Moorelands Kids’ Community Hub

Camp Checklist! What To Bring (and Not Bring) to Summer Camp

It’s the last week of school and that means one thing… Camp starts next week! Can you tell we’re excited? We’ve put together this summer camp checklist so you know what to pack to have the best week away EVER! Days at Moorelands Camp are filled with fun and excitement, here’s what your child will […]

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Mentorship Matters at Moorelands

Our staff training is currently in full swing up on Kawagama Lake. Right now, new and returning staff from around the globe are learning what it means to be positive staff role models and mentors to the children we serve. Mentorship matters at Moorelands Kids! The staff who come to work at Moorelands Camp each […]

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Leadership Retreat 2019

On Thursday, June 6th, Moorelands Kids took 52 kids from our after-school LED and VITAL youth leadership programs on an adventure to Moorelands Camp for their first taste of the Canadian wilderness on the Leadership Retreat 2019! The Leadership Retreat is an opportunity for all program participants across our four difference programs (three LED locations […]

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Win a Signed Kyle Lowry Raptors Basketball

WIN a Signed Kyle Lowry Toronto Raptors Basketball and support kids from low-income Toronto communities! Each $20 ticket is an entry to the draw and helps underserved kids get to camp. $100 gets SIX entries! Contest ends at Noon Monday June 10th. Winner will be announced at 4pm on Monday June 10th #wethenorth #GoRaptors The […]

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After-school Program Highlights 2018-2019

All three of our after-school programs have finished for the year (although we have the Leadership Retreat to look forward to this weekend). Check out the pics to see how much fun, play, crafts, snacks, games, baseball, learning, laughter, and friendships we’ve packed into our BLAST, LED, and VITAL after-school programs this year. Thank you […]

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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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Blue Jays Field Trip May 26th 2019

BLAST and LED kids and their families were treated to a fun day out at the ball game to see the Toronto Blue Jays v. the San Diego Padres on Sunday, May 26th, 2019 courtesy of our friends at Jays Care! The winners of the recent baseball tournament, BLAST Grenoble, were treated to prime seats […]

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Learning to Lead at LED!

LED (Lead, Excel, Demonstrate) has closed for this spring session and we’ve been fondly looking back on some of our favourite memories! Equipping Kids with Skills to Lead! 1. Creating Vision Boards! It was so important to start the LED journey focusing on FIRST THINGS FIRST…they help us to know what we wanted to get […]

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Jays Care BLAST Baseball Day 2019

The Jays Care BLAST Baseball Day 2019 was held on Saturday, May 11th. Thank you so much to our partners, Jays Care, for making this great event possible! We’re excited to share some AMAZING results from the Rookie League Spring Training sponsored by Jays Care… Before the training, 85% of BLAST kids didn’t know how […]

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2019 Annual Bay Street Beach Volleyball Tournament

Hosted by McCarthy Tétrault, the 2019 Annual Bay Street Beach Volleyball Tournament took place on May 30th at Ashbridges Bay. And it was spectacular! The tournament is a fun fundraiser organized each year by the Articling Students at McCarthy Tétrault as a competition for the summer students at various Toronto law firms. A Toronto charity […]

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AGM 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us on April 24th, 2019 for the Moorelands Kids 2019 Annual General Meeting. Guests at the event learned how they are empowering Toronto children and youth from lower-income families to transform their lives through their support of Moorelands Kids. Community and Connections It was a fantastic opportunity to engage […]

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Moorelands Camp Visitors’ Day 2019

Please join us for Visitors’ Day 2019 at Moorelands Camp on Friday, July 12th. See our camp in action and discover what makes Moorelands Camp a unique and empowering experience! Park your car at Old Mill Marina (near Dorset) and take the boat across beautiful Kawagama Lake to see our programs in action. The marina is […]

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Moms telling Moms – Our Best Outreach – ED’s Report Spring 2019

“Moorelands Camp has definitely taught me how to trust…”   That’s what Letitia tells us in her story in this edition of myMoorelands. At Moorelands Kids, our vision is to empower kids to transform their lives. The warmer weather arrives and for us, that signifies the start of camp. We begin to wind down our […]

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Put the Fun in FUNdraising with Friends!

” Miracles happen in multiples of one!” “ Jane Ferguson Get outside. Breathe deep; feel your whole body start to relax. Hear that—that’s the sound of kids laughing. When I ask core donors, John Offutt and Jane Ferguson, why they choose to throw a party to get kids to Moorelands Camp for summer, this is […]

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