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-- Scheduled Workshops --

Workshops with the Kelowna CCRR Program are listed below. 
Childcare providers and parents are welcome to attend workshops unless specifically noted “for care providers only”. 

-- Networking For Care Providers --
Networking provides many opportunities for care providers to:
Relax and have fun, Share resources and ideas, Participate in group discussion, Share and celebrate successes, Access the toy lending library, Connect and build relationships with fellow care providers,
Have use of the photocopier and laminator (small fee),
Brainstorm and reflect on challenges, guidance, child development, nutrition and health & safety

We accept cash or cheque only. 

Please stop by the KCCS office, register by mail , slide payment and workshop registration details in the front doors after hours.
(We suggest you phone or email the office first to find out if space is available.)

Mail name of workshop, participants name and phone number, along with payment to: 
Kelowna Child Care Society, #4 - 1890 Ambrosi Road, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 4R9. 


Map Locations of Workshops

Listed below are workshops
available for caregivers, parents, families and community members. 
We make every effort to have accurate up-to-date information.
Workshops, times and locations may be subject to change. 

Play Invitations
Out of Box Training from Exchange—Facilitated by Alicia Larson, CCRR, BA, ECE
All care providers and parents welcome to attend.

2 hour certificate

$15.00 for members
Pre-registration is required

DATE:  Thursday April 30, 2015
TIME: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

At what age do you think children engage in pretend play? This training is de-signed to introduce care providers and parents to ways to facilitate emerging pretend play skills in children with a specific focus on infants and toddlers. We will explore the different levels of infant and toddler pretend play and how par-ents and care providers can encourage early dramatic play experiences. You will receive an activity package on ways to set up your environment to encourage play with young children.

Location:  Young Parents Education Center, 1079A Raymer Avenue

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May  21, 2015

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

May is Child Care Month Event

Facilitated by Alicia Larson, BA, ECE & Elizabeth Ulrich, B.A. ECE

MEMBER COST:  $10.00

Pre-registration is required

1 hour certificate provided

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm :  Come join us for a "Loose Parts" workshop. Loose parts encourage open ended play and are found in many environments. In any environment, anything loose can potentailly be a play object, bring a random part to explore opportunities.

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm : Stay for appies and chatter and celebrate the importance of what child care providers provide for our community.
Please Bring:  1. A random loose part  2. A simple appie to share (no nuts) 

Child care providers only please.

Location:  TBA

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Dates: Wednesdays starting
April 8th to
May 6th, 2015

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Responsible Adult Training -
20 hour certificate


Family Child Care Training: Level 1 -
21 hour certificate

Young Parent Education Centre 1079A Raymer Ave
Kelowna, BC

According to child care licensing regulations, you must have completed at least 20 hours of course work in child development, guidance, health and safety and nutrition.

CLICK HERE FOR Responsible Adult Training details  

CLICK HERE for Family Child Care Training:  Level 1 details


 If you have questions please Email: [email protected]
Please note, this training is not suitable for ECE's.

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Building Family Parnerships & Healthy Boundaries
 Reduced rate for participants who attended ASQ training in 2013 or 2014 provided by KCCS

This workshop has been delayed and will be
rescheduled in 2015.
Watch for it in future newsletters.


Facilitator: Community ECD Professional, TBD

When you work with children, you work with the family.

Working from a strength-based approach and building a partnership with the family is important; to be able to share, communicate, and plan for the healthy development of children.

How do you create Family Partnerships that stimulates trust, honesty, and open communication without jeopardizing healthy professional boundaries.

  Registration will open for this training once details are confirmed, please watch the KCCS website for registration information.

Location:  TBA

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Level 2 Training Course







 We want to hear from you! Have you completed the Level 1 training course and would like to take the Level 2 training?

Email us if you would like to see this course offered:
[email protected]


Location:  Kelowna Child Care Society;  #4 - 1890 Ambrosi Road  










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