In-Person Events

Okotoks Catholic Homeschool Group Meetup

Date: Last Tuesday afternoon of every month.
Location: St James Parish 338060 32 St E, Okotoks

Monthly meetings at St James Catholic Church on the LAST Tuesday afternoon of the month. Field trips on the SECOND Tuesday of the month.

All are welcome, content geared towards Grades K-3

Parents can stay and socialize with younger/older siblings!

Please bring water bottles and snacks for yourselves and children attending classes

Event Date Tuesday, 27 Dec, 2022
Mind to Matter STEAM Labs - Lethbridge

What: Mind to Matter STEAM Labs by Andrew & Laurie Zienchuk
When: Mondays, January 9, 2023 - February 13, from 10:00 – 11:30
Where: Cor Van Raay YMCA in Lethbridge.
Cost: $210 per person.

Join us for amazing STEAM Hands-On Labs with LEGO Technic, KEVA Planks, and Modular Origami for grades 3 through 12.

In each 1 ½ hour lab with these resources, we will focus on:

  • Experimentation and Creativity
  • Problem Solving and Building Design
  • Teamwork and Presenting Skills

Event Date Monday, 09 Jan, 2023
Cut off date Sunday, 08 Jan, 2023
Cancel Before Date Tuesday, 27 Dec, 2022
Price $210 per student
Winter Survival Workshop A

When: Monday, January 9, 2023 from 1 - 3 pm
Where: Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park, Edmonton (Meet at Site 7)

Winter Survival Workshop - students will discuss what needs to be considered in winter survival vs survival in other seasons, types of winter shelters, and how to choose which shelter to build. Students will then go out and build winter shelters in groups. Depending on the weather, location, snow coverage etc., students may build quinzhees, snow trenches, or super shelters. 

Ages 6 - 17 (parents and younger siblings are welcome to attend, free of charge, however, we do ask that guardians allow their students the space to fully participate and engage in the program)

Event Date Monday, 09 Jan, 2023
Spots available 30
Cut off date Thursday, 05 Jan, 2023
Cancel Before Date Monday, 26 Dec, 2022
Price $35 per student
Winter Survival Workshop B

When: Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 1 - 3 pm
Where: Bragg Creek Provincial Park, Kananaskis, meeting at the furthest parking lot

Winter Survival Workshop - students will discuss what needs to be considered in winter survival vs survival in other seasons, types of winter shelters, and how to choose which shelter to build. Students will then go out and build winter shelters in groups. Depending on the weather, location, snow coverage etc., students may build quinzhees, snow trenches, or super shelters. 

Ages 6 - 17 (parents and younger siblings are welcome to attend, free of charge, however, we do ask that guardians allow their students the space to fully participate and engage in the program)

Event Date Thursday, 19 Jan, 2023
Spots available 30
Cut off date Sunday, 15 Jan, 2023
Cancel Before Date Thursday, 05 Jan, 2023
Price $35 per student
Beginner Ballroom Dance Workshop - Edmonton

Northmount Community Hall
9208 140 Ave, Edmonton

Our ballroom dance workshops are a great place to have fun while learning the basics of ballroom dancing. You will not only learn the basics - like how to waltz, rumba, fox trot and jive - instructors Mike and Michele Barter will also teach ballroom etiquette. These workshops have trained several generations of homeschoolers in the art of ballroom dance. Students benefit from the training in social graces as well as the opportunity to spend time with other home schoolers. 

Anyone under the age of 18 will need to have a registered parent or guardian present at the workshop/ball.

Open to non-WISDOM families; WISDOM families take precedence.

Event Date Saturday, 21 Jan, 2023
Cancel Before Date Sunday, 08 Jan, 2023
Price $160 per family
Location Northmount Community Hall
Biology 30 Lab Seminar

Join The Gilbertine Academy high school students for a term of Biology labs! Whether you're working toward high school Biology credit or want to have a solid understanding of labs, this is an excellent opportunity for your student. 

Students in the Biology Laboratory 2022-2023 seminar will gain experience in using the scientific method, laboratory skills, and lab write ups. 

In Biology 30, students will: study the neurological system (cow or sheep brain and eye dissection); the endocrine system (case studies); the reproductive system (bovine organ dissection); molecular genetics (strawberry DNA extraction); and carry out meaningful exercises that will assist them in their diploma examination. 

Event Date Monday, 06 Feb, 2023
Spots available 9
Cut off date Tuesday, 31 Jan, 2023
Cancel Before Date Monday, 23 Jan, 2023
Price $300 per student
Indoor Rock Wall Climbing C

Aimed towards the first-timer, this 2 hour session allows participants to learn about the sport of climbing through hands-on (and feet-on) skills.

This means instruction on putting on an approved climbing harness, learning how to belay (manage the ropes) and a technique tip or two. This session is designed primarily to give your group a lot of time for climbing. Instructors are there to help guide you up the walls and to make certain that you enjoy a secure and fun filled climbing class. This course includes all the necessary equipment and instructors to facilitate your visit. 

Event Date Monday, 06 Feb, 2023
Spots available 0
Cancel Before Date Monday, 23 Jan, 2023
Price $20-22 per climber
Location Vertically Inclined
Indoor Rock Wall Climbing D

Aimed towards the first-timer, this 2 hour session allows participants to learn about the sport of climbing through hands-on (and feet-on) skills.

This means instruction on putting on an approved climbing harness, learning how to belay (manage the ropes) and a technique tip or two. This session is designed primarily to give your group a lot of time for climbing. Instructors are there to help guide you up the walls and to make certain that you enjoy a secure and fun filled climbing class. This course includes all the necessary equipment and instructors to facilitate your visit. 

Event Date Friday, 17 Feb, 2023
Spots available 31
Cancel Before Date Tuesday, 31 Jan, 2023
Price $20-22 per climber
Location Vertically Inclined
Intermediate Ballroom Dance Workshop - Edmonton

Northmount Community Hall
9208 140 Ave, Edmonton

Time to further develop your skill! Mike and Michele Barter will work with you to strengthen your skills and add in new steps for the waltz, fox trot,
jive and rumba, You will also add new dances like the cha-cha and samba. This workshop reinforces ballroom etiquette, giving you the life skills that stem from practicing courtesy. Students benefit from the training in social graces as well as the opportunity to spend time with other home schoolers.

Anyone under the age of 18 will need to have a registered parent or guardian present at the workshop/ball.

Open to non-WISDOM families; WISDOM families take precedence.

Event Date Saturday, 18 Feb, 2023
Cancel Before Date Sunday, 05 Feb, 2023
Price $160 per family
Location Northmount Community Hall
Winter Survival Workshop C

When: Monday, March 6, 2023 from 1 - 3 pm
Where: South Bear Creek Pavillion, Grande Prairie, meeting at the parking lot

Winter Survival Workshop - students will discuss what needs to be considered in winter survival vs survival in other seasons, types of winter shelters, and how to choose which shelter to build. Students will then go out and build winter shelters in groups. Depending on the weather, location, snow coverage etc., students may build quinzhees, snow trenches, or super shelters. 

Ages 6 - 17 (parents and younger siblings are welcome to attend, free of charge, however, we do ask that guardians allow their students the space to fully participate and engage in the program)

Event Date Monday, 06 Mar, 2023
Spots available 30
Cut off date Thursday, 02 Mar, 2023
Cancel Before Date Monday, 20 Feb, 2023
Price $35 per student