A Growing Place Early Childhood Centre

Pre-school on a farm.  A Growing Place is a unique early childhood program with space for eight children.


Hans Helgesen Elementary

Our mission at Hans Helgesen Elementary is to create an atmosphere of cooperation and support in which children are respected, nurtured and valued and can make continuous progress.


Marimba Classes

Monday evenings at 4335 Lindholm – Parry Bay Sheep Farm – aka the “big old yellow farmhouse.” These are multi-aged groups classes. (10 years old and up. Maximum 8 per class.) No previous musical experience required, nor do you have to practise at home or own your own instrument. Come join the fun! We are currently registering students for classes which will resume in September.

For an example of the style of music we teach, check out this video of Chikoro Marimba playing at last summer’s “Feast Of Fields.” – Chikoro Marimba


Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts

The Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts has been providing high caliber specialized workshops for artists, teachers and serious adult students since 1984.

Metchosin Preschool

A co-operative preschool in the heart of rural Metchosin.

250-478 - 9241

Pathfinders Design & Technology

Pathfinders Design and Technology designs and manufactures wooden science kits for educational and recreational use.


Pearson College

The College is a two-year, pre-university school for up to 200 students from over 100 countries who live, study and learn together pursuing the International Baccalaureate.

RockyPoint Outdoor Education

Wilderness & Outdoor Training

Swanwick Centre

Swanwick Centre, a retreat centre for spiritual inquiry, offers group events and group retreats with local and international teachers and facilitators, as well as personal study sessions,  a meeting room, accommodation, a fully equipped kitchen, a library and other facilities.  Groups and organizations are also welcome to rent our facility for retreats, workshops, conferences and seminars.
Guests seeking spiritual, healing and wellness retreats have full use of the beautiful grounds which comprise 32 acres of ocean-front property in Metchosin.
250 744-3354


Westmont Montessori

Westmont Montessori School is a local community-minded independent school committed to academic excellence in a caring, learning environment.