Registration - Online Registration

Online Registration Form

Online application process for Island Discovery Learning Community Home Learners Programs

  • If you are new to our program please contact Allan Saugstad for an overview of our part time classroom and full time home learning options and availability.  Phone: 604-992-2370 or  
  • Mr. Saugstad will direct you to this site for completion of our online application.
  • Once completed you will be notified that your application has been received within 48 hours of submission.
  • Registration Contact and Address:  Island Discovery Learning Community, 889 Cowan Point Drive, Bowen Island, B.C. V0N 1G2, Laura O’Neill:  

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  • Student Information

  • Proof of Residency in BC (2 documents required showing name and address)

  • Proof of residency in British Columbia Primary upload:
    Acceptable primary proof of residency:
    One (1) of the following documents:
  • Proof of Residency in British Columbia Secondary upload:
    Acceptable secondary proof of residency:
    AND One (1) of the following:
  • Proof of Student age and identity upload

  • Acceptable proof of age and identity includes: Birth Certificate, Passport or Permanent Resident Card.
  • Parent/Guardian #1 Information

  • Parent/Guardian #2 Information

  • Emergency Contact #1 Information

  • Emergency Contact #2 Information

  • Student Medical Health Information

  • The applicant declares that the student and legal guardian are ordinarily resident in British Columbia, and if traveling outside of the province of BC, the applicant will inform Island Discovery Learning Community in writing of their intended return date to British Columbia.
  • By Typing your name in the above boxes you are digitally signing this form.



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The heart of what we do: Why choose Island Discovery?

The heart of what we do: Why choose Island Discovery?

Our learning community is built on the intuitive knowledge that it is our children who "compel us to listen and learn from them." At IDLC, we encourage and support you and your child to find your own way, not our way, because there really is no other way.  Read Island Discovery founder and principal Allan Saugstad's reflections on the heart of what we do at ILDC... more

Parent participation is a key element of our programs

Parent participation is a key element of our programs

Island Discovery Learning Community was created by parents and families inspired by their love of homeschooling, attachment parenting, and community building. That inspiration continues and is evident in the dedication of parents in all programs, the learning of our children, and the support of our teachers... more

IDLC recognized for innovation in education!

IDLC recognized for innovation in education!

We are proud to have been recognized with a national award for  our "impactful programs that embed deep learning while challenging traditional concept of schools."  That's because IDLC's founding families and staff worked tirelessly to build a model of flexible and student-centred learning embodying provincial goals of 21st century learning... more