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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2017-2018 Community Connections: Victoria

Sep 26, 2017 to May 22, 2018

Grades: K - 9

  Tuesdays, 10:00am- 12:30pm

Term 1: Sept. 26th, Oct. 3rd, 10th, 24th, 31st , Nov. 7th, 14th, 21st
Term 2: Jan. 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, Feb. 6th, 13th,...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection ScienceSecond LanguageOtherSocial StudiesPE

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2017-2018 Community Connections: Cloverdale

Sep 28, 2017 to Jun 14, 2018

Grades: 1 - 9

  Thursdays, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Fall Term: Sept. 28, 2017—Dec. 7, 2017 (*not Oct. 5)
Winter Term: January 11, 2018—March 15, 2018
Spring Term: April 5,...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePE

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2017-2018 Community Connections: Nanaimo

Sep 26, 2017 to May 8, 2018

Grades: K - 9

Tuesdays, 10:00am-2:30pm Term 1: Sept. 26, Oct. 3,10,17,24,31, Nov. 7, 14, 21 Term 2: Jan. 16, 23,30, Feb. 6, 13,20,27, March 6, 13 Term 3:...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection Fine ArtsSocial StudiesSciencePE

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2017-2018 Community Connections: Abbotsford

Sep 26, 2017 to Jun 12, 2018

Grades: K - 11

The link to register for CC Abbotsford is now open to interested HCOS families. *At this time, 4/5, Gr.6/7 and Gr.8/9 classes are full.  June 22-...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePEFine ArtsBibleEnglish

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2017-2018 Community Connections: Chilliwack

Sep 28, 2017 to May 31, 2018

Grades: K - 11

Thursdays, 9:30am-3:00pm

Term 1: Sept 28 – November 16

Term 2:
Jan 11 – March 1

Term 3: April 5 – May 31 We have a number of exciting changes at the...

Lower Mainland Community Connection ScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesSecond LanguagePE

Application closed

2017-2018 Community Connections: Oceanside (Qualicum Beach)

Sep 27, 2017 to May 9, 2018

Grades: K - 9

 Wednesdays, 9:30am-3:30pm
Term 1: Sept 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Term 2: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7
Term 3: April...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection Social StudiesFine ArtsSciencePEBibleApplied SkillsOther

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2017-2018 Community Connections: Vernon

Sep 26, 2017 to May 15, 2018

Grades: 1 - 9

 
  Tuesdays, 9:30am-12:30pm

Term 1: Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28

Term 2: Jan 16, 23,30, Feb 6, 13, 20 and 27

Term 3: April 3, 10,...

Interior Community Connection EnglishScienceFine Arts

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2017-2018 Community Connections Kamloops

Oct 26, 2017 to May 17, 2018

Grades: K - 9

Thursdays, 9:25am - 2:25pm Term 1: Oct 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Term 2: Jan.18 and 25, Feb.1, 8, 15 and 22 Term 3: April 5, 12, 19 (skip for...

Interior Community Connection EnglishScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesPEApplied Skills

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2017-2018 Community Connections: Kelowna

Sep 13, 2017 to May 23, 2018

Grades: K - 9

Wednesdays, 9:00am-3:00pm Term 1: Sept13 to Nov 29 (12 wks) Term 2: Jan 3 to March 14 (10 wks) Term 3: April 4 to May 23 (8 wks) *with...

