At Coast Mountain College you study, work and play in one of the most spectacular places on earth. Your classroom is connected to place - to rich cultures, rugged landscapes and breathtaking vistas.

Our intensive spring and summer field schools combine a full semester of learning into just a few weeks where you'll experience northwest BC's incredible history, culture and environment.

This is education unbound. 

Programs offered

  • skeena-watersehd-ecosystems

    Adventures in Northwest Watersheds

    NEW! Explore the wilderness of the northwest, focusing on freshwater systems.

    Aug 17 to Sept 1, 2022

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  • coast-mountain-ecology

    Coast Mountain Ecology

    Explore the diversity of our regional ecosystems as you spend two weeks studying temperate rainforest and alpine, aquatic, and riparian systems in our outdoor classrooms.

    June 1-9, 2022

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  • criminology

    Criminal Justice

    Have you ever considered if our criminal justice system is fair and effective? Examine how the police, courts and prison system respond to criminal behaviour.

    May 2-16, 2022

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  • Haida Gwaii Culture

    Haida Gwaii: First Nations Culture and Language

    Learn from Elders and the Haida people about the ancient history, culture, language, lifeways, connections to the land, and the impacts of colonialism.

    May 16 to 30, 2022

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  • Life in the oceans

    Life in the Oceans

    A journey that will take you from inter-tidal zones to the wide-open ocean to witness the range of life in between.

    April 19-30, 2022

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  • Sense-of-Place-Gitgat

    Pacific Studies

    NEW! Check back soon to learn more about CMTN's Pacific Studies Field School.

    May 3-13, 2022

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  • people-of-the-skeena

    People of the Skeena

    Immerse yourself in the rich and amazing Gitxsan culture and history, while learning about the traditional usages of plants, cedar weaving, and traditional activities such as the preparation of smoked salmon. 

    July 25 to August 7, 2022

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  • permaculture-design

    Permaculture Design

    Learn how to create sustainable communities through the process of permaculture design.  Complete a variety of outdoor activities, lectures and visits to field sites.

    June 6-17, 2022

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