HCOS Newsletter

April 2021

Be Still: The Importance of Self-Care for the Homeschooling Parent

As a homeschooling parent, it can be difficult to find time for self-care. However, in order for us to be the best self that we can be for our children, it is crucial that we also take the time to be still and nurture our own needs. In a busy household of multiple children, this might seem unrealistic. I can assure you, finding the time for yourself is not only beneficial for your family but it is also a request from our Heavenly Father.

When homeschooling my five...

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Finishing Strong! Learning Camps 2020/2021

This year Teachers and Coordinators have done an amazing job of reimagining what Learning Camps could look like and have been providing families with creative educational activities to supplement their home learning experience. From adapting group sizes, moving outdoors, and going virtual, Learning Camps have been as popular as ever. 

2020/2021 is not over yet! With Spring bringing warmer weather and new ideas, there are still a number of exciting camps to come this...

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View of Okanagan Lake & Woods Lake from Spion Kop in Lake Country

Getting Started with Hiking in Beautiful BC!

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Spring is here, and I don’t know about the rest of you but after a year stuck at home I can’t wait to stretch my legs, socially distance from my outdoorsy companions, and head up a mountain or ten this month!

I’ve loved hiking for years, growing up in BC it’s hard to escape trips into the dirt and trees, catching glimpses of the cities I know through new eyes. We’re blessed to live in “Beautiful British Columbia” - as the license plates say - and hiking is a...

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