Clubs Directory

These are groups started by other students – everyone is welcome to join any club. Clubs have a main contact person (usually the initiator) and must hold regular meetings. If you are interested in learning more about any clubs, or how you can join, you may contact any club using the emails provided below. Course unions, which are groups that provide support to students in 2 year or longer programs, are also listed here.

Start a Campus Club

If you have an inspiration to organize a club at Camosun, submit a registration form and gather at least 5 members to make it official! Click here to go directly to our REGISTER / RENEW A CLUB page and/or click here to view the CCSS CLUBS POLICY document that defines Clubs at Camosun. We encourage any current or recent students to start a club – it’s easy!

Join a Campus Club

ANY CAMOSUN STUDENT may join ANY club by contacting the club and participating in the next club meeting. If you have any trouble joining a club, please phone 250-370-3590 or email clubs@camosunstudent.org

(This list was last updated on Oct 3rd, 2017)


Jump to:
A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z


Clubs – A

Activity Club

Welcome to the Activity club, we have fun activities every week!

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: activityclub@camosunstudent.org

Adventure Club

Welcome to the Adventure Club! Let’s explore Beautiful British Columbia together! We do hikes, climbing, skating and much more! Explore our Instagram at @CCSS_adventureclub

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: adventureclub@camosunstudent.org

African Awareness Club

The main goals of the African Awareness Committee is to: promote awareness of Africa’s development,Develop educational and curriculum materials for understanding Africa, and support community development in Africa.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: africanawarenessclub@camosunstudent.org

Animal Ethics Club

The Animal Ethics Club is the club with a focus on the ethics of eating animals and animal welfare. The club is a platform for discussion, education and activism relating to the treatment of animals. Anyone interested is welcome to join! Planned activities include documentary nights with sustainability related food documentaries, “Bring a buddy” vegetarian picnics, vegetarian/vegan pot-luck dinners, joints events with UVic Vegan Club, day trips to farms, activism for vegetarian options at Lansdowne and Interurban campus cafeterias, and meatless Mondays, etc.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: ethicaleatingclub@camosunstudent.org

Arts & Wellness Club

The Arts & Wellness Club will let you relax and have a better semester!

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: artsandwellnessclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – B

BAET Breakfast Club

The BAET Breakfast Club is a support group for BAET (Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy students at Camosun College. Our aim is to help create happy and healthy community as well as provide opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing and social support. We plan on meeting once every two weeks in the morning before classes as well as organizing social events.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: baetclub@camosunstudent.org

Camosun BC Young Liberals

The Camosun BC Young Liberals club aims to engage youth in politics. We aim to host networking events with local politicians during the semester to allow students to meet their local representatives and learn about opportunities for them in politics.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: bcyoungliberalsclub@camosunstudent.org

Board Games Club

Tired of being bored at Camosun? Why not be BOARD at Camosun! Bring your friends in & meet some new pals for a classic game of Monopoly, or an exciting game of Settlers of Catan! Stay tuned for frequent game nights, tournaments, and prizes! This club will operate out of Lansdowne as well as Interurban (Admit it: you saw that bored vs board pun coming from a mile away)

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: boardgameclub@camosunstudent.org

Business Study Club

Whether you’re a business student requiring assistance, or someone wanting to have a better grasp at managing their own entrepreneurship, the Camosun Business Study Group is here to help. We are a students-helping-students club that meets at least once a week. We offer free and low cost tutoring options, class and study resources, guest lectures, and a event after every semester. There is no fee to join, no commitment necessary, just a positive attitude and an openness to learn as well as teach. Follow us on Facebook.com/CamBusSG for weekly updates, events schedule, and meeting rooms and times. We look forward to seeing you there!

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: businessstudyclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – C

Campus Closet Club

Campus Closet serves to set up and operate a lending library of professional clothing for students at Camosun. Campus Closet will be organized and operated by students, for students. Numerous course assignments will have assignments that volunteers with Camosun College can use for course credit.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: campusclosetclub@camosunstudent.org

Canadian Blood Services Club

The purpose of the Camosun Blood Club is to promote Canadian Blood Services and to spread awareness of the importance of blood and blood products. Blood and blood products are a critical part of everyday medical care including major surgeries, medical procedures, cancer treatments and managing disease.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: CBSclub@camosunstudent.org

Classic & Party Gaming Club

There is nothing better than hanging out with some pals & making new ones with the shared hobby of classic games!

