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Cabot Shores Becomes Road Scholar Destination on Cape Breton Island

Cabot Shores is excited to announce its affiliation with Road Scholar . Road Scholar is a not-for-profit leader in educational travel since 1975 (founded as Elder Hostel)   offering more than 7,000 educational tours in all 50 states and 150 countries. Alongside local and well-known experts, you can experience as an individual,  or part of a couple, family or  group in-depth and behind-the-scenes learning opportunities, from cultural tours and study cruises to walking, biking and more.
In partnership with Cabot Shores, Road Scholar is offering 2 exceptional programs  which will focus on Cultural & Inter-generational adventures with Cabot Shores as adventure destination […]

Shambhala Meditation Retreat based on “Being Brave, Transforming our World” DVDs

We are pleased to offer a Meditation Weekend based on DVDs of talks by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Acharya Pema Chodron from the Being Brave: Transforming our World retreat held in Halifax last August
This retreat was “aimed at awakening kindness and courage in order to shift the direction of human destiny and bring global change”
 
March 2, 5pm to March 4, noon, 2012
 
* Join us in sitting and walking meditation and contemplation practice
* View the talks on DVD
* Participate in discussion
All are welcome; no meditation experience necessary
 
Shared meals
Private rooms or dorm accommodations available or just attend during the day
 
Cost for retreat […]

First Ever “Retreat Yourself” In Nova Scotia–at Cabot Shores

Young Adult Cancer of Canada (YACC) was founded 17 years ago in Newfoundland.  Its members are 18-35 year old survivors of cancer.
and their first “Retreat Yourself will be held at Cabot Shores.
The mission of YACC is:
“to  build a community of young adults diagnosed with cancer that provides information, support, skills and opportunity”
One of the ways YACC builds community is through retreat.  This year, there’s “Retreat Yourself” West in British Columbia
and “Retreat Yourself” East  in the Maritimes, at Cabot Shores on Cape Breton.
We are pleased to be chosen as their location and will be doing our best to help them to […]

Cabot Shores Spooky Halloween Celebration a Success!

Candy Apples, spooky costumes, bubble chasers and pizza makers were all there at Cabot Shores
to celebrate Halloween. There was pretty a  intense apple bobbing competition along with a team effoert
to carve numerous creepy looking  jack0-lanterns.

 
The main star of the show was our brand new wood fired pizza oven. Everyone was able
to select their own toppings where we had another little competition to see who could make
up the best combination. Personally, I though that Ali, an Iranian friend of Cabot Shores made
the best one! We’re already looking forward to next years Halloween Celebration.
 

 
 

Breast Cancer Action Retreat (Nova Scotians Celebrate at Cabot Shores)

A group of eleven vivacious breast cancer survivors and their supporters participated in the first annual Breast Cancer Retreat at Cabot Shores. The retreat was sponsored by BCANS, Cabot Shores and the Good Health Festival Society of Cape Breton Island.
These women knew how to have fun! and how to stretch their limits (i.e. hiking much longer than they thought they could or participating in a night walk in spite of anxieties of all sorts).
 
Cape Breton women from the Cape Brestoners’ Dragon Boat group easily mingled with city women from Halifax, created good cheer around the dinner table and the bonfire, […]

Breast Cancer Survivor Retreat (S.E.A.R.C.H)

Located on the shores of beautiful Cape Breton, Cabot Shore’s 55 acres of beautifully varied landscape provides the perfect setting for this complete holistic adventure. Spend this weekend with your friends or take the opportunity to get away by yourself, meet new people, and learn new skills. A mix of professionals in the fields of …

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