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Closing Day and Graduation

We are excited to welcome families and friends to this year’s Closing Day and Graduation Ceremonies. This culmination of a year-long journey is one of our most cherished events and we look forward to sharing the festivities with our entire Brentwood family.

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Schedule of Events

Closing Day and Graduation Ceremonies will be held on Friday, June 16, 2023. The two ceremonies will take place at Brentwood College School on Campbell Common—under the BIG TENT. This is a semi-sheltered, outdoor venue. Families are warmly invited to attend all or part of the day, as it applies to their child(ren), and join us in celebrating these incredible students and a return to fully in-person closing ceremonies.

Closing Day Ceremony - 9:30 am PDT

This includes the Head of School’s address, the presentation of subject prizes to all grades, major awards for academics and citizenship, the Passing of the Torch, and the Valedictorian’s Farewell.

To-go lunch for Grades 8-11 & families getting set to travel from campus - 11:30 am-12:30 pm PDT at the outdoor basketball court near Gillespie Field

To-go lunch for staff - 12:00-12:30 pm PDT


Lunch in Crooks Hall for Grads, their parents & teachers - 11:30 pm PDT

Graduation Ceremony - 1:15 pm PDT (please be seated at Campbell Common by 1:00 pm PDT)

This ceremony highlights the individual introductions of the graduates and the presentation of their diplomas. Please visit the grad page for more details about the events surrounding graduation.

Both Closing and Graduation Ceremonies will be livestreamed for those unable to attend.

Details for Families

When arriving at Brentwood, parents will be met inside the gates to the school and directed to parking where student belongings can be loaded into the vehicle.

Families are responsible for their child(ren) from lunchtime onward for Grades 8-11 and from 4:00 pm onward for Grade 12s, Friday, June 16.

Any student requiring travel unaccompanied by their guardian(s) should refer to the Travel website for more details on making these arrangements with the school.

How to Get Here

Brentwood College School
2735 Mount Baker Road
Mill Bay, BC, Canada VOR 2P1

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By Air

From YVR - Vancouver International Airport, you have the option to:

  • Connect your final flight to Victoria International or Nanaimo Airports

  • Travel from YVR, or downtown Vancouver Harbour if you are planning a stay on the mainland, via HeliJet helicopter or Harbour Air seaplane

  • By prior arrangement with the school, land a chartered or private seaplane (or moor a private boat) at the Brentwood dock

By Ferry

Depending on where you are travelling from, there are several ferry options:


Finding Your Way Around Campus

Please refer to our campus map to find buildings and facilities on our campus.