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When it comes to combining travel with education, adventure with learning, and outdoor discovery with transformative experiences, the majestic west coast of Vancouver Island is full of eye-opening opportunities.Please check back regularly! We will be adding more courses, programs, and events in the coming weeks. You can also sign up for our E-Newsletter and we will keep you informed about west coast learning opportunities.

Our Education Coordinator can assist you to customize your group learning experience. Find out more here, or contact our Education Coordinator.

Marine Basic First Aid + CPR C - March 2024

Occupational First Aid Level 1 (Emergency First Aid + CPR C) - March 2024

Marine Mammals of the West Coast Course - Raincoast Education Society

Marine Mammals of the West Coast - March 2024

SKGABC Sea Kayaking Course in Ucluelet SKILS

SKGABC Level 1 (Day) Guide (Ucluelet) - March 2024

SKGABC Level 3 Guide Workshop in Ucluelet West Coast NEST

SKGABC Level 3 Guide Workshop (Clayoquot Sound) - April 2024

Occupational First Aid Level 1 (Emergency First Aid + CPR C) - April 2024

Paddle Canada Level 2 Instructor Course SKILS in Clayoquot Sound West Coast NEST

Paddle Canada Level-3 Skills (Clayoquot Sound) - April 2024

SKGABC Sea Kayaking Course in Ucluelet SKILS

SKGABC Level 1 (Day) Guide (Ucluelet) - April 2024

SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide in Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound

SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide (Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound) - April 2024

SKGABC Sea Kayaking Course in Ucluelet SKILS

Paddle Canada Level-1 Skills (Ucluelet) - May 2024

Marine Basic First Aid + CPR C - May 2024

Paddle Canada Level 1 Instructor (Ucluelet) - May 2024

SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide Upgrade - May 2024

SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide (Ucluelet & Clayoquot Sound) - May 2024

SKGABC Sea Kayaking Course in Ucluelet SKILS

SKGABC Level 1 (Day) Guide (Ucluelet) - May 2024

Occupational First Aid Level 1 (Emergency First Aid + CPR C) - May 2024

Paddle Canada Level 4 Skills (Quadra Island & Barkley Sound) - May 2024

Paddle Canada Level 3 Skills (Clayoquot Sound) - May 2024

Paddle Canada Level-1 Skills (Ucluelet) - End of May 2024

Paddle Canada Level 2 Instructor Course SKILS in Clayoquot Sound West Coast NEST

Paddle Canada Level-2 Instructor (Ucluelet) - May/June 2024

SKILS Sea Kayak Surfing Tofino

SKILS Surfing in Sea Kayaks - June 1-2, 2024

Seaweeds of the West Coast - June 2024

Paddle Canada Level-1 Skills (Ucluelet) - June 2024

SKILS Sea Kayak Surfing Tofino

SKILS Surfing in Sea Kayaks - June 8-9, 2024

SKILS Advanced Surfing in Sea Kayaks Course in Ucluelet

Advanced Surfing in Sea Kayaks (Ucluelet) - June 2024

SKILS Sea Kayak Surfing Tofino

SKILS Surfing in Sea Kayaks - June 15-16, 2024

SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide (Ucluelet & Clayoquot Sound) - July 2024

Harvesting from the Wild SKILS workshop in Clayoquot Sound

Harvesting from the Wild - July 2024

Sea Kayaking in Clayoquot Sound West Coast NEST

Clayoquot Instructional Tour - August 2024

SKILS Kayak Fishing Touring Level 3 – Clayoquot Sound Expedition

SKILS Kayak Fishing Touring Level 3 – Clayoquot Sound Expedition - August 2024

Saltwater Kayak Fishing – Level 2 - August 2024

Intermediate Expeditions: Tofino to Hot Springs Cove Expedition

Intermediate Expeditions: Tofino to Hot Springs Cove Expedition - August 2024

SKILS Sea Kayak Surfing Tofino

SKILS Surfing in Sea Kayaks - September 2024

SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide Upgrade - September 2024

SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide (Ucluelet & Clayoquot Sound) - September 2024

Paddle Canada Level 2 Instructor Course SKILS in Clayoquot Sound West Coast NEST

Paddle Canada Level-3 Skills (Broken Group Islands) - September 2024

SKGABC Sea Kayaking Course in Ucluelet SKILS

SKGABC Level 1 (Day) Guide (Ucluelet) - October 2024

Bear Safety When Recreating - ongoing

Cedar Weaving Workshop: Custom Group Programs - ongoing

Clayoquot Wild Wildlife and Custom Tours - ongoing

Customized Group Programs: Cedar Coast Field Station - ongoing

Customized Group Programs: Raincoast Education Society - ongoing

Customized Programs: West Coast NEST - ongoing

Grow Local West Coast - Ongoing

Navigation for Paddlers and Boaters - Ongoing

Image of youth learning about a whale bone on a rainbow towel. Photo Credit: Melissa Renwick

Ocean Literacy Program - Ongoing

Sea State for Paddlers and Boaters - Ongoing

Weather for Paddlers and Boaters - Ongoing

Wild Origins: Forage & Feast Culinary Adventures - Ongoing

Wildlife Awareness & Safety - Level 1 Certificate - ongoing

Nature Kids Programs - ongoing

Conservation of Amphibians in Coastal BC - ongoing

Customized Group Programs: Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum - ongoing

Customized Group Programs: Ucluelet Aquarium - ongoing

Photography Lessons with Professional Wildlife Photographer - ongoing