in a bowl of mountaintops under soaring Douglas fir by the water’s
edge in Kaleden BC you’ll discover what traveling people
have found here for millennia, a calm and soothing place to
relax, rejuvenate and rediscover themselves.
Against a backdrop of gently rolling South Okanagan hills,
grass and sage scent the air and soothe the soul. New flowers
bloom almost daily and beckon the hiker or walker to stop and
take it in with a moment’s pause or a photograph for a
Species of birds will twitter and tweet messages to you all
day long. (there’s no cell phone service or High Speed
Internet or television, just regular Internet and phone) We
believe the TV will lie to you all night long, the bonfire never
will. We bonfire.
Clear blue skies in the day make way for clear dark skies at
night presenting an unimaginable skyscape which rivals some
of the darkest viewing spots on Earth.
We offer a place where people with different abilities and disabilities
can realize and achieve their goals and objectives in a setting
which is positively reinforcing by its very nature. Towering
trees provide sheltering shade in the Okanagan heat, and generate
sounds that the soul can connect to as the winds whistle through
Easy or moderate walks around the grounds get your muscles
and breathing to work. Tens of thousands of acres of Crown Land
are accessible within ten minutes drive for biking, hiking,
chasing cows, four-wheeling if desired, screaming and yelling.
Simple accommodations are the hallmark of our Sanctuary. We
want you outdoors.