Planting Peace Gathering 2019 brings together a diverse group of young adults (ages 18-30) to spend a week learning about peacebuilding.  

Planting Peace participants have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from the stories of fellow participants
  • Participate in sessions run by experienced peacebuilders
  • Strengthen skills to promote peace in their home communities
  • Spend a week at the beautiful Camp Valaqua
  • Participate in a cross-cultural experience right here in Canada

For more detail, download the information sheet here.


Planting Peace Gathering 2019 will take place April 28 – May 4 2019. Cost to register is $50 (including all food, accommodation, sessions, and transportation from Calgary to camp).  Participants are responsible for transportation to Calgary. Click to Register*.

*Registration closes March 31.  After registering, you will be contacted with instructions on how to pay the registration fee. 


Read more about Planting Peace 2017 here

Visit our Do Your Peace Blog to read reflections written by 2017 participants Walter & NoemyJana and Fadwa.

View photos of 2017 and 2015

Planting Peace Gathering 2019 is a bit different than Planting Peace, but shares the same philosophy and vision.


Planting Peace Gathering 2019 was funded in part by the Alberta Government - Community Initiatives Program Grant. 


For more information, contact Carol at MCC Alberta

MCC Alberta
210, 2946 32 St NE
Calgary, AB T1Y 6J7
Carol McNaughton
MCC Calgary
210, 2946 32 St NE
Calgary, AB T1Y 6J7