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Note: Schedule subject to change. Adequate notice will be given whenever possible.

Here is what a year in the Kaléo program looks like (2022-23):

September 14

Arrival at Qwanoes! 1pm–4pm. A Briercrest representative will be on site, and fees may be paid this day if this hasn’t already been done.

September 15-16

Further registration (forms, photos, etc., 9 – 11 AM) Orientation and other events

Throughout Program

Ministry: A selection of full and partial weekends in camp ministry

Throughout Program

Ministry: Local church ministry

Throughout Program

Community: All in the context of a small group community, along with community care (taking responsibility for the place you live)

Throughout Program

Leadership Development: Intertwined into all aspects of the program as well as intentional and focused leadership training times

September 19-21

Adventure: Strathcona Park – Backpack Trip

September 26-30

Academics: Introduction to Spiritual Theology (THEO 112)

October 4-6

Adventure: Surf Trip in Tofino

October 11-14

Adventure: SALTS Sailing Trip

October 19-21

Academics: Camp, Retreats and Short Term Missions Trips #1 (YM 220)

October 24-28

Week of Prayer and Leadership

November 2-4

Community Service: LOVE Crofton

November 14-18

Academics: Introduction to Old Testament (BLST 111)

December 5-9

Academics: Introduction to Christian Theology (THEO 115)

Dec 15 - Jan 1

Christmas Break beginning on December 15 Arrive back on January 1 by dinner

January 2-6

Academics: Introduction to New Testament (BLST 109)

January 9-13

Adventure: Mount Washington Snow Trip

January 16-20

Leadership Week and CVYN/ONE (January 20)

Jan 30 - Feb 3

Academics: Foundations of Church Ministry (CM 101)

February 9-22

Ministry: Mission Trips

Feb 27 - Mar 3

Academics: Engaging The Ideas Of This World (IDST 200)

March 16-18

Adventure: French Beach Camping Trip

March 20-24

Academics: Pauline Epistles (BLST 230)

April 3-4

Academics: Cam, Retreats and Short Term Mission Trips #2 (YM 220)

April 7-10

Adventure: 4 Day Kayak Trip

April 14-16

April 16

Graduation Retreat – Parents Invited! (April 15 - Grad Ceremony) 
Departure Day

The Kaléo Program consistently provides exceptional academics, adventure and community. If you are looking to go deeper in your faith or are planning on going to Bible College, the Kaléo Program is hands down my first recommendation.
Josh Bos