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 Summer Calendars

Raincoast Summer Calendars

Check out our summer calendars of events. We have programs for almost every day of the week in July & August!

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Tofino Lantern Festival

One of Tofino's most beloved festivals is happening this weekend!

WHEN: Sunday, August 17th, 2014, 7pm - 10:30pm (Trails open at 8:30pm)

WHERE: Tofino Botanical Gardens

COST: $12 per person (Cash only), 12 and under FREE

Mushrooms of the West Coast

Weekend field-course with instructors Andy MacKinnon and Dr. Shannon Berch

When: October 10-12, 2014 (Thanksgiving Weekend)
Where: Tofino, BC

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!

August 28 (Thursday)