Our programs for our Alumni After Confirmation, students are welcomed to become life-long members of the Vanspec community through our alumni programs. Bible Study The Bible Study program is available at our main center. Our alumni gathers together once a month to discover the amazing words of God with the guidance of our Chaplain, Fr. […]


Vanspec has a small lending library of books and DVDs that can help our volunteers and families better understand developmental disabilities, learn more ways to help children who have them or gain inspiration from others who share their journey. Please call us at 604-253-2233 or email for more information.           […]

Summer Camp

Every Summer we run a Summer Camp for our students (aged 10 and older) and alumni. The camp provides the opportunity for students and alumni to meet and make new friends, or rekindle old friendships.   SUMMER CAMP 2018 Where: Alexandra House 2916 McBride Avenue, Surrey, BC  V4A 3G2 When: July 8 – 11, 2018 Theme: […]

Teacher Training

We provide teaching training through the Archdiocese of Vancouver’s quarterly institutes.  Below is the upcoming teacher training:   Winter Institute When: January 27th, 2018 from 10AM -4pm Where: Holy Cross Regional High School 16193 88th Ave, Surrey, BC V4N 1G Creative Catechesis for Special Needs Course No: W807 Presenter: Sr. Rhonda Brow, DSMP Full Day “That they […]

One-on-One Catechism

Vanspec classes are led by volunteer catechists and aides who, with the assistance of the Program Director, adapt the content of each lesson and learning materials to the needs of the individual student.   As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace. 1 Peter […]