The Dude’s Story: Moorelands is a Unique Opportunity for Kids

“Moorelands matters because it teaches everyone there to give back – there’s nothing more important than that style of leadership. Kids that spend enough time at Moorelands grow up to realize it’s important to give back too.” The Dude, aka Kieran Cousins, Moorelands Camp Staff Alum For Kieran Cousins, known at Moorelands Camp as The […]

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Lynda Tilley Featured on Connections

Check out this video of our Executive Director, Lynda Tilley, being interviewed by Moorelands Kids’ staff alumnus, Jim Allan. Here, Lynda and Jim discuss the challenges that Moorelands Kids has faced during the pandemic and how we’ve adapted to keep kids connected, resilient and strong! Want to learn more about how Moorelands Kids has adapted? […]

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Kelvin’s Story: Bringing Leadership to Your Community

 “Really the point of Moorelands is you come to learn how to be a better leader and then you go back to your community and bring that leadership there.” Kelvin, VITAL participant age 16. Moorelands Kids has been a huge part of Kelvin’s life since he was 8 years old. When we meet to discuss […]

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Volunteer at Festi-Fall 2019

Moorelands Kids’ Festi-Fall 2019 will take place on Saturday, October 19th! Come join the fun and volunteer at Festi-Fall 2019! Take a look at some of the fun from last year… It’s a chance for us to connect with our families and remind kids of all their great learnings from summer camp – especially the […]

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Share the Love this Family Day

In honour of Family Day (February 18th), we’re running a social media contest to help grow the Moorelands Kids family! From now until Family Day, when you share our posts publicly on Facebook or Twitter, or post about our programs on Instagram, using the hashtag #MoorelandsKids and tagging us, you’ll be entered into a draw to win Moorelands Kids swag! This Family Day Help […]

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Meet Koda – Moorelands Kids Changed My Life!

“Moorelands isn’t your typical summer camp. The camp’s goal is to have every camper grow as a leader and to discover their full potential.” Koda, a former Moorelands Kids’ camper, is now a Moorelands Camp and BLAST (Budding Leaders After School Teams) program staff member. In 2017, Koda received the Moorelands’ Young Leaders Award and […]

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Great Canadian Giving Challenge 2018

Help Us Win $10,000! Join the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! Every $1 donated to our charity IN JUNE through Canada Helps earns Moorelands a chance to win a $10,000 donation!!! Your giving challenge donation using this form can have a HUGE impact… just one dollar could help us send 10 kids to Moorelands Camp! Listen […]

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Sandra Brown’s Moorelands Story

“At camp, I saw a different way of interacting – a different way to deal with problems. It gave me access to peace and tranquility; access to role models who I could trust.” Sandra Brown, Moorelands’ camper alumni Sandra Brown, nee Woodgate, recently got back in touch with Moorelands for the first time since her […]

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Giddy Up! Say Hello to Alpha

“I learned so many things at Moorelands. Every kid has strengths and it’s our job as leaders to put them in the position to succeed.” Moorelands is so pleased to welcome Keith McShan, aka Alpha, (back) into the fold.  Although he’s been connected to Moorelands for many years, Alpha has recently returned to a position […]

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Moorelands Camp Story Competition

We’re having a camp story competition! Share your story from Moorelands Camp and be entered into a draw to win a $50 Indigo Gift Card! Here are some ideas to get you thinking! Describe your favourite memory of Moorelands Camp and why it meant so much. Describe what you learned at Moorelands Camp and how you learned it. Describe […]

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Mike Kim Shares His Moorelands Story

“I grew up in a loving family. For many kids it’s not like that. Moorelands taught me to be aware of more than just what’s in front of you.” Mike “Squeak” Kim started working at Moorelands Camp in 2004 and went on to be a Section Head and then the Assistant Manager of our City […]

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Moorelands’ Camper, Lee, Gives Back

“Growing up, sometimes the only gifts we got came from the people supporting Moorelands.” Meet Lee, a hardworking and determined young woman working in the city of Toronto at the popular Broadview restaurant, Eastbound Brewing Co. Lee first came to Moorelands at the age of 9, when a friend from her St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood […]

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Christine and Carol Share Their Story

“It was like a dream come true to go to Moorelands Camp and escape from the traffic noise, pollution and congestion…” At Alumni Day 2017 (July 15th) we got the chance to catch up with two campers from the 1960s, sisters Christine and Carol. Here, Christine tells their story: “Moorelands Camp at Beaverton first came […]

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Alumni Day at Camp 2017

To everyone who joined us to celebrate Alumni Reunion Day at Camp on July 15th 2017 to mark Moorelands Camp’s 100th Birthday: THANK YOU! Former campers and camp staff from the 1950s through to now, came back to camp to share memories and create new ones.  It was so wonderful to reconnect with you all! […]

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