Nelson Christian Community School provides opportunities for CHEK ABC Home Education students to plug into various programs and classes that we offer. Fees are applicable depending upon the program or class registered in.
The current options that we have available to home education students from Grades K-8 include:
Service Learning: Students participate in learning and projects where they go into the community and serve others. Projects vary depending on the age levels and may have a local community or a global focus. Previous projects have included: Volunteering at a thrift store; volunteering at a soup kitchen; packing hampers or care packages for in-need families/communities; raking lawns in the community; picking up garbage in the community; adopting foster children in 3rdworld countries – writing letters and financially supporting them; visiting and performing at a care home; etc.
Clubs: Available in 2 hour sessions offered once a week - over 9-10 week blocks – one in the fall and one on spring. Students have the ability to choose and participate in a multiage club. Clubs integrate Physical Education, Fine Arts, Math, Science and Technology learning. Each year a new set of clubs is offered. A few examples from the past have included: Outdoor Education; Robotics; Drawing & Painting; Gardening; Choral Music; Drumming; Floor Hockey; Mountain Biking; Racquet Sports. A brand new slate of clubs is offered each year!
Beginner Wind Band: Offered once a week for an hour, students from grades 4-8 have the ability to learn to play a wind instrument. Instruments offered include: flute; clarinet; saxophone; trumpet; trombone and snare drum. We can arrange for rentals or families can provide their own instruments.
Science Classes: Classroom Science is taught in an afternoon block once per week. All Science classes run for a full year and follow the BC Ministry of Education curriculum.
Social Studies Classes: Social Studies is taught in an afternoon block once per week. All Social Studies classes run for a full year and follow the BC Ministry of Education curriculum.
Special Activities: Home Education students have the option of participating/attending various special activities throughout the school year. These include:
Downhill Skiing (January-February)
Science Fair (March)
Special Presentations and Concerts