SCHOOLHOUSE - What's Provided

The DRIFTWOOD SCHOOLHOUSE accommodates 50 people in accordance with local fire regulations and provides:

  • 4 (8ft x 30 inches) plywood tables and 65 folding chairs.
  • toilet paper for the outhouse
  • wood for the stove in the school – the fire is your responsibility
  • broom and mop with bucket
  • NOTE: The Driftwood School does not have indoor plumbing or water!


  • dish towels, rags
  • glassware, dishes, utensils
  • table cloths
  • sound system, projector screen
  • the school does not have a telephone

The renter assumes the responsibility for obtaining the required permits if necessary

  • Food: Northern Health, 250-847-6400
  • Liquor: local liquor store or online at

Camping, Fires & Use of Grounds

  • 2/3 of the field belongs to the Driftwood School and may be used for overnight camping by renters.
  • The other 1/3 of the field belongs to the Glenwood Hall and can be rented separately if you want access to all of the grounds. Contact the Glenwood Hall for more info.
  • Please make campfire in designated area only.
  • Before lighting a campfire, please check with the Northwest Fire Center regarding campfire restrictions 250 847 6600
  • Firewood is not provided for an outdoor fire.  Please bring your own firewood for the campfire.
  • Benches are available. Please make arrangements when getting the key.


Historic pic Driftwood Creek School circa 1945

Photo: Louise Schroeder (Gilbert).

Driftwood Schoolhouse 2016