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).

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2018-2019 Community Connections: Victoria

Sep 25, 2018 to May 28, 2019

Grades: K - 9

Tuesdays, 10:00am-2:30pm Term 1: September 25, October 2, 9, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 2018 Term 2: January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19,...

Vancouver Island Community Connection ScienceSecond LanguageOtherSocial Studies

2018-2019 Community Connections: Langley

Sep 27, 2018 to Jun 6, 2019

Grades: K - 10

Thursdays, 9:00am - 3:00pm Term 1: September 27, 2018—December 6, 2018 Term 2: January 10, 2019—March 14, 2019 Term 3: April 4, 2019—June 6,...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePEFine ArtsBible

2018-2019 Community Connections: Abbotsford

Sep 25, 2018 to Jun 4, 2019

Grades: K - 12

Tuesdays, 9:00am-3:00pm

Term 1: September 25 - December 4, 2018
Term 2: January 8 - March 12, 2019 (No classes on Feb.26th)
Term 3: April 2 - June 4,...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Social StudiesSciencePEFine ArtsBibleEnglish

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

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

2018-2019 Community Connections: Abbotsford Lighthouse Theatre Cast 3

Sep 19, 2018 to May 29, 2019

Grades: 5 - 12

After reading the below information, interested HCOS students may use the "Apply" button. For interested General Community students, please use the ...

Lower Mainland Community Connection Fine Arts

HCOS WOW Interior/ Kootenays/ North Sept. 2018

Grades: K - 12

Week Of Welcome for HCOS families Watch for more information as it becomes available in Aug/early September. Fort St. John and area Save the...

Northern BCGreater BC/ KootenaysInterior Other

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

Salmon Arm - Gardom Lake Family Camp 2018-2019

Sep 10, 2018 to Sep 11, 2018

Grades: 1 - 12

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 PEBible

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

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

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

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

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

Chilliwack Woodworking Hand Tools

Sep 20, 2018

Grades: 5 - 12

Come out for a one day workshop and create a cool project using hand tools such as saws, hammers, chisels and vices. Pick from the following projects,...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Applied Skills

Chilliwack Woodworking Power Tools

Sep 21, 2018

Grades: 7 - 12

Come out for a one day workshop and create a cool project using power tools such as band saw, scroll saw, and drill press. Choose from one of the...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Applied Skills

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

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

Summerland Musical Theatre

Sep 26, 2018 to Dec 19, 2018

Grades: K - 5

Join Chelsi Bentham at her in house studio, in Summerland, for an introduction to musical theatre:

- Learn to sing a new song, with proper breathing...

Interior Learning Camp Fine Arts

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

Richmond Gulf of Georgia Cannery

Oct 3, 2018

Grades: K - 9

Join us at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, in the historic fishing village of Steveston, for an engaging tour of the history of the West Coast fishing...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp Social StudiesScience

Sechelt Valhalla Youth Strength & Conditioning

Oct 17, 2018 to Nov 7, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Join us for four youth strength and conditioning classes. Students will learn and practice circuit training with agility drills, body weight exercises...

Vancouver IslandLower MainlandSunshine Coast Learning Camp PE

Kelowna Paragraph Writing

Oct 4, 2018 to Nov 8, 2018

Grades: 4 - 5

Over 6 weeks, students will review the 4 types of sentences and what every effective sentence needs. They will learn to use dress-ups, strong verbs,...

Interior Community Connection English

Kelowna Essay Basics

Oct 4, 2018 to Nov 8, 2018

Grades: 6 - 8

Over 6 weeks, Grade 6-8 students will review the 4 types of paragraphs and what makes an effective paragraph – topic sentence, body and conclusion....

Interior Learning Camp English

Vernon Davison Orchards

Sep 21, 2018

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! This...

Interior Learning Camp Social StudiesScience

Virtual IMT Gr 5-9 Summer Camps - Set III

Grades: 5 - 9

Virtual World Grade 5-6: These Virtual Worlds (VW) Summer Camps are available for any student who has either registered, or is considering registering...

Virtual Learning Camp Other

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

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

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

Victoria Westshore P.E., Arts and Outdoor

Sep 27, 2018 to May 16, 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

2018-2019 Community Connections: North

Sep 24, 2018 to Nov 5, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Mondays, 10:00am-2:00pm September 24 - November 5 (No Class Thanksgiving Monday) Community Connections North is a one-day-a-week school...

Northern BC Community Connection Social StudiesEnglishScienceApplied Skills

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

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

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

HCOS WOW Lower Mainland Sept. 2018

Grades: All grades

Our September Week of Welcome (WOW) events have been scheduled and we hope you can make it out to kick off the new year!  Events are free, snacks are...

Lower Mainland Other

Abbotsford Apple Barn and Pumpkin Tour

Oct 5, 2018

Grades: Pre-K - 6

Join us at the Applebarn at Taves Family Farm. Students will have a tour of a dwarf apple orchard and pictorial discussion of apple trees in each...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp ScienceSocial Studies

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

2018-2019 Community Connections: Vernon

Sep 25, 2018 to May 7, 2019

Grades: K - 8

 Tuesdays, 9:30am - 12:30pm Term 1: Sept 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 Term 2: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019 ...

Interior Community Connection Social StudiesOther

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

Cranbrook WOW Event

Sep 6, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Week of Welcome (WOW) Cranbrook and Area - Join us at Fort Steele for the Thomas Edison Film Festival. Families will have a chance to see the living...

Greater BC/ Kootenays Learning Camp Other

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

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

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

Salmon Arm WOW Event

Sep 6, 2018

Grades: All grades

Week of Welcome (WOW) Salmon Arm and area. Kick off this 2018/2019 school year with a celebration of your beautiful city and Salmon Arm homeschooling...

Interior Learning Camp Other

Maple Ridge Wildplay Adventure Course

Oct 12, 2018

Grades: K - 12


Come join us for a trip to Wildplay Elements Park!

Younger children can choose the Kid's Adventure Course that takes them up to 12ft and is 1 hour...

Lower Mainland Learning Camp PE

Kelowna French 2018-2019

Sep 20, 2018 to Mar 14, 2019

Grades: 1 - 6

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

Interior Learning Camp Second Language

Kelowna Spanish

Sep 20, 2018 to Mar 14, 2019

Grades: 1 - 6

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

Interior Learning Camp Second Language

Fort St. John WOW Event

Sep 6, 2018

Grades: All grades

Join us for lunch (Subway sandwiches) followed by a tour of Chambers farm. Enjoy feeding the animals, tromping around the farm and having a hayride....

Northern BC Other Other

Kelowna Geocaching

Oct 13, 2018

Grades: 3 - 12

Spend an afternoon geocaching with a group of other homeschoolers! Learn the basics of the Global Positioning System,  and learn the fundamentals of a...

Interior Learning Camp OtherApplied Skills

Vernon WOW Event

Sep 13, 2018

Grades: K - 12

Come meet with other North Okanagan families and your HCOS teacher as we enjoy a visit at O'Keefe Ranch! After participating in guided tours, there...

Interior Learning Camp Other