Tofino Mudflats, Clayoquot Sound. Photo: Wayne Barnes.


The Raincoast Education Society

The mission of the Raincoast Education Society is to help shape an environmentally sustainable future for the Clayoquot and Barkley Sound region through education and community stewardship. Photo: Wayne Barnes.

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Outdoor Education Field Trip to Ahous Bay, Vargas Island (June 2012), Photo Dan Harrison


School Programs

Our outdoor education school programs are focused on connecting youth with the rich environmental and cultural identity of the region and building a life-long appreciation and respect for the natural world. Photo: Dan Harrison.

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Raincoast Bulletin

Spring/Summer Newsletter

Browse the Spring/Summer 2014 Raincoast Bulletin for an introduction to the Raincoast Education Society's current programs and projects.

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Public Beach Seine

Discover the many creatures of the intertidal zone using a seine net with Marine Biologist Ariane Batic as your guide.

Tuesday, July 15, 9-10:30 AM
Tuesday, Aug 12, 9-10:30 AM
Tofino Sea Kayaking (320 Main St.)

Seaweeds of the West Coast

View instructor Bridgette Clarkston's blog post about last weekend's course:

Learning to celebrate the seaweeds in our own backyard!


Raincoast Walks - Summer 2014

Join our interpretive guides this summer in exploring the rich intertidal tide pools and old growth rainforests of our region!

Surf & Science

Join the Surf Sisters & Marine Biologist Ariane Batic for a marine ecology experience in the morning & an afternoon surf lesson!

July 28 (Monday)
August 14 (Thursday)
August 28 (Thursday)