  • Retro Games: We got that!
  • Smash Bros: We got that!
  • Rock Band: We got that!
  • Wii: We got that!
  • Pac Man: We got Pac Man too! Waka waka.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer:gamingclub@camosunstudent.org

Comics Club

A group of students associated with, or planning to be associated with, the comics program. We’re getting together before classes to discuss classes, comics, or anything nerd related, and to help each other on current projects. We welcome people outside the comics program in hopes of convincing them to join the program in later years.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: comicsclub@camosunstudent.org

Criminal Justice Students Course Union

To represent the interests and needs of the students of the Criminal Justice program, and organize/oversee students events, fundraising, community outreach programs, and the graduation of second-year students. The CJUS also acts as a liaison between students and faculty.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: cjusclub@camosunstudent.org

Centre for Sport and Exercise Education Student Association (CSEESA)

The CSEESA provides the sport students with events like; pub-crawls, sports tournaments, formals, pancake days etc. Our goal is to create a community within the Centre for Sport and Exercise Education (CSEE)

Questions? Want to join? Contact the Organizer: cseesa@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – D

DECA (Business) Club

A business club which prepares members for challenging and rewarding careers in marketing, finance, hospitality & management. You can learn more by visiting the DECA site at camosundeca.ca

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: deca@camosunstudent.org

Depression & Anxiety Club

A safe place to talk about depression and anxiety. No pressure to talk, just come and sit and be around others who are dealing with the same thing. Very informal.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: depresssion_anxiety_club@camosunstudent.org

Desi Swag (Dance Club)

As Martha Graham Says ….”Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion”. This is a group for all the passionate dancers across Camosun. For those who feel an impulse to shake their legs without the rules of day or night. As a group, we are here to learn and brush up the dancing skills. Learning, practising, performing, entertaining and having fun will be the activities that we’ll focus on.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: danceclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – E

There are no clubs in this category – yet. Why not start your own? camosunstudent.org/clubs/group-organizer


Clubs – F

First Canadian Toastmasters Club

To provide a welcoming environment for members to practice speaking & listening skills as well as learning leadership skills. The goal is to maintain club standards to welcomed members for a positive educational opportunity.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: toastmasters@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – G

Great Camosun Sales Club

If one thinks of selling as explaining the logic and benefits of a decision, then everyone even you needs sales skills: to convince others that an idea makes sense, to show how a project/business will generate a return, to help employees understand benefits of a new process, etc. The Great Camosun Sales Club is your ticket to success in the Great Canadian Sales Competition and in gaining/developing a transferrable skill valuable to any employer. The club will also host workshops on campus with high profile professionals and help you gain perspective on the job market.

Join our Facebook page here.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: greatcamosunsalesclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – H

Hockey Club

The goal of this club is to get a group of peers together to play a couple of hockey scrimmages a week at an ice rink. It can be very difficult for a lot of students to find a team to go out and play with during the school year, and we hope that this can help keep students on the ice.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: hockeyclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – I

I Don’t Give a Craft! (Craft Club)

The purpose of ‘I Don’t Give a Craft!’ is to provide a fun, relaxed atmosphere where students can make cool crafts and meet new people. No artistic skill is required.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: craftclub@camosunstudent.org

International Talent Club

Objectives

-Establish a group of talented individuals in the art of singing, playing instruments and magic show and work together to enhance skills
-Give the students a chance to showcase their talents in front of a bigger audience
-Connect Canadian and international culture

Benefits

-Talents and skills are enhanced and developed
-Social connections and building relationships
-Promoting discipline and building confidence
-Keeping away students from vices and other unproductive activities
-Learning different cultures
-Cross training (jump to learning other skills)

Activities

-Club meeting and practice on a biweekly basis
-Perform in Camosun events (ex. international orientation, cultural show, snow ball)

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: internationaltalentclub@camosunstudent.org

