Field Trip Prices

Program Fees

Accompanying adults on field trips are free of charge. Please note, program fees do not include food or ferry fares. Our bus can be rented if you require on-Galiano transportation.

Single Day Programs – $32/participant

All single day programs, all one price! Join us on Galiano for the day and choose from our many one day programs including Marine Investigations, Future of Food, Coastal Forests of Pebble Beach and more!

Overnight Programs

Our Backcountry Experience and Renewable Energy in Action education programs have overnight options.

Backcountry Experience (3 days, 2 nights) – $149/ participant

Renewable Energy in Action (2 days, 1 night) – $99/ participant

Customizable Overnight Programs

Extend your learning experience on Galiano over multiple days. Choose from any of our single day programs and sleep overnight at the Millard Learning Centre. Perfect for classes looking to learn a variety of topics. Give your students the best-ever social-bonding experience – a fun, class sized sleepover!

1 day, 1 night – $59/participant

2 days, 1 night – $99/ participant

2 days, 2 nights – $119/participant

3 days, 2 nights – $149/ participant

The day(s) and night(s) you want aren’t listed? Contact us!

Overnight program fees cover the cost of day(s) of education programming and the cost of renting the Millard Learning Centre campground and classroom. Click here to learn more about the Millard Learning Centre’s amenities. Overnight program fees do not include camping gear rental (except for Backcountry Experience Program). Click here to view camping gear rental fees.

Bus Transportation Fee

Bus transportation on Galiano: $190/ round-trip*

A round-trip includes transportation from Sturdies Bay ferry terminal to your program location and back. Our bus can accommodate up to 54 small students (3 to a seat) or 36 teenagers/ adults (2 to a seat).

* additional fees may be applied for customized trips.

Payment Policy

Program Deposit: To secure your program date, a 20% deposit payment must be received within 30 days of a booking confirmation (ie. a GCA education staff member has put you in our calendar and you have received an invoice from us). Beyond the 30 days, if no deposit is paid, it is possible that your program date(s) may be given away. 

Program Final Payment: We accept changes to class size number and for bus rental requests up to 3 days (72h) prior to your program start date. Three days prior to your program start date, we will send you a final invoice for the remaining amount owed. Final payments must be paid on or before your program start date. 

Cancellations: All program payments (including your 20% deposit) are fully refundable up to two weeks prior to your program start date. Your 20% deposit will be forfeited for cancellations within two weeks of your program start date. Any amounts additional to your 20% deposit will be reimbursed for cancellations within two weeks of your program start date. 

Accepted Payment Types: We accept cash, cheques or credit card payments. Please note that all credit card payments are subject to a 2.2% credit card processing fee. If you would like to pay in-person with a credit card on your program day please let us know when we send you your final invoice or 3 days (72h) in advance


Need help financing your fieldtrip? Check our our bursary program


Have questions about our prices? Contact our education staff! Office telephone: 250-539-2424;