Summer 2017 Family Retreat
Summer 2017 Family Retreat, August 5-7, 2017 (BCday long weekend),
under the Guidance of our Honorable Bishop Mina

His Grace Bishop Youssef

We will be blessed with the presence of His Grace Bishop Youssef.
Since 1995, His Grace is the first Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States..

St. George Coptic Orthodox Church

  Father Paul Guirgis from St. Mary & St. Athanasius in Mississauga, Ontario

  Chris Stefanos is a deacon at St. Timothy and St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church in Washington DC.

About the retreat
  • Summer 2017 Family Retreat, all ages.
  • Hotel: Harrison Lake Hotel, Harrison Hot Springs
  • 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 the whole family. Everybody should reserve on the website at least one month before the event. 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 specify the type of room you want and mention to them that you are with St. George Church to get the discounted rate.
Family Retreat 2016 Registration
Harrison Lake Hotel
190 Lillooet Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs, BC
Phone: +1 604 796 5555 or +1 888 265 1155
  • Nightly rate: $130 (plus tax) for all rooms.
  • These prices are for 2 adults and 1 or 2 children under the age of 18. The third and forth adult 19 and over will pay each $10 per night.
  • Cancellation policy: In case of emergency, you can cancel your booking at least one month prior to the event date without losing your deposit by sending an email to the hotel. You must also email or call Mrs. Mary Elmasry at (604) 942-0702. If you cancel within the final month, you will lose the total amount for 1 night. 
  • No shows will be charged for one night.
  • Rooms: There are different types of rooms.
    • One queen bed that sleeps two people
    • Two queen beds that sleeps four people
    • One king and a sofa bed that sleeps four people
  • 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: Underground parking is $10 per night per car
  • Pet fee: $25 per night
  • WIFI: Complimentary.
  • Amenities: Meeting Rooms, Hot Tub, Exercise Room and Laundry Room.
  • You can obtain a free pass from the hotel's reception to access the swimming pool across the road