Teacher Resources



Get ready for your trip to Cheakamus!

(forms for teachers: please look below according to program type, we are working to get our dropdown menu back!)

Accommodation

Cheakamus Centre has a variety of accommodation options that can house an array of school group sizes and cater to comfortable year round lodging. These options include:
9 heated rustic cabins that house up to 139 people in a beautiful forested setting. Most cabins can be divided into two separate spaces using a central locked door, and each cabin is equipped with 2 shared baths. Cheakamus Centre has 2 wheelchair accessible cabins; providing a number of accessible bed for guests. Check out our Cabin Layouts

Meals

Check out our yummy Sample Menu that showcases our simple, yet intentional food philosophy to prepare locally sourced and nutritious meals for all students and groups. Chef Wade and his talented culinary team will strive to prepare sustainable meals that keep our students healthy, happy and energized! We can also cater to a variety of special dietary needs or restrictions.
Cheakamus Centre is a nut-restricted facility, which includes all meals provided by Cheakamus Centre. In addition, any snacks containing nuts provided by an individual is strictly prohibited. This also includes any skin care and hair products that may contain nuts. Failure to oblige by this no-nut policy will be subject to a facility cleaning fee charged to the contracted client's final invoice.

Forms and Pre-Trip Planning Documents

Field School Program

To help you prepare for your program, please use the teacher guide. You may also wish to use the parent information resources below.

  1. Teacher Planning Guide
  2. Parent Information Letter
  3. Parent Handbook
  4. What to Bring to Your Field School Program

In order for Cheakamus Centre to prepare for and organize the best possible outdoor educational experience for your class, we require the following information at least 2 weeks before your program arrival date.

Please email completed forms to office@cheakamuscentre.ca including the name of your school and start date in the subject line. Please ensure ALL fields in forms are complete and alphabetized by first name.

Due ASAP

1. Planning Form - once we receive this, we'll work with you to confirm the program schedule

Due 2 weeks prior to program 

2. Informed Consent Forms - for all students and adult participants 

3. Medical Forms - for all students and adult participants

4. Activity Group Medical Diet Summary

Skw'une-was Program

To help you prepare for your program, please use the following guides and resources.

  1. Teacher Planning Guide
  2. Parent Meeting Presentation
  3. Parent Volunteer Guide
  4. Sample Parent Letter
  5. What to bring to your Skw'une-was Program

In order for Cheakamus Centre to prepare for and organize the best possible outdoor educational experience for your class, we require the following information at least 2 weeks before your program arrival date.

Please email completed forms to odsclinic@sd44.ca including the name of your school and start date in the subject line. Please ensure ALL fields in forms are complete and alphabetized by first name.

Due ASAP

1. Group Profile

Due 2 weeks prior to program

2. Informed Consent Forms - for all student and adult participants

3. Medical Forms - for all student and adult participants

4. Family Group Medical Dietary Summary

One Day Programs

In order for Cheakamus Centre to prepare and organize the best possible outdoor educational experience for your class, we require the following information at least 2 weeks before your program arrival date.

Please email completed forms to office@cheakamuscentre.ca including the name of your school and program date in the subject line. Please ensure ALL fields in forms are complete and alphabetized by first name.
 

Due ASAP - Once we receive this, we'll work with you to confirm the program schedule

1a. Group Profile - for one-day Field School Programs 

1b. Planning Form - for one-day Indigenous Cultural Programs 

Due 2 weeks prior to program 

2. Informed Consent Forms - for all students and adult participants 

3a. Activity Group Medical Dietary Summary- for one-day Field School Programs 

3b. Cultural Activity Group Medical Dietary Summary - for one-day Indigenous Cultural Programs

Outdoor School Program

To help you prepare for your program, please use the following handbooks and templates.These resources will help you plan your visit from start to finish, and communicate the details of your Outdoor School Program with parents and students.

  1. Planning Timeline
  2. Teacher Planning Guide
  3. Parent Meeting Presentation - Grade 4
  4. Parent Meeting Presentation - Grade 6
  5. Parent Handbook (Digital Version for Email)
  6. Parent Handbook (Print Version)
  7. Sample Parent Letter
  8. Student Packing List

In order for Cheakamus Centre to prepare for and organize the best possible outdoor educational experience for your class, we require the following information at least 2 weeks before your program arrival date.

  1. Student and Adult Medical Form
  2. Student Informed Consent Form
  3. Cabin Groups Form *an online document will be emailed to you by your CC planning teacher
  4. Field Study Groups Form *an online document will be emailed to you by your CC planning teacher
  5. EA Coverage Form

Check out an amazing introductory video to our Outdoor School Program, featuring interviews with our Director of Education and Chef!

Overnight Indigenous Cultural Program

To help you prepare for your program, please use the following guides and resources.

  1. Teacher Planning Guide
  2. Packing List

In order for Cheakamus Centre to prepare for and organize the best possible outdoor educational experience for your group, we require the following information at least 2 weeks before your program arrival date.

Please email completed forms to office@cheakamuscentre.ca including the name of your school/organization and start date in the subject line. Please ensure ALL fields in forms are complete with parent/guardian signatures where necessary.

Due ASAP or 4 weeks prior to program

1. Planning Form

Due 2 weeks prior to program

2. Informed Consent Forms - for all student and adult participants
3. Medical Forms - for all student and adult participants
4. Cultural Activity Medical Dietary Summary