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.

Please note, further information can be found on the top right tabs including Co-op Contacts, FAQ, E-Alerts sign-up, Other Events and Year At A Glance (events listed by area in grid form).

Links remain open until the event space fills or the application deadline.

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2018-2019 Community Connections: Victoria

Sep 25, 2018 to May 28, 2019

Grades: K - 9

Application is now closed, please contact the coordinator aellis@onlineschool.ca for further interest.
Tuesdays, 10:00am-2:30pm Term 1:...

Vancouver Island Community Connection ScienceSecond LanguageOtherSocial Studies

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Langley

Sep 27, 2018 to Jun 6, 2019

Grades: K - 10

Remaining class space is limited. For further interest, please contact the coordinator karen.roeck@onlineschool.ca

Thursdays, 9:00am - 3:00pm ...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePEFine ArtsBible

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Abbotsford

Sep 25, 2018 to Jun 4, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Application is now closed, please contact the coordinator alengkeek@onlineschool.ca for further interest. Tuesdays, 9:00am-3:00pm

Term 1:...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePEFine ArtsBibleEnglish

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Chilliwack

Sep 27, 2018 to May 30, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Thursdays, 9:30am-3:00pm Term 1: September 27 October 4, 11, 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15
Term 2: January 10, 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21, 28
Term 3:...

Lower Mainland Community Connection ScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesSecond LanguagePEOther

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Campbell River

Oct 3, 2018 to May 22, 2019

Grades: K - 10

Wednesdays:

Term 1: Oct 3,10,17,24,31,Nov.7

Term 2: Jan.30, Feb 6,13,20,27,March 6

Term 3: April 10, 17, May 1, 8, 15, 22
HCOS Community Connections are...

Vancouver Island Community Connection ScienceSocial StudiesLanguage ArtsPEFine Arts

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Abbotsford Lighthouse Theatre Cast 3

Sep 19, 2018 to May 29, 2019

Grades: 5 - 12

We are thrilled to be performing Peter Pan May 2019! We have been blessed by our school to receive funds to hire a formidable flying company from...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Fine Arts

Application closed

2018-2019 HCOS Scripture Memory Challenge

Oct 12, 2018 to May 15, 2019

Grades: K - 12

The goal of this year's Scripture Memorization Challenge will be to engage students more fully in prayerfully choosing and memorizing God's word. This...

School-Wide Learning Camp Bible

Application closed

2018-2019 Learning Groups Coming Soon! Interior

Grades: K - 12

We invite you to participate in the Learning Groups opportunities in your area. More information will be coming soon for Learning Camps, Co-ops and...

Interior Other

2018-2019 Learning Groups Coming Soon! Northern BC

Grades: K - 12

  We invite you to participate in the Learning Groups opportunities in your area. More information will be coming soon for Learning Camps, Co-ops...

Other

Virtual Gr 4-5 STEAM

Oct 3, 2018 to Dec 5, 2018

Grades: 4 - 5

Through a virtual STEAM club, Grade 4-5 students will learn about the various forms of energy and how energy is transformed. Books will be read to...

Virtual Learning Camp STEAM

Application closed

Virtual Book Club Gr 2-3 STEAM

Oct 1, 2018 to Jan 21, 2019

Grades: 2 - 3

Pippa Davies (Teacher, Librarian and Director Learning Commons), will be focusing the content on grade 3 standards. Content to be covered will include...

Virtual Learning Camp STEAM

Application closed

Virtual Book Club Gr 4-6

Oct 4, 2018 to Apr 4, 2019

Grades: 4 - 6

We have an amazing year planned for Grades 4-6 Virtual Book Club (2018-2019) students! I am super excited to host another year in the form of a...

Virtual Learning Camp English

Application closed

Virtual Book Club Gr 6-7 STEAM

Oct 15, 2018 to Dec 17, 2018

Grades: 6 - 7

Once Upon a Time...a STEAM Club for grade 6/7 students, 2018-2019. Anyone can be an inventor - it’s not a job reserved for adults. Through these...

