PROFILE: Boys and Girls Club of West Scarborough (Immaculate Heart of Mary)


One of the FOY staff, Matthew, plays with one of the campers.

The Boys and Girls Club of West Scarborough began in 1956. Its mission statement is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.

Campers having the time of their lives while playing “Octopus”

The camp runs from the 1st week of July to the 3rd week of August, on weekdays from 8am-6pm. Its regular day includes a wide range of activities that include various sports, fitness/wellness activities, cooking/baking, dramatic arts, and arts and crafts. They also have field trips on Wednesdays and hold special events or games on Fridays.

Playing Lego during free time

Boys and Girls Club of West Scarborough employs Focus On Youth staff to provide high school students with work experience and to develop critical skills like responsibility, time management and patience.

Campers posing for the camera before heading to the pool
Campers having fun while the media team interviews them
More smiles!
FOY Staff: (Left to right) Matthew Ocampo, Michelle Aclan and Michael Nguyen, with some of the camp’s amazing kids!


Organization: Boys and Girls Club of West Scarborough

Location: Immaculate Heart of Mary, 101 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough ON

Dates/Times: 8 weeks from 1st week of July to 3rd week of August; From 8am to 6pm

Age: Grades 1-8

Contact Information:
Tanya Morris // T: 416-755-9215 // F: 416-755-7521

Website: BGCWS.CA

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