Elementary School Programs

One-Day Elementary Programs

What a Marine Life (Gr. 3-7)

Journey through a beautiful forest, past a tidal lagoon and along a shoreline, to the intertidal zone where we use nets and buckets to catch and identify amazing creatures. Read more…

Coastal Forests of Pebble Beach (Gr. 5-7)

Students will help restore a plantation forest to a healthy ecosystem—and feel empowered by taking action. Read more…

Quest for the Mountain Top (Gr. 4-7)

 Students will actively engage in restoration through the removal of invasive plants, and discover how Garry Oak meadows can help us adapt to a changing climate. Read more…

The Edible Forest (Gr. 3-7)

Getting their hands dirty in our cutting-edge Forest Garden through activities like planting and harvesting, students will understand the environmental, social and economic significance of sustainable agriculture. Read more…

Overnight Programs 

Galiano Backcountry Experience (3 days, 2 nights: Gr. 4+)

Hike into experiential learning through natural history activities, and gain wildlife awareness. Learn essential camping safety skills as you navigate with a compass through rare coastal old-growth forests. Explore the wild backcountry, in the safety of our large-predator-free island.  Read more…

One day, one night adventure (Gr. 4+)

Choose a full day of eco-educational programs, and then stay round out the experience with an overnight stay at our 188-acre Millard Learning Centre.  Learn more…

Two-day, one-night adventure (Gr. 4+)

Two full days of programming, plus one night camping at the Learning Centre on beautiful Galiano Island. Learn more…

Two-day, two-night adventure (Gr. 4+)

Make it an educational retreat with two full days experiencing Galiano Conservancy’s curriculum-based eco-education programs, with two overnights camping at our one-of-a-kind Millard Learning Centre. Learn more…

Three-day, two-night adventure (Gr. 4+)

Make it an educational retreat with three full days experiencing Galiano Conservancy’s curriculum-based eco-education programs, with two overnights camping at our one-of-a-kind Millard Learning Centre. Learn more…

Getting to Galiano is Easy

Galiano Island is located midway between Vancouver and Victoria, easily accessible via BC Ferries. Walk on, and we’ll meet you on the other side with our school bus. More details here. 

Bursaries Are Available

Bursaries are available, and significantly reduce program fees. Apply here.

Contact Us

(250) 539-2424

reed.osler@galianoconservancy.ca

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