The District of Sooke is the local government body responsible for providing services for the residents of the municipality of Sooke.
A municipality is a corporation of the residents of its area and the governing body of a municipality is its Council. District of Sooke Council is composed of a Mayor and six (6) Councillors who hold office for a three (3) year term.
The citizens of the District of Sooke voted to become a municipality in 1999 and upon incorporation elected their first Mayor and Council.
Volunteering with Girl Guides of Canada is a rewarding way to help girls and young women develop the best in themselves. The dedication and commitment of our volunteers helps girls develop the qualities and skills that will take them through life and allows Girl Guides to offer fun and relevant programming to over 70,000 girls across Canada.
When you volunteer with Girl Guides of Canada, not only do you enrich the lives of girls, you gain a personally rewarding experience. Take advantage of the personal and professional development opportunities that Guiding offers:
Since 2003 we have worked to create a strong partnership of groups concerned with serving Sooke region communities and promoting health and wellness. In 2014 CHI merged with the Sooke Cooperative Association of Service Agencies (CASA). The Sooke Region Communities Health Network (SRCHN) has many individual participants who volunteer their time and have effectively had a beneficial impact across dimensions of health and social care in our region.
whether you are a student looking for information on post-secondary financial aid,a non-profit association hoping to partner with us on a special project, or simply wondering if becoming a Rotarian might be a service opportunity to add to your professional life. RotaryInternational celebrates the individuality of each club, leaving eachto shape its service projects to meet the needs of the community itserves. Our club places most of its emphasis on youth in Sooke's localcommunity, though we are also active citizens in the world community.
Rush Adventures offers kayaking lessons for the beginner or intermediate paddler. Surf courses and rentals available as well. Rush also has guided one day tours or multi-day camp and kayak adventures.With our waterfront shop and easy access dock at Coopers Cove, your paddling in just a few minutes after arriving. Our courses and programs can be customized to suit your needs. Group rates are also available.
Recognizing the historic and cultural value of lighthouse's, lighthouse property, and other special foreshore locations, this Society will actively pursue preservation and protection of Sheringham Point Lighthouse and other sites of cultural or historic value.
To preserve the Sheringham Point Lighthouse structures and property;
To ensure, through education, research, community action and consensus building, that the Sheringham Point Lighthouse, surrounding property and historic access routes remain accessible to the community and visitors now and in the future.