Win a circus prize pack!

We know we have some of the most creative students around- now is your chance to show it!

From now until November 1st, tag your Hallowe’en photos on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter with #SpookyCircus and you will automatically be entered to win a Vancouver Circus School prize pack, valued at over $100!

Bonus entry if your photo incorporates anything “circus” (and our judges are pretty lenient with this one).  Show off your pumpkin carving skills; dust off your circus cape, but don’t forget- #SpookyCircus is the tag to enter!

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October 19, 2014

Job Opportunity: Front Desk

Job Opportunity- Front-Of-House (Front Desk)

Vancouver Circus School is looking for a new addition to our wonderful circus team! We are opening up a new location in North Vancouver and will need to expand our office team in order to handle the two locations (New Westminster and North Vancouver).

We are looking for someone who is fun, passionate, and has an excellent work ethic. Front-of-house is our most important position as you will be representing our school by being the first person clientele interact with, whether it’s on the phone or in person at the front desk.  Therefore we are looking for someone who is outgoing and enthusiastic, someone who has office experience, and is extremely detail oriented.

12-20/weekly hours (possibility for additional hours in the future)

Office Hours 2:00pm-8:15pm (Tuesdays &  Thursdays; other days TBD)

Location: New Westminster (additional locations opening soon in North Vancouver and Surrey/White Rock)

General Administrative Duties

  • Opening and Closing Procedure
  • Customer Relations
  • Monitor/respond Phone and Emails
  • General Administrative Tasks
  • Assist with registration and programming
  • Supply and manage office equipment, supplies, machines and property of VCS
  • Schedule meetings, as required
  • Provide clerical support for all meetings including taking minutes and data entry
  • Maintain office efficiency / Flow of communication
  • Ensure rules and procedures are followed
  • Provide Weekly Reports
  • Prepare Daily Closeout
  • Assist VCS Administrator as required
  • Ticket Sales/Event Support
  • Scheduling Duties / Support to Staff and Directors

Student and Parent Relations

  • Support Instructors with administrative-related tasks
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with all parents, students, clients, and VCS staff
  • Welcome/Receive visitors to the space
  • Monitor children, as required
  • Administer First Aid, as Required
  • General Office and Gym Maintenance

Advertising and Promotional Support

  • Social Media/ Internal Marketing

Prerequisites for Position

  • Min. 1yr office administration related experience
  • Be flexible and eager to learn new things
  • Possess good team spirit
  • Current First Aid Certification  (or willing to acquire)
  • Positive communication skills
  • Good command of PC skills incl. Word, Excel, and Outlook

Compensation:  $13.50 per hour

 HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a resume with cover letter to careers@VancouverCircusSchool.ca.  Deadline for applications: October 23, 2014

 

October 14, 2014

September Strike Camps

CIRCUS DAY CAMPS

Strike Camps

With the BC teacher’s job action anticipated to continue through September, the Vancouver Circus School is pleased to offer Circus Day Camps on weekdays. Pick the days that work for you or register for the whole week! Students will experience the thrill of trampoline, silks, juggling, and much more!

Open to ages 6-16 at the VCS New Westminster Location (River Market at New Westminster Quay, 810 Quayside Drive.)
Half day option: 8:30am-12pm OR 1-3pm
Daily $35.00
Full day option: 8:30am-3:00pm (includes lunch hour supervision)
Daily $50.00
*Taxes applicable to all prices

*Please note that this offer is only valid during the BCTF strike. If the strike ends before these dates, the camp will not run and participants will be refunded the full amount.

To register, please phone (604)544-5024, or email Info@VancouverCircusSchool.ca.  Limited space; advance registration required.

September 10, 2014

New Fall Classes

In addition to our current circus offering of 100+ classes per week, the Vancouver Circus School is launching NEW classes for fall! Shake up your circus routine with a new challenge at our New Westminster location.

(For our full fall schedule for all locations, CLICK HERE)

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER: info@VancouverCircusSchool.ca or tel:604-544-5024

ALL AROUND ACRO, Ages 6-12

Tuesday, 3:30-4:30

All Around Acro is a combination or general gymnastics tumbling, trampoline, and acrobatics. All Around Acro will keep students engaged, active  and having tons of fun!

AERIAL SILK CHOREO, Teen & Adult (Instructor Permission Required)

Tuesday, 8:00-9:30pm

CHINESE POLE, Teen & Adult

Tuesday, 3:00-4:00pm

Saturday, 12:30-1:30pm

INTRO TO & BEGINNERS ACROBALANCE, Teen & Adult

Friday, 5:30-6:30pm

INTRO TO & BEGINNERS TUMBLING, Teen & Adult

Monday, 4:30-5:30pm

Wednesday, 4:30-5:30pm

INTERMEDIATE TUMBLING, Teen & Adult

Tuesday, 8:00-9:00pm

Wednesday, 8:00-9:00pm

Friday, 4:30-5:30pm

SWINGING TRAPEZE INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED, Teen & Adult

(Instructor Permission Required)

Tuesday, 8:00-9:30pm

 

DROP-IN CLASSES (starting September 8)

INTRO TO AERIAL SILK DROP-IN- Teen & Adult

Thursday, 7:00-8:00pm

Thursday, 8:00-9:00pm

$25 plus tax

 

PARENT & TOT DROP-IN

Tuesdays, 2:00-3:30pm

$10 (taxes included) $5 each additional child

Max 2 children per adult. Ages 6 months and up

 

UNICYCLE & JUGGLING DROP-IN- Ages 10+

Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

$10 (taxes included) 

August 30, 2014

Drop In Classes, September 2-6

In advance of our regular New Westminster session starting September 8th, the Vancouver Circus School is offering a variety of “one time” classes for students of all ages and abilities!

Advance registration is recommended as class sizes are limited- for more info, please contact us at info@VancouverCircusSchool.ca or tel: 604-544-5024.

Cost per class: We are offering these drop-ins at 50% discount!

Adults: $12.50 (discount rate, taxes additional)

Child: $9 (discount rate, taxes additional)

 

Sept drop ins

CLICK TO ENLARGE SCHEDULE

 

*Notes on level-specific classes:

Beginners Tumbling: Beginners Tumbling, for those who want an introduction to basic tumbling elements

Intermediate Tumbling: For those who have completed the very basics, and are not quite at the backhandspring phase.

Intermediate Acrobalance: For those who have some competency in basic hand to hand holds lifts and transitions and are looking to expand on their skill repitoire.

Advanced Acrobalance: A class for partners who are looking at hand to hand for performance level work.   A partner is required to join this class and approval from the instructor.

 

August 29, 2014

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