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Summer Learning 

Locations and courses are subject to change. Specific courses will be listed starting in April 2023. 
See our Registration page for a preliminary listing of 2023 courses

For assistance logging in to your profile ("account"), please contact our office at 604-936-4261.



Program Program Details Schedule Locations
Subject to change
Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Skill Building

Elementary registration opens at 6:00am Tues May 2

Middle & Secondary registration opens at 6:00am Fri May 5
Click here for details about:
Elementary Skill Building 
Middle Skill Building 
Secondary Skill Building
July 11 - 28, 2023
Times vary by program, see Program pages for specific times.
Aspenwood Elementary

Bramblewood Elementary

Glen Elementary

James Park Elementary

Kilmer Elementary

Miller Park Elementary Community School

Porter Street Elementary

Smiling Creek Elementary

Hillcrest Middle

Kwayhquitlum Middle

Scott Creek Middle

Click here for Registration Info
Secondary Academic Completion ("Remedial")

By referral from home school only - see below for referral form
Click here for details
July 11 - 28, 2023
8:30-11:30AM & 12:00-3:00PM
Charles Best Secondary

Click here for Registration Info
Advanced Credit (High Credit Credit)

Registration opens at 6:00am Wed May 10
Click here for details
July 5 - August 10, 2023 (Monday July 31 is a non-instructional day;  Monday August 7 is the BC Day holiday)
8:00-11:30 AM and 12:00- 3:30 PM
Charles Best Secondary

Gleneagle Secondary

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Fast Track (Online Blended)

Registration opens at 6:00am Wed May 10

Click here for details
Fast Track combines twice weekly face-to-face classes with online learning and online tutorial support:
Courses with Tuesday/Thursday classes:  July 6 - Aug 10, 2023
Courses with Wednesday/Friday classes:  July 5 - Aug. 9. 2023
Charles Best Secondary

Gleneagle Secondary

Click here for Registration Info



Please check back here for updates and info about Summer Learning 2023!  

Tuition Free
All summer courses are tuition free to any student who has BC residency, which includes:

  • Students enrolled in SD43 schools who are not International students
  • Students not enrolled in SD43 schools (i.e., enrolled in independent schools) who provide sufficient documentation. 

Please note that some specialty courses as well as most full-credit Math and Science courses will charge a $35 materials or workbook fee upon registration.  Click on the specific class name for details. 
For further info check our Fees page and Refunds page

Registration dates and how to register:
 Registration page  

How to find the courses you want:
Effective April 1/23, under the Browse menu at the top left, select Summer Learning, then select the category that applies to you.  Or... Use the search field in the top right corner to search by course title.

See our Registration page for a preliminary listing of 2023 courses

We do not keep waitlists for any summer courses.  I
f you do not get the course you want, keep checking back on our website.  In some cases additional course sections will be added.   Spaces will open up anytime between now and early July as students cancel their registrations

Phone our office at 604-936-4261 to check on course availability

Volunteer Opportunities:
Applications for high school-aged and adult-aged volunteers will be accepted starting in late April.  Check back here for the application form.

Afternoon Camps:
Most elementary and middle sites will host afternoon camps run by outside providers (e.g., Parks & Rec).  Check out the Summer Camps page for information as it becomes available.

International Students:
Only International non-funded students who are currently in Kindergarten through Grade 8 can enroll in Summer Learning courses (i.e., Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Skill Building).  See our Fees page.  International students (currently in Kindergarten through Grade 8) who register for Summer Learning courses will be contacted for payment after registering.  If you are unsure whether or not you are an International student, please check your status with your home school.

International students currently in Grade 9-12 should visit the International Education Summer Program website for information about summer courses.   

Out of District / Non-SD43 students:
Students who are not enrolled in SD43 schools are welcome to register in any of our courses.  When you've created your profile you will be contacted for BC residency documentation, which once approved enables you to register for free.

SOYL/Self-Efficacy 10
SOYL Program (Self-Efficacy 10/11) at Millside Centre. 
Tuesday July 4 through Thursday August 10 2023, 9am to 3:30pm Mondays to Thursdays.

  • Are you a student who is entering Grade 10  or 11 and interested in nature, first peoples knowledge, and good food?  Join Fresh Roots for a unique 6-week summer leadership and employment program.
  • Based out of the Suwa’lkh program at Millside Centre in Coquitlam, the SOYL program empowers youth to steward our schoolyard farm and forest.  The focus is on learning, community building, and growing “Good Food for All”. 
  • You will also complete a full four-credit course in a locally developed course, Self-Efficacy 10 or Self-Efficacy 11Students will be assigned to the Grade 10 or Grade 11 version based on their grade level.  Self-efficacy is about believing in and refining your ability to achieve something.  In the Self-Efficacy course, students will develop interpersonal and teamwork skills as they work in the SOYL food growing and marketing program.  Students will further develop their communication, self-regulation, and decision-making skills, while also engaging in goal-setting activities.  Course activities and assignments will be integrated into the daily work and tasks in the SOYL program.  Upon program completion, students will receive full credit and a final mark on their school transcript (If you have already completed these two courses, contact Murray Peters, Summer Learning Principal, to discuss an alternative arrangement for course credit)

Click here for the application form:  Applications are being accepted until April 15, 2023.   Please apply only if you are committed to the entire 6-week program and completing course assignments.If you have any questions about the SOYL Program and Self-Efficacy Gr 10/11 Course, please email or phone Fresh Roots at 778 764 0344 ext 102

Need to cancel your registration?

To cancel your registration PRIOR to the course starting, please e-mail (be sure to include the student's full name and the course name and number in the e-mail).

In order to withdraw from a course AFTER the course has started, please visit the office at your Summer Learning school site.

Click here for details. 

SD43 Summer Learning partners with the following organizations:

Fresh Roots:  the SOYL program is one of Summer Learning's courses.    
Fresh Roots

Summer Learning is a proud fundraising sponsor of Tri-Cities 
Kidsport BC.  Kidsport provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under.



SD43 Summer Learning:

We offer students currently in Kindergarten through Grade 12 the opportunity to build skills, explore new subject areas, or earn course credits. Summer Learning… Learning for All! 

Murray Peters, Principal, SD43 Summer Learning