Live and Learn


It’s been a while since we’ve posted….our apologies! Here’s our latest update: Christine Hibbert (Executive Director), Tyler Summers (Program Manager) and Kate Alexander (Program Coordinator – Southlands) attended the Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia Conference this week in Vancouver/Richmond. They were updated on research and practice on assessment and children’s learning behaviour. Our Program Leaders and Program Coordinators attended the School Age Child Care Conference in Vancouver on May 9th where their minds were sharpened with new techniques, tips and ideas for programming and interacting with the kids. In March of 2008, Joline Bird (Kindercare Coordinator) and Skye-lea Farr…

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Get in Tune.


Don’t you wanna see what your kids are doing at JKC? The Older Kids’ Program at Bayview embarked on an adventurous scavenger hunt around downtown during Spring Break 2008. These kooky kids shook hands with friendly new people, did push-ups in retail stores, posed with statues, mimicked window mannequins, performed for speakers’ corner, took an inside tour of a police car (by request of course!), danced in a hotel lobby and much, much more! Groups of four travelled together with a staff and explored how spending time with their friends and enjoying Vancouver’s simplest pleasures can be so much fun…and…

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A Weekly Update…


Tomorrow is May 1st! Please remember to submit your May fees so that you do not accrue late charges. Every month, we have to contact several parents to remind them to pay their fees so we encourage parents to please get their fees in! Friday is May 2nd! If your child is currently registered at JKC and you want him/her to attend our Awesome Summer Adventure, you must submit your payments and registration to our office by Friday, May 2nd. All registrations that are received after this date will be charged General Registration rates. After May 2nd, General Registration forms…

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May Is Child Care Month


The School Age Child Care Association (SACCA) is holding a conference in commemoration of Child Care Month.  The conference is on Friday, May 9th, 2008 at the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver (WOSK Auditorium – 950 West 41st Avenue).  Although the conference is attended by Child Care providers, parents are encouraged to also attend.  Check out the “Conflict Resolution Skills” workshop by Karen Bondi.  Visit the SACCA website for details. 


Dates to remember…


Important deadlines are approaching so now is the time to get prepared.  Please write down these dates for your reference: Early Bird (Members only) Summer Registration is Monday, April 14th – Friday, May 2nd.  New Kindercare Registration (Wait Listed Priority only) is Monday, April 28th – Friday, May 9th. General Summer Registration (Members/Non-Members) is Tuesday, May 13th and ongoing.  Acceptance of registrations will be dependant upon space availability. Current Member September 2008 Registration is Monday, June 2nd – Monday, June 16th.  New September 2008 Member Registration will be offered from our Wait List only. In order to qualify as a Jericho Kids’ Club…

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Thanks, Hawaiian Tropic!


We can’t thank Hawaiian Tropic Suncare (HTS) enough!  They have been more than generous in supplying us with quality suncare products as well as bags, yo-yos, frisbees and workbooks for the kids.  Since 2005, HTS has been an avid supporter of Jericho Kids’ Club’s Awesome Summer Adventure and we hope to continue our friendship with such a giving organization.  Let’s give it up for sun safety!


JKC is raising the bar…


Jericho Kids’ Club (JKC) wants to bridge the gap between its three fabulous centres, its amazing staff, its wonderful parents and its awesome kids…so welcome to JKC’s blog!  Please visit us for updates on events, registration, holidays, news, pics, videos and, most importantly, your feedback.  We will do our best to keep you posted with weekly information so that you’re always “in the know” and if you have anything to add, post a comment…we’d love to hear from you!