Our retreat centre with 76 acres & situated on three beautiful bays, is located on Thetis Island and is accessible by ferry from Chemainus.


Seasonal Activities & Programs


We offer a wide range of activities for groups renting our facilities. Each retreat can be customized so contact us to discuss possible options. Most on-land options are available free of charge. There are extra fees for using boats.  See below for available activities.

On Land

  • Orienteering
  • Field games
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Target ranges
    • Archery
    • Axe throwing
    • Sling-shots
  • Frisbee golf course
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
    • available May-September
    • group must supply an individual with a current National Life Saving Certificate
  • Hiking trails
  • Outdoor fire pit
  • Self-guided ecology tours

On Water

Boats are available from May to September. Canoes and kayaks are available for the full season.

  • Kayaks (2 doubles and 11 singles available) – $15/day each
  • Canoes (6 available) – $15/day each
  • Voyageur Canoe (8-10 paddlers) – $20/day
  • Whaler – (27 foot open boat) – $100/day
    • group must supply qualified driver with proof of PCOC
  • Sailing – available for groups with qualified instructors; inquire for more information
  • Beach studies



Pioneer Camp is a well established camp that offers a warm and welcoming environment for our guests. From our three beautiful bays to our cozy cabins, we take great pride in our facilities, which provide a home away from home for campers in the summer and rental groups in the other seasons. Our total capacity is 240 people. Explore all we have to offer!

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