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Gleneagle Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

Coquitlam Outdoor Academic  School Term​

​​​We are pleased to announce COAST 11 - starting September 2017​IMG_0722.JPG

COAST 11 is being offered for Semester One, starting September 2017 - January 2018. 

SD43 students currently enrolled in grade 10 are eligible to apply.


COAST 11 is a five month district Outdoor Education Program for grade 11 students. A cohort of 24 students from around the district are brought together, in their first semester of grade 11, to learn using the natural world as a classroom. The program is an inquiry based learning experience. Students are immersed in active exploration, discovery, problem solving, and self-discipline. No matter the activity, emphasis is placed on preparation, care, and respect. Our aim is to enable students to choose wisely from among their choices, initiate action, and take personal responsibility for who they become. Once a student has successfully completed their COAST semester they will have earned credits in English 11, Social Studies 11, Active Living 11, Outdoor Education 11, Leadership 11, and Environmental Science 11.​​​​

Interested students need to complete an application package. Students will bring the application with them to their COAST 11 interview; these packages will be available at the information session and there is a link below with an electronic copy of the appication.  The application will require a home school counsellor and administrator signature of support.  COAST 11 interviews will be held before and after school during the week of March 6 -10.  Families will contact our main office to book their COAST 11 interview time slot. The students will have a 10 minute interview with our staff and there will be follow up with referees if necessary.  The expected cost for each participant is $950.  Successful candidates will be cross-enrolled between our school and their home school.  The student will attend Gleneagle for the fall semester for COAST 11 and return to their home school for their second semester of grade 11.  Please be aware that for programming purposes, the students will need their math 11 course in their second semester; as well as any of the more traditional science 11 courses, and second languages etc.  

Coast  11 QA.docx
2/17/2017 2:21 PMBogen, Krista
COAST 11 application 2017.doc
2/17/2017 2:16 PMBogen, Krista
7/7/2013 5:21 PMFindley, Scott

COAST 11 Courses

Semester One - in COAST​Semester Two - off COAST
​English 11
Social Studies 11
Active Living 11
Outdoor Education 11
Leadership 11
Environmental Science 11
​Math 11

COAST 10 Courses
Semester One-off COAST​Semester Two - in COAST
​Math 10
Science 10
Language 10
​English 10
Social Studies 10
Planning 10
PE 10
Leadership 11
PE 11

COAST Certificatons:

​​​First Aid, RCABC Canoeing, and Rock Climbing Belay 

COAST Outdoor Activities: 

  • Winter camping - snowshoeing and nordic skiing
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Ocean kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Rock climbing

Teachers: Krista Bogen and Shawna Smith
Auxillary Staff: Several additional community members support the program within their specialties. 

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Gleneagle Secondary School

1195 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam BC
V3B 7Y8
604-464-5793 604-937-8054
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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We respectfully acknowledge that we live and learn on the unceded core traditional territory of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation, which lies within the shared territories of the Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), sq̓əc̓iy̓aɁɬtəməxʷ (Katzie), xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt) , and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish) Nations.