Programs » StrongStart


Welcome to StrongStart
The early learning program is designed to work in partnership with families/caregivers, their children, an Early Childhood Educator, and community partners. Community partners include School District No. 67(Okanagan Skaha), Child Care Resource and Referral, Interior Health, Speech and Language, Supported Child Development,
and other community agencies.

This program, for adults and their children ages birth to 5, is funded by the Ministry of Education and Child Care and sponsored by School District No.67. It is in cooperation with Carmi Elementary School, Columbia Elementary School, Queen’s Park Elementary School and Giant’s Head Elementary School.

School District No. 67 gratefully acknowledges the financial contribution of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Education.
Strong Start Contact Information
Carmi Elementary School
8:45am - 11:45am Monday through Friday
Ms. J. Wingham (Principal)
Kierstin DeRosier
Columbia Elementary School
8:30am - 11:15am Monday through Friday
Mr. T. Robinson (Principal)
Chrissi Travers
(250)770-7676 (Ext. 6489)
email:  [email protected]
Giant's Head Elementary School
8:45am - 11:45am Monday through Friday
Mr. S. Edwards (Principal)
Louise Watt
(250)770-7671 (Ext. 6629)
email: [email protected]

Queen's Park Elementary School
8:30am - 11:30am Monday through Thursday
5:00pm - 7:00pm Wednesday
Closed Friday
Mr. S. McIntosh (Principal)
Fiona Nicholson
(250)770-7680 (Ext. 6018)
email:  [email protected]