The Bamberton archives were started in July of 2005. Since that time hundreds of pieces of information have been collected in the form of photos, maps, charts, company records, film footage, audio interviews and other memorabilia. As a result of this overwhelming public support the Bamberton Historical Society was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization on March 7th, 2006.
The Community music school in the Cowichan Valley dedicated to providing a well rounded music education by incorporating instrumental training together with the study of theory, ear-training, sight-singing, sight-reading, improvisation and music appreciation.
THE HERITAGE MUSEUM – The Bamberton, Cobble Hill, and Mill Bay Malahat Historical Societies formed the Heritage Museum Partnership in early 2017 and worked toward creating a museum from the small white church (formerly Mill Bay United) in Mill Bay. The building and its grounds, complete with a cemetery on the north and south sides, became a South Cowichan Park in 2007, after being donated by the United Church. To bring the property to a standard for public use, the Cowichan Valley Regional District carried out major repairs and upgrades.
South Cowichan Healthcare Auxiliary Our Mission: Working towards the Care and Comfort of residents of Cairnsmore Place and raising Funds for new equipment for Cowichan District Hospital, Hospice, and Cairnsmore.
The South Cowichan Community Policing Advisory Society (better known as SCCPAS) is a volunteer-driven organization that provides South Cowichan Valley residents with RCMP-supported educational programs, information and services with the common goal of achieving: Safe Streets, Safe Homes, Safe Communities.
The Mill Bay Garden Club was founded in 1985 with an original 6 keen gardeners. One of the 6, Mary Gale, is still very active in our Club and serves as Historian. We believe in our roots!
MBFD – To provide service to the community by protecting life, property and environment through prevention, public education and emergency response with well maintained equipment and highly trained, dedicated personnel.
Mill Bay Tennis – The club was founded in 1992 by a small group of local enthusiasts who made an agreement with the Mill Bay Community League to use the courts behind Kerry Park Arena in exchange for maintenance and management. This agreement, in a modified form, continues to this day. Over the past 18 years the Club has steadily grown from about 20 members to over 120 today.
Rotary Club of South Cowichan (Mill Bay) The Club was chartered on March 16, 1991. The Club was sponsored by the Duncan Club. The first President was Don Hammond who was a Past District Governor.