 Interurban Women In Engineering Club

Camosun’s Interurban (CI) Women in Engineering is open to female students enrolled in the civil engineering program. The goal of this club is to instil assertiveness and confidence in ladies to voice their opinions in the classroom and workplace. Guest lecturers will give their experience of being a woman in the industry and detail challenges and opportunities that may be ahead. Potential Guests are as follows: Sarah Campden: Project Manager and Techologist, board member of ASTTBC, Melissa Trost: Project Manager and Technologist at Tetra Tech, Alexis Martfield: English Teacher, and Robin Ley, Tracey Burns: Executive coaching & Leadership Development.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: womeninengineeringclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – J

Japanese Conversational Club

By working together we hope to help each other improve our Japanese and establish a better understanding of Japanese culture. Some activities that will take place are movies, sushi/Japanese potluck parties, games, conversational get together, and more to come.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: japaneseclub@camosunstudent.org

Jack.org – Camosun Chapter

Want to join a Camosun club affiliated with jack.org, there are 117 other chapters across Canada. This is an organization that works with university and college students to spread awareness about mental health as one in five people will struggle with a mental health issue in there lifetime. The organization provides all needed materials and has a coordinator who works with students to plan and organize events. Find out more about this club at: https://www.jack.org/about

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: camosun_jack.org_chapterclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – K

Karaoke Club

Come sing to you heart’s content with us!

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: karaokeclub@camosunstudent.org

 


Clubs – L

There are no clubs in this category – yet. Why not start your own? camosunstudent.org/clubs/group-organizer


Clubs – M

Mandarin Club

Previously, a meeting every month to learn Mandarin Chinese as well as the history and ancient culture of China. It is very fun! The Mandarin club sometimes learns in the class room at Camosun, or attend events. For instance, to learn about Chinese classical dance and music in Vancouver. We have also created dumplings together in the past, and gone out for Chinese food in Chinatown with the group. There will sometimes be e-mails sent out in regards to links and information about learning Chinese online and through different programs too, ie. Skype or Apps for connecting internationally with other students.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: mandarinclub@camosunstudent.org

Muslim Students Association (Club)

The MSA’s purpose is to connect the Muslim community and others who are interested in Camosun. We would like to create awareness within the community and to facilitate recreational and social events and activities such as a Hijab Awareness Day, Ask a Muslim, as well as providing a prayer room and maintaining it. Other activities include paintball, board game night, etc…

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: msaclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – N

Camosun Nursing Student Collective

Camosun Nursing Student Collective serves nursing students to expand their knowledge of nursing; it also provides a framework for the Peers Are Here program, which serves all Camosun Students

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: nursingstudents@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – O

There are no clubs in this category – yet. Why not start your own? camosunstudent.org/clubs/group-organizer


Clubs – P

Psychology Club

The Camosun Psychology Club is a club for anyone interested in viewing guest lectures and experimenting in psychology. You do not have to be in a Psychology class to join! The club is broken up into to subsections: The Happiness Society, run by Alexander Spezowka, and the Memory Section, run by Derek Cooper.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: psycclub@camosunstudent.org

Photography Club

To maintain inspiration and motivation directed with photography. Intended for beginners and advanced students who are either taking photography at Camosun, have had previous training or simply have an interest in learning.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: photographyclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – Q

There are no clubs in this category – yet. Why not start your own? camosunstudent.org/clubs/group-organizer


Clubs – R

Running & Track Club

The purpose of this group is to form a running club which is accessible to, and welcomes, all Camosun College students. Each run will start and end on the Interurban campus, and will take place on roads/trails around the area. If we are given the ok by PISE, we would also like to have access to the track once a week. We are hoping to have organized runs three days per week. *The exact start time and length of each run will be decided as a group at a later date.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: runningtrackclub@camosunstudent.org

Radio Club

Camosun Radio Club is a general interest club dedicated to the study of Radio Communications, due to the use of telecommunications being a broad spectrum that has been around for decades we will be planning excursions to local repeater towers and other amazing arrays of electrical genus.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: radioclub@camosunstudent.org

Rowing Club

Meet together at the Victoria Rowing Club at Elk Lake and practice the sport of rowing multiple times a week. We try to arrange practices when it is agrees with most of the participants schedules. We are currently meeting Monday-Thursday at 6am

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: rowingclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – S

Sailing Club

Camosun’s sailing clubs is just about to depart – It will be an ocean of fun!

