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THE 20th  ANNUAL SELF ADVOCACY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE:

Workshops and Networking

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Place:   Camp Luther Retreat Centre

9311 Shook Road, Mission, BC, Fraser Valley

 

Date:   November 1st – November 3rd, 2019

4:30 p.m. Friday to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Sunday

 

Cost:  $270 (price includes tax)

per person includes: 2 nights and 3 days accommodations, healthy meals,  registration, all workshops, recreation, and FUN.

Why:  To learn more about:  Self Advocacy; community safety; YOUR Rights; healthy relationships; becoming leaders in your own Community; etc.

 

If you have any questions, please call & register with the Coordinator Gregg Schiller at 604-868-7001

or by e-mail at: GreggSchiller@shaw.ca

 

               Registration Deadline:  October 12, 2019

Please make cheques payable to Gregory Schiller and write on the cheque that it is

for the Self Advocacy Leadership Retreat.  Please mail Registration forms and cheques in advance to:

Gregory Schiller at: 2545 Napier Street, Vancouver, BC, V5K 2W4

 

 

Click Here to download the Registration Form

REGISTRATION FORM     

                                               November 1. 2019 – November 3, 2019

20th ANNUAL SELF ADVOCATE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

                                   

                          

Name: _____________________________________________________________

 

Address: ______________________________________________________________________

 

Phone: ____________   Fax: _____________  E-mail: ________________

 

Emergency Contact Name & Number: ____________________________

 

Food Allergies/Intolerances:  ____________________________________

(PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU NEED SUPPORT IN TAKING MEDICATIONS AND IT WILL BE PROVIDED) ______________________________________

 

Which days will you be attending the workshops?

 

Friday, November 1/19                       ____________


Saturday, November 2/19                   ____________

 

Sunday, November 3/19                      ____________

 

Will you be staying overnight on:

 

Friday, November 1/19                       _____________

 

Saturday, November 2/19                   _____________

 

 

The cost is $270 (price includes tax) for the full overnight package including: 2 nights of accommodations, food for 3 days, workshops, recreation, etc. 

The cost is only $135 (price includes tax) to participate for the entire weekend including all meals ONLY if you are NOT staying overnight at the Camp Luther Retreat Centre located at  9311 Shook Road, Mission , BC, Fraser Valley. 

 

NO REFUNDS FOR BOOKINGS THAT ARE CANCELLED LESS THAN A WEEK BEFORE THE EVENT.  DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATIONS IS OCTOBER  22, 2019.

 

For more information please contact: Gregg Schiller by phone at: 604-868-7001 or by e-mail at:  GreggSchiller@shaw.ca

 

PLEASE MAIL CHEQUES AND REGISTRATION FORMS TO:

Gregory Schiller

2545  Napier Street

Vancouver, BC, V5K 2W4 

 

 

 

 

Click Here to download the Checklist

CHECKLIST

for the 20th Annual Self Advocacy Leadership Retreat at Camp Luther Retreat Centre

 

THANK YOU for registering for this important and fun Leadership event for self advocates.

The Camp Luther Retreat and Conference Centre offers the following for your convenience:

 

Healthy meals plus evening snacks

 

Beds in dorm room set up

 

Hospitality

 

Nightly Bonfires for Sing-a-Longs and Marshmallow Roasts

 

TV for watching DVD movies only

 

 

YOU WILL NEED TO BRING:

 

I.D.  (Identification cards in case of emergency)

 

Comfortable Clothes for various weather

 

Medications (if you take them)

 

All your own Toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, shampoo, & deodorant, etc.)

 

Bedsheets & Blankets or Sleeping Bags AND Pillows

 

(If you have incontinent issues, please bring your own Depends and plastic sheets to protect the mattresses) 

 

Towels and Face Cloths

 

 

 

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20th ANNUAL SELF ADVOCACY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

 

NOVEMBER 1st – NOVEMBER 3rd, 2019 at Camp Luther Retreat Centre

Facilitation throughout this event provided by Gregg Schiller, Arlene Schouten, plus guest speakers

AGENDA

 

Friday, November 1, 2019

 

5:00 pm       Everyone arrives at Camp Luther

 

                   WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

 

Gregg Schiller and Arlene Schouten will go over the Ground Rules and how we can all live and work together this weekend to make this a strong supportive community for the weekend.

