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

  • Chemistry of Brewing

    Chemistry of Brewing

    NEW! Immerse yourself in the chemistry of beer brewing as you learn about different styles of beer and how their composition and chemistry affect flavour and presentation.

    May 11-29, 2020 *Cancelled

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    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.

    Terrace: April 27 - May 9 *Cancelled
    Smithers: May 30 - June 27 *Cancelled

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  • Ethics in the Estuary

    Ethics in the Estuary

    NEW! Analyze macroeconomics and business ethics through the unique perspective that the beaches and forests of Haida Gwaii provides to these topics. 

    May 4-26, 2020 *Cancelled

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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.

    August 17 - 29, 2020 *Updated dates

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  • Hawaii

    Hawaiian Islands of Fire

    NEW! Travel the Pacific Rim Hawaiian Islands to study active volcanic processes, landscapes and Polynesian culture and history.

    May 4–21, 2020 *Cancelled

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  • Life in the oceans

    Life in the Oceans

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

    Apr 26 – May 6, 2020 *Cancelled

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  • Skeena

    Opportunities in the Skeena

    Complete 6 credits of Business Administration courses in a 2.5 week condensed experiential, place-based field school here in the Skeena region.

    June 3-19, 2020 *Cancelled

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    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. 

    August 4-13, 2020

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    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 8-22, 2020 *Restructured

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    Rainforests and Coastal Communities

    Gain knowledge of both geography and ecology while being immersed in one of the most ecologically and environmentally diverse places on earth.

    June 29, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020 *Cancelled

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