- A Special Place
- Field Trips
- Lake Louise
- Secondary Schools
- Special School Activities & Events
- Sports & Leisure
- Tofino & the West Coast
Graduation and Prom are special events for grade 12 students in both Qualicum Beach and Parksville. International students completing grade 12 join in celebrations at either Ballenas or Kwalikum Secondary, which include a parade through town and a "red carpet" walk to the evening festivities.
Every year, our International students have the chance to visit the west coast of Vancouver Island and Pacific Rim National Park. Surfing, kayaking, beach combing and taking in the natural and cultural heritage abundant in this region.
Located in the heart of majestic, historic Banff National Park, Lake Louise is truly legendary and offers world class terrain with a 4200-acres ski area. The unique layout allows families and groups of varying abilities to ski together; there are beginner, intermediate and expert runs down from every chair. Beginners and intermediate skiers have access
Whistler BC was home to Vancouver's 2010 Winter Olympics. Along with its neighbouring mountain, Blackcomb, this famous alpine resort attracts thousands of international visitors to its downhill skiing and snowboarding facilities set in one of the most spectacular places in the world.
Qualicum School District is located on the sheltered east coast of central Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada and includes the charming beachfront cities of Qualicum Beach and Parksville. These communities with their wonderful blend of young families and active seniors, combined with the mildest climate in Canada and spectacular natural environment, have created what
We plan a variety of field trip throughout the school year to major centres like Vancouver and Victoria and other popular tourism destinations. Past trips have included visits to Long Beach on Vancouver Island's west coast, world-famous Whistler BC, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics and Seattle Washington's Museum of Flight. There's always something new
Our International Students are welcome to join a variety of highly competitive or “just for fun” sports programs and events offered throughout the Parksville and Qualicum Beach area and through our schools: soccer (football), (American) football, rugby, golf, badminton, volleyball, tennis, lacrosse, basketball, beach volleyball, mountain biking and field hockey.