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Moorelands’ Messages March 16, 2015

Hey Moorelands! Last Wednesday, (March 11th) two of our Budding Leaders After-school Teams united for some March Madness! BLAST Grenoble paid BLAST Thorncliffe a visit; they had a pizza party together and then practiced teamwork and good sportsmanship while they played Grenoble vs Thorncliffe capture the flag! It was great to see our kids interacting […]

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Moorelands’ Messages March 9, 2015

Hey Moorelands! We are so excited to announce that tickets ($150) for our event – ‘Get Jazzed About Moorelands’ – starring the phenomenal Molly Johnson, are on sale now!  We would love for you to join us for this intimate evening with Juno award-winning jazz legend Molly Johnson, also featuring Tyler Yarema.  Not only will you […]

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Moorelands’ Messages March 2, 2015

Hey Moorelands! March is finally here and with a weekend of (slightly) warmer weather behind us, the team at Moorelands is feeling positively spring-like!  Our buoyant mood is also thanks to the absolutely brilliant night we had at Laugh Out Loud in Leaside #6 on Friday night!  The comedy was great, the food was delicious […]

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Moorelands’ Messages February 23, 2015

Hey Moorelands! It’s been a busy few weeks at Moorelands with tons of planning afoot for lots of exciting events on the horizon. First up, this Friday (Feb, 27) we are so excited to join the lovely folks at Laugh out Loud in Leaside for their 6th annual comedy event, this year benefiting Moorelands!  The event is […]

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AGM 2015

AGM 2015:  Moorelands: Building Community, Bridging the Opportunity Gap. Annual General Meeting & Reception Wednesday, April 15, 2015  

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Mike’s Story

Mike Roy started his Moorelands’ journey as a camper in 1992. From then he went onto become an LIT, a CIT and a counselor before becoming one of the first Program Assistants at our Grenoble After-school Program (now BLAST) in 1999. “Two weeks at camp is like four months in the city in terms of learning…Moorelands taught […]

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Miranda’s Story

Miranda Tulsi was a participant at Grenoble City programs in 1999 when she was in Grade 4. “Moorelands helped me become the person I am today…whenever I look back or think about my time at Moorelands, it always puts a smile on my face.” Since then she has cultivated a long-standing and fruitful connection to […]

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Susan’s Story

Susan Aurelio (nee Rigby) was at Moorelands Wilderness Camp from 1973 – 1976.   “I first went to Moorelands during the summer before Grade 6. It was a difficult time in our family, my sister and I arrived in August of that year feeling a little shell-shocked. After we got out of the school bus […]

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Moorelands’ Messages February 2, 2015

Hey Moorelands! Gilbert (Gil) & Sullivan (Sully) are wondering where all the campers are! Get your 2015 Moorelands’ Wilderness Camp registration application in soon and join the fun! The winner of the early registration movie ticket draw was… Carys’ family! We’re so excited we received over 110 early applications.  Congratulations, to Carys and her family […]

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Moorelands’ Messages January 26, 2015

Hey Moorelands! This week, our wilderness camp Director, LT, wanted to share this beautiful note (above) from one of our intermediate campers. What a lovely, heart-felt message about why camp is awesome! A special shout out to camp staff Indiana, Crispy and Zeke – you obviously made quite the impact!  It really means the world to us […]

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Joey’s story

Joey is a graduate of Moorelands’ Wilderness Camp. He first experienced Moorelands as a child camper. He’s also a graduate of our ACE  & SALT Leadership modules and, in 2014, Joey experienced his first year as a staff person for Moorelands, where he led new campers as a cabin leader. At 17, this is Joey’s first job and […]

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Catlin’s Story

Moorelands gave me the tools and confidence that I have been using in all aspects of my life, even after I stopped attending camp. Growing up, my family moved a lot. In grade 7, I went to 3 different schools. But no matter where I lived, I always knew I would return to Moorelands Camp in the summer. Camp was […]

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Christmas Sharing 2014

Thank you to everyone who adopted a family in 2014! Because of the generosity of our wonderful donors, Moorelands was able to provide for 376 families this Christmas! Visit our Christmas Sharing Page to view a special Moorelands’ thank you video which gives an idea of the impact of our programs and the magic of Santa’s […]

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Moorelands’ Brighter Futures Night

On November 4th, 2014, Moorelands hosted our ‘Brighter Futures Night’ an evening of good company, new friendships & stories of growing up in our city.  We are so very grateful to our long-term supporters, John Offutt and Jane Ferguson, for allowing us to use their beautiful home for the occasion.  It was fantastic to mingle with […]

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STWM 2014

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2014 This year, Moorelands’ arrived eager, early (and icy cold!) at the 2014 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon ready to walk/run in bright colours for brighter futures for the children we serve! With a target of $20,000, we walked proudly in our vibrant outfits, united in our goal. After jubilantly completing the 5k, we cheered on several Wilderness Camp Staff who […]

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