Virtual Learning Camp STEAM

Application closed

Kelowna Elegant Essay

Sep 20, 2018 to Nov 29, 2018

Grades: 7 - 9

In these essay writing classes, we will be looking at the following topics: thesis statements, essay organization using graphic organizers,...

Interior Learning Camp English

Application closed

Virtual Book Club Enigma and Code

Sep 25, 2018 to Dec 4, 2018

Grades: 7 - 9

Virtual book club for grades 7-9, to discuss themes, study the novel 'Camp X: Enigma,' by Eric Walters, and to explore codes. There will be code based...

Virtual Learning Camp EnglishApplied Skills

Application closed

Victoria Literature Circle

Oct 5, 2018 to Jun 7, 2019

Grades: 2 - 8

We will meet once a month to discuss chapter books we have read or listened to that month.

This year's theme will be around the world in 9 months! ...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp EnglishSocial Studies

Application closed

Summerland Musical Theatre

Sep 26, 2018 to Dec 19, 2018

Grades: K - 5

Join Chelsi Bentham for an introduction to musical theatre:

- Learn to sing a new song, with proper breathing and enunciation techniques
- Learn about...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Virtual Movies for Learning Fall

Sep 11, 2018 to Nov 27, 2018

Grades: 6 - 8

In this Middle School version of the popular High School online collaborative learning group, students use a movie as a group text, watching it...

Virtual Learning Camp EnglishSocial StudiesFine ArtsBibleScience

Application closed

Campbell River Camp Bob Outdoor School

Sep 21, 2018 to May 31, 2019

Grades: K - 9

For the upcoming 2018-2019 school year we are looking at offering a primary and intermediate program, with a min. of 20 students. The primary class...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp BibleScienceFine ArtsPE

Application closed

Vernon Afternoon Electives

Sep 25, 2018 to May 17, 2019

Grades: 3 - 9

Come join us on Tuesdays, for Vernon Afternoon Electives.  We will have 2 class choices: Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-9.

Grades 3-5 - Project Builders: Join...

Interior Learning Camp ScienceSocial StudiesFine ArtsOtherBiblePE

Application closed

Virtual Lego Robotics Challenge

Oct 2, 2018 to Dec 11, 2018

Grades: 7 - 10

Students will meet together in Zoom with STEAM Mentor, Mark Lamden, to learn and share advanced Lego robotics building and programming techniques....

Virtual Learning Camp ScienceOtherApplied Skills

Application closed

Victoria Westshore P.E., Arts and Outdoor

Sep 27, 2018 to May 23, 2019

Grades: K - 9

This 3 term, 2 hour long camp on the beautiful Royal Roads Campus, will include Phys-Ed in a full gym with basketball, pickleball and badminton, as...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Fine ArtsOtherPE

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Prince George

Sep 27, 2018 to Jun 6, 2019

Grades: K - 3

Thursdays, 10am-2pm Term 1: September 27 - November 29, 2018 Term 2: January 3- March 7, 2019 Term 3: April 4 - June 6, 2019     Welcome to...

Northern BC Community Connection Social StudiesScienceFine Arts

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Salmon Arm FALL

Sep 20, 2018 to Dec 13, 2018

Grades: K - 9

Thursdays, 1-3:30pm Sept 20-Oct 25, Nov 8 to Dec 13, 2018 Welcome to Salmon Arm Community Connections Fall! Sept 20-Oct 25 (6 weeks) Grades...

Interior Community Connection Fine ArtsSocial StudiesPE

Application closed

Co-op Comox Valley

Oct 4, 2018 to Mar 14, 2019

Grades: K - 4

Comox Valley welcomes you to join us in our Co-op from Kindergarten to Grade four. We will begin each week with participation of scripture and...

