Relocation Activities & Workshops
English as a Second Language
Do you want to learn English? Do you feel the need to improve your English to better communicate with your partner? The MFRC offers courses to CAF adult family members. The classes, guided by a professional, incorporate conversation, culture, grammar and writing to facilitate your integration into your community. The class consist of an online learning component in addition to a weekly in class session with our ESL teacher. Call 250-363-2640 to register.
French as a Second Language
Thur Jan 14-Apr 15
Are you posted to a bilingual base or Francophone community? Do you feel the need to develop your second language to better communicate with your partner?
The MFRC offers the opportunity to access online Rosetta Stone language training to CAF adult family members. Rosetta Stone uses a method that combines listening, reading, speaking and writing. Call 250-363-2640 (toll free: 1-800-353-3329) to enquire about the current availability of licenses.
How to Get a Government Job
Applying for employment with both the provincial and federal government can be a daunting process. This workshop will lead you through the process of applying for government positions and give you the knowledge and tools to navigate these systems. Call 250-363-2640 to register.
Thur Jan 14
Fri Jan 15
Sit back in the comfort of your own home and enjoy an evening of laughs, connection building and fun with Virtual Music Bingo! Get ready to get your groove on and win some fun prizes! All you will need is an internet connection. Sponsored by Regroove. Register online at esquimaltmfrc.com/music-bingo.
Mon Mar 8, Apr 12 & May 10
Scattergories, trivia, guest speakers and much, much more. Join us for a monthly activity full of fun and surprises. Register online at esquimaltmfrc.com/mystery.
Mon Feb 22, Mar 22, Apr 26 & May 31
Join us for an informal discussion around various mindful topics with the challenges of the military lifestyle in mind. Each session will include an informal learning opportunity around health and wellness, and a short guided meditation. Topics include an Introduction to Mindfulness, Making Time for Self-Care, Mindful Eating and Mindful Movement. Register online at esquimaltmfrc.com/wellness-wednesdays.
Wed Feb 10, Mar 10, Apr 14 & May 12
West Coast Welcome
If you are new to the area or want to learn what’s new at the MFRC, you are invited to an open house at our Colwood location. Join us for a catered lunch, live music and crafts for the children. Come out and meet new people and learn more about the resources in the military community.
2020 event cancelled