new before and after school program

Come and see what Sense of Place is all about! Explore the outdoors, nature, crafts, music, fort building and good clean fun!


1. Full day care: $37 per day - Professional days, Summer programs, Winter break programs, Spring Break programs, or any other out of school care needs.
2. Before School care $10 per day and includes continental style breakfast and a safe guided walk to school
3. After school care $20 per day and includes a safe guided walk from school
4. Before and after school care $28 per day.

Those attending who school at the Ladysmith Primary or Intermediate schools please add $3 for transportation costs.
Drop in please add $5 per day. Hours for individual children in excess of 8 hours subject to an additional $5 per hour. Family rates are available, please inquire.
Subsidized families welcome!

A licensed facility that promotes Nature Education with a blend of techniques that are based on the Coyote Mentoring guidelines and traditional learning with a TV and Technology free environment that encourages opportunities to interact with nature in a safe, child centered and developmentally appropriate manner.

A large portion of the day is spent outside singing songs, moving our bodies, learning instruments, and crafting in a variety of mediums. Youth are guided and supported in caring for our world, our community and each other in a respectful fun way!

We will be learning about the local species of plants and animals, outdoor and sun safety, animal safety, basic outdoor survival, music, crafting, games, introduction to field guides, and other literature about nature and the outdoors, as well as species counts, and ecosystems of our own back yards.

Field trips will include but not be limited to:

  • Transfer Beach
  • Slack Beach
  • Brown Drive Park (Kin Park)
  • Trillium Park
  • Rocky Creek
  • Aggie Park
  • Library
  • Ladysmith Museum


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