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 - 9

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

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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

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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

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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

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Virtual- Gr. 6-8 French Book Club

Jan 8, 2018 to Mar 12, 2018

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

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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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 Speech & Fine Arts

Jan 16, 2018 to Feb 27, 2018

Grades: 2 - 8

**Deadline Extended until Dec 13th Speech and Art Camps in Vernon HCOS will be offering two separate camps for students in Jan/Feb 2018:

1. Grade 2 to...

Interior Community Connection Fine ArtsEnglish

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Virtual Grade 7 Book Club

Jan 10, 2018 to Mar 14, 2018

Grades: 7

**Deadline extended to December 13th Sinead Roy will be hosting an online book club for young lovers of historical fiction. The literature chosen...

School-Wide Learning Camp English

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Black Creek 3D Printing Drones

Feb 1, 2018 to Feb 22, 2018

Grades: 4 - 12

Prototype and Design your own Micro Drone!

Project:  Research, design, print and design your own micro drone. This will be able to fly via remote...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Applied SkillsScience

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Vernon Art Gallery

Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 11, 2018

Grades: K - 7

HCOS welcomes students to join us in an exploration of Visual Arts through the Vernon Art Gallery.

Session 1: Exploring Colour with Keven Spetifore and...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Vernon Silver Star Skiing

Jan 12, 2018 to Feb 16, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Join us at Silver Star for 'Snowsport' lessons! Skiing or Snowboarding lessons will be offered for 6 sessions, from Jan to Feb 2018. Families can...

Interior Learning Camp PE

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Mt. Washington Cross Country Ski Lessons

Jan 10, 2018 to Jan 24, 2018

Grades: 3 - 12

The program consists of three 2-hour sessions. Lessons are taught by certified instructors. Students are taught safety and the basics of XC skiing in...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp PE

Application closed

Community Connections North 2017-2018

Jan 9, 2018 to Apr 17, 2018

Grades: K - 9

Tuesdays, 10am-2pm
*Morning only: 10am-12pm  *Afternoon only: 12:30-2:00pm
January 9, 16, 20, Feb. 6, 13, 20, March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 10, 17 (April...

North Community Connection Social StudiesScienceFine ArtsOtherApplied Skills

Agassiz - Sasquatch (formerly Hemlock) Mountain Skiing **Thursdays

Jan 18, 2018 to Mar 8, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Alpine Learning Camp at Sasquatch Mountain Resort
 

Thursdays, 9:00am to 4:00pm

4 Day Ski/Snowboard Lessons: Jan 18 & 25, Feb 1 & 8 [FREE Flex Pass -...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

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Agassiz- Sasquatch (formerly Hemlock) Mountain Skiing **Fridays

Jan 26, 2018 to Mar 16, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Alpine Learning Camp at Sasquatch Mountain Resort
 

Fridays, 9:00am to 4:00pm  (plus Friday night skiing hours until 8pm)

4 Day Ski/Snowboard Lessons:
...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

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Kamloops Harper Mountain Skiing/Snowboarding

Jan 10, 2018 to Feb 7, 2018

Grades: 1 - 12

Ski and snowboarding learning camp that takes place over three days in January/February 2018. Each day will inlcude: lessons for skiing/snowboarding,...

Interior Learning Camp PE

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Port Alberni Swimming Lessons

Jan 10, 2018 to Feb 21, 2018

Grades: K - 8

Come join HCOS for swimming Lessons for home-learners! There will be Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced classes.

**These are not drop off events,...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp PE

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Celebration of Learning- Community Connections and Co-ops

Grades: All grades

CC Chilliwack: May 24th, 3:00-4:30 CC Abbotsford: Mid-March (Probably March 13th) CC Abbotsford Theatre: Performances of "Cinderella" May 24-26

C...

Vancouver Island and Powell RiverInteriorLower Mainland Community Connection Other

Vernon Museum

Jan 31, 2018 to Feb 7, 2018

Grades: K - 7

  HCOS welcomes students to join us in taking a step back in time to learn about:
Kindergarten - Gr 2: Pioneers in early Vernon (one session only).
Stud...

Interior Community Connection Social Studies

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Nanoose Bay 3D Printing Drones (serving Nanaimo, Oceanside & Port Alberni)

Mar 2, 2018 to Apr 6, 2018

Grades: 4 - 12

Prototype and Design your own Micro Drone!

