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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2019-2020 HCOS Scripture Memory Challenge

Sep 25, 2019 to May 29, 2020

Grades: K - 12

Would you like your child to be mentored by a seasoned Christian in joy, contentment, thankfulness, lifestyle, attitudes and overcoming anxiety? By...

School-WideVirtual Learning Camp Bible

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Abbotsford

Sep 25, 2018 to Jun 4, 2019

Grades: K - 11

Space available in Gr.6-7 and Gr.7-8 classes only, all other classes are full.

Tuesdays, 9:00am-3:00pm

Term 1: Sept. 24-Dec.3, 2019
Term 2:...

Lower Mainland Community Connection EnglishScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesPE

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Abbotsford Ignite Theatre

Sep 19, 2018 to May 29, 2019

Grades: 5 - 12

We are thrilled to be seizing the day and performing Disney’s NEWSIES, May 2020!

 

First, we would like to introduce you to our new name, HCOS...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Fine Arts

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Chilliwack

Sep 26, 2019 to May 21, 2020

Grades: K - 9

Thursdays from 9:30am to 3:00pm

Term 1: Sept 26 – November 14, 2019

Term 2: Jan 9 – March 5 (no classes February 13th)

Term 3: April 2 – May 21,...

Lower Mainland Community Connection ScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesPE

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Langley

Sep 26, 2019 to Jun 4, 2020

Grades: K - 11

Thursdays, 9:00am- 3:00pm

Term 1: September 26 - December 5, 2019 (no class Nov.7)
Term 2: January 9 - March 12
Term 3: April 2 - June 4, 2020


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Lower Mainland Community Connection EnglishScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesPEApplied Skills

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Powell River

Oct 17, 2019 to May 7, 2020

Grades: K - 9

Thursdays, 9:30am-12:00pm

Term 1: Oct.17 - Nov.21, 2019
Term 2: Jan.9- Feb.13
Term 3: April 2-May 7, 2020

Powell River will be running Half Day...

Sunshine Coast Community Connection Fine ArtsPE

2019-2020 Community Connections: Prince George

Oct 3, 2019 to Jun 4, 2020

Grades: K - 6

Thursdays, 9:30am-2:00pm

Term 1: Oct 3 - Dec 5, 2019
Term 2: Jan 2 - Mar 5, 2020
Term 3: Apr. 2 - June 4, 2020

Taught by HCOS teacher Lisa Franco...

Northern BC Community Connection ScienceFine ArtsSocial Studies

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Salmon Arm

Oct 3, 2019 to Feb 20, 2020

Grades: K - 10

Thursdays, 1:00-3:30pm
 

Fall (6 weeks): Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 14 (no class on Nov 7)
Winter (6 weeks): Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20
 

Come...

Interior Community Connection ScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesPEBibleApplied SkillsLanguage Arts

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Armstrong Spanish 2019-2020

Oct 4, 2019 to Mar 13, 2020

Grades: 5 - 12

Come join us for Spanish classes!

Armstrong Spanish Classes are not only designed as basic classes for beginners, they are also tailored to those...

Interior Learning Camp Second Language

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Kelowna Velveteen Rabbit Performance

Sep 28, 2019

Grades: K - 12

This enchanting version of the classic children’s story will touch your heart.

Unbeknownst to Andrew’s grumpy nursemaid, there is a life to the...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Salmon Arm Gardom Lake Family Camp 2019-2020

Sep 9, 2019 to Sep 11, 2019

Grades: All grades

This two day mini-camp at beautiful Gardom Lake Bible Camp (just outside of Salmon Arm), is open to families with activities geared towards children...

Interior Learning Camp OtherPE

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2019-2020 Community Connections Westshore-Colwood

Sep 26, 2019 to May 28, 2020

Grades: K - 9

Thursdays, 9:30am-2:00pm
Term 1: Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Nov 14, 21, 2019 (no session on Nov 7)
Term 2: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb 6, 13, 20, 27,...

Vancouver Island Community Connection ScienceOtherPE

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Virtual Movies for Learning Term 1

Sep 10, 2019 to Dec 3, 2019

Grades: 6 - 9

Come join us for Movies for Learning Term 1!