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: sailingclub@camosunstudent.org

Science Club

Camosun Science Club has been active for a year, with over 100 registered and 40 active members.  Join us for SCIENCE!

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: scienceclub@camosunstudent.org

Camosun Rovers Club

Looking for fun, friendship and adventure in the great outdoors? Interested in getting involved in your community? Check out the Camosun Rovering Club, associated with the 1st Cedar Hill Rover Crew. Rovers is a coed division of Scouts Canada, open to anyone aged 18 to 26. We develop and manage our own program in a mentoring framework focused on leadership and community service. If you have a background in Scouting, Guiding or no experience at all, we would love to meet you. Some Rover activities require active membership in Scouts Canada, some of our other club activities won’t.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: roversclub@camosunstudent.org

SCUBA Club

A scuba diving club open to the whole school, certified and non certified members. Once a month events include, diving, snorkeling, shore cleanups, underwater cleanups, species identification. Main purpose is for busy students to gain experience and afford diving during school.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: scubaclub@camosunstudent.org

Surf Club

The primary purpose of the Camosun Surf Club is to give the students the opportunity to go learn and develop their surf skills in a friendly positive enviroment. Camosun Surf Club activities will consist of, ride shares to surf locations, promoting surfing in a safe manner and fundraisers to help martian funds for surf rentals and gas.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: surfclub@camosunstudent.org

Soccer Club

We play soccer: drop-in, league, or competitive. Drop in (Lansdowne Middle-school Gym), Tuesday 8 pm to 10 pm and Thursday 8:30pm to 10:30pm.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: soccerclub@camosunstudent.org

Society of Extraordinary Engineering Machines

We aim to apply practical knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines through the creation of water balloon based siege engines, including but not limited to, a trebuchet and a ballista. Creation will take place until the weather improves then we will have a friendly team based competition.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: extraordinaryengineeringmachines@camosunstudent.org

Student Well Being Club

The purpose of this club is to promote student well-being on campus. Club members will meet to discuss what topics of interest they feel will help promote well-being and how we can go about distributing that material.
Topics of interest so far are Nutrition for Mental Health, SafeTALK, stigma reduction, and emotional safety. The goal is to hear from club members and cater to their needs.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: wellnessclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – T

Tennis Club

The Purpose of this club is to allow the students to have the option to try out sports other than just Golf, Volleyball and Basketball. The group will meet once a week for an hour and practice and play tennis.
Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: tennisclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – U

There are no clubs in this category – yet. Why not start your own? camosunstudent.org/clubs/group-organizer


Clubs – V

Visual Arts Course Union (2016-2017)

Visual Arts aims to gain practical experience of being a studio artist by hosting our own art show somewhere off campus, in the outlying community. We hope to bring our art practice to the community as a whole by putting on our own complete art show from start to finish. We will be putting on fundraising events throughout the semester but the nature of those events is to be determined still. We are the students that a graduating from the visual arts program this year.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: visualartsclub@camosunstudent.org

Voice Up Club (2016-2017)

Class project from CSEA 160: Mary Harber
This is a continuation of a campus wide group, although some members will be receiving credit for their work through a course in the CFCS department. This group examines oppression and issues of social justice and uses theater to educate and influence change. This is based on a past innovation funds project. Although students will be receiving grades, we would like to also ask for increased funds as we are also a common interest club if others wanted to join.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: voiceupclub@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – W

World University Service of Canada (WUSC Club)

WUSC is an NGO aiming to bring refugees from Asia & Africa to Canada for Post-Secondary Education.

Questions? Want to Join? Contact the Organizer: wusc@camosunstudent.org


Clubs – X

There are no clubs in this category – yet. Why not start your own? camosunstudent.org/clubs/group-organizer


Clubs – Y

There are no clubs in this category – yet. Why not start your own? camosunstudent.org/clubs/group-organizer


Clubs – Z

There are no clubs in this category – yet. Why not start your own? camosunstudent.org/clubs/group-organizer


Join a Campus Club

ANY CAMOSUN STUDENT may join ANY club by contacting the club and participating in the next club meeting. If you have any trouble joining a club, please phone 250-370-3590 or email clubs@camosunstudent.org