Personal Development

Go deeper in your voyage of self-discovery and have a life-changing adventure on the wild, rugged west coast of British Columbia. There’s an unforgettable aha! moment for you here, right around the next corner. New courses and programs are being added weekly. Check back for new info! For individual or group custom learning experiences, please contact our Education Coordinator.

Kate Rubin Public Performance for writers Workshop

Public Performance for Writers Workshop - April 2024

Art of Hosting West Coast NEST Clayoquot Biosphere Trust

The Art of Hosting - April 2024

Birds of the West Coast - 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

Bottom Dwellers Freediving Course

Freediver Course - May 2024

SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide (Ucluelet & Clayoquot Sound) - 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

Marine Invertebrates of the West Coast Raincoast Education Society

Marine Invertebrates of the West Coast - 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

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 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

Customized Group Programs: Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum - ongoing

Customized Group Programs: Ucluelet Aquarium - ongoing

Photography Lessons with Professional Wildlife Photographer - ongoing