Community Gathering about the adolescent Clan of MBNS (Gr. 6-9) – Qwiqwul tst tse – “Let’s Talk”


Q'shintul/Mill Bay Nature School’s adolescent Clan -  Qwiqwul tst tse - "Let's Talk" - has youth 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. For youth - ages 9 to 15 (grades 6-9) rooted in the philosophy & pedagogy outlined in the Field Guide of Mill Bay Nature School -

A film explaining how Qwiqwul tst tse emerged from work we did last year (2020-2021): http://


Click here for more information and an invitation to our information meeting on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 5 pm:

Announcement – Qwiqwul tst tse – Meeting