Outdoor Learning Programs and Schools


As Schools programs may change we have decided not to include details for each program. Please go to their websites to see their different program details. Nature schools programs can vary greatly so please read their information carefully to make sure it is the right program for your family.


Please send us information on other programs or activities so that we can keep updating our site!


Victoria and Area

VICTORIA AND AREA! You are so lucky! Check out the following website to find a comprehensive list of schools, programs and camps that are available in your area. This website is AMAZING:




Here is a list of other programs available on Vancouver Island:


Program Name: Biology Buddies

Age group: 4-6 year olds

Location: Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary, Victoria

Type: after-school



Program Name: Educating Children Outside

Age group: Preschool

Location: Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary, Victoria

Type: preschool



Program Name: Home School Science

Age Group: 7-10 year olds

Location: Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary, Victoria

Type: Home School



Program Name: Monkey Tree Early Years Nature Program

Age group: Preschool

Location: Comox

Type: Preschool



Program Name: Natural Wonders Preschool

Age group: Preschool

Location: Oak Bay

Type: Preschool



Program name: Nature Kindergarten

Age group: Kindergarten

Location: Sangster Elementary School, Sooke

Type: Kindergarten



Program name: Nature Preschool

Age group: Preschool

Location: Westshore area

Type: Preschool



Program name: Stomping in the Mud

Age Group: Preschool


Type: Preschool



Program name: Tree of Life

Age Group: Preschool

Location: Vic West

Type: Preschool



Program name: Victoria Nature School -Victoria's Original Forest School

Age group: Preschool

Location: Mt Douglas Park, Victoria

Type: Preschool



Program Name: Goldstream Nature House

Age group: Various

Location: Goldstream park

Type: After-school



Program Name: Little Nest Preschool

Age group: Preschool

Location: Salt Spring Island BC

Type: Preschool



Program Name: Oak and Orca Bioregional Forest School

Age group: K-7

Location: Mt Douglas Park

Type: Not for profit



Nanaimo and Area:

Program Name: Rathtrevor Beach Nature House

Age group: Various

Location: Rathtrevor Beach

Type: Afterschool and Camp



Program Name: Various Nature and Outdoor Learning Program

Age group: Preschool to 15 years old

Location: Nanaimo Parks and Recreation

Type: After-school and early years



Comox Valley and Area:

Program Name: Beachcomber School

Age group: Preschool through Grade 8

Location: Fanny Bay, B.C.

Type: School and Preschool



Program Name: Hand in Hand Education

Age group: Preschool

Location: Cumberland, BC

Type: Preschool



Program Name: Saltwater Waldrof School

Age group: Preschool through Grade 6

Location: Courtenay (Tin Town)

Type: Preschool and School



Program Name: Wild Sprit Nature Awarness.

Age group: Various

Location: Courtenay

Type: After school



Program Name: Fresh Jewels Learning

Age group: Preschool to High School

Location: Cumberland

Type: After-school and early years



Program Name: Miracle Beach Nature House

Age group: Various

Location: Miracle Beach

Type: Camp, after-school