Vancouver Island Co-op ScienceFine ArtsBible

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Nanaimo

Sep 25, 2018 to May 7, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Tuesdays, 10:00am - 2:30pm Term 1: Sept 25, Oct 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec 4, 2018 Term 2: Jan 15, 22, 29, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4,...

Vancouver Island Community Connection Social StudiesScienceFine ArtsApplied Skills

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Vernon

Sep 25, 2018 to May 7, 2019

Grades: K - 8

Application is now closed. Contact coordinator sarah.zuidhof@onlineschool.ca for further interest. Tuesdays, 9:30am - 12:30pm Term 1: Sept 25,...

Interior Community Connection Social StudiesOther

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Powell River

Oct 11, 2018 to May 16, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Thursdays, 9:30am-12:00pm Term 1: Oct.11,18,25,Nov.1,8,15 Term 2: Jan 10,17,24,31,Feb. 7,14 Term 3: Apr.4,11,18,May 2,9,16 Powell River will...

Sunshine Coast Community Connection PEFine Arts

Application closed

Black Creek Community Children's Choir

Sep 24, 2018 to Dec 10, 2018

Grades: K - 12

This community choir will be an excellent way for students to grow in their musical knowledge, experience and expression. They will learn, in a...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Campbell River Intermediate Drama

Oct 3, 2018 to Mar 6, 2019

Grades: 7 - 12

Come join us for Intermediate Drama! In term 1, collaboratively, students will write, plan and organize a play. In term 2, students will rehearse and...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

2018-2019 Learning Groups Coming Soon! Kootenays

Grades: K - 12

We invite you to participate in the Learning Groups opportunities in your area. More information will be coming soon for Learning Camps, Co-ops and ...

Greater BC/ Kootenays Learning Camp

Kelowna Spanish

Sep 20, 2018 to Mar 14, 2019

Grades: 1 - 6

This class will be a continuation from last year, building on skills learned, but will also accommodate beginners, as it is multi-aged. Christian...

Interior Learning Camp Second Language

Application closed

Victoria RBC Museum Learning Labs

Oct 19, 2018 to Mar 1, 2019

Grades: K - 9

Join us at the Royal BC Museum! These hands on and interactive sessions are designed to provide a dynamic glimpse into history and to ignite inquiry...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Social StudiesFine Arts

Application closed

Nanaimo Discover Music

Oct 1, 2018 to Nov 26, 2018

Grades: K - 8

Discover Music introduces music notation and basic theory topics such as intervals, scales, keys and chords, as well as basic rhythm skills. Students...

Vancouver Island Community Connection Fine Arts

Application closed

Vernon Art Gallery

Oct 19, 2018 to Apr 5, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Come join us at the Vernon Art Gallery!

Students are invited to 'think like an artist,' as we participate in four guided workshops at the Vernon Art...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Qualicum Beach Oceanside LC

Oct 17, 2018 to May 15, 2019

Grades: K - 3

Let Your Light Shine! Thematic learning camp based on Matthew 5:16. This fun and interactive Learning Camp meets quarterly throughout the school year...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp ScienceFine ArtsOther

Application closed

Vancouver Art Gallery: 3 Visits

Oct 15, 2018 to Jan 21, 2019

Grades: K - 9

Come join us at the Vancouver Art Gallery!

Students are invited to join us for 3 visits to the Vancouver Art Gallery over fall and winter, where we...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Victoria Artastic Mixed Media

Oct 10, 2018 to Nov 28, 2018

Grades: K - 7

Come join us for art lessons! Learn how to apply mixed media techniques in order to create one of a kind masterpieces that will be cherished for years...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

1819 HCOS Learning Commons Maker-Ed Offerings

Grades: 4 - 7

 HCOS Learning Commons Maker-Ed Sessions (Free)
*Note- these are not offered by Learning Groups, but students in Grades 4-7 may be interested.

Registrat...

