PROFILE: Community MicroSkills Development


MicroSkills - Helping You Build A Better Future

Microskills Youth Services hosts a summer camp that focuses on leadership and the arts, open to youth ages 13-18 years old. Founded in 1985, the program was initially created for women, to teach them skills in technology. Later, it developed into a program that taught newcomers. Ten years ago, it became the program it is now; an arts and leadership camp for youth.

Campers and counsellors come together for a group shot!

The camp is located at Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School, and runs from 11am-6pm on a daily basis.

Creating a one take scene

The camp has various activities that focus mainly on arts, such as various forms of film. There are also leadership building activities as well as physical activities such as soccer or capture the flag that keep the youth active and engaged.

Receiving lessons in videography

Through the skills and experience gained from this camp, campers will learn more of Canadian culture and have the necessary skills to enter the workforce in the future.

(Left To Right) FOY Staff: Arianna Bent (BOSCO), Nathaniel Bennett (BOSCO)



Community MicroSkills Development

Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School
2 St Andrews Blvd, Etobicoke, ON M9R 1V8

Dates & Times:
Monday to Friday
11:00 am-6:00 pm

13 years old – 18 years old

Contact Information:
Andrae Walsh
416-247-7181 ext. 2606


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  1. All the best to all involved in such special work!

    Peace, Joy and Hope, Steve De Quintal Teacher, St. Mary’s CSS, 66 Dufferin Park Ave. Toronto, Ontario M6H-1J6. 416-393-5528 ext. 84293 “that they may have life and have it the full.”

    “He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.” – Albert Einstein

    ***You can always email but a call or a visit will get a quicker response*** ________________________________

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