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Gabriola FerryThe Island School of Building Arts is located on Gabriola Island, just a short ferry ride or flight from Vancouver. Known as the 'Isle of the Arts' for it's eclectic array of Artist's and Schools ranging from Wooden Boats to Log/ Timber Building and from Pottery to Theatre. The main elements that binds this community of Musicians, Authors, Teachers and Artisans is the appreciation of Nature and a yearning for Personal Independence. Like Nature and Life, we are an evolving work in progress...

Gabriola Folk Life VillageAmidst this rural environment there are still the amenities to cater to the student... The local Timber Frame shopping center, a grocery store, pharmacy, cafes etc. There is also a medical clinic, golf course, gas station, taxi service, and several restaurants and pubs to choose from.

Gabriola Forest and rock caveGabriola Island is about 14 km long and 4.2 km wide, with an estimated population of 5000 permanent residents. It is located in the middle of the Gulf Islands off the coast of Nanaimo. The parks and trails can fill days with adventure and exploration. Ocean adventures are plentiful here with kayaking, sailing, scuba diving, boating and fishing dominating the recreation and leisure landscape.Many of the beaches are covered in seashells, driftwood and fine sand.The magic of nature always working with surprising results likeits exhibits on Gabriola Island of over fifty Petroglyphs.Years of wind and waves have carved out many shorelines of Gabriola leaving an artistic impression in the landscape... Here, where wildlife abounds and the 'after school' recreation and relaxation opportunities are plentiful...

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