take a hike west kootenay


Take a Hike is an innovative education program engaging at-risk youth through a unique combination of academics, adventure-based learning, therapy and community involvement. Based at the Kootenay Columbia Learning Centre, Take a Hike West Kootenay operates in partnership with School District 20 (Kootenay-Columbia) since 2013.


west kootenay Student Intake


If you are a student that would like to apply to the Take a Hike program in West Kootenay 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 will be interviewed, and notified of their status. Upon acceptance to the program, students must sign a medical clearance form before attending classes. 

Take a Hike West Kootenay

Chris Gibson
(available September – June) 
250.364.1275 Ext. 270