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Bowling Fundraiser for Kateslem Youth Society

Bowling Fundraiser for Kateslem Youth Society

Kateslem Bowling Fundraiser 2016 - Kateslem.comOn Friday June 3rd from 9 pm to Midnight, at Port Coquitlam Bowl – 2263 McAllister Ave., Port Coquitlam, the Kateslem Youth Society is having a Bowling fundraiser!

You can bowl and have an impact!  So, get ready to be a part of change!

Kateslem Bowl for Youth… because they deserve a fair chance!

You’ll have a great time, and help kids get a chance to strike it big in life!

Start something now!

Tickets are $25 each, and include 3 games of bowling, shoe rental, snacks and door prizes!  (See the poster for details on how to get them.)

(There will also be a Silent Auction, with something for everyone!)

Hope to see you there!

 

Click here to open a printable PDF poster

 

 

Marching Into Spring

The Kateslem Programs are March-ing into Spring, with quite a few different projects.

Soccer Clinic - Kasim & Lukus getting ready to play a scrimmage game - Photo by Dylan Baggott

The Kateslem Soccer Clinic will run from March 14th to 18th, with Registration taking place at the Banting Middle School Office on March 2nd and 4th, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.  You can find out more information, by clicking here.

The Kateslem Kids have started their fishing program, which they love!

The Kateslem Kids will start collecting pledges in the Community, for the Kateslem Walk To Protect Kids, in early March… with the Walk taking place on June 10th. For more information about the Kateslem Walk to Protect Kids, and details about how you can become involved, please click here.

The Kateslem Kids are also busy building their Dream Houses… a project where the Kateslem Kids compete to build their ideal home.  The finished models and the accompanying stories will be taken to one school, to be presented to the Principals, who will choose three winners. (This will happen in the middle of April.)

The Kateslem Multi-Cultural Dinner will be held on Tuesday, April 12th, at Summit Middle School, from 4:00pm to 5:30pm, in the multi-purpose room.

And the Kateslem Program is pleased to announce we will be expanding to Minnekhada Middle School, in April!

 

 

Kateslem Christmas Gifts 2015

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2015 Gifts from Kateslem Kids to Royal Columbian Hospital's Pediatric Department - Kateslem.com 2015 Gifts from Kateslem Kids to Royal Columbian Hospital's Pediatric Department - Kateslem.com

The Kateslem Kids were (again, this year) able to give gifts of many stuffed animals to the Royal Columbian Hospital’s Pediatric Ward.

On the left, above, you can see the Kateslem Kids with Santa, at Lougheed Mall.

The picture on the right shows the gifts under the just prior to Karyn and her helpers taking them to RCH to be dropped off.


In other Kateslem News:

  • Hillcrest Kateslem has a public speaking program, on Mondays, that the toast masters are doing with them for January.
  • Como Lake Kateslem will be hosting their Big Buddy program on Mondays, starting January 25th, until the middle of March.  This is where Kateslem partners with Share After-School Program to run this program, for the kids at Roy Stibbs Elementary.

All the best for 2016!

 

Busy Fall – Part 2

The busy Fall continued at Kateslem, with special events and goings-on, on top of the everyday, busy Kateslem activities.

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Kateslem 2015 - Kateslem Kids doing homework Kateslem After School Program supporting Youth At Risk in Coquitlam Kateslem - Halloween - Hillcrest - 2015 - Kateslem.com
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Kateslem Kids enjoying a Canucks hockey game - Kateslem.com Kateslem Kids enjoying a Canucks hockey game - Kateslem.com Kateslem Kids enjoying a Canucks hockey game - Kateslem.com
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The Kateslem Kids have been busy working on homework, dressing up for Hallowe’en, and (thanks to sponsored tickets) attending Canucks hockey games and BC Lions football games.

 

Busy Fall

The 2015 Fall Season has been a busy one, here at Kateslem!

Our Kateslem Thanksgiving Dinner was a huge success, with about 160 people attending.  We cooked 7 turkeys, and everyone left very full!

Hillcrest Middle School will be hosting our Kateslem Halloween Costume Party on October 30th, from 3:00 to 5:30 pm.

Como Lake Middle School will be having a Kateslem Lacrosse Clinic on Fridays, during the month of November, run by Karyn’s dad, Coach Joe.

And, perhaps our MOST exciting news…

The Kateslem After-School Program in Coquitlam is expanding to Glen Elementary, starting in January!

Kateslem Mini After Svchool Program in Coquitlam - Now Open - Kateslem.com

The new Program is called Kateslem Mini, and will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

It is the exact same program as the Kateslem Middle School Program, but geared for younger kids in Elementary School.

To get a PDF version of the Kateslem Mini Program information, you can open a PDF document, here.

You can find out more about this program, by clicking on the Kateslem Mini link in the Navigation Bar above, or click here.

 

 

 

Back to School 2015

Hello!  Hope everyone had an awesome Summer… it seemed to just fly by!

Kateslem - Back to school - Coquitlam After School Program

Kateslem opens at Summit, Como Lake and Banting Middle Schools, on September 9th… (the first full day of school)

Kateslem opens at Hillcrest Middle School on Monday, September 14th.

All new Kateslem youth are asked to meet at the Office that day after school, so we can show them to the Kateslem rooms.

Available spots for the Kateslem Program vary by school, and change more quickly than this page is updated, so please contact Karyn, or your School’s Principal, to find out if spots are available.

Kateslem - Back to school - Coquitlam After School Program

Kateslem is an after school program running at Banting, Summit, Como Lake and Hillcrest Middle Schools in Coquitlam, BC