Explore & Play at the Outdoor Adventures Half-Day Camp

Kids who grow up playing in nature benefit in nearly all aspects of
development and well being.

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Under the supervision of nature enthusiast and Outdoor Adventures Leader Krystal Williams, your child will:

  • Play and Explore the beautiful outdoors
  • Experience a variety of wilderness skills
  • Practice awareness, social skills, telling stories, animal forms, and gratitude
  • Be in a nurturing environment building confidence, competence, and making new friends.

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Children will spend the morning playing in Peterson Creek Nature
Park learning in and from the natural environment. In this outdoor, Continue reading Explore & Play at the Outdoor Adventures Half-Day Camp

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Kamloops Symphony’s Week-long Festival Celebrates a Musical Genius

Kamloops Symphony will conclude their 2015/2016 season with a KSO-KParentsOnline-Mozart-9 (2)Mozart Festival—a weeklong festival dedicated to his music. The festival will run from April 30 to May 7, 2016. Mozart was a prolific composer. In his short lifetime, he composed 626 works that included symphonies, concertos, chamber music and operas.

The festival begins and ends with full orchestra performances at Sagebrush Theatre, with many events at different venues during the week. The festival opens with the Flute and Harp Continue reading Kamloops Symphony’s Week-long Festival Celebrates a Musical Genius

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FREE Family Art Saturday at the Kamloops Art Gallery

From 1:00 to 3:00 pm on April 23rd, drop into Family Art Saturdays, a free family event that includes tours and activities in our galleries as well as innovative art workshops in our studios.

In the Central Galleries, get inspired by the diverse selection of art work in Hugh Hanson Davidson: A Life in the Arts. This exhibition of approximately 100 works by 87 artists represents a collector’s
image001biography, showing how the collection was formed, highlighting the dealers Davidson patronized and how his collecting activity became an expression of his support of artists and their work.

In The Cube, experience larger-than-life experimental drawings made by local artist Laura Hargrave in her exhibition, Memory Lines. Continue reading FREE Family Art Saturday at the Kamloops Art Gallery

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Time for Chapter Books & Bookmarks!

We now read chapter books with our kids, so I decided it was time to make our own bookmarks!

I have quite the stash of foam sheets to use up, along with foam stickers, so these are the materials that we used.

First, I had the kids each draw a rectangle measuring 4 cm by 18 cm. Next, we made a hole at the top of each one using a hole punch, so that we could thread leftover yarn or ribbon that we had lying around.

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Finally, it was time to personalize our bookmarks and decorate Continue reading Time for Chapter Books & Bookmarks!

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14th Annual Kids of Steel & Family Triathlon Festival

We’ve combined two Kamloops favourites into one great FAMILY KOS 2
TRIATHLON FESTIVAL! Join us on Sunday, May 15th at Brock Pool for the combined Kamloops Spring Spring and Kids of Steel Triathlons!

The 2016 event will also host of the BC Summer Games Qualifier KOS 1for ages 14-15!

Get your little triathlete ready for race day by joining the Kamloops Kids of Steel Triathlon Team: Triathlon Training Clinics for ages 5-16. We’ll meet Sundays from April 17th Continue reading 14th Annual Kids of Steel & Family Triathlon Festival

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