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Cape Breton In May: You never know who shows up…Europeans, lobsters & eagles…

May is an interesting month here; one of the few times in the year, when guests just seem to arrive without prior reservations.  Many are Europeans who, disliking crowds, prefer to travel in the off-season. At this time, the majority of these travel by van, camper or mega-camper.  This is a phenomenon we’ve observed in other years and we thought we’d acknowledge these brave travelers who venture out not knowing where they will sleep each night or wether they can even find a place that’s open at this time of year.
When they find us, they set up in a spot with […]

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 […]

Service Learning at Cabot Shores 2012

Having reflected in gratitude on the amazing learning and accomplishments of our 2011  Volunteers, we now set forth our vision for 2012.
We are inviting people interested in Service-Learning at Cabot Shores who…

* Wish to live in a community of  people who enjoy working, serving,  learning and growing together
  * Aspire tol bring their kindness, generosity, an open mind, curiosity, skill, willingness, and full participation to everything they are asked to do
 
* Wish to learn about & expeirence Healing Arts such as meditation, Qi Gong, Morning Yoga with the intention of developing or deepening a daily body-mind practice

 
* Will do their […]

A Heartfelt Thank You to our 2011 Interns, Wwoofers, Helpx-ers and other Volunteers!

Our heartfelt Thank You to all the Interns, Wwoofers, Helpx-ers and other Volunteers that helped out at Cabot Shores in 2011. What an amazing team! Well done, we could not have made it without you!!
Here are some of the projects you did for Cabot Shores:
In March, when our firewood supply ran low, an arborist from BC, spent 2 days cutting wood along Indian Brook.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  In May, during the few sunny days that month, two of us put in the seeds for the entire early garden crop; the tipi and yurt were put up, set up and decorated; a new […]