Interior Other STEAM

Cranbrook Arq Climbing

Oct 23, 2018 to Nov 27, 2018

Grades: 1 - 6

Welcome to our Arq Climbing Camps! 
We will be offering two sessions for the following age groups: grades 1-3 and 4-6. Please see below for more...

Greater BC/ Kootenays Learning Camp PE

Application closed

Kamloops Drama

Oct 25, 2018 to Nov 29, 2018

Grades: 4 - 12

 Come join us for Fall Drama classes. Why take Drama? Besides being a lot of fun, drama strategies in general help to develop enquiry skills,...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Fort St. John Art Classes

Nov 6, 2018 to Nov 27, 2018

Grades: 4 - 9

This fall HCOS will be offering an introductory art course, which will cover the basic fundamentals of sketching and shading. These fundamentals...

Northern BC Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Kamloops Court House Tour

Nov 20, 2018

Grades: 5 - 12

Come and join us for a tour of Kamloops Law Courts Courts!
Orientation - an introduction to BC’s court system: how it works, why it is important and...

Interior Community Connection Social Studies

Application closed

Vancouver Earth Experience

Nov 27, 2018

Grades: 2 - 5

Come join us for a one day event at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum! 
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum and Pacific Museum of Earth have joined forces to...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Science

Application closed

Kelowna Nutcracker

Dec 7, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Kelowna’s original version of The Nutcracker is back! 
Experience the magic and wonder of the holiday season with the beloved classic, The...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

Chilliwack Woodworking Christmas Crafts

Nov 22, 2018 to Nov 29, 2018

Grades: 5 - 12

Join us for a one day woodworking workshop making Christmas crafts!
November 22 - Hand-tools option for grades 5&up (including adults): design, cut...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Port Alberni Swimming Lessons

Jan 9, 2019 to Feb 20, 2019

Grades: K - 9

Come join at the Echo Aquatic Centre!
Swim lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. Please review general safety with student...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp PE

Fort Langley Fur Trade

Nov 19, 2018

Grades: 3 - 6

Come join us for the Fort Langley Fur Trade Event! 
Students work in teams to complete hands-on activities such as assembling a bucket, identifying...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Social StudiesSecond LanguageFine ArtsEnglish

Application closed

Kamloops K-3 Learning Camp

Nov 8, 2018 to Nov 29, 2018

Grades: K - 3

We will be looking at other communities around the world, focusing on their children of similar age, using hands-on activities, and comparing their...

Interior Learning Camp Social Studies

Application closed

Surrey Learn to Code with Dash Robots

Nov 30, 2018

Grades: 1 - 6

Learn the basics of coding the fun way, with Dash and interactive apps!
Students will have fun with Dash robots - as they program Dash to do...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp ScienceApplied Skills

Application closed

Surrey Invent with littleBits

Nov 30, 2018

Grades: 5 - 9

Participants will experiment with littleBits, easy-to-use electronic building blocks, and create their very own inventions! littleBits snap together...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp ScienceLanguage Arts

Application closed

School Wide SALTS Trip

Mar 24, 2019 to Mar 30, 2019

Grades: 7 - 12

Welcome Aboard the Pacific Swift for the Ultimate field trip! 
Our five-day voyage will embark/disembark at the Inner Harbour of Victoria BC, and...

School-Wide Learning Camp

Kamloops MCQueen Lake Winter

Jan 11, 2019 to Jan 13, 2019

Grades: All grades

Homeschooling families are invited to join us at McQueen Lake for a great family overnight outing. This is a great time to get to know other...

Interior Learning Camp Other

Application closed

Cranbrook Aquatic Centre

Nov 21, 2018

Grades: All grades

Welcome to our Learning Camp Swim Activity! 
While at our Cranbrook Aquatic Centre, we can use such amenities as, the lane pool, hot tub, and...

