What inspires you? How can we help?

Shawnigan wants to provide you with the framework to create inspiring opportunities for yourself, your classmates, or your coworkers. Whether it is a personal project or a group endeavour, our aim is to facilitate your innovation with expertise, time and, if needed, funding.

Please contact innovation@shawnigan.ca to engage in conversation about what inspires you!
C.A.S.E. (Communications, Arts, Sciences & Entrepreneurship)
– supporting innovative projects that arm young people with the necessary tools they need to thrive in life, inside and outside the classroom.
Groves' House Innovator creates School map. Read More
A student from Ripley's has built a new server to create better service for the Stag Café. Read More


List of 5 news stories.

  • Heart Nebula by Keely R.

    SOUL-ar System

    With our rural setting and low light pollution, Shawnigan is an ideal place for stargazing. Throughout the school year, our students have many opportunities to use our on-campus research-grade observatory. Although the School shifted to online learning at the end of March, Head of Science Nigel Mayes and Grade 11 student Keely R. have kept the program alive by guiding our community through remote operation of our own observatory as well as creating opportunities to take control of telescopes abroad – including the Faulkes Telescope Network in Hawaii and the Siding Spring Observatory in Australia.
  • Performing from the SOUL

    Theatre Company 11/12
  • SOUL Poetry

    Creative Writing 12
  • SOUL Tech

    Robotics chat with Amazon
  • Shawnigan Innovation – Powered by CASE

    It would be an understatement to say that a tremendous amount of dedication and creativity has gone into delivering SOUL (Shawnigan Online Unique Learning) by all members of the Shawnigan staff in recent months. A spirit of innovation, collaboration, and hard work has allowed our School to pivot successfully in the COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to deliver an educational experience valued by all.
We acknowledge with respect the Coast Salish Peoples on whose traditional lands and waterways we live, learn and play. We are grateful for the opportunity to share in this beautiful region, and we aspire to healthy and respectful relationships with those who have lived on and cared for these lands for millennia.