Movies for Learning is an opportunity for your students to explore six movies and discuss them with...

Virtual Learning Camp EnglishScienceSocial StudiesBible

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Virtual Book Club Gr 4-5 STEAM

Oct 3, 2019 to Dec 5, 2019

Grades: 4 - 5

TEACHER: AIMEE IMBEAU

Come join us for a 10 - week virtual STEAM learning camp! We will be using the novel "Number the Stars," by Lois Lowry, to aid...

School-WideVirtual Learning Camp EnglishOtherSTEAM

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Nanaimo

Sep 24, 2019 to Apr 28, 2020

Grades: K - 9

Tuesdays, 10:00am- 2:00pm

Term 1: Sept 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, Nov 5, 12, 19,12, Dec 3, 2019
Term 2: Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Term 3:  March...

Vancouver Island Community Connection ScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesApplied Skills

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Maple Ridge Wildplay Adventure Courses

Oct 4, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Come join us at Wildplay Outdoor Adventure Courses!

Little platforms way, way above your head. Dozens of ziplines whizzing everywhere. More suspended...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

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Co-op Black Creek

Oct 3, 2019 to Mar 12, 2020

Grades: K - 11

Come join us for Black Creek Co-op!

This will be an enriching session in which students from grades K-9 will engage together in Socials, Science, PE...

Vancouver Island Co-op ScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesPE

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Co-op West Kelowna

Sep 17, 2019 to May 12, 2020

Grades: Pre-K - 9

There is space in Gr.4-8 for a January 2020 start date. For interest, please contact the coordinator: amaris.leitch@onlineschool.ca
 

"The fear of...

Interior Co-op ScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesBible

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Vernon

Sep 24, 2019 to May 5, 2020

Grades: K - 8

Vernon CC is a wonderful community of learning for students K- Grade 8 that is held at Grace Baptist Church for 24 weeks of the year from...

Interior Community Connection Social Studies

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Kelowna Music is Fun

Sep 19, 2019 to Mar 12, 2020

Grades: K - 1

Enjoy learning about music with songs and games in a family-friendly environment! 

Parents are welcome to join in the fun. This class will broaden...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Virtual Book Club STEAM Ahead with Ecosystems

Sep 23, 2019 to Jan 20, 2020

Grades: 1 - 3

STEAM Ahead with Ecosystems Grades 1 - 3!

Come and join Pippa Davies (Director of Learning Commons), as we STEAM ahead with the Grade Three module,...

Virtual Learning Camp Science

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Virtual Gr 7-9 Historical Fiction: Time Travel for Teens & Tweens

Oct 3, 2019 to Dec 12, 2019

Grades: 7 - 9

Historical fiction is a wonderful way to introduce and expand a person’s knowledge of the past. The historical fiction book club uses narratives that...

Virtual Learning Camp EnglishSocial Studies

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Vernon Davison Orchards

Sep 23, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Come join us at Davison Orchards to learn about the varieties of apples and their uses! 

Our Apple School Tour starts with a ride on the Johnny...

Interior Learning Camp Social StudiesOther

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Virtual Book Club Gr 6-7 STEAM

Oct 1, 2019 to Dec 10, 2019

Grades: 6 - 7

TEACHER: SINEAD ROY

Learn to use communication boards, create an elevator, secret codes, design a wheelchair-accessible playground, create a movie or...

School-WideVirtual Learning Camp EnglishSTEAMApplied Skills

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Co-op Quesnel

Sep 25, 2019 to May 27, 2020

Grades: 10 - 12

Welcome to our Quesnel Christian High Co-op!

We are a group of Christian Distributed Learners who meet weekly to learn as a collaborative group. We...

Northern BC Co-op OtherPEBibleApplied Skills

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Virtual Book Club Gr 4 - 6

Oct 3, 2019 to Apr 2, 2020

Grades: 4 - 6

TEACHER: APRIL MCLEOD

Are you ready for another amazing year of reading, blogging, and sharing roles? This book club is designed to follow a...

