The Urban Arts summer program has been running for over five years, with Focus on Youth leaders working with them for most of those. The mission statement of the program is “Engaging youth through the arts.”
The regular schedule consists of improv and comedy workshops on Mondays, dance workshops on Tuesdays, music workshops on Thursdays, and art workshops on Fridays. Every Wednesday, campers go on trips that include swimming and visits to the Art Gallery of Ontario, the zoo, Sunshine Camp (a senior’s camp), and Wild Water Kingdom.
This year, there are three Focus on Youth leaders working with the camp; they provide leadership and assistance, enthusiasm, creativity, fun, and positive attitudes for the participants of the camp. One of the Focus on Youth leaders from last year has even been hired as a staff member this year.
Organization: Urban Arts
Location(s): Chaminade, 490 Queen’s Dr.
Dates / Times: July 2 – August 9- 9:00 am – 3:00 pm