Interior Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePEFine Arts

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2017-2018 Community Connections: Campbell River

Oct 4, 2017 to May 23, 2018

Grades: K - 9

Wednesdays, 8:50am-12:45pm Term 1: (Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8) Term 2: (Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14) Term 3: (April 11, 18, May 2, 9, 16,...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection ScienceSocial StudiesLanguage Arts

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2017-2018 Community Connections: Abbotsford Lighthouse Theatre Afternoons

Sep 13, 2017 to May 30, 2018

Grades: 2 - 12

Wednesdays, September 2017 to May 2018 9am - 12:30pm, until 6 weeks prior to our show and then 9am - 3pm [April/May] "Theatre Week": May 20th to...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Fine Arts

Application closed

Victoria- Art Classes (Fall)

Sep 26, 2017 to Nov 14, 2017

Grades: K - 5

       8 weeks of art classes with teachers from the Paintbox Victoria (K-2 & 3-5). They will work with several mediums and work on drawing skills as...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Victoria- Engineering for Kids (Winter)

Jan 9, 2018 to Feb 27, 2018

Grades: K - 5

   This 8 week class combines Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in hands-on STEM activities. Students wil work on various engineering projects...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp STEAM

Victoria- Mad Science (Spring)

Apr 3, 2017 to May 22, 2018

Grades: K - 5

       This 8 week class (K-2 & 3-5) taught by Mad Science teachers will engage children in exciting hands-on activities, include lively...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Science

Victoria- Biology (Fall)

Sep 26, 2017 to Nov 14, 2017

Grades: 5 - 9

**Please note name change from Chemistry to Biology, which is more in-line with the class topics.      Join us for hands-on and creative learning...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Science

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Vernon- Musical Theatre (Fall)

Sep 26, 2017 to Nov 28, 2017

Grades: 3 - 12

      A 10-week musical theatre program for Vernon and area home learners. Students will participate in weekly 90 minutes classes on Tuesday...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Virtual- Gr.2 and Gr. 3 STEAM Book Clubs

Oct 11, 2017 to Jan 10, 2018

Grades: 2 - 3

       Steam Reading Buddies Book Club will run on a weekly basis using Overdrive E Books, Christian Worldview and cross-disciplinary standards....

School-Wide Learning Camp EnglishSTEAM

Application closed

Virtual- Grades 4-6 Book Club

Oct 5, 2017 to Apr 12, 2018

Grades: 4 - 6

        Are you ready for a fantastic year of reading and fun! If so, come and join the Grade 4-6 Virtual Lit Circle. We will be reading 4 amazing...

School-Wide Community Connection English

Application closed

Port Alberni- Co-op

Sep 15, 2017 to May 25, 2018

Grades: Pre-K - 7

        The Alberni Valley Education Co-op is a cooperative learning environment created out of a desire to see the growth of friendship and...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Co-op STEAMPEScienceSocial StudiesFine Arts

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Virtual- Grade 8-9 STEAM Book Club

Oct 3, 2017 to Dec 5, 2017

Grades: 8 - 9

         Virtual STEAM Book Club: Enigma and Coding. Grades 8/9, want to learn how to send secret messages? Enigma Virtual Book Club for Grades 8 and...

School-Wide Learning Camp Language Arts

Application closed

Island - 3D Printing Basics

Grades: 4 - 12

     Join us to learn about the basics of 3D Printing. This Learning Camp will be held in three locations: Port Alberni, Nanimo and Black Creek (see...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp STEAM

Application closed

Campbell River- Outdoor School at Camp Bob

Oct 20, 2017 to May 25, 2018

Grades: 4 - 9

Come join us at beautiful Camp Bob for Outdoor School.

  Come join us at beautiful Camp Bob for Outdoor School. ** Please note: This daily schedule...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection ScienceOtherPEBible

Application closed

Kamloops- CORE and Sewing

Grades: 5 - 12

           We are excited to be offering two great learning camps in conjunction with Community Connections Kamloops. Ages 10 and up C.O.R.E  (Prio...