Virtual Learning Camp English

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Virtual Book Club Gr 8-12

Oct 23, 2019 to Feb 19, 2020

Grades: 8 - 12

TEACHER: APRIL MCLEOD

Please join Mrs. McLeod, to read, discuss, blog about, and connect with others who love to read good novels. We will be reading...

Virtual Learning Camp English

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Co-op Sunshine Coast

Sep 25, 2019 to May 20, 2020

Grades: K - 11

Join us for PE games and activities, group work and discussions and collaborative learning as we come together to connect and interact.

*This is not...

Sunshine Coast Co-op OtherPE

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Black Creek Children's Choir

Sep 23, 2019 to Dec 16, 2019

Grades: K - 11

This community children’s choir provides a fun and meaningful connection to choral singing. The children will develop their musical confidence as they...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Comox Valley PE

Oct 1, 2019 to Apr 28, 2020

Grades: K - 4

Come join us for Comox Valley PE!

An activity based Physical Education Program designed to get students moving and learning new skills. Students will...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp PE

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Campbell River

Oct 2, 2019 to May 20, 2020

Grades: K - 12

Kindergarten/Grade 1 with Kim McCay - We will again have a separate K-1 class. 

The Grades 2-9 students will be divided into 3 groups (Gr.2-4, Gr....

Vancouver Island Community Connection EnglishScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesPEBibleApplied SkillsLanguage Arts

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2019-2020 Community Connections: Victoria

Sep 24, 2019 to Jun 2, 2020

Grades: K - 9

For 2019/20, we are offering split-grade, full or half day options. Morning classes are from 10am to 12pm, and afternoon classes run from 12:30pm to...

Vancouver Island Community Connection EnglishScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesSecond LanguageApplied Skills

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Campbell River Camp Bob Activity Days

Oct 4, 2019 to May 1, 2020

Grades: K - 12

Come join us at Camp Bob for monthly Activity Days!

For the upcoming 2019-20 school year we are offering monthly Activity Days, that include...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp SciencePEBibleApplied Skills

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Victoria Literature Circle

Oct 2, 2019 to Jun 3, 2020

Grades: 2 - 8

This year's Literature Circle theme is ANIMALS! 

In this Literature Circle students will meet face to face once a month to discuss a book they have...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp English

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Co-op Terrace

Oct 3, 2019 to Jun 4, 2020

Grades: All grades

Come join us for Terrace Co-op!

A monthly meeting with parent-led activities to help give our students a different learning environment and group...

Northern BC Co-op EnglishScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesPE

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Chilliwack Corn Maze

Sep 20, 2019 to Aug 20, 2019

Grades: Pre-K - 7

Come join us at the Chilliwack Corn Maze!

Students will be able to explore the 12 acre corn maze (both 15 minute mini-maze, and large maze), jumping...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp ScienceOtherPE

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Chilliwack Woodworking Fall

Sep 19, 2019

Grades: 5 - 12

Join us for a one day woodworking workshop! 

There will be a variety of projects to choose from: 

1. Hand Tools - (grade 5 & up): candle holder, geo...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine ArtsApplied Skills

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Fort St John Drama Fall

Oct 1, 2019 to Oct 25, 2019

Grades: 4 - 12

Come join us for Drama Fall!

A six day immersive and collaborative drama experience, with lots of theatre games and acting instruction - culminating...

Northern BC Learning Camp Fine Arts

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2019-2020 Community Connections Abbotsford Theatre Foundations

Grades: 2 - 5

Term 1: October 9 - December 18, 2019
Term 2: January 8 - February 26, 2020

*Performance day will be Saturday, February 29, 2020: 12:00 - 5:00pm

H...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Fine Arts

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Vancouver BC Lions Faith & Family

Oct 18, 2019

Grades: All grades

The BC Lions have been great hosts for the Faith & Family night at BC Place. Attendees can watch some entertaining football, worship in concert with...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Other

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Vancouver Art Gallery

Sep 23, 2019 to Jan 29, 2020

Grades: 1 - 9

Come join us at the Vancouver Art Gallery! 

Students are invited to join us for two visits at the Vancouver Art Gallery, where we will participate in...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Comox Valley Butterfly World

Sep 23, 2019 to Sep 30, 2019

Grades: K - 3

Come join us for a field trip to Butterfly World!

