Registration to begin on September 8th: Schools & Youth Groups

Registration to begin on September 8th: Schools & Youth Groups

Welcome back from summer holidays!  All the HCO’s 2018-2019 Youth programs are about to begin! These programs offer our HCO youth wonderful opportunities to connect & grow up together with their Greek Orthodox friends.  Registration information is as follows:

Greek Language Courses

Hellenic School of Ottawa – Elementary Program  (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8)

  • The Hellenic School of Ottawa accepts children from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8.
  • The school will run from September 15th, 2018, to June 15th, 2019.
  • Classes will be held every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at D. Roy Kennedy Public School (919 Woodroffe Ave.).
  • Registration Fees: $110 per child. (There are different fees for children from Quebec).
  • Registrations, picking up the books and “Meet the Teacher”: Saturday, September 8th, 9:00-11:30 a.m.
  • First Day of Classes: Saturday, September 15th, 9:00 a.m.

International Languages Program (Greek) – Secondary Program (Credit Course)

Classes are offered by the OCDSB at no charge for academic credits towards a secondary diploma

[Level 1 – (BD) Academic; Level 2 – (CU) and Level 3 (DU) University Preparation].

  • The Credit Course Program will run from September 2018 to June 2019.
  • Classes will be held every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Glebe Collegiate (212 Glebe Ave.)
  • On-site registration and assessment: September 8th, between 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • To learn more please call 613-239-2703.

University Courses 

  • Μοdern Greek Language Classes: Carleton University – Information: Greek@carleton.ca

Certificate of Attainment in Greek – Preparatory Classes

 

Preparatory classes for the exams for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek will take place at the Hellenic Community during the 2018-2019 academic year based on the number of participants.

School of Greek Traditional Dances and Odyssey Troupes

  • The school accepts children born in 2013 and up.
  • Classes will be held on Monday evenings (6:30-9:00 p.m. – different hours for each group) -and on Tuesdays for Odyssey- at the Community Centre and at the Church Hall.
  • Registration will take place on Saturday, September 8th at D. Roy Kennedy Public School from at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Centre.Registration fee: $150.00/child for the Hellenic Community of Ottawa members and $260.00/child for non-members. (ΝΟΤΕ: Fees apply up until the age of 18)
  • First Day of Classes: Monday, September 10th.
  • 9:00-11:30 a.m. (together with the Hellenic School registration) and on Monday, September 10th,

Sunday School

The Sunday School accepts children from Junior Kindergarten (born in 2014 and up) to Grade 8.

  • The registration for Sunday School will be held on Saturday, September 8th at D. Roy Kennedy Public School (919 Woodroffe Ave.) from 9:00-11:30 a.m. (together with the Hellenic School Registration) and on Sunday, September 9th, after Divine Liturgy in the Church Hall.
  • Classes will commence on Sunday, September 16th at 10:15 a.m.
  • There is no registration fee for HCO members; only $20 for supplies per family.
  • Non-members are asked for $25 for books per child plus the $20 supplies fee per family.

 Youth Groups

The registration for all Youth Groups will be held on Saturday, September 8th at D. Roy Kennedy Public School from 9:00-11:30 a.m. (together with the Hellenic School Registration) and on Sunday, September 9th, after Divine Liturgy  in the Church Hall along with Sunday School registration.

  • H.O.P.E. Playgroup (newborn – 4 yrs of age) meets on Tuesday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Church Hall. The first day will be Tuesday, October 23rd.  There is no registration fee for H.O.P.E. if you are a member. For non-members there is a $5.00 drop in fee.
  • J.O.Y. (5 -10 yrs of age) & Junior G.O.Y.A. (11-12 yrs of age) groups usually meet the last Friday of each month, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., holding interesting activities in the Church Hall or going on field trips.  This year, their first gathering will be Friday, September 21st. Registration is $25 per child for HCO members with the third child of the same family is free. The fee for non-members is $50/child.
  • Senior G.O.Y.A. (13-18 yrs of age) gathers once or twice a month with Fr. Alex Michalopulos and their youth advisors for meetings, activities or retreats. All families of GOYA members must be paid members of the HCO. There is a fee for program expenses of $20 per family.  There will be additional costs for special events, retreats and out of town trips.

For more information on the above programs please contact the

Church Office at 613-225-8016 ext. 222 (church@helleniccommunity.com)

or the HCO Office at 613-225-8016 ext. 221 (office@helleniccommunity.com)

Registration forms 2018-2019