Family events

Our events welcome everyone in the adoption community to meet for support, connections, and fun! We offer a variety of events, from playgroups to family outings, parent meet-ups and support groups, to marathons and fundraising opportunities.

Come and share your experiences, talk with others, and meet new friends and families like yours!

April
26 Vancouver & Area Waiting Parents Meet-Up Vancouver Coastal Region

Our group meets monthly to explore contemporary adoption topics, and to support each other through the sharing of personal insights and experiences, in an atmosphere of confidentiality and trust.

27 Camp Homewood - Postponed until November 16th-18th. Registration will reopen for registration on August 15th 2018. Central & North Vancouver Island

Postponed until November 16th-18th. Registration will reopen for registration on August 15th 2018.

Join us for Camp Homewood! Connect or reconnect with adoptive families at this weekend away.

May
1 Courtenay & Campbell River Coffee Group - May 1st Central & North Vancouver Island

We meet at the Common Ground Café in Courtenay at 7pm.

2 Adopt BC Kids FREE Information Session - Victoria South Vancouver Island

Come and learn about BC's Waiting Children. There are hundreds of children and youth in BC foster care who are waiting for adoptive families.

2 Safe Babies Workshop - May 2018 Vancouver Coastal Region

If you are planning to adopt a baby or toddler, locally or internationally, this course is for you - especially if there is any risk of prenatal exposure.

3 AEP Online - May 2018 Cohort 1 - BC North Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

3 AEP Online - May 2018 Cohort 2 - BC Interior Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

3 AEP Online - May 2018 Cohort 3 - BC Lower Mainland Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

3 AEP Online - Child in the Home - May 2018 Cohort 1 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

3 AEP Online - Child in the Home - May 2018 Cohort 2 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

3 AEP Online - May 2018 Cohort 4 - BC General Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

8 Thriving & Surviving: The First Two Years

This innovative workshop outlines the issues and behaviours that are relatively predictable in the first few years of an adoption placement.

25 Timberline Ranch Camp 2018 Vancouver Coastal Region

Timberline 2018 is full! Please email sreid@bcadoption.com if you would like to be added to the waiting list. Please include total number of attendees, ages of any children/youth.

June
9 2018 AGM Breakfast Vancouver Coastal Region

Join us for breakfast at our 2018 Annual General Meeting! We're celebrating all of the achievements of the adoption community.

14 AEP Online - Child in the Home - June 2018 Cohort 01 - BC General Interior BC

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Child in the Home Online especially designed for foster to adopt parents and previous adopters.

September
20 AEP Online - September 2018 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

20 Copy of AEP Online - September 2018 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

October
11 AEP Online - October 2018 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

11 AEP Online - October 2018 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

November
8 AEP Online - November 2018 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

8 AEP Online - November 2018 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

January
10 AEP Online - January 2019 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

10 AEP Online - January 2019 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

February
14 AEP Online - February 2019 Cohort 1 - BC General Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.

14 AEP Online - February 2019 Cohort 2 - BC General 2 Online

Meet the mandatory adoption education requirements in your province with the AEP-Online.