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Victoria Parents – New School

Victoria Parents and Educators – There’s a new school opening this fall in the Greater Victoria area. There’s an information session on Sunday, and I wanted you to be first to know in case it’s something you or your friends/colleagues might be interested in.

The vision is to create an education system that honors our children’s innate gifts and who they are.  And even better—while this innovative school is new to us and is envisioned primarily by Gordy Bal, it will be guided for 2 years by Phil Moore who has 40 years of experience directing the Uplands Hills School using this model.

If you’d like to hear more, the founders will be available on Sunday to present information and answer questions.

(and please share if you know someone who might be interested)


Xploration Centre Campaign Launch Event with Synergistic Guide Phillip Moore, Visionary Gordy Bal and Special Guest Dr. Shefali Tsabary.

Sunday, March 12, 1-4pm at the Sunset Room, 401 Herald St. 

More details can be found on the FB invitation


All Education enthusiasts, children, life-long learners, and

Parents– who are looking for a school for their children that represents the new paradigm of conscious human evolution, and honors their children as sacred beings. This is a true shift in the educational paradigm:  We believe each person is born a genius and it is our privilege to
help bring that unique genius to LIFE.


Gordy Bal is the Visionary founder of the Xploration Centre.

“The Xploration Center is what I’ve been dreaming of for my own 3 sons. An education model that connects our children back to nature and prepares them for Xponential times. A model that embraces entrepreneurial learning and sustainability in a natural environment, based on the principles of child-centred learning, community, consciousness and cosmos.

Dr. Shefali Tsabary, a world-renowned clinical psychologist who received her doctorate from Columbia University, NY. She specializes in the integration of Eastern philosophy and Western psychology, making her an expert in her field and her message has the potential to change people’s lives for generations to come. Her book, THE CONSCIOUS PARENT, has been endorsed by Oprah as one of the most profound books on parenting she has ever read.

Phillip Moore began teaching at Upland Hills Farm School in 1971. He was asked to become the director of the school in February of 1972 and served until June of 2013. During this 42-year stewaredship, Phil built exceptional teams at the staff and board levels to grow a true learning community. This culture developed a synergistic collaboration that transcends most traditional models of educational institutions. Phil has agreed to steward the first two years of Xploration Centre Vancouver Island as the “Synergistic Guide.”

Together, they will be available to answer your questions about alternative schooling, curriculum, syngergistic guidance and the possibilities for creating a world in which everyone can develop their true genius.


Once again, if you know someone who might be interested, please share widely.


PS:  If you’ve read this far and want to know more, the first Xploration Center video is here.


Uplands Hills School videos can be found here.