasamat Lake in Belcarra regional park.

Our event offers a perfect opportunity for Jewish families to bond and create unforgettable memories in the great outdoors. It is a great way for families to escape the city without the hassle of pitching a tent or driving long distances. Campers participate in a variety of camp

activities and organized programs for children, adults and the whole family.

We thank that Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver and the connect me in initiative for their generous sponsorship of this event!

Tentative Schedule: 

Check i: 4:30pm

Friday evening: Shabbat potluck dinner with entertainment followed by songs by the bonfire

Saturday morning: breakfast followed by Aleph Bet Yoga / Nature Hike / Map of Israel activity for kids / Archery 

Saturday afternoon: Lunch and free time followed by lake swimming

Saturday evening: Dinner followed by Israeli dancing 

Sunday morning: Breakfast followed by a game of Gagaball 

Sunday afternoon: Lunch and goodbyes 

Checkout: 4pm

Terms and Conditions 


  • The registration will start on May 12, 2023 at 8:00am 
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis, so make sure to secure your spot as soon as the registration starts.
  • The subsidized fee, supported by the Jewish Federation is $125 per person (including children over the age of 3yrs old). Children under the age of 3 are free.
  • Preferred method of payment: full amount online using credit card.  Alternative method: in 2 installments (50%) via e-transfer to
  • Very limited additional subsidy is available for families in need. Please apply at link for qualification approval.
  • Please note that the fee is non refundable, but you can transfer it to another family on the waitlist.
  • Five kosher style meals are included. Friday dinner will be potluck. The facility is a nut free space. If you have any allergies or food restrictions please notify us at your registration form.
  • Sleeping arrangements will be organized by the staff. Each cabin will have a minimum of four people per cabin. There are larger cabins available as well, you may choose another family to share your cabin with. In case of uneven numbers you may need to share your cabin with other families. Please submit your cabin requests and every effort will be made to accommodate your needs.
  • There are no washrooms at the cabins. Public washrooms and showers are available at the common areas.
  • You cannot lock your cabins, please don’t leave valuables at the cabins.
  • You’re not allowed to keep food and drinks at your cabin due to bear hazard. You may use the dining area and the fridge to store your food.
  • Pets are not allowed on the grounds
  • Activities are subject to change based on weather and availibility

Detailed program and additional information will be sent out prior the event date.For additional information and questions please reach out to Regina Lvovski at or Maggie Karpilovski at

We can’t wait to see you there!


  • Subsidized

    +$3.13 service fee
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  • Child (under age 3)

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  • Regular

    +$4.63 service fee
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  • Day Pass - Friday evening

    Join us for a potluck dinner follows by a campfire with songs as the sun sets over Sasamat Lake

    +$0.25 service fee
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  • Day pass - Saturday:

    Join us for Saturday activities 9am-9pm including, swimming, Canoe, collaborative games, crafts and more

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    • $30.00
      +$0.75 service fee
  • Day pass Sunday

    Join us a day of fun from 9am to 3:30pm including Archery, collaborative games, hike and a craft

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    • $20.00
      +$0.50 service fee



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