Community Connections

KIS Community Connections program provides free activities to increase your social connections and gain awareness of Canadian heritage, culture and life in Canada.

Community Connections program provides free activities and workshops to help newcomers build social connections, gain life skills, improve physical well-being, access local resources, and raise awareness of Canadian heritage, culture and life in Canada.

We run a variety of field trips, tours, social activities, outdoor adventures, sports, art workshops, and fun activities every month.

Through the program, newcomers also have the opportunity to practice their English language skills with the Chinese English learning group and Language Exchanges. We also offer French 101 and Citizenship 101 study every year.


Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteer opportunities?

Visit Our  Workshops & Training Series

You will find each series are welcoming, easily accessible and family friendly, with something for everyone!
For a list of our events, please refer to our monthly calendar which includes weekly, monthly and seasonal activities.

life in Kamloops

Community Connections “Life in Canada” series is a volunteer-assisted program that features weekly and monthly activities held at KIS or virtually

Sports, Recreation and Adventure

KIS Community Connections offers this most popular series intended to respond to client needs, enhance a sense of belonging, and provide opportunities to integrate in Kamloops.

Social Activities and Events

Each year KIS supports and participates in a number of Community events 

Language Practice - Unlock Your Potential

We know that language is one of the biggest challenges for newcomers to Canada. That is why our priority is to help you overcome this barrier. German, Punjabi and French.


Join a vibrant community of immigrants and friends.

July 20, 2024
6:00 PM
- 7:30 PM
July 22, 2024
6:30 PM
- 7:30 PM
July 23, 2024
10:30 AM
- 11:30 AM

Event Gallery

Explore our vibrant journey through a gallery of community events, capturing the heartwarming moments we’ve shared together.

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Upcoming Event


Enjoy 6-FREE yoga sessions at McDonald Park from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm every Wednesday, from Jun 5th to July 10th, 2024.