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ADULT DEPLOYMENT Ghost Walk and Trick or Treating Come learn about the fun and spooky history of CFB Esquimalt while trick or treating with the local Dockyard residents. All ages are welcome. Space is limited on this very popular evening so register early. In order to facilitate access to CFB Esquimalt, all participants will enter Dockyard by bus. Pick up points will be CPAC at 6pm, or the parking lot on Canteen Road at 6:20pm. Call the MFRC at 250-363-2640 to register. Location: Dockyard MFRC Sat Oct 26 6-8pm

Halloween Spaghetti Dinner and “Scary” Movie Night It’s the Friday before Halloween what’s there to do? Come out and enjoy a meal with other deployed families. Join the MFRC for a spaghetti dinner followed by Halloween movie night. Register for dinner with the MFRC at 250-363-2640. This is an interactive event so there will be no childcare available. Location: CPAC MFRC Fri Oct 25 5:30-8:30pm $10 for those not experiencing a deployment, free for families experiencing a deployment

HMCS Ottawa Meet & Greet Meet others from your ship over some coffee and tea. Let the MFRC watch the kids while you kick back, share some laughs and connect with others like yourself. Free childcare is available if requested in advance. We ask that parents provide a snack for their child. All participants are asked to register by at least 7 days in advance by calling the MFRC at 250-363-2640. Location: CPAC MFRC Sat Aug 10 9:30-11:30am

HMCS Ottawa Banner Making Do you have a member coming home? Let the MFRC assist you in preparing for your loved one’s homecoming by supplying you with all the materials needed to make Welcome Home Banners and decorations. Free onsite childcare provided. Register 7 days in advance by calling the MFRC at 250-363-2640. Be sure to check out the Return and Reintegration Workshop on the same day. Location: MFRC Sun Nov 24 Timings TBA

HMCS Regina Banner Making Do you have a member coming home? Let the MFRC assist you in preparing for your loved one’s homecoming by supplying you with all the materials needed to make Welcome Home Banners and decorations. Free onsite childcare provided. Register 7 days in advance by calling the MFRC at 250-363-2640. You are also invited to participate in the Adult Return and Reunion workshop from 2:30-4pm. Location: MFRC Sun Aug 11 10am-11am

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HMCS Regina Sunday Information Session Stay informed about your deployment. During the Commanding Officer’s presentation, you will learn what the ship has been up to and get the chance to ask questions. Senior members of the Canadian Fleet Pacific will be on hand to address any concerns. Child minding is available if booked one week in advance. Call the MFRC at 250-3632640 to register. Location: CPAC MFRC Sun Aug 11 10am-3pm

Preparing for Deployment (R2MR) Is your member already away on a work-related separation? Or are they getting ready to deploy? Are you prepared? Are you informed of MFRC services? Would you like a chance to learn more about preparing for and dealing with a deployment? Have your questions answered by those “in the know.” Register at least seven days in advance by calling the MFRC at 250-363-2640. Free on-site child care is available by request. Adult Session Location: CPAC MFRC Wed Aug 21 6:30-8:30pm Parenting Session Location: CPAC MFRC Mon Aug 26 6:30-8:30pm

Return and Reintegration Workshop (R2MR) Military families have identified reunion as their most challenging time to manage. Having an understanding of the impact of transitioning back from a deployment to everyday life is essential for your entire family - including your returning loved one. Discover useful techniques and tips to have a successful homecoming. Free on-site childcare available, if booked in advance. We ask that parents provide a snack for their child. Register by calling the MFRC at 250-363-2640. HMCS Regina Location: CPAC MFRC Sun Aug 11 1-3pm HMCS Ottawa Location: CPAC MFRC Sun Nov 24 2:30-4:30pm

Unit Liaison Training Session Unit Liaisons are military members that help their Units stay informed of MFRC programs and services, and provide a way for Units to have a dialogue directly with the MFRC. Current or prospective liaisons will receive a half-day training on their role and receive an in-depth look at the MFRC. A free lunch follows the training. Register by emailing sandra.pinard@forces.gc.ca, upon receiving approval of your supervisor. Location: CPAC MFRC Thur Oct 3 8:30am-1:30pm

Wellness Wednesday Join us for an informal discussion around various mindful topics with the challenges of military deployments in mind. Each session will include a short guided meditation and an informal learning opportunity. Topics include an Introduction to Mindfulness, Making Time for Self Care, Mindful Eating and Mindful Movement. Register at least 7 days in advance of each session by calling the MFRC at 250-363-2640. Free onsite childcare is available for those experiencing a deployment, pre-registration is required. Location: CPAC MFRC Wed Sept 18, Oct 16, Nov 20 & Dec 18 6:30-8:30pm

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CFB Esquimalt Activity Guide Fall 2019  

PSP Adult Programs, MFRC Deployment Resources and Services, MFRC Relocation, MFRC Social and Mental Wellness, PSP Aquatics, Sports, Fitness,...

CFB Esquimalt Activity Guide Fall 2019  

PSP Adult Programs, MFRC Deployment Resources and Services, MFRC Relocation, MFRC Social and Mental Wellness, PSP Aquatics, Sports, Fitness,...

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