About Us

We are two Canadian teachers & a three year old, living in northern Saskatchewan. We are converting a 2002 GMC Bluebird school bus into a ‘skoolie’, a kind of custom-made RV which will be our summer home for our annual trip to visit family and friends in Nova Scotia and Ontario.

We started this website to document our planning and building process, both as a record for ourselves and to help others who are working on similar projects. Once we get on the road we hope to record our travels here as well. Right now the best way to follow our progress is via Instagram @acanadianskoolie

Dan (chief engineer of bus converting), Libby (blogmaster), Sophie (dance-party facilitator) & our as-yet-unnamed Bluebird

Recent Blog Posts

Skylight Design

Who doesn’t want to see star-gaze from bed? To bring in more natural light, and more of the outdoors, we decided to add skylights to the bus. This involved cutting some pretty big holes in the roof (yikes!). Dan got creative with sourcing the material for this DIY and the results are pretty beautiful. Here’sContinue reading “Skylight Design”

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