Duncan Housing Info
Please note that private home accommodation is subject to availability and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
The cost for housing is now CAN $30 per night, per person.
If booking for the full 3 weeks, the intervening weekends must be included.
Children 12 and under are half price.
Bedding and towels will be provided. Where possible, students will have access to the kitchen to prepare their own breakfast with their own food. Lunch and dinner are provided at the school for a fee – see separate meals request form. Circumstances will vary: Some hosts will continue to stay at their houses and rent out a room or two, while others may be away during that time and rent their whole house to West Coast Institute participants. For the most part, bathrooms will be shared. Unless requested otherwise, each student will have his or her own bed. Our Housing Coordinator will try her utmost to secure a private room for everyone. Those who apply first are likely to get the best options (e.g. master bedrooms with ensuite), those who apply late in the process might have to share rooms. Fees are payable to West Coast Institute.
To book housing, please see the Booking Form below.
Full payment in CDN $ is required at time of booking.
Canadian students: Please pay electronically through your bank with Interac, to info(at)westcoastinstitute.org, if at all possible. Cheques are also accepted. Please do not use PayPal, which charges fees.
American and other International students: Please click the link below to make a payment in Canadian $ via PayPal. Please do not send checks. paypal.me/WCIPayments.
If mailing, please send to West Coast Institute, 1014 LaBelle Road, Castlegar BC V1L 4R3.
The Housing Coordinator is responsible for liaising home stay opportunities on your behalf. Any changes to plans must be arranged through the Housing Coordinator and not directly with the host.
Cancellations must be in writing.
Cancellations received by June 3 will receive a 75% refund.
Cancellations received between June 4 – June 10 will receive a 50% refund.
No refunds for cancellations received after June 10.
Please contact the Housing Coordinator, Christiane Mothes, at housingwci(at)gmail.com if you have any questions.
Housing Booking Form
If you prefer a PDF Housing Booking Form please contact the Housing Coordinator.
Other Accomodation Options
The areas closest to Sunrise Waldorf School (from 1 = closest to 7 = farthest) are:
1. Cowichan Station, 2. Cowichan Bay, 3. Cobble Hill, 4. Mill Bay, 5. Duncan, 6. Glenora, and 7. Chemainus.
While there are several decent campgrounds located at a reasonable distance from Sunrise Waldorf School, we would strongly recommend not to stay at Riverside RV and Camping in Duncan.