Workshops are events that are offered in the course of a half or full day, or an evening. They may be for the whole family, or they may be for specific ages, or just for parents.

Debate Workshop - Edmonton

The WISDOM Debate Workshop will demonstrate differences between logical and emotional thinking and illustrate the common, but illogical, tactics of people who try to influence others.  Students will learn the structure of formal debate and apply their new skills to providing the best possible argument.

This workshop requires attendance at two sessions: January 24 and January 25, 8:45am to 4pm, with a break for your bagged lunch.  One parent is required to attend, but all family members are welcome to watch the debates.

$35 per student age 12+ (for both days) - choose Group registration for more than one student.

As with most of our workshops, this debate workshop is for WISDOM students only.

Event Date Thursday, 24 Jan, 2019
Event End Date Friday, 25 Jan, 2019
Registration Start Date Thursday, 10 Jan, 2019
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Price $35.00
Debate Workshop - Lethbridge

PLEASE NOTE: Date has changed to Feb 5-6.

The WISDOM Debate Workshop will demonstrate differences between logical and emotional thinking and illustrate the common, but illogical, tactics of people who try to influence others.  Students will learn the structure of formal debate and apply their new skills to providing the best possible argument.

This workshop requires attendance at two sessions: February 5 and February 6, 8:45am to 4pm, with a break for your bagged lunch.  One parent is required to attend, but all family members are welcome to watch the debates.

$35 per student age 12+ (for both days) - choose Group registration for more than one student.

As with most of our workshops, this debate workshop is for WISDOM students only.

Event Date Tuesday, 05 Feb, 2019
Event End Date Wednesday, 06 Feb, 2019
Registration Start Date Thursday, 10 Jan, 2019
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Price $35.00
Rock Climbing - Red Deer

Trailhead Climbing & Fitness
33 McKenzie Cres, Red Deer County, AB

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn climbing basics such as safety, equipment use and basic movement, and work to climb courses with varying degrees of difficulty. 

$25 per climber

Questions? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 780-741-2113

Cancellation Policy

Event Date Wednesday, 06 Feb, 2019
Event End Date Wednesday, 06 Feb, 2019
Registration Start Date Thursday, 10 Jan, 2019
Cut off date Friday, 01 Feb, 2019
Price $25.00
Beginner Ballroom Dance Workshop - Mundare

Location: Mundare National Hall

Are you feeling the need to get up and move? Our ballroom dance workshops are a great place to have fun while learning the basics of ballroom dancing. You will not only learn the waltz, rumba, fox trot and jive - but 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. The day consists of instruction and practise, followed by a potluck supper. After supper, you will have time to change into your evening attire for the ball beginning at 7:30pm.

Bring your own lunch and a main dish as well as a salad or dessert for the potluck supper. Ball begins at 7:30pm

Modest semi-formal to formal attire appreciated.

Cost: $100 per family.

Come just for the potluck and the ball: $5 per person at the door

Cancellation Policy

Event Date Saturday, 09 Feb, 2019
Event End Date Saturday, 09 Feb, 2019
Registration Start Date Thursday, 10 Jan, 2019
Cut off date Tuesday, 05 Feb, 2019
Price $100 per family
Location Ukrainian National Hall
Skiing - Canyon Ski Hill

Join us for our annual Ski Day at Canyon.  Meet other WISDOM families in the lodge and take to the slopes together, then enjoy your bagged lunch together, picnic style, before getting back out on the hill. Register for lessons alone (which includes your lift ticket) or add rentals of skis or snowboards.

CASH ONLY, payable at the hill. No receipts will be issued. Registration at 9:30.

Ski or Snowboard Rental includes Lesson/Lift ticket.  Prices are as follows:

 COST  Ski/Board rental*  Lift/Lesson Only
 Age 12 and under $41/$46  $23
 Age 13 and up  $46/$50  $27
Event Date Tuesday, 26 Feb, 2019
Registration Start Date Thursday, 10 Jan, 2019
Location Canyon Ski Hill
Skiing - Rabbit Hill

Check in Promptly at 9:30 AM

Rabbit Hill Snow Resort
D-25512 Township Road 510A
Leduc County, AB

Sign up for snow boarding or skiing. 
Stay all day! Bring a bagged lunch.
Cost of lesson is $28, with lift ticket included
Rentals are $19

Note: If you will be skiing or snowboarding with your child, please complete a registration for yourself as well. If you will NOT be skiing or snowboarding, please put your information in the Non-Participating field, along with names of any younger children who may just be coming along for the day.  Funding is not available for Parent fees.

Event Date Wednesday, 06 Mar, 2019
Registration Start Date Thursday, 10 Jan, 2019
Location Rabbit Hill Snow Resort
Debate Workshop - Peace Country

The WISDOM Debate Workshop will demonstrate differences between logical and emotional thinking and illustrate the common, but illogical, tactics of people who try to influence others.  Students will learn the structure of formal debate and apply their new skills to providing the best possible argument.

This workshop requires attendance at two sessions: March 26 and March 27, 8:45am to 4pm, with a break for your bagged lunch.  One parent is required to attend, but all family members are welcome to watch the debates.

$35 per student age 12+ (for both days) - choose Group registration for more than one student.

As with most of our workshops, this debate workshop is for WISDOM students only.

Event Date Thursday, 21 Mar, 2019
Event End Date Friday, 22 Mar, 2019
Registration Start Date Thursday, 10 Jan, 2019
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Price $35.00
Beginner Ballroom Dance Workshop - High Prairie

Are you feeling the need to get up and move? Our ballroom dance workshops are a great place to have fun while learning the basics of ballroom dancing. You will not only learn the waltz, rumba, fox trot and jive - but 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. The day consists of instruction and practise, followed by a potluck supper. After supper, you will have time to change into your evening attire for the ball beginning at 7:30pm.

Bring your own lunch and a main dish as well as a salad or dessert for the potluck supper. Ball begins at 7:30pm

Modest semi-formal to formal attire appreciated.

Cost: $100 per family.

Come just for the potluck and the ball: $5 per person at the door

Cancellation Policy

Event Date Saturday, 27 Apr, 2019
Event End Date Saturday, 27 Apr, 2019
Registration Start Date Thursday, 10 Jan, 2019
Price $100 per family
Location Sunset House
Advanced Ballroom Dance Workshop - Mundare

Ukrainian National Hall, Mundare, AB

Are you ready?

Advanced Ballroom Dance Workshop will include Advanced Foxtrot and Advanced Waltz. Learn more patterns in the Jive, Rumba and Cha Cha, with room to move to Samba, too.

Bring a bag lunch.

The day consists of instruction and practise, followed by a potluck supper. Please bring a main course and a salad or a dessert for the potluck. Beverages will be provided. After supper, you will have time to change into your evening attire for the ball beginning at 7:30pm. Modest semi-formal to formal attire appreciated.

Cost: $100 for family
Come just for the potluck and the ball: $5 per person at the door

Cancellation Policy

Event Date Saturday, 11 May, 2019
Event End Date Saturday, 23 Feb, 2019
Registration Start Date Thursday, 10 Jan, 2019
Cut off date Saturday, 11 May, 2019
Price $100 per family
Location Ukrainian National Hall