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

English Classes- Victoria

Sep 20, 2016 to Feb 23, 2017

Grades: 5 - 9

        Hello!  My name is Trish Ensing, wife, home school mom of 4 and teacher with Heritage Christian Online School.  I would like to offer English...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp English

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

Claymation - Island Locations

Sep 16, 2016 to Jan 27, 2017

Grades: 3 - 12

Victoria:  Sept. 16, Oct.14, Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. 13
 

** Due to low applications, Port Alberni location has been cancelled and alternatively the camp...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Fine Arts

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

SALTS- Victoria/Gulf Islands

Mar 19, 2017 to Mar 25, 2017

Grades: 8 - 12

**Currently taking a waitlist, please contact ahaas@onlineschool.ca SALTS - Sailing and Life Training Society
This registration is a commitment to...

Vancouver Island and Powell RiverLower MainlandSchool-Wide Learning Camp Other

Application closed

French Level 2- Kelowna

Sep 15, 2016 to Mar 9, 2017

Grades: 5 - 9

      In the first term the course will cover:
 
-simple everyday phrases that the student will use frequently
-8 themes (the student's work tools,...

Interior Learning Camp Second Language

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

Virtual Book Club: Grade 4-6

Oct 13, 2016 to Mar 16, 2017

Grades: 4 - 6

     Are you ready for an amazing year of reading?  Virtual Book Clubs are changing this year into more of a Literature Circle Model, which is...

School-Wide Learning Camp English

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

Gym Time- Maple Ridge

Nov 1, 2016 to Feb 14, 2017

Grades: K - 12

      A variety of sports will be explored through out the school year on Tuesdays . These include (but are not limited to):  Floor Hockey, Basketball...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

Application closed

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

Silver Star Skiing - Vernon

Jan 6, 2017 to Feb 10, 2017

Grades: K - 12

      Join us for skiing or snowboarding lessons at Silver Star. "Our highly qualified instructors work with your students to not only help them learn...

Interior Learning Camp PE

Application closed

Squishy Circuits - Black Creek

Mar 6, 2017

Grades: 3 - 7

     Have you ever wondered how circuits work? Have you ever wondered how electricity is generated? Have you ever wondered about the different kinds...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Other

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

Drama- Victoria

Jan 10, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017

Grades: K - 7

Drama classes will follow the winter session of the Victoria CC.
 

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Grade 7-9 Book Club Jan-Feb- Virtual

Jan 20, 2017 to Feb 24, 2017

Grades: 7 - 9

         Attention Grade 7 - 9 students! Join Literature Circles for a focused novel study . This group will meet once a week for 6 weeks to discuss...

School-Wide Community Connection English

Application closed

Space Rescue Mission- Fort Langley

Jan 16, 2017 to Mar 6, 2017

Grades: 4 - 6

        Take part in this group learning initiative that builds science, writing, math, problem solving art, communication, and role play skills. The...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Science

Application closed

Hemlock Skiing 2017

Jan 19, 2017 to Mar 9, 2017

Grades: K - 12

HCOS invites you to participate in the 2017 Alpine Learning Camp at Hemlock Valley Resort. 9:00am to 4:00pm   5 Day Ski/Snowboard Lessons - Jan...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

Application closed

Britannia Mine Museum- Britannia Beach

Feb 10, 2017

Grades: K - 6

Come out to the Britannia Mine Museum National Historic Site to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for rocks and minerals!

Students will get...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Social Studies

Application closed

Cubelets- Vancouver

Jan 13, 2017 to Feb 3, 2017

Grades: K - 5

       In this learning camp, students will be introduced to the world of computer science as they participate in a variety of robotics challenges....

Lower Mainland Learning Camp STEAM

Application closed

Flip City Gymnastics- Langley

Jan 6, 2017 to Feb 24, 2017

Grades: K - 8

      Enjoy an introduction to gymnastics at Flip City Gymnastics Club.  Students will learn basic skills on floor, beam, trampoline, double mini,...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

Harper Skiing- Kamloops

Jan 27, 2017 to Feb 10, 2017

Grades: 1 - 12

Join us at Harper Mountain for three day ski and snowboard lessons. Lessons are approx.1.5 hours


    Skiing minimum age: 6
    Snowboarding minimum age:...

Interior Learning Camp PE

Application closed

Lego Mindstorms and Brick4kidz - Victoria

Jan 12, 2017 to Feb 2, 2017

Grades: K - 9

K-Gr.4 Bricks4kidz Mission to Space

        Space, often called “the last frontier”, has inspired scientists, star-gazers and adventurers for...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp STEAM

Application closed

Spanish (Beginner) - Kelowna

Jan 5, 2017 to Mar 9, 2017

Grades: 1 - 8

Beginner Spanish (no prior experience necessary) Ages 6-13

The instructor will be teaching the following:

 Basic greetings

Colours and numbers

Calendar...

