Shawnigan Lake School

About Us

With 90 per cent of our students and more than 60 staff residing full-time on our beautiful campus, Shawnigan provides countless opportunities for young people to realize their full potential.

Our world-class teachers will inspire you to find and develop your intellectual passions. Our coaches will push you to discover your physical potential. Our fine arts instructors will unleash your inherent creativity.

Students at Shawnigan grow as citizens, learn the joy of serving others and develop strength and breadth of character.

Take a look at our world by visiting our Youtube page, or share moments with us on Livestream.


Engaged learning

Shawnigan students are involved and engaged, taking full advantage of the nearly 50 different athletic and fine arts activities. The Genius Hour initiative encourages students to take on a university-level independent research project. They are also globally conscious citizens, embarking on service trips around the world.

  • Total Enrollment : 510
  • Type :
  • Boarding Grades : 8-12
  • Total Students :
  • Boarding Students : 450
  • Day Students : 60
  • ESL Offered : Yes ELL
  • Summer Program : Yes ELL
  • Avg. Class Size : 16
  • Standard Application :
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  • AP
  • Dormitory
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Music/Performing Arts
  • Robotics
  • Visual Arts
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Tennis