Below is a list of upcoming workshops KCR is offering in Immigrant Services. These workshops are all offered for free (unless otherwise noted).

 

Summer Program for Immigrant Youth

Are your children new to Canada and interested in having fun and new experiences this summer? From July to August, the Summer Youth Program will be arranging an average of 2 activities per week for newcomer youth.

To register and for more information, contact Fatou Gamatié at ac.rcknull@margorphtuoy or call 250.869.7586 (cell) or 250.763.8008 x153.

* Please only register to activities that you are planning to attend
* Please remember that you need to check-in and check-out your children when you drop and pick them up
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Scandia Go-Karts, Arcades & Batting Cages
Date: Tuesday, July 22, 12:55pm – 2:40pm
We will be meeting at the entrance at 12:30pm. Please be on time!
Location: Xtreme Landmark Cinemas, 525 Highway 97 South – Sneena Road, West Kelowna (it is located right after the bridge in West Kelowna), 250.769.0231 or 250.869.3939 Code: 8038

Description: We will watch a movie. There will be two options.

  • Option one: Planes: Fire and Rescue (3D)
  • Option two: How To Train Your Dragon 2

You should watch the trailers to better decide which movie you would like to watch.
What to Wear: Dress as you please
What to Bring: Good attitude!

Snacks will be provided

 

Funvelopes
Date: Friday, July 25, 2:00pm – 4:45pm
We will meet at City Park next to the playground at 1:40pm. Participants will need to be picked up at 4:45pm at City Park next to the playground. Please be on time!
Location: Between City park to Tug Boat bay, Ellis to Bernard

Description: This Funvelope event is an exciting interactive team building adventure. It combines the very best elements of a scavenger hunt, photo hunt and hilarious team challenges. It is done on foot in downtown Kelowna. Youths will be acting, drawing, sculpting, eating candy and playing with balloons! There is also a bit of walking involved.
What to Wear: Wear proper footwear for running (i.e. running shoes or closed toe shoes). Remember to wear sunscreen and a hat!
What to Bring: Water bottle

After the game, we will have ice-cream at Moo-Lix (239 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna) then we will walk back to City Park

 

Kelowna Museums (Okanagan Heritage Museum, BC Orchard Industry Museum and Okanagan Military Museum)
Date: Tuesday, July 29, 10:30am – 12:45pm
We will meet at the entrance of the Okanagan Heritage Museum (next to the bus loop downtown) at 10:15am. Participants will need to be picked up at 12:45pm at Momo Sushi. Please be on time!
Location: DROP OFF: Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna, Phone 250.763.2417 / PICK UP: Momo Sushi, 377 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, Phone 250.763.1030

Description: We will tour all three museums and learn some history about Kelowna and the Okanagan.
What to Wear: Dress as you please. Remember to wear sunscreen.
What to Bring: Good attitude!

We will walk to Momo Sushi for lunch

 

Color Me Mine
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2:30pm – 4:30pm
We will meet at the entrance at 2:15pm. Participants will need to be picked up at 4:30pm. Please be on time!
Location: 1641 Commerce Avenue, Kelowna (half block north of the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 33), Phone 250.861.4386

Description: Color Me Mine is a Paint-It-Yourself Ceramics Studio offering many of items to choose from with something for everyone. No talent? No problem! It is all about having fun. Pick a piece, plan a design and enjoy painting. Your masterpiece will only be ready to take home a few days after. You will be contacted when it’s ready.
What to Wear: Dress as you please.
What to Bring: Water bottle.

Snacks will be provided

 

* Please only register to activities that you are planning to attend
* Please remember that you need to check-in and check-out your children when you drop and pick them up
*For further information please contact Fatou Gamatié by email at ac.rcknull@margorPhtuoY or at 250.869.7586 (cell) or 250.763.8008 x153
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Settlement July Workshops

Zumba for the Family
Date: Tuesday, July 22nd, 9:30am – 11:30am
Location: KCR, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Ave
Cost: Free

Description: Come on down to Kelowna Community Resources and join Roxana, a ZUMBA® instructor, for a super fun morning. If you’ve never tried ZUMBA® before now is your chance. This class is open to everyone and it’s FREE! Bring your friends, family and kids!

To Register: Contact Araeli at ac.rcknull@ileara or by phone at 250.763.8008 x131.

 


 

Life Skills For Newcomers
Date: Tuesday – Thursday, July 22 – 24, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: KCR, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Ave
Cost: Free

Description: Have you recently arrived to Canada or British Columbia? Would you like to know more about how to settling in Canada? Over three days, we will discuss these topics and more such as:

  • Important documents, how to apply for them and what to do with them once you’ve received them
  • Healthcare: How to find a family doctor, what are the different types of health services?
  • Childcare: how to find suitable childcare, how to apply for childcare subsidy
  • Rental Assistance and Subsidized Housing: How to apply, who qualifies?
  • Getting your BC Driver’s License
  • How to spend less money on clothes, furniture
  • Where to buy local produce and food

To Register: Contact Aimee at ac.rcknull@eemia or by phone at 250.763.8008 x140.

If you require child-minding, please contact Aimee in advance.

 


 

English Conversation Club
Date: Wednesdays, 3:00pm – 5:00pm / Fridays, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, July 2nd – August 22nd
Location: KCR, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Ave
Cost: Free

Description: Come and practice your English speaking skills at these free sessions run by volunteers.
To Register: Contact Doreen at ac.rcknull@neerod or by phone at 250.763.8008 x129.

 

 

Immigrant Services – Workshop Blog Posts

  • Citizenship 101 Course
    Date: April 17th – May 20th, Every Tuesday & Thursday Evening, 4:30pm – 6:00pm Location: Kelowna Community Resources, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna Cost: Free To Register: Aimee: 250.763.8008 x35 | ac.rcknull@eemia Doreen: 250.763.8008 x29 | ac.rcknull@neerod Print PDF of this page / Email this