Interior Learning Camp Applied Skills

Application closed

2017-2018 Community Connections: Powell River

Oct 12, 2017 to May 3, 2018

Grades: K - 9

Thursdays, 9:30am-11:30am
Term 1: Oct.12,19,26,Nov.2,9,16
Term 2: Jan.11,18,25,Feb.1,8,15
Term 3: Mar.29,Apr.5,12,19,26,May 3 K-3 Students will enjoy:...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection Fine ArtsPEScienceSocial Studies

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Black Creek- Lego Bible Club

Oct 24, 2017 to Feb 27, 2018

Grades: All grades

      Meet monthly at the Black Creek Community Church for Lego building, Lego Bible challenges and even Lego Bible movies! This is a great family...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp OtherBible

Application closed

Kelowna- Spanish Level 2

Sep 14, 2017 to Mar 15, 2018

Grades: 2 - 7

      This class will be a continuation of the Beginner Spanish class. New students are welcome to join this class as we will do a review of what was...

Interior Learning Camp Second Language

Application closed

Kelowna- French Level 2

Sep 14, 2017 to Mar 15, 2018

Grades: 2 - 7

              This class is a continuation from Level 1(Introductory/Grade 5 Core Competencies), though time will be spent reviewing expressions and...

Interior Learning Camp Second Language

Application closed

Victoria RBC Museum Learning Labs

Oct 13, 2017 to Apr 13, 2018

Grades: 5 - 9

 Five visits to the Royal BC Museum on Friday afternoons throughout the year. During each visit, the students will learn about a different topic:

*Gove...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Social StudiesScience

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Victoria Monthly Lit Circle

Oct 6, 2017 to Jun 1, 2018

Grades: 2 - 7

  Each month students read, are read to, or listen to an audio version of a novel. We will meet once a month in a Community Room above Quality Foods,...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp EnglishLanguage Arts

Application closed

Salmon Arm Co-op 2017-2018

Sep 14, 2017 to Mar 15, 2018

Grades: Pre-K - 9

Welcome to our Salmon Arm Co-op with Coordinator Sarah Zuidhof.

Preschool (Age 4-5) to Grades K-2
Parents will lead students through lesson focusing on...

Interior Co-op STEAMOtherLanguage ArtsMathBible

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Parksville Literature Study- Pride and Prejudice

Oct 24, 2017 to Nov 7, 2017

Grades: 7 - 10

    We will be doing an in-depth study of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, followed by a drama class, where your student will take part in acting...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Language Arts

Application closed

Black Creek Community Choir

Oct 2, 2017 to Dec 4, 2017

Grades: K - 7

     In this choir, students will learn and develop proper vocal technique through direct instruction and through listening skills, all in an...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Kelowna Advanced Writing

Sep 21, 2017 to May 10, 2018

Grades: 7 - 9

     Advanced Writing Students will learn to write effective essays, thesis statements, body paragraphs and conclusions. A variety of types of essays...

Interior Learning Camp EnglishLanguage Arts

Application closed

Kelowna Law Courts

Nov 16, 2017

Grades: 5 - 12

     Tour of Kelowna Law Courts Court orientation - an introduction to BC’s court system: how it works, why it is important and the legal terms and...

Interior Learning Camp Other

Application closed

2017-2018 HCOS Scripture Memory Challenge

Sep 11, 2017 to May 15, 2018

Grades: K - 12

 This year we would like to challenge HCOS students to learn scriptures which will apply to many situations in which they may find themselves, and to...

School-Wide Learning Camp Bible

Application closed

Langley Aldor Acres Farm and Eagle Acres Dairy Farm

Oct 11, 2017 to Apr 6, 2018

Grades: K - 9

Wednesday, October 11 - Aldor Acres Farm. This Fort Langley farm has been in operation for 26 years. Throughout the years, the farm labour has come...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp

Application closed

Coquitlam Indoor Wall Climbing

Nov 17, 2017

Grades: K - 12

Build strength and confidence at this Indoor Climbing Learning Camp, at Climb Base 5, in Coquitlam. Enthusiastic staff will assist students to conquer...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

Application closed

Vancouver Art Gallery (3 Visits)

Oct 17, 2017 to Dec 12, 2017

Grades: 2 - 12

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -  Emily Carr: Into the Forest
The work of Emily Carr is of primary importance to the history of this region. Her view of...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine ArtsSocial Studies

