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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

Image result for NEW clip art  TRAINING for MAY and JUNE 2015
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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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:  Young Parents Education Center, 1079A Raymer Avenue

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Inclusive Programming

Facilitated by Elizabeth Ulrich, CCRR, BA, ECE
This workshop is geared towards care providers, but open to all members

$15.00 for members Pre-registration is required

2 Hour Certificate Provided

Children with additional support needs have been attending child care facilities for many years. Yet, there is still a lot of apprehension and fear on the part of the parents and the centre when a new child is enrolled. The goal for this workshop is to empower child care providers to become inclusive, offering information and supports to facilitate in the process.

Location:  Young Parents Education Center, 1079A Raymer Avenue


June 13, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Outdoor Play
Facilitated by Audrey Noga,
MSc in Sustainable Enterprise

Member Cost:  $20.00 for members Pre-registration is required

2 Hour Certificate

With today’s unbounded access to technology, the average child does not have the chance to spend enough time outside. Outdoors is one of the oldest play places in the world, where children become  immersed in such complex play. Come explore a facility dedicated to outdoor play and find out how to incorporate meaningful outdoor play into your day.
The workshop will be mainly outdoors, we encourage you to dress for the weather.
This workshop is at the Outdoor Preschool in Ellison. If you are in need of a ride, please contact Elizabeth to arrange car pooling from the KCCS Office. 250-762-3536 Ext. 206.

Location: Outdoor Opportunities Preschool
4490 Anderson Road,
Kelowna, BC

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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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