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Summer Learning 2024 



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

Elementary (Gr. 1-5)
Registration opens Tues. Apr. 30 at 6:00 a.m.
Classes run Tues. July 9- to Fri. July 26 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. daily

Middle (Gr. 6-8)
Registration opens Fri. May 3 at 6:00 a.m.
Classes run Tues. July 9- to Fri. July 26 8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. daily

Secondary (Gr. 9-12)
Registration opens Fri. May 3 at 6:00 a.m.
Classes run Tues. July 9- to Fri. July 26 
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. daily, OR
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily
Aspenwood Elementary

Bramblewood Elementary

Coquitlam River Elementary

Glen Elementary

Mary Hill Elementary
(moved from Kilmer)

Miller Park Elementary Community School

Porter Street Elementary

Smiling Creek Elementary

Heritage Woods Secondary (moved from Eagle Mountain Middle)

Hillcrest Middle

Kwayhquitlum Middle


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Secondary Academic Completion 

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Academic Completion courses are for Grade 9 & 10 students wishing to earn a passing grade, having attempted the course during the previous school year.  English 9/10, Math 9/10, Science 9/10, Social Studies 9/10.

Registration for these courses is by referral only.  Referrals are accepted only from the student's home school.

Classes run Tues. July 9- to Fri. July 26

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. daily, OR
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily
Charles Best Secondary

Registration for these courses is by referral only
Advanced Credit
(High School Credit)

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Registration opens Wed. May 8 at 6:00 a.m.

Classes run Wed. July 3 - to Thurs. Aug. 8

(Monday July 29 is a non-instructional day;  Monday August 5 is the BC Day holiday)
8:00-11:30 a.m., OR 12:00- 3:30 p.m. daily

Charles Best Secondary

Gleneagle Secondary
Fast Track (Hybrid - Online & In class Blended)
(High School Credit)


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Registration opens Wed. May 8 at 6:00 a.m.

Fast Track combines twice weekly face-to-face classes with online learning and online tutorial support:
Courses with Tuesday/Thursday classes:  July 4 - Aug. 8
Courses with Wednesday/Friday classes:  July 3 - Aug. 7
8:00-11:30 a.m., OR 12:00- 3:30 p.m. daily
Charles Best Secondary

Gleneagle Secondary

Locations and courses are subject to change.


Please check back here for updates and info about Summer Learning 2024!  

Changes to Summer Learning Sites:
Kilmer Elementary has moved to Mary Hill Elementary
Eagle Mountain Middle has moved to Heritage Woods Secondary

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 : 
See our Registration page
  for instructions.

Registration Tips:
1.  We do not keep waitlists for any summer courses.  If 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. 

2.  Do not use your phone to register, use a desktop computer or laptop.  For best results when registering, Coquitlam Continuing Education encourages users to use Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge to browse this website.  For security reasons, use of Microsoft Internet Explorer is discouraged.

How to find the courses you want:
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 or four-digit class ID number.

Materials Fees
Some courses require a $35 fee, payable upon registration, to cover consumables, supplies, or course workbooks.  Please click on the name of the class when browsing to see if a $35 fee applies.  If you have concerns about the affordability of this fee at this time. please email to request a waiver.

Does your child have an IEP? Do you have a child with a Special Education designation?
Please visit our page about Support for Students with Ministry designations.

Volunteer Opportunities:
We are now accepting applications for volunteers for our summer learning program.
High school students interested in volunteering for elementary or middle school programs can fill in this FORM.
Adults and teacher candidates interested in volunteering for our high school program can fill in this ADULT FORM.

If you have any questions, please contact the summer learning volunteer coordinator, Mr. Wally Sawchuck ( 

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 Funded Students:
International funded (i.e. work or study permit) students can enroll in any K-12 class. 

International Non-Funded (fee paying) Students:
Students in K-7  can enroll in the summer learning program for a fee of $850 per class (plus materials fee if applicable). You will be contacted for payment after registering.

Students in Grades 8-12 must register with the International Education Summer Program. Please visit their website for more information.

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 10/11

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”. 

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.

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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!