Profile: Recognize For Real

Recognize for Real is a youth organization that was founded in 2005. The program runs for 6 weeks and takes place at Monsignor Fraser and serves the surrounding community that is classified as a high-risk neighborhood. The program focuses on making positive strides in the community  through leadership and sport […]

Profile: St. Andrews Summer Camp

 St. Andrews Summer Camp St. Andrews Summer Camp was founded 8 years ago by the parish of St. Andrews. It has since grown and developed to serve the church community, as well as the surrounding Rexdale community. The Camp is geared towards children aged 5-12, and its runs for 6 […]

Profile: Dmitrik Sports (Hoop House)

The Dmitrik Sports Camp was founded by Michael Dmitrik five years ago. With an average of 15 participants per week, ages 10-14 years old, this camp promotes physical activity primarily by playing  basketball all day, every day. The camp is open for players of all skill levels. The camp runs from […]

Profile: Saint Christopher’s House

The Saint Christopher’s House camp at Senhor Santo Cristo Catholic Elementary School is a great place for kids to spend the day and have fun. With small classrooms like these, it is easy for the organization to give the kids all the attention they need. The kids are split into […]

Profile: Central Neighborhood House

Central Neighborhood House(CNH) is one of the oldest settlement houses in Toronto. Their mission statement is to “engage the skills and talents of the people of our community to foster social justice, and to build a vibrant neighborhood where everyone lives with dignity and respect.” Their values are diversity, empowerment, leadership, […]

Profile: Frontlines

Weston Frontlines Centre is a non-profit organization that provides much-needed services and programs, as well as a safe environment for the youth of Weston Lawrence neighborhood. Their motto, “Bring People Together,” is an example of the inclusivity that the Frontlines community offers, as they welcome individuals of various ethnicities,  faiths, and […]

Special Event: Chaminade Day

It was a warm day on July 18th, when students from a host of different elementary schools arrived at Chaminade College School, for their special High School Transition Camp Day. Every student present would be attending Chaminade come September. Organized by Mike Consul and the Focus on Youth media team, […]