SPECIALTY PROGRAMS

All specialty programs are provided at no cost.

Bright red book bus

The Bright Red Book Bus is a fun and cozy bus that visits schools and local parks throughout the summer to provide children with free, high-quality books to enhance literacy skills and encourage a love of reading. To date, 8,271 children have visited the bus, taking home more than 10,000 books!

 

Location: Varies throughout the summer. See schedule. 

Hours: Time varies from 10 AM to 12 PM or 1 PM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday, July & August

 

Daily Details: Children are welcome to relax, read in the park and take a book home. A nutritious snack is provided.  
 

How to Register: No registration needed. 

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Blue Jays Rookie league

The Blue Jays Baseball Academy Rookie League provides a safe, fun and engaging baseball program for members between 5 and 12-years-old who may not have the opportunity to participate in recreational and organized sport. Our leaders help children and youth develop their physical skills while learning the importance of teamwork, cooperation, and self-esteem. Thank you, Jays Care Foundation for funding a new ball diamond at our Club!

 

Location: John Tod Centre Main Club, 150 Wood St, Gym

Hours: To be determined.

 

Daily Details: Children receive a nutritious snack, work with Rookie League Leaders to learn fundamental skills and teamwork. 
 

How to Register: Current Club members receive first priority for specialty program registration. If spots are still available, registration will open to the public (a $25 yearly membership fee will apply). 

 

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Music Matters

Music Matters offers after school, group music classes for children and youth at the John Tod Club. Your child will learn a variety of musical instruments, how to read music and develop an appreciation for music and creative expression.

 

Location: John Tod Centre Main Club, 150 Wood Street and Brock Neighbourhood Club, 950 Southill Street

Hours: To be determined.

 

Daily Details: Children work with music teachers from Kamloops Music Collective once a week to learn the ukulele. 
 

How to Register: Members only. To register your child, please contact us at 250-554-5437 or email children@bgckamloops.com. 

 

Waitlist Information: Current Club members receive first priority for specialty program registration. If spots are still available, registration will open to the public (a $25 yearly membership fee will apply).  

-- Generously Funded and Supported By --
Kamloops Men's Chorus - Mostly A-Cappella & Kamloops Musicians Charity Golf Tournament
 
NEW!

KID FOOD NATION

Kid Food Nation is a cooking program for children 7 to 12-years-old. Your child will learn how to read recipes and cook healthy, homemade meals and snacks. They'll also learn the importance of nutrition and how to take care of their health.

 

Location: John Tod Club, 150 Wood St. 

Hours: Next session coming soon. Stay tuned.

 

Daily Details: Children will participate in structured, 2-hour cooking classes after school. They will engage in group activities as well as prepare, cook and eat a meal together.
 

How to Register: Please contact us at 250-554-5437 or children@bgckamloops.com if interested. Space is limited to 10 children per group. 

 

Waitlist Information: Current Club members receive first priority for specialty program registration. If spots are still available, registration will open to the public (a $25 yearly membership fee will apply). Please join our waitlist for our next session.

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