A Rocha field trip at the Brooksdale Environmental Centre


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Brooksdale (Surrey, BC)
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Brooksdale Environmental Centre

>>Brooksdale Environmental Centre

A place of restoration, inspiration, and preparation

The Brooksdale Environmental Centre is a place of transformation. The flagship project of A Rocha Canada, Brooksdale is one of the most dynamic Christian environmental centres in North America. Brooksdale’s 18-acre property is a living lab comprised of forests, a threatened river system, organic gardens, and heritage houses. This unique combination of sensitive wildlife habitat and agricultural land makes Brooksdale more than a showpiece, but a place where critical environmental issues are researched, addressed, and solved. In addition to running a guest house for overnight retreats, we welcome interns and volunteers to join in our work.

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Upcoming Events

Life on a Farm: Day Camp (Surrey, BC)

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Volunteer Day (Surrey, BC)

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Build Your Soil Workshop (Surrey, BC)

July 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Metamorphosis: Day Camp (Surrey, BC)

July 10 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 3:00 pm

The latest news on our projects

The Mutual Blessing of Caring for Creation

June 22nd, 2017|

By Christie Goode, VP of Advancement The Mutual Blessing of Caring for Creation As I have journeyed in learning more, caring more and practising more environmental stewardship, I’ve come to realize [...]

Let the Barn Raising Begin!

June 8th, 2017|

Let the Barn Raising Begin! By Christie Goode, VP of Advancement On May 25th A Rocha Canada hosted 300 guests at a Barn Raiser gala at the Vancouver Convention Centre as part [...]

Poetry and Poly Tunnels: Surrey Students Visit Brooksdale

June 7th, 2017|

A Surrey high school may feel worlds away from the quiet green space found at A Rocha’s Brooksdale Centre, but beautiful things happened when the two worlds collided earlier this spring. The school in question [...]