School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap)

Early Learners (0-5 years)

Early Learners (from newborn to age 5) are important to SD83 too! We offer several programs for your youngster(s)!

Early Learning Initiatives in our school district

The school district would like to let parents know about some of the early learning opportunities available in our district including:
StrongStart – ongoing free program for parents, caregivers and youngsters (0-5 years old).
Early Learning Fairs – held annually throughout the school district in partnership with community organizations and local early childhood development committees.
Ready, Set, Learn – free annual program for families and caregivers with children who are three and four years old
Kindergarten Orientation – annual program
Full Day Kindergarten with Gradual Entry – SD83 offers a high quality play-based full day kindergarten program

For more information about early learning programs, please contact  Allison deBoer, District Vice Principal Early Learning and Child Care, School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) at