Canada Post Office
Skate Park
Lakehouse Learning Centre
Cortes Community Radio
Cortes Thrift Store
Cortes Pottery Guild
Reel Youth
Friends of Cortes Island
Summer Youth Program
Family Music Camp
Cortes Island Play School Parents & Tots
Hall Office:
Monday 11-4
Wednesday 11-4
Friday 10-4

Phone: 250-935-0015
Fax: 250-935-0026

983 Beasley Road
Box 222
Manson’s Landing, BC

Emergency Power Project Completed


The SCCA Board is pleased to inform the community that our Emergency Power project is complete.

At the request of Regional Director Noba Anderson and the Gas Tax Advisory Committee, the SCCA was able to achieve cost savings and efficiencies in the kitchen renovation budget to [...]

SCCA AGM Wednesday Aug 9, 2017

Come out to our AGM on Wed Aug 9th at 7 pm in Manson’s Hall.

Find out how your community hall is doing, and what we have been up to for the past year.

Memberships can be renewed at the door.

Summer Program 2017

The Summer Youth Program is back once again with a fantastic line up of programs. You can register online, or in the hall office on Fridays. See the 2017 Brochure here. Some programs fill up fast, so go ahead and register now.

Manson’s Kitchen Completed!

The Board of the SCCA is very happy to announce our “new and renewed” community kitchen is complete and ready for use!

Fabulous new kitchen

The Board is hosting an “open house” this FRIDAY MAY 5th from 12:30 until 2, with coffee and snacks. Please come and [...]

Year End Appeal

Dear Cortes Community member,

As many of you are aware, since the failure of the “Hall Tax” initiative several years ago, Mansons Community Hall has been operating on a mix of grants, donations and fundraising activities. Needless to say the process has been quite tense at times with staff and board members not knowing quite [...]

Summer Youth Recreation Program

"Making new friends!" 

(2014 Feedback - Favourite part/s of camp)

Registration for the Summer Youth Recreation Program (SYRP) begins on June 15th from 1pm – 4pm at Manson’s Hall. Click here for the online brochure SYRP 2016 You can pick up the brochure at the hall office if you would like a hard copy. Here is the link to REGISTER NOW. We look forward to [...]

Family Music Camp Back Again!

Family Music Camp is so much fun that we are going to do it again for the third year! The camp will be a bit longer this year due to popular demand. We will run from Sunday Aug 21 – Thursday August 25, with one free afternoon to enjoy summer activities. Calvin Cairns and Paul [...]

Kitchen Renovation Underway

We are pleased to report to the community that so far, $63,000 has been raised through generous donations from the community, as well as grants. Our budget goal is $131,000.00 to renovate and fully equip a modern, to code, health-approved kitchen.

Costs include basic renovation, expansion of the footprint, new electrical wiring, flooring, stove, dishwasher, [...]

Cortes Family Music Camp 2015

The dates for this year’s Family Music Camp are Monday, August 24th thru Thursday, August 27th! REGISTER NOW

(Click on the photo for more information)

The camp kicks off with an instructor’s concert featuring Calvin Cairns, Paul O’Brien, Anne Schaefer and Claudia Raaen at the Mansons Hall on Sunday, August 23rd – the day [...]

Cortes Island Playschool: Teachers & Registration

The Cortes Island Playschool is pleased to announce our new teaching team for the 2014/2015 year. We have Hired Jen Stevens as the lead teacher, and Alanah Caron as the assistant teacher.

Jen Stevens has worked as an ECE teacher on Vancouver Island for the past eight years. In 2004 she completed her diploma program [...]

Cortes Island Playschool Employment Opportunity








The Cortes Island Playschool, operated by the SCCA, has an opening for an experienced teacher (ECE certified) AND an assistant (ECE assistant), starting September 2014. Hours will be Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am – 2pm.

We want the program to be:

• Child-centred;

• Play-centred;

• Nature/Arts/Music/Movement-based


New! Permaculture Workshops added to the Summer Youth Program

Permaculture for Kids with Maria McKenty & guest

*Presented by Lakehouse Learning Society & FOCI

Permaculture is a way of seeing and thinking that reveals the beauty, balance and patterns in the natural world. Come and explore these principles through fun indoor and outdoor activities like nature walks, drawings, outdoor games, and much more! [...]

Cortes Day Saturday July 19th


Parade at 11 am. To join the parade, meet at Potlach Road at 10:45

Come and enjoy the fun!

Please leave your dogs at home.

North Atlantic Trio play Manson’s Hall Tue July 15

See more here

Thank You!


Manson’s Hall Renovation Thank Yous



If you take the opportunity to have a good look around Manson’s Hall, you’ll see that the organizational efforts and hands-on work of a great many people over the last few years have given new life to our community centre. Since last July, [...]