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ROOTS COMMUNITY

SUPPORT GROUP

A monthly meeting held at 2 different locations in Calgary that cover a wide variety of topics pertaining to home education. These meetings are designed to encourage parents while edifying God in their homeschooling journey. Child care is provided for all ages, toddlers to grade 12, so parents can enjoy the devotional, fellowship and a time of prayer uninterrupted.

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GYM

This weekly program offers an assortment of physical activities taught by certified instructors. Programming runs from mid September to May.

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RIGHT NOW MEDIA

 This online resource offers families an abundance of videos with biblical teachings for all age ranges and topics.  Subscription is free to all Roots families.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

 Each special event in Roots is designed to bring families together while offering ample opportunities to establish relationships and have fun!  Events that have been run in the past include; used curriculum sale, Christmas market, Science fair, high school mini conference, year end party, Christian worldview conference & fine arts week.

FIELD TRIPS

Roots parent volunteers organize a variety of fieldtrips throughout the school year. Story Book Theatre productions, Telus Spark, wilderness survival workshops, drama workshops, National Geographic Live, Jubilee Auditorium tour are just a few past trips. There is an average of 2 fieldtrips each month from September to May.

NEWSLETTERS

This is distributed electronically once a month from October to May. Parent contributions are welcome. The Roots newsletter could include articles, a monthly calendar, information on coming events & devotionals.

GOOGLE TALK

Through this private group, Google Talk enables Roots parents and staff to share ideas and ask questions pertaining to home education. Posts share or look for curriculum, ask for suggestions in specific areas, request prayer, share interesting articles someone has read, and post questions regarding related matters such as discipline, fieldtrips and scheduling. 

LIBRARY

Roots has a digital library for Calgary area families to access books, audio & visuals. Items can be picked up at the monthly support group meetings or arranged with our librarian. Books in our library pass the criteria of being Christian content, items not normally found in the public libraries and are living books. Access to the Roots library is limited to Roots families.

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CRAFT AND CHAT

this parent organized evening is held once a month in SE Calgary as an opportunity for moms to gather together and fellowship. Bringing a craft to work on is optional but laughter is a guarantee!