Mill Bay Nature School’s
MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAM - ‘SMUQWA’
has children at its centre -
each are held & supported
by a village of caring adults.
It is experiential & place based - immersed in respectful exploration of the Cowichan Valley.
It LIVES the B.C. Curriculum
particularly focusing upon
the development of learner competencies.
It is guided by Hul q’ uminum elders & knowledge keepers, and seeks to live
in ever-more decolonized ways.
It offers high support, high expectations,
and restorative justice practices.
- ages 9 to 12 -
rooted in the philosophy
& pedagogy outlined
in the Field Guide
of Mill Bay Nature School -
Click here for the “Smuqwa” Brochure