The following education opportunities are available in Hudson’s Hope:
Pre-school — The Hudson’s Hope Playschool has certified ECE teachers on staff and offers a preschool program for children aged 30 months to 6 years of age. A variety of age-appropriate and theme related activities (including Kindergarten readiness) are incorporated into each Playschool day to help children in all areas of development. Classes run from Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Morning, afternoon and full day options are available.
Playschool Tel: 250-783-5505 (during operational hours)
Amanda Neal, Registrar at 250-308-4417
Website at hhplayschool.pris.ca
StrongStart — The Hudson’s Hope StrongStart is located at the Hudson’s Hope School, 10114 Holland Street. It is a free, drop-in early learning program for children ages 0-5 and their parent/caregiver. There is a qualified Early Childhood Educator on-site. They provide healthy snacks each day. This is a safe, creative environment to stimulate learning and literacy through play. There are also opportunities for library time and use of the gymnasium. A STRONG START FOR A LIFETIME OF LEARNING!
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday – 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Dee Smith, Early Childhood Educator
Hudson’s Hope School — An educational facility where the teachers all know their students and are willing to devote their time and energy to ensure that students are successful. Students rise to the level of expectations and the large majority go on to university or technological institutes. All students are encouraged to join local extracurricular teams—basketball, volleyball, soccer, etc.—and be rewarded with the feeling of success.
Every year the District of Hudson’s Hope awards a $1000 scholarship to a grade 12 graduate who is interested in pursuing a post secondary education.
Derek Beam, Principal
Website: Hudson’s Hope School
Northern Lights College — Northern Lights College (NLC) is B.C.’s Energy College™, serving northern British Columbia. NLC opened in 1975. NLC has campus locations in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, and Tumbler Ridge, along with access centres in Atlin, Dease Lake and Hudson’s Hope.
Website: Northern Lights College