PROFILE: Blue Jays (Central)

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The Toronto Community Housing has partnered up with the Blue Jays Care Foundation with providing kids across the GTA a summer-long baseball camp for kids age 6 to 12. They have provided this service for 48 seasons long and continue to do so in 43 Toronto Community Housing locations.

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Campers enjoying a fun and competitive game of baseball

Every week two camps face off in a fun game of baseball where they are split up by age group. Campers also go on weekly trips for the enjoyment of the campers. Lunch is also provided every day making sure that everyone gets to eat and have a healthy lunch, special lunch accommodations are also available.

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Campers and staff taking a weekly bus trip down to the baseball diamond for their game.

Every registered camper is supplied with a hat, water bottle, backpack, glove, and t-shirt, with a current Blue Jays player on the back, making sure the kids have the proper equipment to learn and play baseball. Over 1​,300 youth from 43 Toronto Community Housing neighborhoods developed their baseball skills through weekly drills, games, and tournaments.

 

 

SUMMARY:

Organization:
Toronto Community Housing

Location:
30 Teesdale place, Scarborough, ON M1L 1L2

Dates/Times:
July 4 to August 16
9:00am-4:00pm

Age:
6 years old – 12 years old

Contact Information:
activeliving@torontohousing.ca

Website:
Rookie League

One thought on “PROFILE: Blue Jays (Central)

  1. What wonderful work, thank you to all who are making a difference!

    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 to the full.” ***You can always email but a call or a visit will get a quicker response*** ________________________________

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