Orientation To Do List

Coming to campus for the first time can be overwhelming. To help you navigate all you need to do we have created this checklist for you to follow as you prepare for school and once you arrive.

Before Arriving at the School:

  • Complete Informed Consent and Health Forms online through your MySchool account.
  • Review list of what to bring to school in the Handbook found at
  • Review the Travel website at
  • Enter your Travel arrangements into the MySchool Parent Portal by midnight Wednesday, August 28th ( Please ensure your student has flat soled black shoes for their uniform as these are not sold in the school store.
  • Bedding etc. - Visit the school store online to order bedding if desired. Please note ordering deadlines!
  • Banking and Phones - We strongly encourage new families to set-up their child's banking and phones before arriving.
  • The following banks have branches here in Mill Bay: CIBC, Island Savings, and RBC. All Canadian banks have a presence in the Cowichan Valley.

When you Arrive on Campus:

  • Check in at the marquee tent at fields to be directed to parking.
  • If you have not completed your Informed Consent Forms online you will be directed to the Information booth to do so.
  • Check -in with Houseparents.