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2013

Date Event Location

September 28 and 29

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Community Science Celebration at SCIENCE WORLD.  
Drop into our booth at Science World, find out what Odyssey is all about and try out some "hands-on" problem solving.  FREE ENTRANCE to Science World this weekend!Science World

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Telus World of Science.
Vancouver

October 3, 3:10 p.m. Awareness Session
What is Odyssey of the Mind? How to get it started at your school. Free, but please Register so we have enough materials and handouts>
Brentwood Park Elem, 1455 Delta Avenue, Burnaby

October 5, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Doing School Differently: Inclusion and Equity

The South Island GCABC is delighted to be presenting our first mini-conference for parents, educators, and other supporters of children with exceptional learning needs.
Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to pre-register. We are requesting a donation to assist with our costs ($20 recommended). See the South Island GCABC blog for more details.

James Bay Community Centre, 140 Oswego Street, Victoria

October 7, 7:00 p.m. Awareness Session
What is Odyssey of the Mind? How to get it started at your school. Free, but please Register so we have enough materials and handouts.
Marlborough Elementary, 6060 Marlborough Ave, Burnaby (near Metrotown)
October 9 Annual General Meeting and 30th Year Kick-Off Eagle Ridge Elem. School (Gym)
1215 Falcon Drive, Coquitlam
October 25, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Intermediate Teachers:
OM Association Director, Holly Lloyd, is presenting at the PITA Conference:
 “Inspiring creativity in the 21st Century classroom”
We hope you will be able to catch her presentation:
B07    Target Audience: Gr. 4–7
Enhance student engagement using creative problem solving skills; a blend of communication, critical and creative thinking, and personal and social responsibility competencies. Learn how to integrate them into your curriculum and have fun doing it!
Byrne Creek Secondary School, 7777 - 18th Street, Burnaby 
October 26, 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Our Kids Conference
"Our Kids", a Conference for Parents and Others Connected to Gifted Children. Featured speaker for the parent program will be Dr. Shelagh Gallagher. There will be a Jabber-Wacky Mini-Camp for students in Grades 2-5. Students in grades 5-8 will have a chance to attend a session with Dr. Gallagher and/or "ChaOS" - a morning of hands on challenges. PROGRAM FLYER 
Winslow Centre
1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam
November 20, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Awareness Session
What is Odyssey of the Mind? How to get it started at your school. Free, but please Register so we have enough materials and handouts.
Eric Langton Elementary School
12138 Edge St, Maple Ridge
November 30 Fun Day
A full day of Fun Workshops and Creative Problem Solving for Students from Grades 3-12. Note- students will be grouped in Odyssey Divisions (Gr 3-5, Gr 6-8 and Gr 9-12
Coaches' Training and Parent Information Sessions.
Marlborough Elementary
6060 Marlborough Ave, Burnaby

2014

Date & Time
Event Location
January 11
9:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Coaches Training Day
Coaches Training Day is an Exclusive Event just for Odyssey of the Mind Coaches and Parents. This is your opportunity to get tips from highly experienced trainers, talk to other coaches, and learn more about helping your team beat the problem!

There are a variety of exciting sessions planned and specially designed for both new and experienced coaches. There will also be an Awareness Session for Parents and Volunteers new to Odyssey of the Mind. This is an event for coaches not to be missed!

Download [ 2014 Coaches’ Training Day Flyer - pdf ] 224 kB

Statbucks-logoThank you to Starbucks Coffee at 4847 Kingsway Ave, Burnaby for their kind donation of coffee for our Coaches' Training Workshop.

Marlborough Elementary
6060 Marlborough Ave, Burnaby
February 22

Spontaneous Attack
NOTE - This event is open only to Odyssey of the Mind Teams

Download [ 2014 Spontaneous Attack Flyer - pdf ] 548 kB
Sorry - this event is full!  We do not have room for any more teams.

South Slope Elementary
4446 Watling St, Burnaby
March 1
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Judge's Training
Judges are at the heart of a creative problem solving competitions. Competent, trained judges help provide a good experience for all, win or loose. Without this dedicated group of volunteers, there could be no Odyssey of the Mind!

If you would like to volunteer to serve as a judge, please see additional info here or register as a Judge.

Winslow Centre
1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam

March 15
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
APEG18th Annual E-Fest - Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC - "Engineered Fun for the Whole Family" 
Come and visit us at our booth! FREE
Download [ 2014 E-Fest brochure - pdf ] 1.8 MB
Vancouver Public Library

350 West Georgia St., Vancouver
April 5 Qualifying tournament Burnaby North Secondary
>751 Hammerskjold Dr. Burnaby
April 26 Provincial tournament  Burnaby North Secondary
751 Hammerskjold Dr. Burnaby
Tuesday, April 29

World Finals Meeting
We'll have the meeting on Tuesday April 29 at 7:00 pm at Marlborough in Burnaby.
[ MAP ]
It is best to park in the lot off of Nelson and come in the door marked in light blue because we'll meet in the end room there. See you there!

Marlborough Elementary
6060 Marlborough Ave, Burnaby
May 10 Team BC Rally Day  
May 28 - 31 World Finals in Ames, Iowa
wf2014 logo
Iowa State University
July 2-4 JabberWacky-logoJabber-Wacky Summer Camp (CHILLIWACK)
For totally creatives kids
Learn more | Register now
The Landing Sports Centre, Chilliwack
July 7-11 JabberWacky-logoJabber-Wacky Summer Camp (COQUITLAM)
For totally creatives kids
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Panorama Heights Elementary, Coquitlam
July 14-18 JabberWacky-logoJabber-Wacky Summer Camp  (PITT MEADOWS)
For totally creatives kids
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South Bonson Community Centre, Pitt Meadows
July 21-25 JabberWacky-logoJabber-Wacky Summer Camp (LADNER)
For totally creatives kids
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Sacred Heart School, Ladner

 

July 28-August 2 JabberWacky-logoJabber-Wacky Summer Camp  (LANGLEY)
For totally creatives kids
Learn more | Register now

Township of LANGLEY Civic Facility, Nicomekl Room