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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Learning Camps update Jan-June 2012

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Please note that listings marked with a red asterix -* denote camps suitable for grad program students (gr. 10-12), and may be applicable resources for or towards credit courses.  Ask your teacher for details or contact Christine Loewen cloewen@onlineschool.ca for further inquiries.

Please note, when an event is full, the online registration link will be disabled.  If you are having trouble opening a link, this could be why.  Please contact your support teacher if you have any further questions and/ or if you have further Learning Camp ideas you would like to see offered in your area.  We appreciate your interest and value your participation.  Have fun learning!
Lower Mainland
Greater BC
All Areas:

*HCOS Memory Challenge (Charlotte cstace@onlineschool.ca ) Further details and memorization tips are also outlined in the monthly HCOS Newsletter.  www.newsletter.onlineschool.ca Recitation deadline is May 30th – you can do it!

* Grade 7/8 Book club.  We are also reading Shadowspinner and our next meeting is on Feb 22.  Newcomers are welcome to come and join us before or after the event.  Please note if you join after the event the charge is the same.    Click here to register.  Book club blog  

*Gr. 9 & 10 Book Club with Kathy Strebchuk, soon voting on the next book to read and discuss.  Newcomers welcome to join.  Click here to register.

*Sr. High Book Club (Gr. 11 & 12) with April McLeod.  Next reading chosen by the group is a Shakespearean Play, Romeo and Juliet.  Our 4th book is going to be Les Miserables, and a fun ending book called The Life of Pi.   Click here to register.  Book Club Blog.

*Scripture Memory Challenge Wrap-up in May – remember to recite your verses by May 31st to a non-family member and inform your support teacher to be eligible for your reward!

*Historical Trip:  Barkerville - Family Learning Camp:  4 nights, 3 days, all ages welcome!  June 10th- 13th.  Click here to register.  Registration deadline is February 14th.  (note, this camp is currently on a waitlisted basis, we will do what we can to accommodate-- more details TBA)


Nanaimo/ Parksville:
*French camp.   Feb 24th, Apr 20, May 18.   1-2 p.m. Contact Angela apaine@onlineschool.ca

*Research, note-taking, report outlines in Nanoose. February 28th 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. Gr. 4-9  Click here to register.

*Speech camp in Parksville:  6 sessions April/May 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Contact Angela  apaine@onlineschool.ca

*Island Track Meet in June – Nanaimo; more details TBA.  Nola  nmorgan@onlineschool.ca

Campbell River/ Black Creek:
*Research, note-taking, report outlines in Black Creek. February 29th 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. Gr. 4-9  Click here to register.  Deadline to register is February 18th.

*Cross Country Skiing at Mount Washington.  Thursdays in February. Contact Lonnie lpenner@onlineschool.ca

*Stay tuned for upcoming events

Powell River:
*Interpretive Hikes with guide Carla Chapple in April.  Possible series of 3, with varied terrains.   More details TBA – Marie mboettger@onlineschool.ca

*Outdoor Adventure Sessions in spring with Chris Moore, 3 2-hour sessions.  More details and dates TBA.

*Field Trip to Powell River Historical Museum, Willingdon Beach Nature Trail Walk and beach picnic in May.  More details TBA – Marie mboettger@onlineschool.ca

Lower Mainland:

*5-Day Snowboard/Ski Lessons between Jan 26th – Feb 23rd at Hemlock Resort; Contact Allana Alemke@onlineschool.ca to register
*VSO presents Peter and the Wolf for Gr. K-3.  February 8th, 12 – 1 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre.  Click here to register.   Spaces still available.

*Poverty Revolution Boot Camp, February 29th for Grades 8 to 12 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Living Waters Church, Fort Langley.  Join us for a day of challenging our deeply-held assumptions and of exploring worldviews to better understand the nature of poverty and God’s intended solution.   Click here to register; deadline for registrations is February 22nd.

*Songwriting with Steve Codling March 29th 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.:  Learn how to write a song from ground up. Topics covered will include Chord Progressions, Song Structures, Lyrics, Melody, Instrumentation/Arranging and Recording Technology.  It's not as much of a mysterious black box as you might think!  Suitable for grades 6-12; maximum 20 students, minimum 4.   Register here by March 15th—needs at least four students by February 28th for this camp to occur. 

*Vancouver Art Gallery fieldtrip possibility in March.  More details TBA.  Andria alengkeek@onlineschool.ca

*MarketDay™ Adventures – Thursdays April 19 – May 24 + MarketPlace™ Day.  Abbotsford Free Church.  Allana  alemke@onlineschool.ca

*Arts Fair in May for Grades K-9+.  More details TBA.

*Sports Day for Lower Mainland in June.  Contact Nate nfarr@onlineschool.ca

*JA Learning Camp:  Dollars and Sense – Grades 7-8 students only.  Tentative date: Friday, March 2nd at Grace MB Church from 8:30 – 12:30.  Min class size: 12; max class size 30.  Contact Colleen cerzinger@onlineschool.ca

*Okanagan Symphony – Feb 14th  suitable for Gr. 1-7  Sorry, registrations are now closed.

*“Art Basics 101” with Kathleen Bird possibility:  1-hour lessons for 6 weeks, Grades 7-10, to be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church on March 5th, 12th, April 2nd, 16th, 23rd, 30th.  Click here to register.  Deadline for registration is January 31st, 2012. 

*“Intro 2 Canadian Artists” with Kathleen Bird possibility:  1-hour and 45-minute lessons for 6 weeks, Grades 7-10, to be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church on May 14th, 21st, 28th, June 4th, 11th, 18th.  Click here to register.  Deadline for registration is February 29th.

*Gym class possibility.  More details TBA.

*Family Fun Day and Track Meet on June 15th at Polson Park in Vernon.  More details TBA – Sheri sprice@onlineschool.ca

*Spanish January 9th – March 12th; Contact Lori Taetz ltaetz@onlineschool.ca

*Intermediate level French; concluding with performing a play in French at the end of May.  January 12th – May 17th; Grade 7 level French a prerequisite.  New students welcome.  Contact Sarah at sbennett@onlineschool.ca

*Your Story at the Symphony – Okanagan Symphony – Feb 13th suitable for Gr. 1-7 – Sorry, Registrations are now closed

*February Art classes (using a variety of mediums) with Heather Parlane.
·    Monday class: Feb. 13 – Mar. 5 for 9 – 13 year olds Monday Class 2 - 3pm                 
·    Tuesday classes:   Feb. 14 – Mar.7
o   9 – 13 year olds   Tuesday class 10am – 11am
o   6 – 8 year olds  Tuesday class 11:30 – 12:30

*Winter Survival, Animal Tracking and Plant Identification with Selah Outdoor, Feb 17 – 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Crystal Mountain Resort, grades 3+ (parents welcome.)  Registration deadline February 10th, only 30 spots available.  Click here  to register.

*Art classes (using a variety of mediums) with Heather Parlane.  Mondays & Tuesdays in April with 4 classes for ages 9 – 13 and 6 – 8. Maximum of 8 students per class.  Contact Roberta rmacdonald@onlineschool.ca

*Spanish – third term April to June 2012; For information contact Lori ltaetz@onlineschool.ca (Sorry, registrations are now closed)

Harper Mountain Learn to Ski/Snowboard program.  February 23rd Contact  Christine cloewen@onlineschool.ca (sorry, full, registrations are closed)

Greater BC:
*Stay tuned for upcoming events.  Remember, the Barkerville trip Jun 10-13th is open to all areas.  Click here to register (note, this camp is currently on a waitlisted basis, we will do what we can to accommodate-- more details TBA)

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