Application closed

Black Creek- Wilderness Skills and Novel Study

Nov 15, 2017 to Dec 6, 2017

Grades: 4 - 12

       Meet at the Black Creek Community Church for the Novel Study component with Mrs. Penner. Hands-on, practical survival skills will follow from...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Other

Application closed

HCS Learning Commons: Maker-Ed Sessions

Grades: 3 - 7

   We at the Learning Commons are excited about this coming year for Maker-Ed and hope you are too! We have some old favorites such as K’Nex , Makey...

Interior Other STEAM

Vernon- Thumbelina Performance

Nov 4, 2017

Grades: K - 7

The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society, proudly presents, the Oregon Shadow Theatre's production of, Thumbelina, on Saturday, November...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Vancouver Carousel Theatre's, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Dec 1, 2017

Grades: K - 12

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - adapted by Joseph Robinette, from the book by C.S. Lewis. Directed by Carole Higgins, designed by Darren...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

North Delta Theatre Class

Nov 6, 2017 to Dec 11, 2017

Grades: 2 - 12

    Have fun, be amused, be entertained and be entertaining, all while learning the basics of theatre, the stage and performing through the...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Vancouver VSO Let's Dance

Nov 17, 2017

Grades: All grades

 Let's Dance Elementary School concert. Assistant Conductor, William Rowson, and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, will be your guides through the...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Kamloops First Peoples Educational Trip

Oct 30, 2017

Grades: K - 12

Learn first hand about the First Peoples of the Kamloops Area, at the Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park - a wonderful way to address many Social...

Interior Learning Camp Social Studies

Application closed

Fort St. John Robotics

Nov 9, 2017 to Dec 14, 2017

Grades: 6 - 12

A six class workshop that will introduce students to robotics and programming robots, using the JD Humanoid robots class set, from the Learning...

Greater BC Learning Camp Applied SkillsScience

Bamfield Marine Science Centre

Feb 26, 2018 to Mar 2, 2018

Grades: 10 - 12

    Come join HCOS at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island!  A field trip to BMSC is a unique way to engage...

School-WideVancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Science

Kelowna Little Women

Nov 25, 2017

Grades: K - 12

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Cranbrook Key City Gymnastics

Nov 18, 2017

Grades: K - 12

Come join us at the Key City Gymnastics Club in Cranbrook. They have a great facility with a small climbing wall, tumble track, and a foam pit. There...

Greater BC Learning Camp PE

Salmon Arm Romeo & Juliet Performance

Nov 5, 2017

Grades: K - 12

Ah! Young love doomed by an ancient grudge, meddling parents, and a society rife with violence. Sound familiar? Romeo and Juliet is one of...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Abbotsford Full STEAM Ahead with Makey Makey

Nov 10, 2017 to Dec 8, 2017

Grades: 3 - 12

Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touch-pads and make any conductive material act as the input device...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp STEAMApplied Skills

Abbotsford Virtual Reality with Google Cardboard & 360-Degree Filming

Nov 17, 2017 to Dec 8, 2017

Grades: 10 - 12

Students will experience the thrill of virtual reality using Google Cardboard viewers, and immerse themselves in a variety of virtual reality forms....

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Applied Skills

Kelowna Micro:bits and Coding

Nov 2, 2017 to Nov 16, 2017

Grades: 3 - 7

Grade 3 - 7 students, this is your chance to explore Robotics and our brand new 'micro:bits' for three fun filled days with Mrs Beglaw at the HCS...

Interior Learning Camp ScienceApplied Skills

Vernon Pinocchio Performance

Nov 23, 2017

Grades: K - 12

Cirque Theatre Company and the Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics Club presents Pinocchio. PINOCCHIO, the production, uses a dynamic fusion of circus arts,...

Interior Community Connection Fine Arts