North Island Distance Education School


Year End Family Picnic at Navigate

June 11, 2013


Please RSVP for this event with

NIDES ANNUAL FAMILY PICNIC 2013 and Book/Computer Returns/Re-Registration



At the NIDES Tsolum Campus
2505 Smith Road - on the Old Island Highway, about 10 km North of Courtenay (Our events will be held outside weather permitting. If it is too wet we will head into the gym instead.)


10:00-2:00 on Friday, June 14th   - Rain or Shine

This is a family event parents and siblings are asked to attend. Our teachers will be running events and will not be supervising learners on this day. We would also love some help from older students as well with some of the events. Please reply if you are interested in helping with event coordination or offering an activity.

What? Three-legged Races   "Wet Races"  (weather permitting)          
Sack Races    Bounce Mania     Face Painting   Arts and Crafts Michelle Peters – Earth Art Studios     Prizes and More!!!



Barbeque Lunch provided by Navigate (nides)

(hotdogs/drinks/chips - you may want to bring a few more things with you to round out your lunch)

PLEASE RSVP to if you haven’t done so already. We need approximate numbers to order food and supplies. J

Other things to bring: 
- picnic blanket
- sunscreen (hopefully we'll need it!)
- hats/layered clothing

 Book/Computer Returns/Re-Registration:

If you have finished with your resources please bring them with you and drop them off on the trolley at the front office

This will help us manage our inventory for next year.

 Please complete the Book Return Form so we know who the books are from.

We can also take any computers that are not needed at this time.

If you have not yet re-registered, and are considering it – please do so ASAP to help with our planning next year. If you have any questions please contact   click here for our registration page (or paste into your browser )


Bus Ride Available for Nanaimo and Qualicum Families

There will be a bus going down island to pick up families from Nanaimo and Qualicum. Below is the schedule for pick-ups:

8:30 am – Pick up parents and students from Beban Park Community Centre Main Parking Lot

9:15 am – Pick up parents and students from Qualicum Beach Civic Centre parking lot

10:15 am – Drop off parents, students and teachers at Tsolum School

1:30 pm – Depart Tsolum School with down island parents, students and teachers

2:30 pm – Drop off parents and students at QBCC

3:15 pm – Drop off parents and teachers at Beban Park

   ***** Please let your teacher know if you will be taking the bus *****

 Hope to see you there!

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