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Cheakamus Centre

Cheakamus Centre Squamish BC

Nature is in session

Established in 1969, Cheakamus Centre is an overnight environmental education facility located on 165 ha of ecological reserve near Squamish, BC. Cheakamus Centre is owned by the North Vancouver School District and offers a wide variety of experiential environmental education programs to children and adults from the Sea to Sky corridor, Metro Vancouver, and beyond. Their renowned overnight field school and cultural programs include nature-based and outdoor activities tied to the new BC curriculum. Educational program offerings also include youth leadership, recreation, and other hands-on experiences intended to instill in young learners a sense of respect and appreciation for the natural world.

Cheakamus Centre hosts visitors from around the globe for celebrations, weddings, retreats, conferences, seminars, camps and workshops throughout the year, including the popular annual Open House when the public is invited to visit the salmon hatchery, farm, Salish longhouse, forest lab as well as explore the many programs Cheakamus Centre has to offer.