Rec News in Port Coquitlam
Check out everything that's happening in Port Coquitlam Parks and Recreation. Download the pdf here.
Port Coquitlam Summer Activity Guide (0-12 years) Now Available
Tri-cities Summer Activity Guide Now Available
SCHOOL DISTRICT #43 COMMUNITY SCHOOL’S: SUMMER DAY CAMP 2013
Minnekhada and Pitt River Community Schools have teamed up this year to offer 6 weeks of Summer Day Camp programs at Central, Maple Creek and Coquitlam River Schools. These Camps continue to be offered as a lower cost option for parents and they are available for all children from 6 to 12 years. The weekly camps are as follows: Central - 6 weeks, July 2 – August 9, Maple Creek - 3 weeks, July 2 – July 19 and Coquitlam River - 3 weeks, July 22 – August 9. Camp Leaders will vary activities from week to week and they will be offered in age appropriate groupings. This year parents will be able to register on-line and use the payment method of their choice. I have also included a printable version of the registration and information form if required.
For additional information please contact:
Heather Roemer at 604 464-0207 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Brown-John at 604 230-1233 or email@example.com
Dasha Belskaya firstname.lastname@example.org
SUMMER 2013 MULTISENSORY LITERACY TUTORING CAMPS.
The Family Resource Centre Summer Tutoring Program is ready and is now accepting registrations. This is an excellent opportunity for parents that have children in Learning Assistance, or children that are struggling with all aspects of literacy and are waiting for assessments, to enrol in this multisensory literacy tutoring program. Tutors are all OG Certified with excellent reputations.
This is a 3 week program in July only. All children attending this program will have the benefit of a guaranteed reservation for the program that starts again in the fall and continues throughout the school year.
Fees are extremely affordable and well worth the investment.
Download information and a registration form here.
Screen-free week starts April 29th!
You are invited to join in Screen-Free Week, the annual celebration where families, schools and communities all across the country turn off entertainment screen media (TV, video games, computer games, apps, etc.) and turn on life! It’s 7 days to unplug and read, play, daydream, create, explore nature, and spend more time with family and friends. Download the information package here.
Check out the website to find resources for afterschool activities
The Tri-cities Winter Activities Guide is now available
Port Coquitlam - Committing to a Healthy Community
Beyond the Bell Children's Get Active Program - for children 5 to 10 years, offered throughout elementary schools
Port Coquitlam Parks and Recreation
Fall Programs for middle years.
Download the complete list here.
Tricities Developmental Stages Pamphlet
Family Learn and Play @ Coquitlam Centre
This month's theme is Spring Has Sprung
Great for children ages 3-10. A different theme every month.
Download next event's information here.
PoCo Activities for Children 0-12
No need to wonder what activities are available for your kids in Port Coquitlam.
Download the complete list here.
Spring Break Improv Camp
Learn improv with Second Storey Theatre. Download information here.
School Mentors Needed
Big Brothers of a Greater Vancouver is looking for school mentors. Interested? Attend the information session. Download information here.
Youth Co-Ed Indoor Soccer
Place Maillardville Community Centre is offering recreational indoor soccer at Maillardville Middle School. Great for skills building and physical fitness. view flyer
Tri-Cities Winter Activities for Children 0-12
No need to wonder what winter activities are available for your kids in the Tri-Cities. Download the complete list here.
It’s National Family Week
October 3-9 is National Family Week and this year’s theme is “Turn Your Family’s Values Into Action”. It's a great time to stop and take time to think about the meaning and importance of family -- in our lives, our communities, and our whole society.
Here is a Starter Kit to celebrate National Family Week:
Bring On The Learning Revolution
In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 TED talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.
watch the video on TED.com
Fall Activities for Kids in Poco
Looking for things for kids to do? Check out the latest Poco Parks & Rec programs.
Find the 2011 Fall Program Guide here.
New Program Guide from Fraser Valley Regional Library
Fraser Valley Regional Library (FVRL) is pleased to announce the launch of our new seasonal program guide. The guide provides a comprehensive look at the programs and services offered by FVRL and features fall season highlights. Discover the many reading, learning and playing opportunities available at the library, all free. PDF
The World Needs 'Childish' Thinking
Watch an inspiring video that rekindles your childhood optimism. Adora Svitak reminds us that the world needs "childish" thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids' big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups' willingness to learn from children as much as to teach.
watch the video on TED.com
We have a new website!
The new website was created with the help of Jump Start Solutions in collaboration with Kevin Tsia Visual Media. Find the information you need faster!
- Activities for kids 6-12 years of age
- Events for families
- Support services for families
- And so much more!
Plus...we have an "Ideas That Matters" page for you to share your thoughts on how to best help kids realize the greatness that's in them. No idea is too small for us so feel free to share them all with us. The members of the Middle Childhood Matters Planning Table will review your ideas and consider them for implementation. Ideas will also be posted on the Tricities Middle Childhood Matters Facebook page for community discussion and voting. Together we can make Tricities the best place for kids to grow up great!