                       

6:00 pm      COMMUNITY DINNER

 

7:30 pm      20TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY FOR SELF ADVOCACY LEADERSHIP RETREAT

 

8:00 pm      BONFIRE/MARSHMALLOW ROAST

                            

                   Join us for a Sing-a Long Bonfire.  We will be joined by a member of Courage’s musical band, Devin Modugno, on the guitar by the campfire.  We will also roast marshmallows with our friends.     

 

10:00 pm    QUIET TIME

 

Relax inside the Retreat Centre and hang out with new friends.  We can also watch DVD movies on TV.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

 

9:00 am –

9:45 am     Breakfast will be served in the Dining Hall and staff will be available to serve you

 

 

9:45 am        WELCOME and Opening Remarks by Ross Chilton, who is in charge of CLBC (Community Living BC).  He will congratulate us on our 20th Anniversary of the Self Advocacy Leadership Retreat and tell us about the future for Community Living services.

 

                  

 

Workshop #1:  Diversity in our Communities

 

10 am            Guest Scott Howe from the Special O Inclusive Health Coalition will get our input on getting better access to health care and overall quality of life.

 

10:45 am –

12:45 pm    Workshop #2:  SelfAdvocateNet.com

 

Self Advocate leader Bryce Schaufelberger and Jessica Humphries, the Self Advocacy Coordinator for CLBC, will show you the new changes to the #1 self advocacy website in the world developed from the very 1st Self Advocacy Retreat 20 years ago.  You will have opportunities to give your recommendations and feedback to improve the website more. 

 

                  

1:00 pm      COMMUNITY LUNCH

 

2:00 pm       Workshop #3: STOP BULLYING & SEXUAL HARRASSMENT

                            

                   Guest Speakers Counsellor Dorothy Hyslop and members of the Burnaby Self Advocacy Group will talk with us about how to deal with Bullies in various forms and ways in our lives and provide you with a copy of their new plain language booklet called “Stop Bullying”.  We will learn hot to deal with these uncomfortable situations and how we can recognize and celebrate healthy relationships in our lives.   

 

3:30 pm      BREAK

 

3:45 pm      Workshop #4:  DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST BULLIES

 

Guest Von Barillo will teach us how to defend ourselves against Bullies in all kinds of situations.  Von will show us various ways to defend yourself no matter what type of disability you have.

 

5:00 pm        BREAK

 

6:00 pm      Community Dinner

 

7:30 pm      Workshop #5: The SELF ADVOCACY GAME SHOW:

                   STAR WARS EDITION

 

Join your favourite game show hosts Darth Vader and Princess Leaia for your favourite TV show THE SELF ADVOCACY GAME SHOW.  This requires full audience participation.  Come dressed in your Halloween costumes (if you want to) and enjoy the game show.

 

8:30 pm      HALLOWEEN PARTY

                  

                   We will celebrate Halloween and have a party after the GAME SHOW.

 

9:00 pm      BONFIRE/MARSHALLOW ROAST

Join us for a Bonfire.  Sing by the campfire and roast marshmallows with all your friends and tell Ghost Stories        

 

10:00 pm    QUIET TIME

                        Relax inside with our new friends

Sunday, November 3, 2019  

 

9:00 am

– 10:00 am  Breakfast is available with staff to serve you

 

10:00 am       Workshop #6:  ZUMBA FITNESS

– 10:45 am 

INSPIRE ME FITNESS will have a Fitness Instructor show us how to stay in shape through the   fun ZUMBA routine.  Wear comfortable clothes in the morning for this workshop.

 

10:45 am-     Workshop #7:  Healthy Relationships

11:15 am             

Burnaby self advocate Gerry Juzenas will share with us successful strategies for going out on a date and on keeping healthy relationships. 

 

11:15 am-   Workshop #8: Laughter is Healthy Medicine

11:45 pm       

Kamloops self advocate Krystian Shaw will share his comedy show act with us and also share updates on his self advocacy work which won him a WOW Award from CLBC.         

 

11:45 am    GOOD BYES and Rides Home

 

 

 

 

 

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