Bridges for Women Society provides support, education and employment training for women who have been impacted by trauma, violence, abuse and/or neglect, to reclaim their lives and build economic security. We also offer trauma-informed employment programs, an online program, personal and career assessments, counselling, one on one support, career exploration, job development, mentoring, upgrading with Camosun College, and support with accessing the single parent employment initiative. We are located at 6625 Sooke Road (in the Worklink office).
Through the centuries, nature has shaped the people and the history of the southwest coast of Vancouver Island. Presentation of this fascinating story, where the rainforest meets the sea, is the mission of the Sooke Region Museum.
It is a people's history, set in a land where a rainforest of infinite majesty matches the awesome grandeur of the Pacific Ocean breaking upon the western shore.
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.
Sooke and Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Commission (SEAPARC) creates recreational opportunities for the public through development, provision and operation of recreation facilities, programs and activities. SEAPARC is a partnership of the District of Sooke and western communities in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area (Port Renfrew, Otter Point, Shirley, Jordan River and East Sooke). The commission serves the residents of these areas.
Westcoast Adventure College’s mission is to provide knowledgeable, confident, certified graduates who are sought after by all sorts of business in the industry. We provide a blend of local and national certifications, experience and outdoor leadership training. Through a variety of learning environments, scenario-based situations and leadership styles, we give our grads a competitive advantage for employment in the Adventure Tourism industry.
The Y Outdoor Centre, home of Camp Thunderbird, is nestled in the Sooke Foothills and has provided outdoor experiences for children and youth since 1935. Our mission is to work together to enhance individual and community potential through participation, learning and leadership. Kids of all ages have fun and develop skills.
Residential Camp Thunderbird is a natural playground with 1200 acres of forest, dramatic vistas and the clear, clean waters of Glinz Lake. Thunderbird programs are active, dynamic, challenging and creative.