Outdoor and indigenous learning is in session at Cheakamus!
We believe in a place-based approach that supports physical, cognitive and social-emotional learning  through hands-on experiences in nature. Designed around  5 Guiding Principles , all our curriculum-based programs seek to connect students to themes of Place, Inquiry, Community, Personal Connections and First Peoples’ Perspectives.
Experience Indigenous Cultural Learning

Share in the beauty, depth and vibrancy of Skw x wú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation culture in  fun, interactive and engaging ways .

Experience Placed-based Learning

Immerse in meaningful, environmental educational experiences that foster a greater understanding of the natural world.

Learning Workshops & Retreats

We provide immersive educator and adult workshops and retreats for those interested in broadening their understanding of indigenous and place-based learning . T hese experiential workshops are designed for a wide range of groups. Follow the links below for more information.

Click here to learn about our Educator and Adult Workshops
Click here to learn about our Summer Learning Institute
Become a Friend of Cheakamus
Become a member today with a $25 or more donation and enjoy exclusive seasonal events at Cheakamus Centre. Memberships run for the calendar year from January – December. It’s not too early to renew your individual or family membership, or to give the gift of membership for the wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts on your list. Donations support our environmental and S k w x wú7mesh cultural education programs, and conservation work.
See Salmon Spawning Up Close
Join us on November 3, 2019 for a family-friendly day discovering the life cycle of salmon. Learn some fun fish facts while exploring the salmon channel trails with local volunteer experts. There is no cost to members, but your generosity helps to make special events like these possible. Suggested donation of $10 per adult at the door. Pre-registration and a Friends of Cheakamus membership is required to participate in this event.
Host your Holiday Party
in Nature
Choosing a perfect venue for your holiday party is no easy task. Show gratitude to your hardworking employees with a nature-inspired holiday party at Cheakamus Centre - the true Pacific Northwest experience!