Registration Information

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Childcare will be available for children 5-11 years old through West Shore Parks and Recreation at a cost of $35/child.

Drop off your child at WSPR for a fun-filled day of age-appropriate activities led by qualified staff.

To register, visit: or call 250 478-8384

The Course Code is: 00019940

Note: a minimum number of registrations (10) are required in order for this service to be provided. An email will be sent to confirm. There have been some issues with people using mobile phones to register. If you encounter an error, please try another device or call the number above.

Special requests must be received by February 11
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Please select your top 5 choices for your 3 sessions. We will be using this information to determine the number of sessions and space required for each.

Please be sure to select 4 different options to ensure your best possible schedule for the day.


Early Bird Rate $75* Register on-line by February 3, 2019

$100* after February 3

* includes lunch, and refreshments. Please bring a reusable water bottle and/or coffee cup.

Payment can be made:

  • by Paypal (includes credit card) or
  • cash or
  • cheque.


If you are paying using PayPal, a link will be provided once you submit your registration.


To help us decrease the check-in time, please make cheques payable to ‘VIP Conference’ and send to:

Vancouver Island Parent Conference
707 Pears Road
Victoria, BC
V9C 3Z6

Mailed-in cheques must be received by end of day Sunday, February 17, 2019.

Full Payment must be received by Sunday, February 17, 2019.

VIPC Refund Policy 2019

Refunds can be issued (minus $10 fee) if requested before February 17, 2019

Tickets are transferable. Please contact us at for contact information, session choices and transfer authorization.

PACs and Coupon Code

Some PACs are paying the registrations for their parents. If this is true for you, please select 'PAC Payment' and input your school name in the box provided. If your PAC provided you with a code, select 'Coupon Code'.

Some district PACs are providing a limited number of complementary or discounted registrations. Please check with your school PAC to see if this option is available and request a coupon code to input below.

Enter name of school if PAC is covering your registration fee.

These are available for ECE participants. Certificates must be picked up after 12:45 p.m. at the info / book sale table on the day of the conference - they will not be available after the event.

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