Looking for hands-on learning opportunity? Group experience? Project Based Learning? HCOS Learning Groups- Learning Camp, Co-op, or Community Connection may be a great fit for you! Browse the events below or learn more about the different types of events offered around the province.

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2016-2017 Community Connections: Victoria

Sep 20, 2016 to May 23, 2017

Grades: K - 8

 Tuesdays, 10:00am – 12:30pm Tentative Schedule* Term 1: September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8 Term 2: January 10, 17, 24,31,...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection ScienceSecond LanguageOther

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections: Cloverdale

Sep 27, 2016 to Jun 6, 2017

Grades: 1 - 8

Tuesdays, 9:00am-3:00pm

Term 1- September 27-November 29
Term 2- January 3 - March 7
Term 3- April 4 - June 6
   We are looking forward to an...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Social StudiesScienceFine Arts

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections: Nanaimo

Sep 20, 2016 to May 9, 2017

Grades: K - 9

Tuesdays,12:30-3:00pm
Term 1- Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1
Term 2- Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21
Term 3-  March 28, April 4, 11, 17,...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection Fine ArtsSocial StudiesScience

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections: Abbotsford

Sep 27, 2016 to Jun 6, 2017

Grades: K - 9

**Our Abbotsford Community Connections classes are now full, please refer to our other offerings in the Lower Mainland area- Richmond, Cloverdale,...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePEFine Arts

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections: Chilliwack

Sep 29, 2016 to May 25, 2017

Grades: K - 12

Thursdays, 9:30am-3:00pm
Term 1- September 29-November 17, 2016
Term 2- January 12-March 2, 2017
Term 3- April 6-May 25, 2017
     HCOS Community...

Lower Mainland Community Connection ScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesSecond LanguagePE

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections: Qualicum Beach (Oceanside)

Oct 5, 2016 to May 10, 2017

Grades: K - 6

Wednesdays, 10:00am-3:30pm
Fall Term: October 5, 12, 19, 26  November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7
Winter Term: Jan 11, 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 22...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection Social StudiesFine ArtsSciencePE

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections: Vernon

Oct 4, 2016 to May 16, 2017

Grades: 1 - 8

Tuesdays: 9:30 am – 12:30pm Term 1: October 4 to November 29
Term 2: January 10 to February 28
Term 3: April 4 to May 16
     We are very excited...

Interior Community Connection EnglishScienceSecond Language

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections Abbotsford: Humanities 10

Sep 27, 2016 to Jun 6, 2017

Grades: 10

      Martin Luther King Jr. said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”  Looking at the last 100 years of history...

Lower Mainland Community Connection EnglishSocial StudiesBible

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections Kamloops

Oct 20, 2016 to May 18, 2017

Grades: K - 12

Thursdays, 9:30am to approximately 2:30/3:30pm (depending on the term)

 
Term 2: Jan.19 and 26, Feb.2, 9, 16 and 23
Term 3: April 6, 13,20 (skip for...

Interior Community Connection EnglishScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesSecond LanguagePEOther

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections: Kelowna

Sep 7, 2016 to May 24, 2017

Grades: K - 8

Wednesdays, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Term 1 Sept 7, 14, 21,28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Term 2 Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8,...

Interior Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePEFine ArtsBible

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections: Campbell River

Oct 5, 2016 to May 17, 2017

Grades: K - 9

Wednesdays, 8:50am - 12:30pm

Term 1: October 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9
Term 2: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb.1, 8, 15
Term 3: April 5, 12, 19, May 3, 10, 17
We...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection ScienceSocial StudiesEnglish

Application closed

Hands on History: Settlement of Canada from the Grade 5 curriculum

Oct 31, 2016 to Jun 12, 2017

Grades: 3 - 7

Mondays, 9:00am- 12:00pm
    10 week terms:
Term 1: Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec. 5, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30
Term 2: March 6, 27 , April 3, 10, 24 ,...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Social Studies

Application closed

Advanced Writing- Kelowna

Sep 15, 2016 to Apr 27, 2017

Grades: 8 - 9

    Students will practice essay writing using the skills they have previously attained by completing the Elegant Essay. Students will also complete...

