West GTA Summer Camps

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 […]

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.” […]

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: 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: 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 […]

Profile: Basketball World Toronto

The Dovercourt Basketball World Toronto camp in Saint Anthony Elementary School is an amazing opportunity for kids that want to play basketball. All of the student leaders are skilled and knowledgeable about the sport. These leaders are also students of the teacher supervisor at the program.  The kids get a […]