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Coloradan sees her first Moose while snowshoeing!

(Yes, as of early May, there is still a bit of snow on Cape Breton, especially in the Highlands) My second day here at Cabot Shores, Nova Scotia; Dr. Paul took me on a snowshoe hike up the Indian Brook Falls North trail so that I could get a better sense of the area. It …

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Cabot Shores Kids

Cabot Shores is home to many kids activities.  Kids love exploring our abundant natural environment…. or how about some fishing…. Or attending an impromptu Birthday party – with cake, of course….. or dare to sleep in  a kid-size tipi…. ….Yolo board with captain Cosmo…. …..kayak with capt’n Cosmo….. ….or how about a game of pool …

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Young Adult Cancer Retreat at Cabot Shores

More than a month later, we, the staff at Cabot Shores, are still basking in the glow of the good energy generated by the courageous and lively participants of Retreat Yourself, the annual retreat of Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC).  Being young (18-35) and living with a cancer diagnosis isn’t easy – mostly it’s a lonely experience. Connecting with other young survivors is essential and that’s what this retreat was about.

During the retreat, participants had the opportunity to share their personal cancer story;  discuss how cancer affects their emotional wellbeing and their relationships; participate in  group acupuncture and art therapy […]

Road Scholar: Culture & Outdoor Adventure on Cape Breton Island

A group of Road Scholars gathered for a series of June of Adventures
at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.  This was
followed by an Intergenerational Program in July.  In September and October, two
more sessions will be at Cabot Shores.
 
For the June retreat, the Road Scholars  hiked to waterfalls and along the Atlantic; had guided experiences
in native Mi’kmaq and Gaelic culture; heard and made live music; ate
local lobster and wood-fired pizza; did Qi Gong and laughing yoga, and learned about the
local wildlife, both from land and on a trip to the Bird Islands, led by
experienced local guides and […]

Pet-friendly Travel, Lodging and Adventure are on the Rise at Cabot Shores

 

Vacation Travel: Pet-friendly Lodging & Adventure on the Rise
 
 
Did you ever feel like you’d like to travel to a special vacation spot and wonder if ALL family members are welcome–your kids,  your pet or both?  Don’t want people to be all snooty about it and for everyone to be at ease. .
More and more often, that  special family member is a dog  and we decided to take our dog Cosmo on a vacation last year, travelling from our own Nova Scotia resort, Cabot Shores on Cape Breton , all the way to a cottage near hot springs in the mountains […]