Interior Learning Camp English

Application closed

2016-2017 HCOS Memorization Challenge

Sep 6, 2016 to May 26, 2017

Grades: K - 12

     Memorization Challenge for HCOS students. **Registration is now closed, the reporting link will be available in later Spring.      Welcome to...

School-Wide Learning Camp Bible

Application closed

MakerEd sessions at the HCS Library in Kelowna

Sep 30, 2016 to Jun 2, 2017

Grades: 3 - 6

HCOS  physical learning commons presents free MakerEd sessions  in the blended commons on campus on the Friday dates shared below.   HCOS and HCS...

Interior Other

Vernon Art Gallery

Nov 4, 2016 to Jun 2, 2017

Grades: K - 7

     HCOS presents a series of field trips to the Vernon Art Gallery that relate to four exhibitions being offered over the 2016/17 school year. Each...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

2016-2017 Community Connections:Abbotsford Lighthouse Theatre

Sep 7, 2016 to May 20, 2017

Grades: 2 - 12

Beauty and the Beast JR             Our main goal, at HCOS Lighthouse Theatre, is to develop our students' God given gifts to acheive excellence in...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Fine Arts

Application closed

Capernwray Leadership Camp- Thetis Island

May 22, 2017 to May 24, 2017

Grades: 7 - 12

    Students will be taking part in team initiatives, physical, mental and spiritual challenges, team building, leadership training, problem...

Lower MainlandVancouver Island and Powell RiverSchool-Wide Learning Camp Other

Application closed

Sewing - Fort St. John

Mar 7, 2017 to Apr 11, 2017

Grades: 1 - 12

Sewing classes for all ages. Hand work: Basic hand sewing skills, project design and completion.

**Machine sewing: for Ages 12 and up. Students must...

Greater BC Learning Camp Other

Application closed

Dance and Circus Skills- Victoria

Apr 4, 2017 to May 23, 2017

Grades: K - 9

     Two classes in one! 8 weeks of dance class followed by a circus skills class following the Community Connections time (CC students will have a 30...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp PEFine Arts

Application closed

Group Guitar or Keyboard lessons- - Abbotsford

Apr 6, 2017 to Apr 27, 2017

Grades: 3 - 9

**Guitar Class now full. Central Valley Academy of Music (CVAM) is a non-profit music academy offering private and group music lessons for all...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Beauty and the Beast Show Tickets - Chilliwack

Grades: All grades

        Beauty and the Beast is one of Disney’s best accomplishments at heralding the themes of trust, redemption, love, true beauty and family....

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Young Entrepreneurs - Vernon

Apr 4, 2017 to May 16, 2017

Grades: 2 - 8

        HCOS is running two spring learning camps in Vernon aimed at inspiring students to succeed in the areas of work, entrepreneurship, and...

Interior Learning Camp Other

Application closed

Xtreme Theatre Jr. "James and the Giant Peach"- Maple Ridge

May 5, 2017

Grades: All grades

       Xtreme Theatre's Junior Students present JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH - A delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure, this...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Xtreme Theatre Sr. The Little Mermaid- Maple Ridge

May 18, 2017

Grades: All grades

     Xtreme Theatre's Senior Students present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID - Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

SFU Chemistry Workshops- Burnaby

Apr 21, 2017

Grades: 6 - 8

     Come join us in a working laboratory for workshops on chemistry + ice cream making using liquid nitrogen taught by qualified scientists. The...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Science

Court House Tour - Abbotsford

Apr 7, 2017

Grades: 5 - 12

      Court orientation, hopefully with a lawyer - an introduction to BC’s court system: how it works, why it is important and the legal terms and...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Other

