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-- Scheduled Workshops --

Workshops with the Kelowna CCRR Program are listed below. 
Child care 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. 

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October 2, 2014

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
(NOTE: Date Change)

WORK-LIFE Balance Workshop

For persons working directly with children. 

~ Facilitated by Kate Aubrey, Ph. D in Clinical Psychology ~

Member Cost: $5.00
Non-Member Cost: $15.00
Pre-registration is required


2.5 Hour Certificate

Life places many demands on our time and energy and balance can feel like an unrealistic dream. Many of us feel like we are constantly juggling and not often fully engaged in what we are doing. Self-care is critical for Child Care Providers and Early Childhood Development (ECDE)  Service Providers . This workshop will highlight how to manage work life balance and manage stress in a healthy way. managing stress and achieving a healthy work-life balance. This workshop will include understanding burnout and compassion fatigue and other unique challenges associated with a career in the ECD sector. You will have a set of practical tools to help you explore what balance means and what steps you can take to create a better fit between the different areas of your life.  

Bring a clipboard if you want to take notes.

LOCATION: Kids Corner Daycare (Evangel Church) Penguin Room - 3261 Gordon Drive

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Friday October 17th and Saturday October 18th, 2014

Mother Goose Training



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Teacher Training Workshop,

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Session 1
October 4th, 2014

9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Session 2
November 27, 2014

6:30 pm 9:30 pm

Pete the Cat Literacy Story Kits Workshop

Member Cost: $40.00
Non-Member Cost: $55.00
Pre-registration is required

7 Hour Certificate

This workshop will focus on early literacy skills with the children in your care. The Saturday workshop will be facilitated by Kathy Howell and will include completing a story kit on Pete the Cat and His White Shoes. The follow up workshop in November will facilitated by Lisa Robinson. Participants will randomly receive wither Pete the Cat and His Groovy Buttons OR Pete the Cat Rockin' In My School story kits. Participants will receive a story package for both the kits they have received. This workshop is for those who care for children ages 2 - 10 years old.

LOCATION:  Okanagan College - 1000 KLO Road - Room H112

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October 9th, 2014

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Fire Prevention Safety
Facilitated by Rick Euper, Fire & Life Safety Educatory/Fire Inspector
Partnership with ECEBC OK Branch and Kelowna Fire Department

Partnership with ECEBC OK Branch.

Do not need to be a KCCS member to attend!

COST:  $15.00

2 hour certificate

Do you have questions regarding fire safety and prevention? Well if you do then this workshop is for you. Come and join Rick from the Kelowna Fire Department to learn fire prevention safety strategies, how to operate a fire extinguisher and how to plan and implement fire drills for the ages of children in your care. Participants will view the Too Hot For Tots program that may be graphic for some viewers. There will be an opportunity to ask any fire related questions that you may have during this workshop.
*Please bring a clipboard, paper and pen if you would like to take notes during this workshop. Viewing Too Hot For Tots which may be GRAPHIC FOR SOME VIEWERS.

LOCATION:  Kelowna Fire Department Station
2255 Enterprise Way

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Thursday October 16, 2014

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Welcoming families and child care providers that are KCCS Members!

Member Cost:  $5.00 per child (cash only) Please Pre-register and pay at the KCCS Office

(Children under 1 year old are free and adults accompanying children are free)

Phone to check availability of spaces


Bring the children for a fun hayride, corn maze, hay bale maze, view pumpkin life cycle display, spooky grave yard and art activity. Take home a small pumpkin for each paid child. Hot chocolate and cookie provided.
Pre-register with cash payment for each child at the CCRR office. Payment is non-refundable and must be received to be registered for this event.
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Open Activity Plan
Remember this event goes rain or shine!  Please wear play clothes as we are     planning to have fun and  do an art activity with the children.                      Rubber boots are a good idea! 


LOCATION:  McMillan Pumpkin Patch, 3690 Berard Road

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November 8th, 2014

Ages & Stages 1 Day Training



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Facilitated by Okanagan College, ECE Faculty
Please email asq@kelownachildcare.com if you are interested in taking the training

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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:


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

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January 8th
January 22nd
January 29th
February 5th,  2015

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm



Level 1 Family Child Care Training & Responsible Adult Training

Location: TBA

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.  DETAILS

 If you have questions please Email: resource@kelownachildcare.com

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  If you are a careprovider and are looking for additional training please check the
networking page.
Most of the networking that the CCRR offers
includes a training certificate. 









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