Group doing workshop exercises at Rock Barra Retreat

Summer Workshops

Each summer we are proud to offer a wide variety of workshops at Rock Barra Retreat. Participants are reminded to bring a brown bag lunch to all events and don’t forget to bring a bathing suit.

August 8, 2018 (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

Island Nature Trust Eco-Systems Exploration

Join Island Nature Trust for an afternoon workshop exploring the great beauty and wildlife at Rock Barra. Explore the four distinct eco-systems at the retreat and identify the abundance of flora and wildlife on the beach and back dunes. Bring a camera and a sketch pad. Open to all ages. Donations welcome. No registration required.

August 10 to 12, 2018

A Weekend Singing Workshop with Teresa Doyle

Singer Teresa Doyle guides participants in finding their natural voices and teaches simple techniques to use the voice as a healing modality. Email for info.

August 26, 2018 (11:00 am to 4:00 pm)

Getting to Know (and Eat) Island Seaplants with Irene Novaczek

Includes introductory lecture, vegetarian lunch with seaplants, beach walk & talk and tips for using seaplants in preventative medicine and skin care. Cost: $40. For more info or to register email

August 31 to September 2, 2018

The Heart Circle with Katlin and Emily Doyle and Shallom Tarzan

A weekend journey into the heart through ceremony and ritual, earth connection, meditation, cacao, and sharing. Cost: $177. To register email

September 8 to 9, 2018

Rejuvenate and Integrate: An Off-Grid Women’s Retreat with Yvette Doucette and Abby Totti

Tapping into our true higher self wisdom and spiritual writing. For additional information and to register email


Take highway #16 east from St Peter’s. When you enter the district of Rock Barra watch for Big Pond road on the left. Go down Big Pond Road for a kilometer. The Road turns sharply to the left. Do not go left. Continue straight and take the second driveway on the left #211. If you are traveling from Souris take the Souris Line Road to hwy #16, turn right, travel two kilometers and watch for the Big Pond Road going down to the shore.

For questions and additional information, email or text (902) 969-0367.

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Core programming funded in part by Innovation PEI and generous private donations.