PROFILE: Central Neighbourhood House (Our Lady of Lourdes)

downloadThe Central Neighbourhood House is an institute that caters the needs of the community and local area.  Located in the beautiful, downtown Catholic School Facility of Our Lady of Lourdes, Central Neighbourhood House which is the perfect environment for kids to safely  explore the landscape around them.

Campers strike a pose as they break for snack time!

Central Neighbourhood House is the second oldest settlement house in Toronto. For the past 105 years, their team of staff and volunteers have worked hand in hand with  neighbours, to offer a wide range of excellent programs for children and youth, new Canadians, families, women and seniors. In the summer, Our Lady of Lourdes provides a space for the CNH to run a summer program for kids ages 5 – 14.

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A camper discusses the manga she is currently reading “Naruto,” with a camp counselor.

Campers enjoy diverse programming that includes daily swimming trips, arts and community engagement activities in and around our neighbourhood, as well as group trips to exciting destinations every Friday.
They also offer a terrific Summer Leadership Program, which is also a part of their summer camp program, for youth aged 13 and over.

CNH provides many opportunities for the social, recreational, cultural and educational development of our campers, through team-building activities centered on recreation, language, and the arts. Activities include arts & crafts, sports, games, drama, dance, music and photography as well as swimming and field trips. Most important, friends are made and unforgettable adventures are to be had!

FOY Staff: Justin M, Kyle P, Brian H, Tiffany W (NEIL Centre)


Central Neighbourhood House

Our Lady of Lourdes School
444 Sherbourne St, Toronto, ON M4X 1K2

July 4 – August 19
8:30am – 4:30pm

5 – 13 years old

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  1. Wonderful!

    All the best during this last week!

    I’m sure all involved will have memories that last a lifetime!

    Peace, Joy, Hope, Charity, Appreciation and Humility, Steve De Quintal Teacher, St. Mary Catholic Academy, 66 Dufferin Park Ave. Toronto, Ontario M6H-1J6. 416-393-5528 ext. 84293 “that they may have life and have it the full.” “Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.” – Ephesians:4:2 ***You can always email but a call or a visit will get a quicker response*** ________________________________

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