Media Team: High Park

"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation." - Plato As we begin our journey as the Media Team of 2015, we got to know each other as well as learn team building skills under the guidance of Michael Consul. By playing these games and... Continue Reading →

Focus On Youth 2015: Training Days

  Focus On Youth provides two days of training for student employees to be able to deal with any situation they might possibly encounter during the summer. The training provided will not only be for the safety of the employees but the campers as well. The goal is to have a fun and safe summer!... Continue Reading →

PROFILE: Camp Olympia Leadership Training Weekend

  Out of 863 students who applied for Focus On Youth, 261 remarkable students were hired to participate in the Focus On Youth (FOY) Program. Participating in FOY required the students to attend a leadership training weekend in order to prepare them for their respective jobs (as a camp counsellor, custodian, in administration or in media).... Continue Reading →

EVENT: Fundraising BBQ

Charles E. Webster held a BBQ/Fundraising event to bring the community together. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Lawrence Heights, Weston-Mount Dennis, St.Alban's Boys and Girls Club and Jane and Finch Boys and Girls Club attended were all in attendance. Children, youth, parents and staff joined this event and it was a day filled with fun.... Continue Reading →

EVENT: Footsteps to Success — Bowling

On July 30th, 2014, Footsteps to Success: Blessed Mother Teresa went to Kennedy Bowl for their annual bowling trip. Campers enjoyed their time bowling and had the opportunity to bond with Focus On Youth staff in a more relaxed environment. Exclamations of wanting to come back could be heard throughout the day!  

PROFILE: The Royal Ontario Museum

"The ROM relies on its people to fulfill its mission and vision. Employees and volunteers are responsible for every aspect of operation, management, and governance. These individuals fulfill diverse and complementary roles in acquiring, preserving and interpreting the collections. Many dedicate their time and their own personal resources to supplement Museum funds. Their valuable contributions... Continue Reading →

Special Event: Celebration of Success 2013

Celebration of Success 2013 After a long six weeks, Focus on Youth’s 2013 summer program came to an end. To mark the occasion, staff and counselors were invited to a special Celebration of Success at the University of Toronto's Hart House. Stefan Brum and Christina Martin served as the evening's MCs, keeping things light. The... Continue Reading →

Special Event: Caribana Launch

  This year marked the 46th annual Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival in Toronto, formerly know as Caribana. The kick-off event was hosted by the Toronto Police Services on Thursday, July 25th. The Service has had a float in the parade since 1991, and this year the theme was "Diversity in Motion." Hundreds of campers from the... Continue Reading →

Special Event: ProPeace In Our Community

) The Pro Peace in Our Community event was created to spread the message of stopping violence around the world, starting in our communities and schools. Guest speakers from different organizations such as RISE (Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere) were in attendance. Randell Adjei, one of the guest speakers, shared his intriguing story with the audience,... Continue Reading →

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