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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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Let’s Send Camp To Kids! – ED’s Report Summer 2020

Like many of our children, Kaiya is going through a difficult time as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. The need to social distance can be particularly cruel now as we face major life events without the ability to come together. To know that memories of camp are keeping Kaiya strong and resilient, I am filled with […]

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Moorelands Kids: Teaching Kids to be Leaders

At Moorelands Kids, we stand against racism. Our core values are the foundation of our programs: We recognize the inherent value of all persons.  We strive to treat all we touch – the families we serve, our staff, community partners, volunteers, donors and suppliers – with courtesy, respect, dignity, compassion and understanding. These values have guided our […]

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Executive Director’s Report 2019

Typically a child’s world is very small, but even they know that the world is an uncertain place. Partnering with Moorelands Kids means you have the opportunity to transform a child’s life. Your support helps them write their own success story. At Moorelands Kids’ we help children prepare for a better future. We know that […]

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Join AGM

Please return to this link on June 3rd at 4:30 pm and you will be redirected to the Virtual AGM. How to Use Zoom You may choose to install the Zoom application on your computer or smartphone. This often allows for a smoother connection. However, you don’t need to install any extra software to join […]

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GivingTuesdayNow

As part of our Virtual Programs, our staff and kids have come together to create a thank you video for all the amazing essential workers who are keeping us safe and strong during this strange time. Here’s how you can join us in this global day of unity: Consider making a donation to support our […]

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Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Update: Today (March 12, 2020) the Ontario government announced they are closing public schools from March 14 to April 5 due to concerns about the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19. This means Moorelands Kids’ after-school programs will not run during this time. Our office remains open for business and we continue to accept applications for Moorelands […]

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