May Mid-Term Break 2021

Hello Parents/Guardians,

Leave begins Friday, May 21st early morning (no classes) and return to campus is by 10:00 pm (PST) on Wednesday, May 26th.

Please enter your child’s leave and return travel information by midnight Sunday, May 16th. Any travel requests or changes after this date will have to be arranged by the student/parents.

*If your child is participating in the 2020 Rocky Mountain Trip - please select "Brentwood Gates" and type Rockies Trip in the comments.*

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, May 21st, buses will start leaving campus as early as 3:30 am.

  • Return - Wednesday, May 26th, 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, May 21st, 9:00 am Swartz Bay sailing from Victoria or the 8:45 am Departure Bay sailing from Nanaimo.

  • Return - Wednesday, May 26th, students are to be on the 7:00 pm Tsawwassen sailing from Vancouver or the 5:45 pm Horseshoe Bay sailing from West Vancouver.

Clipper - Victoria / Seattle - please note: these times may be subject to change as Clipper has suspended their services during Covid and are only scheduled to begin operation April 30, 2021.

  • Departure - Friday, May 21st, 11:30 am sailing from Victoria. A reservation is recommended.

  • Return - Wednesday, May 26th, 7:30 am sailing from Seattle arriving in Victoria at 10:30 am.

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

Nanaimo – Harbour Air

  • Departure – Friday, May 21st, flights should depart 9:00 am and later as students will travel with the Nanaimo Ferry students.

  • Return – Wednesday, May 26th, flights should arrive before 5:00 pm.

Victoria – Harbour Air / Kenmore Air

  • Departure – Friday, May 21st, flights that depart after 9:00 am.

  • Return – Wednesday, May 26th, flights should 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 (, 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 or call 250-743-5521.

If you have any technical questions, please do not hesitate to contact