PROFILE: TCH Islington

Toronto Community Housing Islington buzzed with excitement as young participants immersed themselves in a world of creativity and exploration during the summer camp. A diverse group of kids set out on a journey of discovery, art, and friendship.

The art workshop emerged as a hub for budding creatives and imaginative young minds. Using various materials like clay, pipe cleaners, and construction paper, the children turned their ideas into tangible artworks. Clay sculptures took form, bringing their unique characters to life. The vibrant colors of construction paper added richness to their creations. The artistic journey extended beyond, with engaging games like Jenga infusing moments with laughter and cooperation.

Every week, campers embarked on exhilarating adventures that brought lasting memories. That week the MLSE LaunchPad became their playground of exploration, a space where the children unleashed their energy and enthusiasm. Rock climbing challenged their determination, while basketball games honed athletic skills and teamwork. Cooperative exercises strengthened bonds, teaching values of collaboration, communication, and respect.

The heartwarming highlight was the chance for campers to connect with peers from different camps like Rookie League and other Toronto Community Housing groups. Ice-breaker activities paved the way for new friendships. Collaborating with kids from diverse backgrounds showcased the beauty of teamwork and embracing differences. These interactions bridged camp boundaries, fostering unity and a sense of belonging that would resonate long after summer.

In essence, the Toronto Community Housing Islington summer camp was a whirlwind of creativity and adventure. Campers grew holistically, crafting sculptures and conquering rock climbing heights. Fellow campers’ connections embraced the beauty of diversity and the strength of unity. As summer concluded, the gained memories and lessons will surely fuel these young minds in their future endeavors.



Toronto Community Housing


2063 Islington Ave

Etobicoke, ON M9P 2R7


July 4th to August 18th

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


6 years old – 12 years old

Contact Information:

Glory Gobes



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