Technology, Wilderness, and Creation

Embark on an eight-day voyage in an open rowing/sailing boat in the Gulf Islands as you reflect prayerfully on the nature of place and pilgrimage in the Christian life. Reflect on the writings of those many Christians whose own understanding of God has been focused by the experience of voyaging on the sea. No previous sailing/rowing experience required. This course is offered in partnership with A Rocha Canada, with contributions from Rick Faw and Ruth Des Cotes. Also contributing is Erik Wilkinson, sailing master.

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There are no prerequisites for this course.

Additional Info

Maximum enrollment: 12 credit students. No auditors.

Location: This course takes place off-site, on a boat sailing between the Gulf Islands. 

Additional course fee: $650 CAD.

Special Registration Deadlines:  Because food and boat preparations need to be made in advance, this course has special registration deadlines. The last day to register for this course is Friday, May 10, 2019. The last day to drop the course for 100% tuition refund and additional course fee refund is midnight on Friday, May 10, 2019. The last day to drop the course for 50% tuition refund is 4:30 pm on Friday, June 14, 2019. No refunds will be provided after June 14, but the course may be dropped without refund until Friday, July 5, 2019. 

Full payment is due by Friday, May 10, 2019. If registration and full payment are not received by Friday, May 10, 2019, you may be removed from the course and your spot may be given to the next person on the wait list.

Note: Tuition benefits do not apply to this course.

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