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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 (2021-22):

September 15

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 16-17

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 20-22

Adventure: Strathcona Park – Backpack Trip

September 27 - October 1

Academics: Introduction to Spiritual Theology (THEO 112)

October 4-6

Academics: Camp and Youth Ministry #1 (YM 220)

October 12-15

Adventure: SALTS Sailing Trip (COVID Dependant)

October 19-21

Adventure: Surf Trip in Tofino

October 25-29

Week of Prayer and Leadership

November 2-4

Community Service: LOVE Crofton

November 15-19

Academics: Introduction to Old Testament (BLST 111)

December 6-10

Academics: Introduction to Christian Theology (THEO 115)

January through April

Christmas Break beginning on December 16 Arrive back on January 2 by dinner

January 3-7

Academics: Introduction to New Testament (BLST 109)

January 10-14

Adventure: Mount Washington Snow Trip

January 17-21

Leadership Week and CVYN/ONE (January 21)

Jan 31 - Feb 4

Academics: Foundations of Church Ministry (CM 101)

February 10-23


Ministry: Missions Trip

Feb 28 - Mar 4

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

March 16-18

Adventure: French Beach Camping Trip

March 21-25

Academics: Pauline Epistles (BLST 230)

March 30-31

Academics: Camp and Youth Ministry #2 (YM 220)

April 4-7

Adventure: 4 Day Kayak Trip

April 13-15

April 15

Graduation Retreat – Parents Invited! Departure Day

I am BEYOND thankful for the friends that I have met here. They are truly my brothers and sisters in Christ and I can see God using them all in extraordinary ways.
Tori Baynton