Local Opportunities by city:
City of Burnaby
click on ‘things to do’
Art programs for Homelearners: explore the artwork on exhibit through conversation and interactive activities. Create art in the studio to bring key ideas and techniques to life. Addresses BC Visual Arts Curriculum.
call 604.297.4422 to register
City of Delta
click on ‘parks and rec’, ‘sport & rec’, ‘aquatics, arenas’
Children’s Programs (6–12 years)
Red Cross Swim Kids
Additional Lessons & Programs
Red Cross swim kids levels 1–10 plus a variety of Delta specialty programs offered at Ladner Leisure Centre and Sungod Recreation Centre.
contact the pool of your choice.
City of New Westminster
click on ‘residents’, or ‘about’ (events)
City of Richmond
Children in surrounding cities are eligible to register, not just Richmond!
City of Surrey:
Regularly check arts & culture, special events, recreation, environment etc.tabs for family activity / Field Trip ideas.
Use the search tool to explore Surrey’s parks, recreation centres, and arts and heritage facilities.
• Browse programs in our online Surrey Recreation Guide if you prefer a magazine format. Most rec centers / libraries have paper copies available for the public.
Have your Family PIN and Client number, credit card and course # ready.
YMCA Aquatic Programs
Misc City of Surrey
City of Surrey – Parks: www.surrey.ca/parks
‘Sounds of Summer’ weekly live music in the park – free Surrey Arts Centre (art gallery, theatre, classes): www.surrey.ca/arts
Surrey Emergency Program, Open house at select fire halls for Personal Preparedness Presentations (May): https://www.surrey.ca/about-surrey/emergency-services/surrey-fire-service/fire-hall-tours
Surrey’s Annual Environmental Extravaganza (April – June): www.surrey.ca/extravaganza
Surrey Museum, heritage locations: www.surrey.ca/heritage
Historic Stewart Farm
Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers: www.surrey.ca/naturecentre
Surrey Public Library
City of White Rock
City of Vancouver
Stanley Park ecology society
events calendar, photo contest (April), bird week (May)
The goal of the 4-H program is youth development.
The objectives of 4-H clubs are knowledge, leadership, citizenship and personal development.
The purpose of the 4-H program is to prepare girls and boys for their future as adult citizens.
4-H stands for head, heart, hands and health.
Creative Cube Mobile Studio. (local)
Art and science educational events and parties (30’ft mobile custom studio).
For birthday parties, class (minimum of 15)
Digital Literacy and Citizenship
(educate kids and parents)
Educating for Success
Bringing family together with home business
“10 Things this mama taught her kids about having their own business”
Field Trips by DL Schools
TLA (Traditional Learning Academy – Surrey)
Our field trips are open for non-TLA families, provided there is space. TLA families have priority registration. Non-TLA families will be wait listed until the registration deadline and then informed within 24 hours if there is a spot available, at which point we would require payment either with a credit card or PO number.
Some trips that involve course credits are not open to non-TLA families unless they cross enroll for the course.
Field trips are posted on the website and families are welcome to check this out regularly.
Fraser Valley Regional Libraries
Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound
Homeschool Learn and Play Event – Feb.
Meet, Greet and Howl with other Homeschool Families
Workshops provided by the Chehalis Tribe, Great Wolf Lodge Aquatics, Ident-a-Kid Services of America,
Tacoma Nature Center, Washington Homeschool Organization, and Wolf Haven International!
Home Learners Out and About
An online directory of programs in Langley and Surrey
Working together to build a thriving homeschool community
visit: https://homelearners.wixsite.com/homelearnersoutabout to find local programs or leave your review!
An affordable kids and family program running throughout the summer. Kidsworld Summer is full of amazing experiences, that are sure to make this one of the
most memorable summer’s of your life!
A $50 pass gets a child and any accompanying adult into events throughout the summer without any additional cost!
Plus there are great bonus discounts!See: https://www.kidsworldprogram.com/
The Green pass is very slightly aimed more towards families in Surrey, Langley and Abbotsford Passport to summer – education and fun events
Metro Vancouver Events
www.metrovancouver.org. Search ‘regional parks’.
Not Going Back to School Picnic
held within the ‘first week of school’ (after Labour Day).
– Greater Vancouver home learner support group
– South of the Fraser home school support group
– Langley Home Educators Association (LHEA) contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
– Tri-cities home schoolers
– TLA Homelearners ‘Hang School & Hit the Beach’ picnic at Blackie Spit / Crescent Beach.
Dates, times and contact persons distributed via HHL email group.