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Rocks & Rings: Kelly Scott gets kids curling

British Columbia curling star Kelly Scott recently got a chance to volunteer at her son’s school with the Capital One Rocks & Rings program. She not only brought curling to his school but also later got on the ice with his classmates. Here is her story.

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Rocks & Rings visits Special Olympics groups

The Capital One Rocks & Rings program recently visited with Mount Pearl Special Olympics athletes. Superstar instructor Geoff Walker exposed them to a new sport and they loved it! Here is Coach Guy’s take on their experience with Rocks & Rings.

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Rocks & Rings: Over 500,000 kids introduced to curling!

We are extremely excited to announce that the Rocks & Rings program has now reached over 500,000 kids across Canada! Here’s a brief insight into how it all began.

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Olympic hopefuls pitch in with Capital One Rocks & Rings

Heather Nedohin has been a top-level competitor for many years and is loved by fans everywhere for the emotion she shows on the curling ice. Last spring we connected with her to get her involved with the Rocks & Rings program and she jumped at the opportunity.

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Capital One Rocks & Rings: Curl Moncton supports summer camps

Cathlia Ward shares the story of her first session as a Capital One Rocks & Rings instructor in New Brunswick.

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Rocks & Rings: Beth Iskiw helps bring curling to local school children

The Capital One Rocks & Rings program has been growing strong across Canada over the past few years, and it certainly made an impression in Brier-hosting Edmonton this season. We’ve been very fortunate that several elite-level curlers have taken time out of their busy work and competition schedules to volunteer at the local schools and enhance the experience for the students.

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Meaford Curling Club adopts local schools with Capital One Rocks & Rings

Over the past few years, the Capital One Rocks & Rings program has been expanding. We’ve been encouraging local clubs to take advantage of our Adopt a School program. The Meaford Curling Club worked with their local schools to get students from the gym to the curling ice, and here is their story.

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Capital One Rocks & Rings: All in the family

The Capital One Rocks & Rings program recently spent three days at Lester B. Pearson School in Aurora, Ontario. For one student – the only curler in the school – this was a chance to spread the word about the game he loved and hopefully recruit some friends to form a school curling team. Here’s his account of the day.

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Rocks & Rings: High school students lead the way at Bramalea Secondary School

Recently Capital One Rocks & Rings partnered with Bramalea Secondary School’s Leadership class to offer something a little different for a local elementary school. The High School kids were trained in curling and the different games and activities to teach to Grade 6 classes at the neighbouring elementary school.

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Rocks & Rings: On the road in New Brunswick

It’s 8:30 a.m., the sun is just peeking out over the tree tops, the roads are bustling with working commuters, and school bus lights are flashing red. It’s 8:30 a.m. and I, a 19-year-old university student find myself at an unfamiliar elementary school in a rural town in beautiful New Brunswick. This has been a typical day for me since teaming up with the Capital One Rocks & Rings Program.

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Rocks & Rings: Look what the Fall brings!

What a summer for Capital One Rocks & Rings! Despite curling ice having melted away kids were still learning about curling as we visited summer camps, birthday parties and even street festivals across Canada. It was a great way to beat the heat even though the temperatures were soaring.

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Capital One Rocks & Rings Summer Camp Curling Adventures

Whitney Boles is the Toronto Rocks & Rings instructor and is in her second year with Rock Solid Productions. The Capital One Rocks & Rings program reached over 30 summer camps this July and August, and Whitney is here to share some of her summer camp curling adventures.

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Capital One Rocks & Rings: How we came to starting something new.

It has been a few years coming, but with rapid growth and schools requesting to repeat the Capital One Rocks & Rings Program year after year, we have developed a second year program to keep things fresh and advance the kids’ learning.

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