Lyndon Pond Fishing Opportunity

Free 3 Hour Fishing Camp

BBBSWR Opportunity

Who?: Matches & Parents/Guardians
What?: Learn how to fish and watch a professional demonstration on how to clean, fillet and cook fresh rainbow trout.The pond will provide rods, worms and instruction, learn all the fishing basics!
Where?: Lyndon Fishing Pond
1745 Huron Road, Petersburg
When?: Sat. June 2nd, 2018
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
How?: *RSVP by May 28th

Waterloo Warriors Multisport and Games Camp

Warriors Multi-Sport & Games Camp

BBBSWR Opportunity

Who?: Littles aged 6-12
What?: Camp designed to provide a fun, inclusive, and safe atmosphere where kids can develop new skills, learn new activities, and become true Warriors! Campers will learn to: compete fairly and with integrity, uphold good sportsmanship, develop leadership, and make healthy lifestyle choices.
Where?: Columbia Ice Fields (250 Columbia St. W., Waterloo, ON. N2L 0A1)
When?: Please indicate which session(s) you’re interested in on the form below. One spot is available for 1 Little, per week of camp. This is a DRAW. Session #1 – July 3-July 6, Session #2 – July 9-July 13, Session #3 – July 23-July 27, Session #4 – July 30-August 3, Session #5 – August 13-August 17
How?: *RSVP by Friday, May 25th
Please Note: The camp will be subsidized for Littles selected to attend, however, guardians will be responsible for paying a fee of $10 towards their child’s participation. If you are interested in the opportunity, please indicate which weeks your child is available to attend. If we receive more interest than space available, we will put your child’s name into a draw for the subsidized spots. Only those selected to receive a subsidized spot in the camp will receive an email. Once the spots have been confirmed, you will be sent further information regarding how to complete the registration process for your child.
Please be aware that this is a third party opportunity provided by University of Waterloo Athletics and Recreation, Camp Programming. BBBSWR will not be involved after the registration information is confirmed.

Numus Bass Clarinet and Industrial Orchestra

NUMUS

BBBSWR Opportunity

Who?: Agency members, Matches, Families & Volunteers
What?: A NUMUS milestone! Composer (and former NUMUS artistic director) Glenn Buhr has created a monumental new concerto for bass clarinetist (and current NUMUS artistic director) Kathryn Ladano, featuring an array of sound-inspired visual art projections by Cevie Dubesky. The new composition is intense and various: an uninterrupted full-evening work consisting of seven composed movements, connected by controlled improvisations that are themed around the theory of evolution. The 7-piece industrial orchestra features Glenn Buhr, Jeremy Bell, Peter Lutek, Victor Bateman, Brandon Valdivia, Scott Good, and Tania Gill.
Where?: The Button Factory (25 Regina St. S., Waterloo, ON.)
When?: Tuesday, May 29th @ 8:00 PM
How?: Please RSVP by Monday, May 28th

Day in the Park Opportunity

Day in the Park

BBBSWR Opportunity

Who?: All Agency members, Matches & Parents/Guardians
What?: Sponsored by the four Anglican Churches in Kitchener, come out and enjoy a day in the sun, meet some new people, enjoy free food including a BBQ, drinks and deserts, as well as games including water balloons, egg toss, etc.
Where?: Mannheim Community Park
When?: Sunday, June 10th, 2018 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
How?: Please RSVP by Thursday, May 31st at Noon, as the hosts would like to know numbers in advance.

Cranston Farms Breakfast Opportunity

Breakfast on the Farm

BBBSWR Opportunity

Who?: Matches & Parents/Guardians
What?: Get a glimpse of what farming is all about! Tour a farm, see the animals and equipment & meet real farmers–plus, enjoy an Ontario-fresh breakfast!
Where?: Cranston Farms
When?: Sat. June 23rd, 2018 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
How?: Click here for free tickets

The Museum Underground Studio MakerSpace Camp

The Underground Studio Makerspace (UGS) – Summer Camp at THEMUSEUM

BBBSWR Opportunity

Who?: Littles ages 9-14
THEMUSEUM has offered us 6 total spots in their UGS Summer Camps, with the details of each of those spaces below:
1 Camper (age 14) – 1 full week of UGS Camp FREE
1 Camper (age 14) – 1 full week of UGS Camp subsidized to cost $110 (regularly $265)
4 Campers (ages 9-13) – 1 full week of UGS camp FREE each
What?: The Underground Studio MakerSpace camps have been designed to challenge and develop the skill sets of young makers aged 9-14. Campers will conceptualize, brainstorm, and learn through doing by creating projects from scratch with the guidance from our trained educators. They will also fail forward and make mistakes along the way, but through perseverance and persistence end up with amazing results.
Where?: THEMUSEUM
When?: Camp runs from 9:00 am-4:15 pm everyday, with optional extended child care available from 8:00am-9:00am, and 4:15pm-5:30pm, free of charge. Children drawn to receive a free or subsidized spot in the camp will have the opportunity to choose from one of the following weeks of program:

HYDRAULIC ARM
Date: August 13 – August 17
Put your design skills to the test and learn how to create a hydraulic arm using our wood shop. In this week-long camp, campers will learn about the design process, templating, how to safely use power tools, and the basics of robotics. We can’t wait to see what you create!

THE INTERNET OF THINGS
Date: August 20 – August 24
The Internet of Things is for everyone! At The Underground Studio MakerSpace, our trained experts will equip you with the tools and techniques required to create your own smart objects using the Adafruit.io API. Don’t know what that means? Don’t worry, you will! Coding, circuitry and creativity are all connected, which you’ll soon find out.

STEM POWERED GIRLS
Date: August 27 – August 31
In a week-long camp of exploration and innovation, STEM Powered Girls is designed to show girls how exciting it is to be involved in STEM. Campers will be given hands-on learning opportunities while showcasing how women are changing the world and creating an empowering environment where all girls have the confidence to experiment, create and take chances!

How?: *RSVP to enter the DRAW by Friday, June 22nd. Please state if you would be interested in the subsidized spot if your child was not drawn to receive a free space.

 

For opportunities marked “*RSVP”, you are required to complete the form below.

Tickets are given out on a first-come-first-served basis and are only available to those involved with our agency.

Tickets will need to be picked up at the BBBSWR office between 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM on weekdays.
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