take a hike Nanaimo


In September 2019, our first classroom on Vancouver Island opened its doors to youth and their families in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District.

Take a Hike Nanaimo’s classroom will serve the needs of twelve vulnerable youth in grades 10 to 12.


Nanaimo Student Intake


If you are a student that would like to apply to the Take a Hike program in Nanaimo, or a parent or counsellor looking for information, please contact the intake personnel below. They will gladly answer your questions and provide you with guidance.

Access our application paperwork here.

Applicants are matched to the program by the school district and will be notified of their intake status. Upon acceptance to the program students must sign a medical clearance form before attending classes. 

Take a Hike Nanaimo

Grade 10/11/12 
Please phone Brett Hancock
(available September – June)