PROFILE: Eastview Boys & Girls Club

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Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre is a charitable, multi-service neighbourhood centre that offers a broad range of recreational, social and capacity-building programs to area residents. For over 40 years, Eastview has played a vital role in the lives of community’s members of all ages. Our centre incorporates Eastview Toronto Boys & Girls Club, as well as a wide variety of programs and services for children 5 – 13 years old.

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Campers enjoying arts and crafts

Eastview Boys & Girls Club offers the campers an all-day camp from 9AM to 4PM where they have sports, arts and crafts, baking, and much more fun activities. It offers 5 – 13 year olds a place to stay for the summer and enjoy their time and make memories and friends that will last them a lifetime.

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Campers working together to solve a puzzle

No matter who you are, the Eastview Community Centre has something for you to do this summer. With their friendly staff, great facilities, and a positive environment, the Eastview Community Centre is the place to be!

 

 

Summary

Organization:
Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre

Location:
86 Blake Street, Toronto, Ontario M4J 3C9

Dates:
July 4 to August 11, 2017

Times:
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Ages:
5 years old-13 years old

Contact Information:
Laurette Jack
(416)-392-1750
laurettejack@eastviewcentre.com

Website:
Eastview

PROFILE: Blue Jays (East)

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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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The summer camp helps build strong communities by teaching life lessons about teamwork, leadership and fair play, on and off the field. Registered players receive a hat, water bottle, backpack, glove and t-shirt, imprinted with the name of a current Toronto Blue Jays player.

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Kids playing a fun game of octopus!

Lunch is provided to children daily and will make special accommodations for dietary restrictions. The kids go out to weekly baseball games where they play other Blue Jays camps in a fun game of baseball. Trips are provided every week for the children as well.

 

 

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SUMMARY:

Organization:
Toronto Community Housing

Location:
20 Gordonridge Pl, Scarborough, ON M1K 4H6

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

Age:
6 years old – 12 years old

Contact Information:
activeliving@torontohousing.ca

Website:
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PROFILE: Dovercourt Boys & Girls (HQ)

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Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club is a fun-filled program that not only offers kids the chance to get involved during the summer through their amazing summer camps but also throughout the year with their after school and weekend programming. The program keeps the kids entertained and having fun throughout the summer.

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Curiosity among the campers as they try and see what waits for them in their room

First opening their doors to young boys and girls in 1958, the Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club has grown to accommodate over 100 campers age 4-17 each summer at their main location and many other locations. Their facilities at their main location (180 Westmoreland Avenue) includes a pool, computer room, kitchen, video game room, plus a playground and soccer field right outside!

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Campers enjoying their time in the computer room playing a game of Pokemon

Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club has helped teens and kids stay off the streets and lets them enjoy the summer in a very productive way. Whether it’s with Focus On Youth as camp counselors, volunteer staff, or as campers teens and kids have an amazing time and make memories and friendships that last them a lifetime.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY

Organization:
Dovercourt Boys & Girls Club

Location:
180 Westmoreland Ave Toronto, ON M6H 3A2

Dates/Times:
July 3rd – August 31st
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Age:
4 years old – 17 years old

Contact Information:
Mannie D’Ellia
(416) 536-4102
mannie@dovercourtkids.com

Website:
Dovercourt Boy & Girls

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

PROFILE: Central Neighbourhood House

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The Central Neighbourhood House is the second oldest settlement house in Toronto. For the past 107 years, our team of staff and volunteers have been working hand in hand with our neighbours, offering a wide range of excellent programs for children and youth, new Canadians, families, women, and seniors.

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Campers getting ready for a trip to Centre Island

The Central Neighbourhood House camp is a fun and educational day program for children and youth between the age of 5 and 13. They provide many opportunities for the social, recreational, cultural and educational development of our campers, through team-building activities centered on recreation, language, and the arts.

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Camper vs Counsellor in an intense game of rock, paper, scissors.

Bonds and friendships are made during the time at summer camp. Memories that last forever between campers and consellors help the children reach their full potential when they are adults creating a positive safe environment for them to grow.

 

 

 

SUMMARY:

Organization:
Central Neighbourhood House

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

Dates/Times:
July 4 – August 19
8:30am – 4:30pm

Age:
5 – 13 years old

Contact Information:
416-797-5043
central@cnh.on.ca

Website:
CNH

 

PROFILE: United Youth of Canada

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The United Youth of Canada was founded in 2006. It was created by Andrea Tull and her husband, they hoped to use creative means to provide kids with opportunities to learn and grow in different, creative ways. The camp offers a variety of arts and craft activities and sports.

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Campers playing a game of concentration 64.

The United Youth of Canada summer camp runs from July 3rd until August 3rd from 9AM to 4PM. At camp the children show off their creativity and talents through various types of arty by creating plays, making musical instruments, choreographing dance routines, and producing various crafts. They also play sports and games.

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Campers pretending to be wizards.

Each week is different, however, their weekly schedule is as follows:

Daily Schedule:
Monday –Acquaintance
Tuesday – Nature
Wednesday – Drama & Dance
Thursday – Cultural
Friday – Trips

With the UYC, each camper grows with each other and develops leadership skills both independently and together. Through this camp, kids can learn more about themselves and strive to become even greater!

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY:

Organization:
United Youth of Canada

Location:
St. Ignatius of Loyola
2350 McCowan Road, Scarborough, Ontario, M1S 4B4.

Dates/Times:
July 4 to August 3rd, 2018
9:00AM – 4:00PM

Contact Information:
Andrea Tull
(647) 383 8923

Email:
atull@unitedyouthofcanada.org

Website
United Youth Canada

PROFILE: Dovercourt Boys & Girls Club (St. Luigi)

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Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club offers summer camp for children and youth ages 4 – 17. Whatever hobby, sport, or passion your child is chasing, they have a place at Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club. Dovercourt’s vision is that all children and youth should discover and achieve their dreams and are healthy, successful and active participants in society.

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Campers waiting their turn to play a game

Dovercourt has 5 core values, RespectBelonging, Encouragement and SupportWorking Together, and Speaking Out. These core values are what makes Dovercourt special and allows the kids to have wonderful and bright futures.

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Campers getting ready to go swimming

Respect means to offer children from all backgrounds access to resources, supports, and opportunities to benefit their future. Belonging means providing them a safe and supportive place where they are valued and respected. Encouragement and Support mean helping them develop lifestyles that will help them be lifelong learners and equip them with leadership skills. Working Together means working with the community and parents to provide the children with an amazing and fun program. Speaking Out means Dovercourt Boys and Girls speaks on behalf of the community that they will reduce disadvantages and enhance their lives and enable their voices and ideas to be heard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY:

Organization:
Dovercourt Boys & Girls Club

Location:
St. Luigi Catholic School
2 Ruskin Ave Toronto, ON M6P 3P8

Dates/Times:
July 3rd – August 31st
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Age:
4 years old – 17 years old

Contact Information:
Tony Palermo
(416) 560-0151
tony@dovercourtkids.com

Website:
Dovercourt Boy & Girls