Project:  Research, design, print and design your own micro drone. This will be able to fly via remote...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp ScienceApplied Skills

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Parksville Literature Camp: Tom Sawyer

Jan 23, 2018 to Feb 6, 2018

Grades: 7 - 10

We will be doing an in-depth study of the classic novel, Tom Sawyer, followed by a drama class, where your student will take part in acting out the...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp EnglishFine Arts

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Vancouver UBC Museum of Anthropology

Jan 24, 2018

Grades: 4 - 7

Archaeology of the Lower Fraser River workshop at the UBC Museum of Anthropology. Be an archaeologist for a day! Discover the rich, 9,000 year history...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Social StudiesFine Arts

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Vancouver VSO Animal Carnival

Feb 28, 2018

Grades: K - 3

Meet the Orchestra: Carnival of the Animals Primary Concert: William Rowson, conductor. Learn about the instruments and different sections of the...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Chilliwack - HCOS CC Lighthouse Theatre: Cinderella School Show Tickets

May 24, 2018 to May 25, 2018

Grades: All grades

C      Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is a new retelling of the classic fairy tale, which heralds the themes of: courage, honesty, justice, and...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Other

Chilliwack Invent with Little Bits

Feb 7, 2018 to Feb 21, 2018

Grades: 4 - 12

This Learning Camp addresses ADST (Applied Design, Skills and Technologies) competencies. Participants will experiment with LittleBits, easy-to-use...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp ScienceApplied Skills

Thetis Island Capernwray Leadership Retreat

May 21, 2018 to May 23, 2018

Grades: 7 - 10

The Thetis Island Leadership Retreat is an overnight camp held at the beautiful Capernwray Bible School campus. Students participate in group Bible...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp OtherBiblePE

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Vancouver Aquarium Sleep-over

Apr 15, 2018 to Apr 16, 2018

Grades: 1 - 12

    Sleepover at the Vancouver Aquarium!   April 15th with arrival time at 9pm to 9am the next morning. Field trip includes an invertebrate lab and...

School-WideLower Mainland Learning Camp Science

North Delta Theatre Class (Spring)

Feb 5, 2018 to May 14, 2018

Grades: 4 - 12

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

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Chilliwack Learn to Code with Dash Robots

Feb 7, 2018 to Mar 7, 2018

Grades: 1 - 6

Students will have fun with our brand new Dash robots, as they program Dash to do anything from reacting to the sound of a clap, to performing a...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp ScienceApplied Skills

Vancouver CBC Newsroom

Feb 7, 2018

Grades: 3 - 9

        Join us for a tour of a real working newsroom. Guests are shown several CBC Vancouver Newsroom facilities, and are given a general description...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Other

Vernon Anastasia Perfomance

Feb 20, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Anastasia - Canada's Ballet Jorgen takes us all the way back to 1918 Russia with their presentation of Anastasia. This full-length story ballet is...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Penticton Museum STEAM Labs

Jan 26, 2018

Grades: K - 5

HCOS welcomes students, Kindergarten to Grade 5, to join us at the Penticton Museum for S.T.E.A.M. Labs, where students will explore science and...

Interior Learning Camp STEAMScience

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Kelowna Law Court Tour February

Feb 22, 2018

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 Social Studies

Langley Grad Program TWU Tour and Ropes Course

Feb 23, 2018

Grades: 10 - 12

Grad program students are invited to join us for a day at Trinity Western University in Langley. Students will take a tour of the campus, attend...

School-WideLower Mainland Learning Camp Other

Kelowna- Beauty and the Beast Performance

Mar 15, 2018

Grades: K - 12

 Heritage Theatre presents, 'Beauty and the Beast' “Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.”
          Based on the original Broadway production...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Kelowna Rocks and Rings Curling

Jan 30, 2018

Grades: K - 9

  Students will participate in a 40 minute gymnasium session with "Rocks and Rings" to learn the basics of curling - just in time for the upcoming...

Interior Learning Camp PE

Abbotsford Adonia Musical Camp

Mar 19, 2018 to Mar 23, 2018

Grades: 1 - 8

In Adonia Musical Camp we take 5 days to practice a bible themed musical and end off with a performance. Participants get a practice CD ahead of time...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Abbotsford Lighthouse Theatre Fundraising Event

Feb 23, 2018

Grades: All grades

Variety Show & Dessert with Silent Auction

With Special Musical Guest: Ryan McAllister 2017 JUNO Award for Co-writing and Producing Gosepel Album of...

Lower Mainland Other Other

Cranbrook Art Classes

Feb 21, 2018 to Mar 14, 2018

Grades: K - 3

Come join us for: Art with Joanna at the Red Door Studio. PLAY, CREATE, EXPERIENCE THE WONDER AND JOY OF DRAWING,PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA, CLAY,...

Greater BC Learning Camp Fine Arts