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, 17th, 24th, 31st , Nov. 7th, 14th
Term 2: Jan. 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, Feb. 6th, 13th,...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection ScienceSecond LanguageOtherSocial StudiesPE

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

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

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

2017-2018 Community Connections: Chilliwack

Sep 28, 2017 to May 31, 2018

Grades: K - 11

 Registration for Chilliwack Community Connections 2017-18 is now open!  Thursdays, 9:30am-3:00pm

Term 1: Sept 28 – November 16

Term 2:
Jan 11 –...

Lower Mainland Community Connection ScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesSecond LanguagePE

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

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 EnglishScienceSocial Studies

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

2017-2018 Community Connections: Kelowna

Sep 13, 2017 to May 23, 2018

Grades: K - 9

2017-2018 application is currently only open to CC Kelowna re-enrolling families. Wednesdays, 9:00am-3:00pm Term 1: Sept13 to Nov 29 (12 wks) T...

Interior Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePEFine Arts

Application closed

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

Abbotsford- Wakeboarding

Sep 15, 2017

Grades: K - 12

Join us at VALLEY WAKE PARK to learn how to wakeboard using their environmentally friendly cable system. While you are waiting for your turn...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

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

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- Outdoor Survival Skills

Sep 21, 2017 to Oct 19, 2017

Grades: 4 - 8

   Lit Circle and Outdoor Survival Skills taught by Rocky Point Outdoor Ed. This exciting 5 afternoon camp will include skills such as fire-starting,...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp EnglishOther

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

Victoria- Middle School Writing (Fall/Winter)

Sep 26, 2017 to Feb 27, 2018

Grades: 5 - 9

        Trish Ensing will be teaching the Excellence in Writing Level B course. This course is suitable for intermediate aged students and will...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp English

Campbell River- 2 Day Lego Mindstorms

Oct 2, 2017 to Oct 3, 2017

Grades: 4 - 12

      Come learn how to build and program Lego Robots with the Mindstorm EV3! Over the course of 2 afternoons, students in grade 4+ will work together...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp STEAM

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

Virtual- Gr. 6-8 French Book Club

Oct 2, 2017 to Dec 4, 2017

Grades: 6 - 8

       Online French book club for students grade 6-8. Students will practice conversational, reciprocal French and review basic vocabulary through...

School-Wide Learning Camp Second Language

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

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

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

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

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

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

Okanagan- WOW

Sep 8, 2017

Grades: K - 12

       Okanagan WOW! What kind of animal has tall ears, a long tail and huge feet? What kind of animal can glide and is sweet as sugar? What kind of...

Interior Other Other

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

Virtual- SE Gr.7-8 Book Club

Oct 4, 2017 to Dec 6, 2017

Grades: 7 - 8

    Sinead Roy will be hosting an online book club for young lovers of historical fiction. The literature chosen will address competencies of both...

School-Wide Learning Camp Language Arts

Campbell River- Camp Bob Monthly Activity Days

Oct 27, 2017 to May 25, 2018

Grades: K - 12

    Students have the opportunity to spend 6 days at Camp Bob, experiencing activity days in fall, winter and spring. Each day begins with worship and...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Other

Campbell River- Term 1 Lego Mindstorms

Oct 4, 2017 to Nov 8, 2017

Grades: 4 - 12

      Come learn how to build and program Lego Robots with the Mindstorm EV3! Over the course of 6 afternoons, students in grade 4+ will work together...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp STEAM

Kamloops- McQueen Lake Fall

Sep 25, 2017 to Sep 27, 2017

Grades: All grades

              Come join us at McQueen Lake for a family overnight outing. McQueen Lake is a beautiful facility with hiking trails and outdoor areas...

Interior Learning Camp Other

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

Black Creek- Lego Bible Club

Sep 26, 2017 to Jan 30, 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

Vernon- Davison Orchards

Sep 22, 2017

Grades: All grades

         You are invited to participate in a tour of Davison Orchards in Vernon. A family owned business with orchard roots dating back to the 1930's!...

Interior Learning Camp Other

Victoria- Outdoor Education Program

Sep 20, 2017 to May 9, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am
Term 1:Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25
Term 2: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14
Term 3: April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, May 9

This...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Other

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...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Language ArtsOther

Chilliwack- Woodworking

Sep 21, 2017 to Sep 22, 2017

Grades: 5 - 12

     Come join Jennifer Slingerland for Woodworking Classes. This class is great for beginners and those who have experience or have participated in...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Applied Skills

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

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