Young kids learn at an incredible rate. They’re like sponges for information. Babies are trying everything out for the first time (“what does this taste like?!”) and kids are always asking “why?”

This page lists a few of the programs in the Comox Valley that can help to feed your little one’s limitless curiosity.

Dad’s Night Out (Valley Dad’s)

A night to celebrate time for children and their dads!

Aboriginal Family Literacy Outreach Program

Courtenay Elementary School

The Aboriginal FLO Step In, Step Out Program is for all families of Aboriginal ancestry.

Aboriginal Early Years Program

Courtenay Elementary School

This program is for children of Aboriginal Ancestry, Status, Non-Status, Metis, and Inuit who are between birth and 3 years of age.

Aboriginal Head Start (Preschool Program)

Aboriginal Head Start

This program is for children of Aboriginal Ancestry, Status, Non-Status, Metis, and Inuit who are between 30 months – 5 years of age.

Comox Valley Toy Library Society

St. George's United Church

The toy library is a place where families and caregivers can borrow toys.

Family Storytime @ Cumberland Library

Cumberland Library

A drop-in group for families of all ages!

This is an opportunity to learn stories, fingerplays, songs and more.

Friday’s Child

Aboriginal Head Start

This is a group for families and children under 6 years of age who are of Aboriginal Ancestry.

English Language Learning (formerly known as Mother Goose and More)

Courtenay Elementary School

This program is for English Language Learners and their young children. It is an opportunity for families to enjoy Early Literacy activities as well as to practice speaking and listening to English.

Parents & Tots

Fanny Bay Hall

This weekly drop-in group is a chance to bring your children 0-5 years of age for crafts, play and a variety of early learning activities.

Storytime @ Comox Library

Comox Library

A drop-in group for families with children 0 – 5 years old.

StrongStart (School District #71)

Drop in early learning program for children from newborn – 5 years of age, accompanied by their parent / caregiver.