Application closed

HCOS Open House: Nanaimo

Apr 18, 2017

Grades: For Parents

Join us for inspiring workshops and conversation with fellow home educating families, while your K-10 children participate in the HCOS Nanaimo...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Parent Workshop

HCOS Open House: Oceanside

Apr 19, 2017

Grades: For Parents

Join us for inspiring workshops and conversation with fellow home educating families, while your K-10 children participate in the HCOS Nanaimo...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Parent Workshop

HCOS Open House: Port Alberni

Apr 19, 2017

Grades: For Parents

Join us for inspiring workshops and conversation with fellow home educating families, while your K-10 children participate in the HCOS Nanaimo...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Parent Workshop

HCOS Open House: Victoria

Apr 18, 2017

Grades: For Parents

Join us for inspiring workshops and conversation with fellow home educating families, while your K-10 children participate in the HCOS Nanaimo...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Parent Workshop

Lego Mindstorms - Fort Langley

May 8, 2017 to Jun 5, 2017

Grades: 5 - 12

      If you can think it, you can create it with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3! Using the Intelligent EV3 Brick with its ARM9 processor, WiFi and internet ...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp STEAM

Parent Workshop- The Heart of the Homeschool Life- Powell River

Apr 21, 2017 to Apr 22, 2017

Grades: For Parents

The Heart of the Homeschool Life   You are Invited to Join us on April 21st and 22nd  in Powell River , Living Waters Foursquare Church   Friday,...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Parent Workshop

Honeybee Centre - Surrey

May 4, 2017

Grades: K - 5

       The objectives of this 90 minute tour are: To bring the amazing world of the honeybees to the forefront of education through hands on...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Science

Victoria Spring Field Trips

Apr 13, 2017 to May 17, 2017

Grades: All grades

Come join us for Spring Field Trips in the Victoria Area. Options include:

CRD Beach interpretation Island View Beach
Island View Rd, Saanichton
Thursd...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp OtherScience

Black Creek Open House- Rockets

Apr 20, 2017

Grades: All grades

 During the HCOS Open House, Bruce will lead students/families in rocket construction, this will be followed by a launch. Students who have rockets...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Science

Anne of Green Gables Theatre- Port Alberni

May 7, 2017

Grades: All grades

PORTAL PLAYERS DRAMATIC SOCIETY PROUDLY PRESENTS: An adaption of "Anne of Green Gables", written by Wendy Karpuik and directed by Teresa Drew....

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Fine Arts

Chris Hadfield Presentation - Vernon

May 14, 2017

Grades: All grades

      Are you interested in attended the Chris Hadfield presentation that is coming to Vernon on Sunday, May 14?  We am planning to book a group of...

Interior Learning Camp Social Studies

Application closed

Joey Clarkson - Fort St. John

May 15, 2017 to May 19, 2017

Grades: 1 - 12

HCOS Learning Groups Presents Music Club with Joey Clarkson  Ages 6 and up!

   Our day (4 hours) consists of theatre games to warm up, vocal work ie:...

Greater BC Learning Camp Fine Arts

HCOS Open Houses- Lower Mainland

Grades: For Parents

        Come and ask questions about what homeschooling looks like with HCOS, as well as hear various presentations from our teachers on how to go...

Lower Mainland Parent Workshop

Cajon Workshop - Vernon

May 6, 2017

Grades: For Parents

                   Join us for this hands-on experience with Mike Michalkow learning how to create beats and rhythms on the cajon (aka the box drum)....

Interior Parent Workshop Fine Arts

Lochiel Schoolhouse - Langley

May 31, 2017

Grades: 2 - 8

            Nestled in the heart of the Campbell Valley Regional Park, the Lochiel One Room School is a time capsule in an idyllic setting. Students...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Social Studies

Grouse Mountain Wildlife Education Program - Vancouver

Jun 2, 2017

Grades: K - 7

           The Grouse Mountain Refuge for Endangered Wildlife offers dynamic and interactive mountain adventures. Hands-on,motivating, and fun...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PEScienceSocial Studies