West Shore Family

West Shore Parks and Rec offers holiday childcare alternatives

Camps available on days many daycares close


Annual truck convoy ready to light up the night in Greater Victoria

The 21st annual Truck Light Convoy will roll through communities supporting local food banks


Get back into that September routine

Tips to make going back to school a little easier for everyone


Sooke School District continues to grow

New middle, elementary schools on the way

Learn more about head lice and how to prevent it

We asked a local expert all about nit picking

  • Aug 22, 2018

After-school activities to help your child grow

West Shore Parks and Recreation offers a number of programs for children of all ages

Books and tech go together like birds of a feather

Find some summer reading suggestions

  • Jul 2, 2018

New program on the West Shore for parents of children with behavioural challenges

Program will help parents stay calm, connected and in control

Creating a parenting schedule that works for your family

Five tips to help you map out your own schedule

  • Jun 25, 2018

Take a break with a camping trip

Lots of great sites available on the West Shore

Find a new favourite playground

There’s lots of options hidden across the West Shore

Beat the heat at the spray park

Several options across the West Shore

High cost of living means fewer foster families

More than 1,000 children are in desperate need of foster families on Vancouver Island

Summer school is in session

Lots of programs for high school students and adults looking to get ahead

Numerous summer camp options on the West Shore

Many ways to keep kids of all ages busy before school starts

Wrangle the waste after the holidays

As the holiday season comes to an end there’s no denying the…

  • Dec 26, 2017

Keep your family safe this holiday season

Some tips to keep holiday traditions from turning into disasters

West Shore Family: Tips to help you clean your home in a hurry

The holidays can be a chaotic time to say the least and…

  • Dec 24, 2017

Alternative gift ideas for West Shore kids

If you’re looking for an alterative to buying more toys, here are…

  • Dec 23, 2017

Holiday gift wrapping tips and tricks

Streamline your process to avoid the hassle

  • Dec 16, 2017