THANKSGIVING BREAK 2020


Hello Parents/Guardians,

Leave begins Friday, October 9th after 1:00 pm (PST) and return to campus is by 10:00 pm (PST) on Monday, October 12th.

Please enter your child’s leave and return travel information by midnight Sunday, October 4th. Any travel requests or changes after this date will have to be arranged by the student/parents.

If your child is staying on campus for the break, please select the option Brentwood Gates and contact their Houseparent.

Early Leave or Late Return Requests

Requests for early leave or late return must be submitted to the House Parents for approval. In the event the request is approved, the school will provide transportation if available for a fee that is indicated below. If school transportation is not available, the student/parents will be notified and will be responsible for booking and paying for the taxi.

When booking flights please note the departure and return times, students will be charged $20 each direction if they travel within these times. Any transportation outside of these times will result in a charge of $85 each direction.

Brentwood will supply transportation for the following (all times are PST):


Victoria Airport please note: we do not provide travel to or from Nanaimo Airport.

  • Departure - Friday, October 9th, buses will start leaving campus at 1:15 pm, flights should be booked for 4:00 pm onwards.

  • Return - Monday, October 12th, flights should be booked so that your child arrives at the airport by 8:30 pm. Please use the 24-hour clock when entering flight arrival time for Victoria into MySchool.

Ferries - please note: Brentwood travel will arrange for departure ferry tickets. Students are responsible for their return ticket.

  • Departure - Friday, October 9th, 3:00 pm Swartz Bay sailing from Victoria or the 3:30 pm Departure Bay sailing from Nanaimo.

  • Return - Monday, October 12th, students are to be on the 7:00 pm Tsawwassen sailing from Vancouver or the 6:45 pm Horseshoe Bay sailing from West Vancouver.

Float Planes - please note: we do not provide travel to or from Maple Bay.

Nanaimo – Harbour Air

  • Departure – Friday, October 9th, flights should depart 3:30 pm and later as students will travel with the Nanaimo Ferry students.

  • Return – Monday, October 12th, flights should arrive before 5:00 pm.

Victoria – Harbour Air / Kenmore Air

  • Departure – Friday, October 9th, flights that depart after 3:30 pm.

  • Return – Monday, October 12th, flights that arrive before 5:00 pm.


Picking up/dropping off at the School

If you are planning on picking up or dropping off your child at the school please select the option, Brentwood Gates. This lets the Houseparent and Transportation Department know that you have made arrangements for your child.

How do I enter travel information?

Please login to MySchool (http://myschool.brentwood.bc.ca), and click Travel System on the left hand navigation to enter your travel details for this travel period.

If you have any travel questions, please email travelquestions@brentwood.bc.ca or call 250-743-5521.

If you have any technical questions, please do not hesitate to contact helpdesk@brentwood.bc.ca