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come alive


Grow, Transform and Connect



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Come Alive is an opportunity for revitalizing your life, discovering and activating your resources and realizing your full potential in your personal

and professional life.


Find out what participants say about their experience of Come Alive in the video below.



Come Alive is for you if you want to:

  • Experience the juiciness of living life more fully.
  • Deepen your self knowledge and move beyond self-imposed limits.
  • Open to and express deeper dimensions of feeling in ways which enhance your life and relationships.
  • Gain valuable insights to strengthen your health and well-being.
  • Learn and practice a transformative paradigm for communicating
  • Rediscover joy and meaning in life.
  • Expand your capacity for harmonious, loving and fulfilling relationships



Participants learn and practice the Haven models of communication, relationship and self-responsibility and are offered a range of opportunities for personal learning. In addition to group activities and discussions, some participants may be offered a time for individual experience, including breath and body work, gestalt, psychodrama and other forms. There will be a welcome orientation on the first night of the program starting at 7pm.  


Come Alive is part of the core curriculum of The Haven. Created more than 30 years ago by The Haven's founders Bennet Wong and Jock McKeen, Come Alive remains as impactful as ever, providing understanding and experience that will empower you to transform your life.


Read about the history of Come Alive written by its creators, Bennet Wong and Jock McKeen.


People who take Come Alive have experienced transformation in their professional as well as personal lives. Come Alive provides take home tools to improve communication and relating, which can assist in conflict resolution, team building and leadership. If you would like your employer or professional body to support your taking Come Alive, you may find this description of the program useful. 


Faculty: Come Alive is led by Haven core faculty members, who are among the most gifted leaders, educators and group facilitators in the world. They have all trained at The Haven and have many years' experience leading Come Alive and other programs.


Come Alive programs planned for 2016:

(Registration for 2016 programs will open in October 2015)

Jan 1-6: Linda Nicholls, David Raithby
Jan 24-29: Ian Curtin, Wendy Huntington
Feb 14-19: Carole Ames, Toby Macklin
Mar 6-11: Susan Clarke, CrisMarie Campbell
Mar 20-25: David Raithby, Cathy McNally
Apr 10-15: Ian Curtin, Susa Holt
May 1-6: Leslie Whyte, Cathy Wilder
May 22-27: Linda Nicholls, David Raithby
Jun 5-10: Toby Macklin, Jane Olynyk
Jun 26 - Jul 1: Carole Ames, Wayne Dodge
Jul 18-23: Gillian Enright, LaCroix
Aug 8-13: Susa Holt, Wendy Huntington
Aug 29 - Sep 3: Susan Clarke, CrisMarie Campbell
Sep 18-23: Leslie Whyte, Cathy Wilder
Oct 9-14: Gillian Enright, Jane Olynyk
Oct 30 - Nov 4: Linda Nicholls, TBA
Nov 20-25: Cathy McNally, Wenshwu Lee



2015 Dates:

Sep 20-Sep 25 Wayne Dodge, Wendy HuntingtonRegister
Oct 11-Oct 16 Leslie Whyte, Cathy WilderRegister
Nov 1-Nov 6 Linda Nicholls, David RaithbyRegister
Nov 22-Nov 27 Ian Curtin, Susa HoltRegister


Tuition: $1085 (Accommodation and meals extra.)


Early Bird Tuition: $985

To be eligible register and pay in full at least two weeks in advance.


Accommodation and Meals
The Haven offers a range of comfortable rooms and suites. All accommodation is designed to be shared by two or more people, though private rates are available. We make every effort to meet the needs of all our guests, but cannot guarantee specific rooms. Rates include three buffet-style meals per day.


There are three types of room: Basic, Forest view, and Ocean view.
Find out more about accommodations.


If you have any questions or would like further information about this program, please contact the registrars by email or call 1 800 222 9211 ext 1.


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Your tuition may be tax deductible

The Haven is a certified educational institute and is registered with the BC Private Career Training Institutions Agency. All eligible participants will receive a T2202A in January. For more information contact the registrars:


Phone:     1 800 222 9211 ext 1

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