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Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre

870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
604-257-8333

July 2021

Spanish – Beginner 2

July-7 to August-25, 2021 from 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada

Think of the richness that learning Spanish will add to your life! The course emphasis will be on interaction to quickly develop speaking and comprehension skills. By providing the basic tools to communicate effectively, this approach will introduce you to language structures and expressions and will open doors to new experiences. Bring your own filled water bottle.

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Watercolour for Kids (6-13yrs)

July-8 to August-26, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Explore the world of watercolor painting. This program is for children who want to learn how to use water, paper, color and brushes to create an endless variety of tones in their paintings. Mohammad has over 30 years' experience in drawing and painting at his own Atashzad Academy of Art. Visit www.atashzad.com. Supplies are not included. Supply list available upon registration.

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Oil Brush Painting – Beginners

July-11 to August-29, 2021 from 10:15 am to 12:45 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

In this introductory course, students will learn about oil paints, mediums, brushes and a quick wet in wet loose brush stroke style of oil painting. It is an enjoyable way of painting and the students will finish a painting at the end of each session. No Class Aug 1. Bring your own filled water bottle.

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Outdoor Watercolour painting

July-12 to August-23, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Enjoy this summer of plein air drawing & painting in the fresh air. You will explore the light, value, tone, linear, and atmospheric perspective in a variety of subjects including the landscapes/seascapes, flowers, people, and many more.. Class time will include sketching, live demonstrations, critique of artwork, and individual help for students. No class August 2nd Students will meet the instructor at the king George basketball courts. From here the instructor will guide you to different locations in and around…

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Red Cross Babysitting (11-16yrs)

July-17 to July-17, 2021 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

The Babysitting Course is a nationally recognized program designed to help youth develop self-assurance, knowledge, and skills required for babysitting duties and when caring for themselves alone. These are important tools for your child to have as they begin to build invaluable skills for a lifetime.

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Performing Stars Musical Camp

July-19 to July-23, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Immerse yourself in the world of musical theatre! In this fun filled week of singing, acting, and dancing, students will create a mini musical including props and costume pieces for a performance. Students should bring lunch and water.

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Summertime Soaps & Scrubs

July-21 to July-21, 2021 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Great Family Fun! In this hands-on class, create healthy handmade suds with natural herbs, spices, and scents using all vegan based soap blocks. Make a ginger n? ginseng soap, an almond exfoliating facial bar, plus a French pink clay body wash, and a Marigold Soapy Body Scrub. Recipes for citrus dish soap and shaving soap. No previous soap making experience required! ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED IN COURSE FEE.

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Byte Camp – Music Video Production (9-12yrs)

July-26 to July-30, 2021 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Make your own music and music video! Camp time will be split between digital music composition, video filming and editing. Use amazing software tools to craft your very own song from scratch. We will show you the basics on beats, baselines, chords and melodies so that your song will sound awesome. Experiment with video, special effects and editing techniques to make the video as cool as your tune.

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Art Pouring for Adults: Canvases

July-26 to July-26, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Acrylic paint pouring is also known as fluid art. It?s a fun and creative way to make abstract art. Learn basic techniques including dirty pour and a simple pour, as well as how to create a flow and beautiful cells throughout your art work. Take home a fun and creative project each session. Canvas paintings will go home in a pizza box. For more information please contact me at pixeydixey41@yahoo.com

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August 2021

Bricks 4 Kids: Galaxy Far Away Camp (5-10yrs)

August-9 to August-13, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Join us on an adventurous journey through space! Our models will remind you of your favourite popular space movies as you pilot your LEGO spacecraft to the great beyond. All campers go home with a customized Minifigure. Children will be given a break time for an optional snack from home.

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Bricks 4 Kids: Jurassic Brick Land Camp (5-10yrs)

August-9 to August-13, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Put on your hiking boots and camouflage?you?re about to enter Jurassic Brick Land! We?ll learn about animals that roamed the earth and swam the seas during the Jurassic period. All campers go home with a customized Minifigure. Children will be given a break for an optional snack from home.

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Performing Stars Musical Camp

August-16 to August-20, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Immerse yourself in the world of musical theatre! In this fun filled week of singing, acting, and dancing, students will create a mini musical including props and costume pieces for a performance. Students should bring lunch and water.

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Byte Camp – Build an App (10-14yrs)

August-23 to August-27, 2021 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Bidwell Room at West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Learn how to design, code, test and deploy your very own app! Use the GPS, accelerometer or anything else you can think of to build your app from scratch. This is a coding camp, so be prepared to challenge yourself and learn some new skills. Each day a new project is introduced and students are taken through the steps of understanding and working with the new code ideas. Students will get to work on their own project ideas on the…

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Covid Safety at the Community Centre

GENERAL SAFE PRACTICES
Registration and payment is required for most programs to help reduce the capacity to allow for physical distancing. Limited drop-ins may be permitted.Please arrive no more than 10mins prior to your program time. Patrons may be required to line up prior to entering the facility.Please follow physical distancing practice and maintain minimum 2 metres between yourself and others at all times.Please bring your own pre-filled water bottle and dress accordingly. Not all fountains and changing rooms will be available.· The building will not be open for loitering. You will be asked to leave the building once your program has ended.Anyone not following safety guidelines or directions from staff will be asked to leave. Please respect and follow directions of staff at all times.

COVID-19 SAFETY POLICY·
All participants, instructors and staff who have symptoms of COVID-19 OR traveled outside Canada in the last 14 days OR were identified by Public Health as a close contact of a confirmed case must stay home and self-isolate.· Participants must assess themselves daily for symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other infectious respiratory disease before attending a program.· A participant may still receive care if another person in their home has symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other infectious respiratory disease, but they remain asymptomatic.· Participants who are ill, including participants of essential service providers, will not be permitted to attend program.· Daily checks for respiratory illness at sign-in by asking participants to confirm that they do not have symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other respiratory disease.· If a participant, instructor or staff member is unsure if they should self-isolate, they should be directed to use the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool, contact 8-1-1 or the local public health unit. They can also be advised to contact a family physician or nurse practitioner to be assessed for COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases.

ENHANCED CLEANING MEASURES
Reducing the amount of people who can visit at one time.Setting up one-way travel around facilities and where it is not possible, two-way travel will be in place.Clearing and cleaning programming space in between classes and activities.Facility will be sanitized at least twice per day on all high frequency touch points in addition to any regularly scheduled overnight sanitizing/cleaning per operating days of the facility.Site Safety Plans available at reception desk.

REFUND POLICY
Full refunds will be issued for cancelled programs or for anyone who is unable to attend a program due to a change of date or time. All programs are subject to change or cancellation on short notice. Refunds will be pro-rated from the date requested and must be requested 24 hours prior to the next scheduled class to avert further charges. An administration charge of $5 for one program or $10 for multiple programs applies per transaction to all refunds on programs $20 or over. Refunds for one-day or two-day programs and out trips must be requested 48 hours in advance unless otherwise noted. Refunds for all day camps must be requested a minimum of 10 business days prior to the first day of camp every week. Business days are deemed Monday to Friday. Please Note: All cash payments will be refunded in the form of a mailed cheque within 3 weeks of the refund date or may be applied as a credit on account if requested. All refund requests for programs originally paid by cheque will be subject to a 30 day waiting period.