Category Archives: What’s Going on in Kamloops

This is our NEWS section where we relay the pertinent information about upcoming events to you – just in case you aren’t reading the event calendar;)

Big Little Science Birthdays

Super Science Birthday Parties at the BIG Little Science Centre

Everyone is invited to come to the BIG Little Science Centre for a

Super Scientific Birthday Party!


Science Birthdays are all about activity and excitement (with some learning going on at the same time). They are perfect for busy young people who want something special and different. Kids do real science activities and have a lot of fun. Even adults might consider having their birthday at the BIG Little Science Centre!


You and 9 of your friends will spend two hours enjoying the fantastic BIG Little Science Centre, assisted by our own scientist host. Explore over 130 different scientific, crazy and fun exhibits in the two hands-on rooms. Enjoy and participate in a special show or laboratory chosen from a wide selection of special favourites. We even have a party room for you to serve food and unwrap gifts. Watch out for the carbon dioxide powered rocket! Learn how to put out the birthday candles without messing up your cake!


We warn you now; be prepared for children to have such a great time it will be hard for them to leave.

Science Shows might include one of the following:
Light and Colour
Magnetism
Air Pressure
Static Electricity

Science Labs might include one of the following:

Dinosaur Detectives

Simple Batteries

Simple Circuits

Microscopes; sand or crystal labs

Times available for Booking Birthday Parties:
Weekday evenings: 3PM- 5PM, 4PM-6PM, or 5PM-7PM.
Saturdays: 10AM-Noon and 2PM-4PM.

Standard Booking Charge:

$125 per booking for up to 10 children. There is a $5.00 per person charge for each party guest beyond the 10-person limit, special permission is required for more than 15 persons. A down payment of $25 is required 1 week in advance, with full payment before the start of the party. Payment options are cash or a cheque made out to the BIG Little Science Centre.

Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a minimum number of adults. The first 5 adults accompanying children are not charged admission. Adults beyond the first 5 are charged $5 per person.

For more information check out the BIG Little Science Centre website:

www.blscs.org

To book, just contact us at:

250-554-2572

gord@blscs.org

Located in the Bert Edwards Science and Technology School

711 Windsor Avenue, Kamloops, BC

Enter through the doors facing York Avenue, behind the Kindergarten portable.

The BIG Little Science Centre Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing a passion for science among the youth in our community.

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Misadventures of a Kamloops Momma

This misadventure is brought to you by the Kamloops Momma, herself, Courtney Charlton.

I bought a new pair of jeans last week. Amazing, huh? Okay, so I know that this shouldn’t be a newsworthy event – or even a ‘blogworthy’ event; but purchasing these jeans was a momentous occasion in my life.

No, they weren’t the smallest size jeans I’d bought since high school. And, no, they weren’t the largest size either.

So what was so significant about these jeans? Well, they made me a real mom.

Yes, I bought my very first pair of ‘mom-bum’ jeans. You know the ones I mean, right? – The jeans that fit just a little higher than they should, giving you more of a pear-bottom than an apple-bottom.

Now, I definitely do not want my bum to look like a pear, so why did I Continue reading Misadventures of a Kamloops Momma

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Laundry Genius:
Snug Glee Bumz Diaper Service Review

Erin of Loopy Family Coupon Book fame writes this review…

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I have a 5 month old daughter and I LOVE using cloth diapers.

Continue reading Laundry Genius:
Snug Glee Bumz Diaper Service Review

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Kamloops Mom Creates iPhone App

Kamloops, B.C. – Spark Story Starters, an iPhone App created by at-home Kamloops mom Tamara Vukusic, hit the App Store this morning.

“Many kids as young as age two are using iPhone Apps,” says Tamara Continue reading Kamloops Mom Creates iPhone App

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

What a (snow)Ball! :Plush Off Review and Giveaway

There once was a little plush snowball, living on a store shelf.  He was a very happy snowball.  He always had a happy, dreamy look on his face and would share a special smile with you, whenever you peeked his way.

That little plushy snowball was never lonely.  He was surrounded by his happy and snuggly friends of all shapes and sizes.  There were cinnamon buns, chocolate chip Continue reading What a (snow)Ball! :Plush Off Review and Giveaway

Elizabeth is a Kamloops lifer. Born at RIH, she is happy to be raising her family here. Married with four wonderful children, Elizabeth is also teacher and enjoys working with parents as she learns more about this “Mommy gig”. Elizabeth is passionate about parenting and enjoys networking with other parents.