Stop and Think – How to Use Your Pause Button

Take a moment to stop what you’re doing and think: When was the last time you lost your temper? It happens to the best of us, we could be innocently going about our day and then BAM! Something – or someone – pushes one of our buttons and sets us off. We get mad, frustrated […]

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Care for Yourself this Winter

Brrrr! It’s cold out there! Self-care is important. If you don’t care for yourself, you’re bound to get run down, or worse, sick! And then how will you achieve your best? How will you care for others? Since winter seems to be doubling down on us this week, we’d thought we share some tips on […]

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Thank You For Giving Back On Giving Tuesday!

THANK YOU!!! We’re so grateful to everyone who celebrated Giving Tuesday and supported Moorelands Kids! We are overwhelmed by your generosity! On Giving Tuesday, YOU… Rallied to give back to your community and show support for Toronto kids. Took up the Harold E. Ballard Foundation’s challenge to rebuild Junior Cookout, donating $10,455 towards the rebuild […]

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Buy a Brick to Take Down the #Unignorable Tower!

United Way Fundraiser CONGRATS TO ERITHA HUNTLEY LEWIS! The winner of the 50/50 fundraiser! We’re fundraising to help the United Way of Greater Toronto take down the #UNIGNORABLE Tower. Buy a brick for $10 and you could win $500! With each brick purchase, your name will be attached to a brick on our mini #UNIGNORABLE […]

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Our Christmas Wish – ED’s Report Holiday 2019

Everyone likes to receive presents during the holidays and you can give a gift that delivers big change in the life of a Toronto child this Christmas. We URGENTLY need your help. 100 of our most under-served kids remain without sponsorship as we face the year-end. Their need is clear. Our need for your help […]

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Do You Know How to Spot Fake News?

You may have heard the term “fake news” mentioned before, but what exactly is it? Fake news is when false information is deliberately spread, especially online, to mislead people. There are lots of reasons why people might create fake news, but sometimes the people who share it online don’t even realize they are spreading it. […]

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projectDIVE! 113 Campers DIVE into Deeper Leadership!

Camp 2019 SUCCESS made possible by YOU: 694 spaces filled at camp – 99% filled! 113 projectDIVE! campers deepened leadership learning. 30 hours of extra staff training + 72 more hours of trekking training = an outstanding staff group. This summer, thanks to YOU – our amazing community – 113 campers were able to return […]

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Congrats to Karin Ibscher on Her Triumphant Kawagama Lake Swim!

Thank you, Karin Huge congratulations and thanks to Karin Ibscher on completing her epic swim! Karin’s impact has been tremendous.  At the time of going to print, she has surpassed her goal of sending 20 kids to camp and raised $24,787 and introduced 137 new people to the life-changing magic of Moorelands Camp. But what’s […]

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TD Bank Group – Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders

“Effective Leadership teaches accountability. Good decision-making skills take practice….” Marieke Vandekolk, TD Bank Group We asked some of our most successful corporate partners why leadership training in the younger years is so important. Here’s what Marieke Vandekolk, of TD Bank Group, told us. “Effective Leadership teaches accountability. Good decision-making skills take practice. Children can learn […]

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MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Pierre Lebel John Shelly Stephen Stobie Robert Webb INCREASING MOORELANDS IMPACT ON KIDS Simply stated, we empower kids to transform their lives. It’s our business and we are good at it. In our world of constant change and demand, being good is not good enough. To be great, we know that we can’t sit on […]

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How to Set Goals for Success In The New School Year

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” Pablo Picasso School is just around the corner. Do you feel ready? You might be excited to see all of your friends! Maybe you’re nervous […]

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What does it mean to be a good citizen?

At Moorelands Kids, we believe that if you provide children with the tools to make good decisions, treat people well, and respect themselves, they will be a part of the community as good citizens. We aren’t necessarily talking about your COUNTRY of citizenship. We’re thankful to live in Canada and to be a part of […]

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Staff Story

Thank you for your amazing work this summer! As you know, Moorelands Camp is a lot of FUN but it’s also a LOT of work because we offer something deeper and more important to the kids… As you know…we are on a mission! We intend that children will gain skills, experience personal growth, build confidence […]

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Tips for first-time campers (and parents!)

We know that sending your child to camp is a big deal for parents AND for kids. If it’s their first time away from home, we understand that there might be some nerves. Because we want every camper to have success at Moorelands Camp, we have some helpful tips that might help our first-time campers. […]

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