Our story

 My name is Lucy-Ann Smith and I was born and raised in England. After completing my child care/midwifery/maternity nursing education, I packed myself a bag, left the home I'd always known and travelled across the world to Canada. At 20 years old this was just one of my 
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many solo travelling adventures, but little did I know that the beautiful Vancouver Island would become my forever home.

Then...

Fast forward a little over 30 years - my husband and I have 3 amazing sons and 3 beautiful granddaughters. What started as a small family daycare in our home for 10 years when our boys were 
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young, turned into one of the largest child care companies on the island.

Now...

Today Happy Campers Child Care boasts 21 centers from Colwood, Langford, Sooke & Lake Cowichan in 14 different locations, employing 65 staff from within our communities. We pride ourselves on offering 
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quality child care to your little ones, providing them with the opportunities to learn and grow independently.