Quest University is located in Squamish (between Vancouver and Whistler, an hour's drive from Vancouver). Renowned as the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada, Squamish is a popular destination for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, white water rafting and scuba diving Local attractions include the Britannia Mine Museum, the West Coast Railway Heritage Park, Shannon Falls, and the Sea to Sky Gondola.

Situated at the top of a hill, the university campus offers stunning views of the Tantalus Mountains from all buildings and outdoor sitting areas/performance spaces.

Map of Quest University campus


Participants are accommodated either in the "Peaks" residences, (near the classroom building) or in the Riverside residence (a 5-10 minute walk from the classrooms).

The "Peaks": (private room, shared bath)

These residences have pairs of private bedrooms with a shared bathroom between. There is also one common lounge with fridge available. There are a very limited number of rooms with a private bathroom for which a $400 supplement will be charged.


Riverside: (shared room, shared bath)

This residence contains suites which have three rooms: a twin bedroom with its own bathroom, and two other twin rooms sharing a bathroom. The suites share a common area with living room, dining room, kitchen and laundry facilities.

Priority for these suites will be given to families of 3 or more.


Bedding and towels are supplied. The campus is fully accessible (all buildings have elevators), and rooms for persons with disabilities are available. All buildings have geothermal heating and cooling.

Standard resident rates are for accommodation, all meals and snacks, tuition and admission to concerts.

Day Students

Individuals living close to Quest University may register as day students. Students aged 14 and under must be accompanied by a registered adult participant who will be responsible for their supervision except during classes. Older students may attend unaccompanied, but no supervision will be provided for them outside of classes.

Day student rates include lunch, dinner, snacks, tuition and admission to concerts.



The West Coast Amateur Musicians Society, the West Coast Summer Music Camp and Quest University accept no responsibility for illness, injury, death, or loss of or damage to personal property during the camp.