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After-school Programs Online This Fall!

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, Moorelands Kids’ after-school programs will run online this fall. The health and safety of our kids and staff is paramount. After discussions with our school partners and reaching out to parents to learn about their needs, it was clear that online programs were the best way to keep kids resilient […]

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Tips for Stage 3 of COVID-19

BY VODA, SUMMER STAFF At the time of writing, the province of Ontario has officially eased into recovery or Stage 3 of COVID-19, and shortly kids are going back to school. With that being said, here are some tips to keep in mind while you reconnect at a distance! After almost half a year of […]

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Make this the Best School Year Ever! Plan for Success

BY JAY, CAMP VOLUNTEER “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett It’s that time of year again! School’s back. But it might be very different than what you might be used to. You might be learning online. You might have less classmates at school. […]

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How to Take Care of Yourself Inside & Out

BY VODA, SUMMER STAFF As those of us here in Toronto move forward into Stage 3, most of us are getting the hang of the new normal… I think by now it’s safe to say that everyone washes their hands regularly, we own various masks and everyone (for the most part) is aware and attempting […]

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Don’t let Yesterday’s Mistakes Define You

BY HANNAH, BLAST PROGRAM LEADER Yesterday’s mistakes tend to define me but what is a mistake? Mistakes have a lot of causes; they can be big or small. But the thing they have in common is that they all have to do with doing the wrong thing. It could either make you or break you […]

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Virtual Visitors’ Day 2020 RSVP!

JOIN US FOR VIRTUAL VISITORS’ DAY – JULY 29TH TAKE A PEEK AT WHAT’S GOING ON IN OUR VIRTUAL SUMMER PROGRAMS! Please join us for Virtual Visitors’ Day on Wednesday, July 29th where we’ll be giving you the inside scoop on Moorelands Camp Lead On – our online camp programs this summer. RSVP today to […]

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What does it mean to be a Good Citizen?

BY BLAST PROGRAM LEADERS SAMIA & VODA At Moorelands, all year round, we strive to be good citizens in our community. There are many definitions of a citizen but to narrow it down, it means, that you belong and identify with a community. However, the question remains, what makes someone a good citizen? In Moorelands’ […]

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Indigenous Connections with Kawagama Lake

Moorelands Kids recognizes that many Indigenous nations have long standing relationships with the territories upon which we are located that precede our establishment. We acknowledge our presence in Toronto on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples; and at Moorelands Camp on Kawagama […]

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Get in the Habit of Good Decisions

By VODA, BLAST program leader Habits are actions that repeat over and over. Maybe you have a good habit like brushing your teeth in the morning, or maybe you have a bad habit like biting your nails. We all have habits whether we realize it or not and we should all get in the habit […]

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How is COVID-19 impacting kids?

Moorelands Kids is committed to supporting the most vulnerable segments of our community who are being impacted by COVID-19. A recent United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) publication highlights that the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to have unprecedented impact on children and youth. School closures, control measures, inaccessibility of traditional avenues of support, loss of recreational […]

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BE A Send a Kid To Camp SUPERHERO

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot send kids to camp on Kawagama Lake. Instead, this summer we will Send Camp to Kids through our new virtual programs. Moorelands Kids is responding to the huge increase in kid’s anxiety and to the distress caused by physical distancing with nimble speed. We are constantly generating engaging and supportive […]

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HOW MOORELANDS KIDS IS RESPONDING TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Let’s Keep Our Kids Resilient & Strong Social Distancing is hard on everyone. Finding ways to connect with our families and kids in meaningful ways is critically important. Moorelands Kids understands that Covid-19 is increasing anxiety for many. Children and youth are particularly vulnerable and those already living below the poverty line are three times […]

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What Might Virtual Camp Look Like for Kids?

In a Virtual Camp world, campers will tune in online to meet their Moorelands Camp team! They’ll receive a daily online camp schedule filled with fun, engaging challenges and videos spread throughout the day to mimic moving between camp activities. Campers will simply have to click a link to be virtually transported to Kawagama Lake! […]

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