Special Event: Camp Olympia, Day 2

Saturday, June 1st marked the second day of the Focus On Youth Leadership training at  Camp Olympia. The day began with breakfast in the Dining Hall, followed by Workshop #2. The workshops include Coaching led by Justin, Carm, Andrew and Matthew, with students from Francis Liberman and Neil McNeil.  The […]

Special Event: Camp Olympia, Day 1

Before we send our staff to work, we send them to be trained at Camp Olympia. At Olympia, they focus on skill building, teamwork, and communication, all of which are essential in being successful in the Focus on Youth program. Student leaders from schools across the board, such as Archbishop Romero, […]

Special Event: Don Bosco Carousel

The TCDSB’s Focus On Youth program implemented a  new hiring processes this year called the “Carousel,” a more interactive approach to hiring students. This process included giving the students various tasks to demonstrate their skills while being on the job. This process allowed teachers to see the students in action before […]

Special Event: Jean Vanier: Carousel

The student leaders of the Toronto Catholic District School Board attended an information carousel night at Jean Vanier Secondary School. The session consisted of tests to judge the actions of the potential leaders. The activities were designed to make the leaders more comfortable, and to act as a teaching aide. They […]

Special Event: Sunnybrook Camp Day

The sky was bright and clear, and the weather was just a bit chilly as students from Blessed Mother Teresa and Father Henry Carr’s Footsteps summer camp arrived at Sunnybrook Park to enjoy  their official Camp Day on July 24th. The event was organized by Mike Consul, and Andre Fullerton, […]

Profile: WoodGreen Community Services

WoodGreen Community Services is based in east Toronto, and provides support and assistance to all ages. The organization started as a volunteer-based during the Great Depression, and they are now celebrating their 75th year, still helping to build a better community. WoodGreen Community Services runs programs ranging from childcare to senior assistance. […]