This is a two-day learning camp. On our first day, we will meet up at Black Creek Church and learn...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Science

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Nanaimo Music Theatre

Oct 8, 2019 to May 12, 2020

Grades: K - 9

Come join us for Nanaimo Music Theatre!

Have fun learning improv, music and dance! Students will showcase their hard work by presenting a musical in...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Kelowna SE/LS Social Club

Oct 15, 2019 to Nov 28, 2019

Grades: 1 - 12

The SE/LS Social Club is for a group of ten (10), high-functioning students, in grades 1-12, who are looking to build peer friendships while...

Interior Learning Camp Other

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Duncan Creative Soulful Mixed Media

Sep 24, 2019 to Nov 19, 2019

Grades: 4 - 7

This 9 session - 3 hour camp is designed to encourage faith and spiritual growth through the arts and will specialize in Mixed Media Acrylic Painting.
...

Vancouver Island Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Vernon Afternoon Electives

Sep 24, 2019 to May 5, 2020

Grades: 3 - 9

Welcome to our 2019/20 Afternoon Electives for students in Grades 3-9! Over the course of 24 weeks, students will have the opportunity to engage in...

Interior Learning Camp EnglishScienceFine ArtsSocial StudiesPEBibleSTEAMApplied Skills

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Armstrong First Aid

Oct 21, 2019 to Oct 30, 2019

Grades: 7 - 12

Under the instruction of Victoria Voth, of the Red Cross, we welcome students to participate in Standard First Aid training.

Upon completion of the 4...

Interior Learning Camp OtherPEApplied Skills

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Kelowna Elegant Essay

Oct 3, 2019 to Dec 12, 2019

Grades: 7 - 9

Come join us for the Elegant Essay!

In this 11-session camp, students will learn how to write a 5 paragraph essay as they work through the Elegant...

Interior Learning Camp English

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Kelowna Paragraph Writing

Oct 17, 2019 to Nov 21, 2019

Grades: 4 - 6

Come join us to learn paragraph writing!

This 6-session camp is for beginner writers. Students will review the different types of sentences and then...

Interior Learning Camp English

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Kelowna Essay Basics

Oct 17, 2019 to Nov 21, 2019

Grades: 6 - 9

Come join us for Essay Basics!

In this 6-week camp, students will review the different types of paragraphs. They will practice writing 5 paragraph...

Interior Learning Camp English

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Vernon Art Fall

Oct 4, 2019 to Nov 22, 2019

Grades: 3 - 10

Come join us for Friday Art Classes this fall in Vernon with illustrator Janie Cosby! We will be offering two classes:

1. FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Vancouver Soap Stone

Oct 30, 2019

Grades: K - 5

Aboriginal culture is so full of so many different forms of beautiful art! One such art form is soap stone carving. We have an expert coming to teach...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine ArtsSocial Studies

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Kelowna First Aid

Nov 28, 2019

Grades: 7 - 12

Under the instruction of Rebecca Enns of Frontline First Aid, we welcome students to participate in a one day first aid training session. For...

Interior Learning Camp OtherPE

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Lake Country Art Lessons Fall

Nov 1, 2019 to Dec 6, 2019

Grades: 2 - 6

Welcome to our Lake Country Art Lessons for fall 2019!

Under the instruction of local artist Tina Knooihuizen, students will be introduced to...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Merritt Pumpkin Patch Tour

Oct 17, 2019

Grades: All grades

Come explore 3 Bar Farm’s Pumpkin Patch in the Lower Nicola Valley near Merritt BC. Enjoy a picnic with other homeschoolers followed by a hay ride to...

Interior Learning Camp Other

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Fort St. John Woodworking Gr 2-4 Level 1

Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 2, 2019

Grades: For Parents

Come join us to learn the fundamentals of woodworking and hand tool use!

The first lessons will focus on fundamental skills that need to be covered...

Northern BC Parent Workshop Fine ArtsApplied Skills

Fort St. John Electricity Gr 1-4

Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 2, 2019

Grades: 1 - 4

Come join us to use the scientific method in order to learn all about the basics of electricity and different circuits! Students will learn how to use...

