Nature-Based Learning

Boost your skills, further your studies and pursue your dream environmental career. Gain professionally-relevant, hands-on field experience with custom post-secondary courses, seasonal employment, internships and volunteer opportunities.

University Courses & Field Schools

Bring your students to the Millard Learning Centre and develop their research and field science skills as you participate directly in cutting-edge ecological restoration and sustainable land-use projects.

We regularly host day trips and intensive field courses from the following institutions:

  • University of Victoria
  • University of British Columbia
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Western Washington University

Get in touch to see if we’re a good fit for your class.

Volunteer Opportunities, Retreats & Internships

Make a difference for the environment, learn from the best, meet new friends, create lasting memories and build your resume with volunteer opportunities in our sustainable food systems, ecological restoration or environmental education departments. Want to help out as a group? Organize a customized volunteer work-party and retreat on Galiano!

Seasonal Jobs & Internships

Learn from experts in their fields and gain valuable, hands-on experience by working with us! Our past interns and seasonal staff are well equipped to pursue rewarding and interesting careers in the environmental sector. Click here to view current seasonal job and internship opportunities.

Accommodations & Transportation

Extend your educational experience on Galiano Island. Choose from the deluxe Frontcountry Campground or the rustic Backcountry Campground, both located at our private and quiet 188-acre Millard Learning Centre property. Plus, rent our camping gear if you don’t have any.

Trip leaders for K-12 field trips and post-secondary programs will be asked if they would like to book the GCA bus during their booking process. Bus service fees will be added to their invoice accordingly.

Please note that adult workshop participants are responsible for their own transportation.

For special events bus service requests (not related to GCA education programs) please contact our office 250-539-2424 or for more information.

Book Your Trip

We are now booking field trips! Three Ways to Book:

Book Online

Fill out our online field trip
registration form

For pricing click here

Call Us

Speak with our Education staff

Office hours Monday – Friday
9AM – 4PM


Email Us

Email our Education staff

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Education News

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Education Program Questions

Contact Us

Contact our Education Coordinator

10825 Porlier Pass Road Galiano Island BC

Monday to Friday (9:30AM to 4PM)

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