Special Interest

ST JOHN BABYSITTER COURSE
(11 - 18 years)
Learn about children, accident prevention, home safety and emergency procedures. Please bring your lunch & a doll. Includes a take-home first aid kit. Register early, as these classes fill quickly.
Instructor: St John Ambulance
#44290 Saturday September 9, #44289 Saturday October 14, #44291 Saturday November 4
#44292 Saturday December 2, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $69

HOME SENSE & SAFETY
(9 - 12 years)
Create a safe environment when you are home alone. Learn about meal and snack prep, household and pet safety, dealing with strangers, making emergency calls, and more.
#44294 Saturday September 23, #44296 Saturday November 18, #44295 Saturday December 9
1:00 - 3:30 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $25

FLOUR POWER
(7 - 10 years)
‘Mix’ things up and ‘beat’ your afterschool boredom. This class will teach you everything you ‘knead’ to bake up delicious christmas season goodies. ‘Doughnut’ wait to register!
#44555 Wednesdays, November 15 - December 20, 3:00 - 5:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $90/6

COOKING AROUND THE WORLD
(7 - 12 years)
Tour the world through food! Learn how to cook tasty dishes and treats from different parts of the world.
Register early!
#44293 Thursdays, September 21 - November 9, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room A, $90/8

GET OUTSIDE ADVENTURES
(6 - 12 years)
Get Outside Adventures will take participants on different nature walks and hikes around the Comox Valley. Learn about safety, local wildlife, reading a map, and using a compass. Participants will also get to play fun games and make creative nature crafts.
#44556 Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 12 - November 2, 3:00 - 5:00 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $160/16

PIANO ADVENTURES
(8 - 11 years)
Music makes your brain work better! Here’s your chance to learn your favourite songs. Small group classes study the basics of music, then you can choose more! Books cost $40 at the first lesson. This class is suitable for beginners. A piano or keyboard is recommended for practicing at home.
Instructor: Debbie Ross
#44267 Thursdays, September 14 - November 30, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $144/12

KITCHEN ADVENTURES
(6 - 9 years)
Roll up your sleeves and tie on your apron for culinary fun. Combine kitchen etiquette and food safety with creative, nutritous and simple recipes. It’s a great introduction to learning about food.
#44298 Wednesdays, September 13 - November 1, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room A, $90/8

OPTI SAILING WET FEET
(5 - 7 years)
Just for little sailors! This course aims to help young children feel comfortable around, near, on and in the water. Sail in an Optimist dinghy which is a small sailboat specially designed for young sailors. Skills are taught using fun games and activities both on and off the water. No class September 22. Instructor: Comox Bay Sailing
#44538 Fridays, September 8 - October 6, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, $95/4

LEARN TO SAIL OPTI - INTERMEDIATE
(8 - 13 years)
Sailors are now sailing by themselves and refining their skills in the Optimist dinghy with a focus on proficiency in tacking, gybing, upwind and downwind sailing. Sailors work toward their OptiSail 1 and 2 Levels.
No class October 9. Instructor: Comox Bay Sailing
#44539 Mondays, September 11 - October 30, 4:00 - 6:30 pm, $175/7

LEARN TO SAIL OPTI - ADVANCED
(9 - 13 years)
This course focuses on beginner racing skills such as mark rounding’s, accelerating off a start line, and sailing independently around a race course and follows the OptiSail 3 curriculum. Instructor: Comox Bay Sailing
#44540 Thursdays, September 14 - October 26, 4:00 - 6:30 pm, $175/7

OPTIMIST SAILING TEAM
(10 - 13 years)
Our best value Opti program for sailors who have a competitive spirit and are eager to refine their existing skills to compete at local Regattas. Please contact Comox Bay sailing Club to register. Instructor: Comox Bay Sailing Club
Sundays 10:00 am - 3:30 pm & Thursdays 4:00 - 6:30 pm, September 10 - November 9, $375

EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO DO PRO-D DAY
(6 - 11 years)
Psst-parents! Elevate yourselves from villains to heroes and sign up your child in this action packed day. Participate in wild, wonderful and messy activities. Your kids will have a ball and we’ll clean up the mess. Please wear old duds that can get a little dirty.
#44574 Friday September 29, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $40

KITCHEN CAPERS
(6 - 11 years)
Sizzle up a skillet of fun. Blend in an abundance of cooking, crafts and games for a day long menu of cooking capers. Lunch is provided.
#44576 Friday November 24, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $45

HALLOWEEN WHO DUNNIT
(6 - 11 years)
Join us as you stir up mysterious potions that ooze and bubble. Become the mastermind behind a day full of tricks and treats. Hands-on projects, games and a mystery hunt will keep you spell-bound. Bring your lunch.
#44575 Friday October 20, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $40

GARAGEBAND
(10 - 16 years)
Artists like Rhianna, Fall Out Boy and James Blunt all use Garageband. It’s a simple yet powerful tool for making music. Bobby Herron has recorded tons of demos and an entire album on Gargageband. Explore what can be done with home recording and learn how much fun it can be to create your own media!
Instructor: Bobby Herron
#44462 Thursdays, November 9 - 30, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, LINC Multipurpose Room, $75/4

FUN WITH ESSENTIAL OILS & AROMATHERAPY
(10 - 16 years)
Smell, create and take! Explore the world of smell as you learn the basics of aromatherapy from a certified clinical aromatherapist.  Blend and learn about safety as you create your own take-home bath and shower melts!
Instructor: Deanna Pappineau
#44463 Tuesday November 21, 6:15 - 7:45 pm, LINC Multipurpose Room, $22

NEW YEAR’S BAKE OFF
(9 - 15 years)
Create an assortment of holiday baking in this 3-day workshop.Cookies, bars, and treats galore; you’ll be a hit at the holiday parties and have all the treats to ring the New Year in right! You’ll leave with an assortment of treats to share and a recipe book.
#44453 Wednesday - Friday, December 27 - 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, LINC Multipurpose Room, $85/3

PARENT & TEEN PAINT NIGHT
(9 - 99 years)
Join us for a different workshop each week as we delve into different painting projects. Explore different artists, techniques, mediums and tools as we put our own spin on each piece. Bring your creativity, get ready to paint and express your artistic side! Instructor: Larissa Pelletterio
#44466 Fridays, September 22 - October 6, 6:00 - 8:30 pm, LINC Multipurpose Room, $30/3
#44467 September 22: Night Reflections, #44468 September 29: Magic Jellyfish
#44469 October 6: Sunset Silhouette, $12/night

SATURDAY ADVENTURES
(10 - 15 years)
Let’s load the bus and take on a new adventure every week! Sign up for one - or all!
#44455 September 9 - 23, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm, LINC Multipurpose Room, $90/3 days
#44456 September 9:  Go Karts & Mini Golf, #44457 September 16: Air House (trampoline park)
#44458 
September 23: Rock Climbing & Swimming, $35/day

JOB PREP
(14 - 18 years)
Ready to get a job? Create your resume as you learn skills like cash and food handling, customer service, and workplace safety. You’ll also learn interview skills, tour local businesses and receive a reference upon completion.
#44426 Saturdays, September 9 - October 28, 2:00 - 4:30 pm, LINC Multipurpose Room, $75/8,
$52 if registered in Food Safe

FOOD SAFE LEVEL 1
(13 years & over)
Train to become an employable food handler in the service industry. Learn about safe food handling methods and food preparation techniques. Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of the program. A must for resumes! Instructor: Gaetane Palardy
#44427 Saturday November 4, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, LINC Multipurpose Room, $98

YOUTH COUNCIL
(9 - 18 years)
Develop leadership skills by planning and running LINC events like the Haunted House, Christmas Party, Youth Week and drop-in activities! Meet new friends, give back to the community and have fun! Info meeting October 5.
Thursdays, October - May, 4:00 - 5:00 pm, LINC Multipurpose Room, FREE