Day Camps and Youth Activities during BCTF Job Action

Many families are freaking out right now trying to figure out what to do with their kids during the teachers’ strike. People have to work. What the heck are you going to do with your kids during the day? Well, take a deep breath and relax.

There are many options available this coming week:

Surrey Offers Parks, Recreation and Culture Opportunities during the BCTF Job Action

The City of Surrey is offering day camps at its facilities in order to provide arts, culture and sport opportunities for students during next week’s BCTF job action.

For your convenience, they have prepared a list of day camps being offered by the City of Surrey on Monday March 5, Tuesday March 6 and Wednesday March 7.

To register, call 604-501-5100 or use their online registration tool WebReg.

Tong Louie Family YMCA, Surrey

The YMCA is preparing to offer full-day child care on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week to the 877 families in the Lower Mainland that are currently registered in the YMCA’s ongoing before and after school programs.

The YMCA operates before and after school programs in 30 schools and two membership centres across the Lower Mainland (including the Tong Louie Family YMCA).

They are also offering day camp to families on the Sunshine Coast at YMCA Camp Elphinstone in Gibsons. Families can call the YMCA Camp Elphinstone registration office at 604.939.9622.

They are unable to provide care to kids that are not registered in their programs due to licensing and space restrictions.

If you have any activities for children during the strike action, please let us know or comment below and we’ll share it here!


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