The Seventh Annual Family & Youth Convention
The Eighth Family & Youth Convention, May 19-21, 2018 (Victoria day long weekend),
under the Guidance of our Honorable Bishop Mina

We will be honored and blessed to have Father Paul Baky Mikhail as our guest speaker.
Father Paul serves at Saint Verena and the Three Holy Youth (Coptic Center) in Orange
County, California.

St. George Coptic Orthodox Church

Mickael Bassilious

Mickael Bassilious is going to give presentations to the youth. He is a deacon at the St. Mary & St. John Church in Pleasanton, California

About the convention
  • Spring 2018 Family & Youth Convention, all ages.
  • Hotel: Mountain Retreat Hotel.
  • Program: Arabic program for adults, English program for youth (11 years and older).
  • Contact if you have any questions about the convention.
  • Registration: Registration involves two steps, please do both of them on the same day, it will make it easier to organize the registration process:
    • Click on the "Register" button below and pay $30 to cover breakfast for 2 days, for the whole family and meeting rooms cost. Everybody should reserve on the website at least one month before the convention. People who didn’t reserve on the website may go to the hotel and find their reservation cancelled.
    • Call the hotel and give them your information, credit card number and any additional requests. Please mention to them that you are with St. George Church to get the discounted rate.
Family Retreat 2016 Registration REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Mountain Retreat Hotel
38922 Progress Way, Squamish BC, V8B 0K5
Phone: +1 604 815-0883 
  • Nightly rate: $109.99 (plus tax) for a room that has 2 queen beds.
  • This price is for 4 adults or 2 adults and 1 or 2 children. A baby is counted as a person. 
  • Cancellation policy: In case of emergency, you can cancel at least one week prior to the convention date without losing your deposit by sending an email to the hotel. You must also email or call Mrs. Mary Elmasry at (604) 719-1783. If you cancel within the final week, you will lose the total amount for 2 nights. 
  • No shows will be charged for two nights.
  • Rooms: All rooms have 2 queen beds, a small fridge and a microwave and sleep maximum 4 people. Babies are counted as one person.
  • There is limited number of rooms reserved. Please reserve your room early to guarantee the discounted rates.
  • There is a minimum stay period of 2 nights.
  • Parking: Complimentary
  • Pet fee: $25 per night
  • WIFI: Complimentary.
  • Amenities: Meeting Room, Exercise room, Pool, Hot tub,  Laundry Room and a Restaurant on site.​