Northern BC Learning Camp Science

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Langley Hello (Anxiety) My Friend!

Nov 1, 2019 to Dec 6, 2019

Grades: 6 - 9

Hello (Anxiety) My friend!

Join this Fort Langley small group learning camp where teens will do creative projects, explore nature, grab a coffee and...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Other

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Vancouver VSO Wall to Wall Performance

Nov 15, 2019

Grades: All grades

Join us at the VSO for a memorable and engaging performance geared to Principal Percussionist Vern Griffiths, who plays everything including the...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Fine Arts

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Fort St. John Woodworking Gr 5-9 Level 1

Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 2, 2019

Grades: 5 - 9

Come join us for an intro to woodworking. We will learn about different kinds of wood, fundamentals of using hand tools safely, and will build several...

Northern BC Learning Camp Fine ArtsApplied Skills

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Cranbrook Fire Hall Tour

Nov 5, 2019

Grades: K - 6

Come Join us for a tour of the Local Fire Hall in Cranbrook. There will be a presentation from the firefighters about fire safety and then we will get...

Greater BC/ Kootenays Learning Camp Social Studies

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Chilliwack Junior Wonder League Robotics Ages 9-11

Nov 13, 2019 to Dec 11, 2019

Grades: 4 - 6

Join the Wonder League Robotics Competition for coding, teamwork, and fun!

Coding is the new team sport for future tech leaders and innovators!...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp ScienceSTEAMApplied Skills

Chilliwack Wonder League Robotics Ages 12-14

Nov 13, 2019 to Dec 11, 2019

Grades: 7 - 9

Join the Wonder League Robotics Competition for coding, teamwork, and fun!

Coding is the new team sport for future tech leaders and innovators!...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp ScienceSTEAMApplied Skills

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Kelowna Law Court Tour Fall

Nov 18, 2019

Grades: 5 - 12

Please join us for a tour of Kelowna Law Courts!

This tour includes court orientation - an introduction to BC’s court system and how it works, why it...

Interior Learning Camp Social Studies

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Vancouver Transportation

Nov 21, 2019 to Nov 28, 2019

Grades: K - 4

Do you have kids who love trains, airplanes and cars? If you do, this is the Learning Group for you! We invite you to join us for a two session (over...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Social Studies

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Cranbrook Arq Climbing Fall

Nov 18, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Come join us for a time of fun and fellowship as we rock climb at ARQ in Cranbrook. Don't want to climb - no worries! There is a three story jungle...

Greater BC/ Kootenays Learning Camp PE

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Kamloops McQueen Lake

Jan 17, 2020 to Jan 19, 2020

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 families.
...

Interior Learning Camp Other

Vancouver Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Nov 21, 2019

Grades: 10 - 12

Students will work in small groups to start to unravel the history of the groups of organisms we see today, using an inquiry-based approach to...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Science

Cranbrook Art Lessons Fall

Nov 27, 2019 to Dec 9, 2019

Grades: K - 7

PLAY, CREATE, AND EXPERIENCE THE WONDER AND JOY OF DRAWING, PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA, CLAY, BOOKMAKING AND MORE...

Come join us for our Fall art camp at...

Greater BC/ Kootenays Learning Camp Fine Arts

Vernon Silver Star Grad Event

Dec 7, 2019

Grades: 10 - 12

Join Mr. Kuchma and other high school students in our region as we get outside, have fun, and get to know one another. We will go on a winter...

Interior Learning Camp OtherPE

Port Alberni Swimming

Jan 8, 2020 to Feb 19, 2020

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 St. John Wood Burning Part 1

Dec 9, 2019 to Dec 16, 2019

Grades: 3 - 9

Come and learn the basics of wood burning!

This is one of the oldest professions in the world and is also a fun and inexpensive hobby that everyone...

Northern BC Learning Camp Fine ArtsApplied Skills

Kelowna Big White Snowsports

Jan 13, 2020 to Jan 27, 2020

Grades: 1 - 12

Come and join us for Snowsports at Big White!

Students will participate over a period of three days with each day consisting of 2 hour lessons where...

Interior Learning Camp PE