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COVID-19 and the Impact on Education

By Aly Tomas, volunteer This past year has been challenging for everyone. Working from home and transitioning to online learning has had a real impact, specifically on children’s education. We wanted to take a look at COVID-19’s Impact on Education. It is well known that there are existing gaps in the education system even before […]

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Executive Director’s Report 2020

Achieve More Together! That was the theme we set at the start of the year – it spoke to how much more can be achieved when we share our strengths. 2020 certainly wasn’t a year that anyone expected, but it brought into focus just how important our work is and that sharing our strengths is […]

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Km4Camp!

On the May 24 Weekend 2021, the Moorelands Kids team is raising money to send kids to camp this summer by taking on the challenge of traversing the not-insignificant 240km distance between Toronto and Moorelands Camp! We’re splitting the distance between us and are planning to walk, run, cycle, (and maybe even kayak) to help kids get […]

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How to make an Instagram Reel – VITAL Volunteering Opportunity

Gain volunteer hours by making an Instagram Reel about the Moorelands Kids’ Habits & Qualities! By making an Instagram Reel, you can gain 2 volunteer hours and have your work featured on Moorelands Kids’ Instagram! Scroll down to see our video on how to make an Instagram Reel: How it works Choose 1 of the […]

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It Takes Courage To Do The Right Thing

By Aly Tomas We often hear about how important it is to do the right thing, and make good decisions. Sometimes doing the right thing is clear and simple. Other times, doing the right thing might not feel so easy. It can take courage to do the right thing. Integrity What is integrity and why […]

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VITAL Volunteering Opportunity

Gain volunteer hours by writing a Moorelands Kids’ blog post for our website! By writing a personal blog post, you can gain 3 volunteer hours and have your writing featured on the web! How it works Share your personal experience of what you’ve learned about one or two of the Moorelands Kids’ Habits & Qualities […]

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Send Hope and Mary to Camp!

“Going to camp helps kids in so many ways. The chance to be away from home, new experiences, opening their eyes to new opportunities. But Moorelands Camp equally helps in socialisation, it helps kids learn to make new friends and develop teamwork skills. Learning how to interact successfully with people is so important.” Ada, Camper […]

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Reasons To Send Your Child To Summer Camp

By Aly Tomas With the weather still being “not quite spring” outside, your child’s summer plans may not be the first thing on your mind, but it’s actually a perfect time to start thinking ahead to warmer months and making plans – like summer camp! Considering sending your child to summer camp? Take a look […]

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Why Camp is Important for City Kids

By Sarah Van Heuverswyn Despite social distancing measures, we still have some wonderful and fun things to do here in Toronto. We have parks, the Toronto Zoo and can discover beautiful nature trails in our magnificent ravine network. Still, nothing can replace the joy of the great Canadian wilderness, and that is one reason why […]

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Meet Our Camp Staff: Baloo aka Sinoy

By Dawson Nyffenegger Hailing all the way from Manchester, England, Sinoy Joseph has been part of our Moorelands Camp staff team for several years. A chemistry student at the University of Manchester currently doing his Master’s degree, Sinoy hopes to be able to practice medicine once he graduates. His career choice likely stems from his […]

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What is positive youth development?

By Robyn Bell “This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease.” — Robert Kennedy. What is positive youth development? Positive Youth […]

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Stay Home & Stay Creative

Right now, as much as possible, it’s important to stay home,  stay safe, and save lives.  But we all know, staying home can be a bit boring! Don’t worry, Moorelands Kids is here to help! Below you’ll find lots of videos and resources to help you stay creative at home – most of the materials […]

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Catch the Ace!

PLAY OUR NEW CATCH THE ACE LOTTERY 2 chances to win every week! Get your tickets by Tuesday night to win the weekly prize.  PLUS, find the ACE of SPADES for the Progressive JACKPOT starting at *$5,000. 2 CHANCES TO WIN BIG – EVEN IN WEEK 1! HOW IT WORKS The deadline to buy your tickets is 11.59 pm Tuesday, March 2nd   Don’t miss out […]

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Annual Impact Meeting

Please join us for Moorelands Kids’ Annual Impact Meeting – April 21st at 5:30 pm. This meeting will be held on Zoom. RSVP to receive the link. Consider joining us early, at 5 pm, on April 21st, to visit our virtual program offerings. HOW TO USE ZOOM You may choose to install the Zoom application […]

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Fundraise Online – Be a Send a Kid To Camp SUPERHERO

Moorelands Kids; Send a Kid to Camp (SAK) fundraising campaign kicks off in early spring and we’re looking for volunteers to help us fundraise online to support campers this summer. We all have unique strengths to share and there are different ways you can help send camp to kids! Please consider becoming an online SAK […]

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