Interior Learning Camp Second Language

Application closed

Swim Fitness - Powell River

Jan 12, 2017 to Feb 16, 2017

Grades: 4 - 12

   One hour of Swim Fitness for swimmers past Level 7

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection PE

Application closed

Step into Story and Digital Communicators- Vernon

Jan 10, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017

Grades: 2 - 8

Grades 2-4: Stepping into Story (Teacher Laura Klassen)
        Working with award-winning storybooks and our imagination, Grade 2 to 4 students will...

Interior Learning Camp Fine ArtsSTEAM

Application closed

Aboriginal Peoples of Canada - Black Creek

Jan 11, 2017 to Feb 22, 2017

Grades: K - 6

      Canada is a vast land with many different physical landscapes. Spring boarding from this understanding, we are going to collaboratively learn...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Social Studies

Application closed

Powell River Co-op Term 2

Jan 12, 2017 to Feb 16, 2017

Grades: K - 9

     We’ve got some exciting things planned for the Winter Co-op Classes! Science and Writing classes continue from the Fall Session, and this term...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Co-op ScienceFine ArtsEnglish

Application closed

Grapes of Wrath- Parkville

Feb 7, 2017 to Feb 21, 2017

Grades: 8 - 12

       This camp will combine and in-depth study of the classic John Steinbach novel, The Grapes of Wrath, with a drama of the book put on by the...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Community Connection English

Application closed

Cartooning - Campbell River

Feb 10, 2017 to Feb 24, 2017

Grades: 4 - 9

          Learn how to design classic style cartoons (think Looney Tunes). An interest in drawing is a must! Bring along your own paper (office...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Other

Makey Makey - Campbell River

Feb 3, 2017

Grades: 2 - 7

Who is MaKey MaKey For?
Artists, Kids, Educators, Engineers, Designers, Inventors, Makers... Really it is for everyone

What's MaKey MaKey?
MaKey MaKey is...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp STEAM

Surrey Art Gallery

Feb 2, 2017

Grades: 3 - 6

      Join us for a guided tour of the Surrey Art Gallery exhibits from 9:30–10:30am and a workshop from 10:30am–12pm. Students create art that...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine ArtsSocial Studies

Vive Les Voyageurs - Fort Langley

Jan 27, 2017

Grades: 4 - 9

Join us at Fort Langley National Historic site for a special French-Canadian specialized program meeting learning outcomes in social studies as well...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Social Studies

Application closed

Rock Climbing - Kelowna

Feb 3, 2017 to Mar 10, 2017

Grades: K - 12

       Classes will run on Fridays from 2pm to 3pm and include rental shoes and harness and instructors for each session.  The Crux is not open to the...

Interior Learning Camp PE

Application closed

WHIMIS - Black Creek

Feb 4, 2017

Grades: 9 - 12

    Hazardous products can cause injuries or diseases in workers. The goal of WHMIS is to provide workers with the information they need to stay safe...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Other

Babysitting Course - Black Creek

Feb 5, 2017

Grades: 6 - 9

CANADIAN RED CROSS BABYSITTER'S COURSE          This course is designed in compliance with the Canadian Red Cross to help children learn child...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Learning Camp Other

Adonia Musical Spring Camp - Fort Langley

Mar 13, 2017 to Mar 17, 2017

Grades: 1 - 8

             Adonia Musical Camp 2017. This year we are excited to be able to offer a new musical called, "Hidden Treasure" based on a parable from...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

VSO Wonderful World - Vancouver

Mar 9, 2017

Grades: K - 3

    Join the VSO in a musical trip around the globe! An entertaining combination of orchestral music, theatre and video technology, the VSO school...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Parkour and Cheer - Mission

Feb 13, 2017 to Mar 6, 2017

Grades: 5 - 12

     Parkour and Cheer Learning Camp is a combination of 2 independent program disciplines that will run simultaneously. These programs are...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

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

Feb 10, 2017 to Feb 11, 2017

Grades: For Parents

The Heart of the Homeschool Life You are Invited to Join us on Feb. 10th and 11th in Powell River   Friday, Feb. 10th   7-9pm – Lisa...

Vancouver Island and Powell River Parent Workshop

Burnaby Village Museum

Mar 3, 2017

Grades: 1 - 7

      Step back in time to 1925 and experience what it would be like to go to school, ride a tram, use tools & fuels or learn how a carousel works.

Arr...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Social Studies

Zumba - Kelowna

Feb 6, 2017 to Mar 6, 2017

Grades: K - 9

     ZUMBA KIDS and ZUMBA KIDS Jr. is an exciting program that features kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. We break down...

Interior Learning Camp PE

Kelowna Law Courts

Feb 16, 2017

Grades: 5 - 12

       Court orientation - an introduction to BC’s court system: how it works, why it is important and the legal terms and concepts used in court....

Interior Learning Camp Other