Who is Responsible for You?

By Kubix, BLAST Grenoble Site Coordinator Point to the sky, point to the ground, point to a friend, point to your knee, point to your head! Now, point to the person who is responsible for YOU… Ask this of a child and, more often than not, they will point to an adult in the room: […]

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How to teach kids to be peaceful problem solvers

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Winston Churchill Teaching kids about conflict resolution and how to solve problems peacefully is an important part of child development. Life isn’t always plain sailing and kids need to learn to be peaceful problem […]

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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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Early Registration Open for Moorelands Camp 2018!

Early registration is open for Moorelands Camp 2018! We already have 24 applications in for the upcoming summer, so don’t delay. And don’t forget, we’re running our “early bird” contest again this year: get your *completed* application in by January 26th and be entered into a draw to win a family night out! ($50 cineplex […]

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After-School Programs in “Fall” Swing!

Over the past few weeks, our Youth LED kids have been learning about important leadership habits and qualities that they can use to achieve success. The nine-week program covers many important aspects through a fun variety of activities. This past week the students at Valley Park Middle School were developing teamwork and problem-solving skills and […]

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Moorelands BLAST is Back!

“At Moorelands, we believe that ‘Together is Better’!” BLAST IS BACK! Moorelands BLAST after-school programs returned last week and it was so great to meet old and new faces alike! Our programs at Thorncliffe Park PS, Gateway PS and Grenoble PS all kicked off with getting-to-know-you activities and an introduction to the Moorelands Community Code. […]

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How You Can Help Kids By Supporting Moorelands After-school Programs

Read on to learn what can be achieved this fall at Moorelands After-school programs with your help!Kids from low-income neighbourhoods are falling behind their middle-class peers – reports confirm economic disparities result in academic disparities. At BLAST after-school program, super fun activities teach kids, grades 1-6, vital skills needed to succeed in school… PLUS we […]

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Scotiabank Staff Training Weekends 2017

“If you really want to be a successful leader, you must develop other leaders around you. You must develop a team of leaders!”  John C. Maxwell Moorelands staff members are an integral part of our after-school programs. We are so fortunate to receive generous funding for our staff training from Scotiabank to prepare staff for the important […]

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Moorelands Camp Photos 2017

The 2017 season of Moorelands Camp has sadly ended but take a look at some of the awesome photos from each session and keep the fire burning! (Page may take a few moments to load!)

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Moorelands’ Leadership Retreat 2017

Each summer, the culmination of both of Moorelands’ after-school leadership programs (Youth LED and VITAL) is a leadership retreat. While each of these programs is different – Youth LED helps middle school children at Valley Park develop a firm foundation of leadership skills while VITAL is focused on giving high schoolers at Marc Garneau Collegiate […]

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Fighting the Cold with Active Games

Cold? Not us! Despite the chilly weather, BLAST kids leaped at the chance to get their blood pumping outdoors with some super fun, active games. At Moorelands BLAST, participants spend a minimum of 50 minutes engaged in physical activity each day. We know that this active time is really important. It helps our participants stay healthy and […]

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An Update from Lynda on COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and public health advice to stay at home, Moorelands Kids’ office staff are working remotely and our office will be virtual from Monday March 16th to Thursday, April 30th. After-school programs will not run. Staff members are available by email or phone. Please visit our contact page to get in touch via email or our staff directory for a list of phone numbers.

We continue to accept applications for Moorelands Camp 2020. If you would like to make a donation, please click here or call: 416-466-9987 ext. 309.

New Virtual Programs Launch!

We're excited to launch virtual leadership programs while TDSB schools are closed. Check them out here: Virtual Programs.

If you need information on COVID-19 or health advice, please visit Toronto Public Health’s website. Moorelands Kids will continue to post updates about our services as the situation evolves.

Stay safe and healthy,

Lynda Tilley, Executive Director | Moorelands Kids