Greater BC/ Kootenays Learning Camp PE

Application closed

Vancouver Carousel Theatre Charlie Brown Performance

Dec 13, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Good Grief, it’s twice the fun! The holiday sell-out, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," is back and playing in a special double bill feature with, "You’re...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

North Vancouver Capilano Salmon Hatchery Tour

Dec 4, 2018

Grades: K - 2

Capilano Salmon Hatchery was built below Cleveland Dam in order to rear and release the diminishing stock of both Coho Salmon and Steelhead Trout. The...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Science

Application closed

Vernon Silver Star Snowsports

Jan 11, 2019 to Feb 15, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Come join us at Silver Star Mountain Resort for 'Snowsport' lessons!
Skiing or Snowboarding lessons will be offered for 6 sessions, from Jan to Feb...

Interior Learning Camp PE

Black Creek Woodworking and Electronics

Jan 9, 2019 to Mar 13, 2019

Grades: 5 - 12

Come join us to build your own electric guitar!
In this class, students will learn how to build to completion an electric guitar. This will...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Applied SkillsFine Arts

Mission Nutcracker Performance

Dec 8, 2018

Grades: All grades

Join us for a true winter tradition in Mission!
Artistic Director, John C. Carney, returns with the Fraser Valley Academy of Dance, for its 11th...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

Application closed

2018-2019 Community Connections: Salmon Arm WINTER

Jan 10, 2019 to May 30, 2019

Grades: K - 9

Thursdays, 1-3:30pm Jan.10-March 7 and April 4-May 30 (not April 25) Welcome to Salmon Arm Community Connections Fall! January 10-March 7,...

Interior Community Connection Fine ArtsSocial Studies

Virtual Movies for Learning Winter

Jan 7, 2019 to Mar 26, 2019

Grades: 6 - 9

This class is an opportunity for students to discuss complex critical thinking questions, learn about political context, compare other countries...

Virtual Learning Camp EnglishOther

Application closed

School Wide Quebec Ottawa French Trip

Mar 24, 2019 to Mar 30, 2019

Grades: 5 - 9

HCOS Enrolled and Heritage Registered Students are invited to come join us on a Quebec/Ottawa French Trip!
This week long trip to Quebec and Ottawa...

School-Wide Learning Camp Second LanguageFine ArtsSocial Studies

Chilliwack Service Opportunity at Charis Camp

Dec 5, 2018 to May 15, 2019

Grades: 5 - 12

Charis Camp and Conference Centre exists to provide facilities and programs to serve the local church and make Jesus Christ known to all by...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Other

Fort St John Beatton Park Sledding Event

Dec 4, 2018

Grades: All grades

HCOS is pleased to invite you to a free sledding event at Beatton Provincial Park on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 from 2-3:30. Please bring your own...

Greater BC/ Kootenays Learning Camp PEOther

Fort Nelson Lego WeDo: Laws of Motion

Dec 5, 2018

Grades: K - 3

LEGO® Education WeDo is a fantastic, simple-to-use tool that enables students to learn by constructing their own models and bringing them to life....

Northern BC Learning Camp ScienceApplied Skills

Fort Nelson Woodburning: Clock Making

Dec 6, 2018

Grades: 4 - 12

Come and learn the basics of wood burning - this is a fun and inexpensive hobby that everyone can enjoy! This class will run from 11:30am - 2:00 pm,...

Northern BC Learning Camp Fine ArtsApplied Skills

Fort Nelson STEM Christmas Crafts

Dec 6, 2018

Grades: K - 12

HCOS is proud to offer a STEM Christmas craft/activities event at the Rec Centre in Fort Nelson. We would love to have you join us!

Northern BC Learning Camp Fine ArtsOther

Fort Nelson Lego Mindstorms: Balanced vs Unbalanced Forces

Dec 5, 2018

Grades: 4 - 12

The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set and Expansion, contains the software and elements to start teaching STEM subjects, using robotics, to...

Northern BC Learning Camp Science