After-School Staff Training 2019

Our after-school programs are staffed by passionate social service/child & youth workers and students. We are grateful to Scotiabank for their generous funding for our after-school staff training. Training takes place over three sessions in September and it is RIGOROUS! At Moorelands Kids we are intentional. Our BLAST, LED, and VITAL leadership programs offer fun and educational after-school activities for […]

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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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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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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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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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Advice I Wish I’d Had: High School Grads Give Advice On Getting A Job

Life is a puzzle, you put it together as you go. Some things fit perfectly, while others don’t, but you always wish you had some advice to guide you along your way. Moorelands VITAL (Volunteers In Training As Leaders) program helps youth develop leadership skills and positive character qualities that will prepare them to succeed in […]

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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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How to Write the Best Resume

Creating a resume can be a daunting task, but it is a necessary step towards employment. Moorelands youth leadership programs, Youth LED and VITAL are designed to give kids the skills they need to succeed in the future. As our programs have ended for the year and some of our participants will be looking for […]

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Apply Online for Programs

Apply for Online for Programs at Moorelands today! Apply online for programs by clicking on the APPLY button beneath the program you are interested in below. Moorelands’ programs offer a wide variety of activities and learning experiences. Moorelands Camp, BLAST (Budding Leaders After-School Teams), Youth LED (Lead Excel Demonstrate) and VITAL (Volunteers in Training as Leaders) help participants build life and leadership skills, increase their […]

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Budding Leaders are Back!

“Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.”  Hansa Proverb Our budding leaders came back with a bang on September 26th! Over the past couple of weeks, BLAST kids have been getting to know their group and Moorelands’ culture and routines. They’ve also been learning about Moorelands’ character qualities like respect and caring […]

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