K-12 Field Trips on Galiano Island

Spark curiosity and build lifelong memories with immersive, nature-based field trips on Galiano Island.

Flexible single day and overnight options are available with a variety of BC curriculum-linked environmental learning activities that we have proudly developed over the past 22 years.

Backcountry Experience

SINGLE DAY or OVERNIGHT (Grades 4-12) Step into Galiano’s wilderness and unveil the mysteries of rare Douglas-fir ecosystems as you master the basics of hiking, camping and outdoor survival. With three program length options, “Backcountry Experience” is perfect for nature-newbies and seasoned…
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Build Your Own Overnight Adventure

OVERNIGHT (Grades – Variable) Designed for the undecided, the “Build Your Own Overnight Adventure” let’s you mix and match different single day programs and includes overnight accommodations at the Millard Learning Centre.
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Coastal Forests of Pebble Beach

SINGLE DAY (Grades 4-12): Somebody yell timberrrr! Clear cuts, plantations and mature forests – learn about Galiano’s logging history, help with hands-on forest restoration and discover how forests fight climate change as you hike among the coastal forests of Pebble Beach.
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Field Trip Prices

Discounts available for field trips exceeding 3 nights stay! Please contact us for more information. Booking Your Field Trip We are now booking 2023 in-person field trips! Three Ways to Book Call Us Speak with our Education staff Office hours Monday –…

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Food Forest Wonderland

SINGLE DAY (Grades K-12) Buzz around the Millard Learning Centre’s Food Forest among native pollinators and a diversity of colourful, edible and medicinal plants. Get your hands dirty while engaging in permaculture gardening, hot composting and pollinator habitat protection.
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Marine Investigations

SINGLE DAY (Grades K-12) Did you know that sea stars have an eye on each arm? Or that barnacles eat with their feet? Grab your gumboots and your specimen buckets to discover the amazing adaptations of rocky shore intertidal creatures in their…
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Native Plant Inspirations

SINGLE DAY (Grades K-12) Experience the healing power of the forest and explore the world of native plants through touch, smell and taste. Learn how to ethically harvest wild food and medicine plants yourself and make herbal remedies to take home.
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Quest for the Mountain Top

SINGLE DAY (Grades 4-12) Watch raptors soar, and soak up breathtaking views of the Trincomali Channel from Galiano’s tallest peak. Mount Galiano is home to a Garry Oak ecosystem; an ecosystem found nowhere else in Canada besides BC’s south coast. Discover the…
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Renewable Energy in Action

SINGLE DAY or OVERNIGHT (Grades 3-12) Learn about renewable energy technology, your own sustainable energy consumption habits and how energy relates to ecosystem health and climate change. This STEM-focused program will get participants’ brains ticking as they experiment to generate their own…
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Costs per group for day and overnight programs.


How to get here, what to bring, how to prepare.


We can offer financial help to groups in need!


Email us at bookings@galianoconservancy.ca to book!

Travel with Ease


BC Ferries and GCA school bus rental information

Millard Learning Centre Accomodations

Extend your educational experience on Galiano Island. Choose from deluxe Frontcountry or rustic Backcountry campgrounds both located at our quiet 188-acre Millard Learning Centre property.

Printable Guides

K-12 Field Trips Brochure

Short & sweet guide on field trips options & fees.

Info Package

Everything you need to know about travel, what to bring, safety & accommodations. A great wholistic guide to send to parents wanting more info.

Fun for Teachers Too!

Build professionally-relevant skills in outdoor education, hang out and learn from other teachers and explore Galiano Island during our three day Pro-D workshop.


Monday – Friday | 9AM – 4:30PM

GCA Office: 250-539-2424




10825 Porlier Pass Road
Galiano Island, BC
V0N 1P0


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