An accredited college tucked away in the coastal mountains of spectacular British Columbia, Coast Mountain College provides our communities with innovative programs and experiential, place-based education.
Coast Mountain College is connected to place—to rich cultures, rugged landscapes and breathtaking vistas. It is where lifestyle and learning go hand in hand. And experiential learning brings theory to life.
At Coast Mountain College, our core values are guiding principles to help us make decisions and determine priorities in our day-to-day work.
We explore and take risks to engage in learning.
We live adventure when we:
Explore new ways to move courses into the field
Help people on their journeys to new careers
Seek out and implement new approaches and pedagogy
Seek new ways to engage existing and potential partners in education
Make education accessible, regardless of geographic challenges
We enrich lives through learning.
We live transformation when we:
Include experiential learning in our programming
Transform learning spaces to respond to the evolving educational landscape
Help people improve their lives, families, and communities through education
Help people to discover new career opportunities
Recognize how alumni have transformed their lives
Take education to our communities
Embed education in a cultural context
We are respectful, transparent, accountable, and inclusive.
We live integrity when we:
Do the right things – even if they are not always popular
Communicate our intentions with clarity
Are consistent and accountable in everything we do
Discuss our plans openly
Stick to our course decisions
Practice social, environmental, and financial sustainability
Our Core Purpose
We create adventurous pathways to transform lives.