Non-sports

4-h Noola 1 – Northern Ontario Outdoor Leadership Adventure 1
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http://www.4-hontario.ca/

[email protected]
1-877-410-6748  1-519-824-0101
youth 9-21
Youth pledge to learn about animals, cooking, outdoor survival, agriculture. Clubs. Camps, conferences, scholarships, competitions, exchanges.

Adventure Camp
15203 Yonge St.  Aurora  ON  -
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http://www.yorkprofessional.com

[email protected]
905-841-1314  705-342-7345
3 months to 12 years
Summer day camps ages 5 to 12 years old, overnight camps, child care centres, kindergarten, before and after school kids’ clubs, emergency and home care. 

All Star Interactive – bowling
2791 Eglinton Ave. E.  Toronto  ON  M1J2E1
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.allstarinteractive.ca/

[email protected]
416-261-5011 
all ages
Newly renovated, two floors of 10-pin bowling adventure. Cosmic bowling, billiard tables, full service bar and kitchen, 24 lanes and automatic scoring make it a great venue for private parties, birthday parties and other events. Free game voucher on website.  

Applegrove Community Complex
60 Woodfield Road  Toronto  ON  M4L2W6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.applegrovecc.ca/

[email protected]
416-461-8143 
all ages
After-school program includes theme days like baking, cooking, creativity arts, music, drama, games, and kids’ choice Fridays. School year teen drop-in program for ages 13 to 18 is popular. Summer Day Camp for ages 6 to 12, and Leadership Program for youth 12 to 14 years of age. Programs for infants/parents, adults and seniors. 

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
12 Alexander Street   Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.buddiesinbadtimestheatre.com/

[email protected]
416-975-9130 
15 to 25
Theatre company. Queer Youth Arts Program provides an artistic meeting space for queer youth aged 15 to 25 to network. Young Creators Unit, Pride Cab to create, produce and perform a cabaret-style show etc.

Bugs without Borders
Yonge St. and Lawrence area  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.bugswithoutborders.com/

[email protected]
416-788-4542 
4 to 13
Offering many programs to help children learn more about weird and wonderful bugs. Hands-on programs allows them to come fae-to-face with insects, reptiles, and amphibians. Dynamic workshops for children. Half-day March break and Summer Bug Camp! Limited enrolment, register early. New “CSI Entomology” Summer Bug Camp for ages 8 and older. Also school workshops, lunch and after-school programs, clubs and birthday parties. 

Chess’n Math Association
Multiple locations – see website.     ON  -
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http://www.chess-math.org/

[email protected]
416-486-3395  416-488-5506
6 to 13
Clubs, lessons, and camps. Chess Day Camps for ages 6 to 13 are offered during March break, Christmas holidays and during the summer.  Weekly lessons for kids age 6 to 14. Adult and private lessons too! Challenging Math programs are available for schools to improve students’ understanding of math. Chess is introduced in grade 2 within the Challenging Math program and students continue learning right through to grade 6. Instructional Chess Tournaments for Children on Sundays. 

Chess’n Math Association
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.chess-math.org

[email protected]
416-488-5506 
6 to 14
March break, summer, Christmas holiday day camps, chess clubs, lessons.

Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto
5183 Sheppard Avenue East  Scarborough  ON  M1B5Z5
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.cccgt.org/

[email protected]
416-292-9293 
all ages
The largest Chinese cultural centre in North America! Art gallery. State-of-the-art 600-seat theatre and 8500 square foot multi-purpose hall for sports, recreational activities, trade shows and banquets. Resource centre, boardroom, studios and classrooms. Family Connections Programme, Youth Chapter, Friendship Programme, Group Tours, Cultural and Educational Services. Events almost every day! Green Summer Camp for ages 4 to 12 – children trained in both Cantonese and Mandarin. Youth Orchestra, Chinese School. Classes in Chinese Opera, music-strings, table tennis, board games, cartooning… So much to do – you must see the website!

COLUMBUS CENTRE OF TORONTO
901 Lawrence Ave. West  901 Lawrence Ave. W.  ON  -
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http://www.villacharities.com/main.asp?View=Columbus/

[email protected]
416-789-7011 ext. 219 
4 to 15
Children’s Centre for ages 18 months to 12 years. Daily Italian lessons. Cultural arts for children and adults in dance, music, Italian language and culture and cooking. A large selection of summer camps with Leader-in-training program too. Fitness club for ages 6 and up. 

Community Centre 55
97 Main St.  Toronto  ON  M4E2V6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.centre55.com/

[email protected]
416-691-1113 
all ages
Summer day camp for ages 4 to 12 with off-camp-site trips, overnight camping trip for ages 9 to 12. Extended care. Kindergarten enrichment program. Before, lunch and after school programs. Kinder Camp. Counsellor-in-training program. March break sports camp. Also book clubs, seniors fitness etc. Many events including Slobberfest, Pancake Breakfast with Santa and Hamper the Reindeer Dec. 3, 2011, Kingston Road Village Spring Festival Sat. June 4th, 2011 and other neighbourhood and charity events. See website for details and dates.

Conservatory of Dance Plus Inc.
45 Bellwoods Ave.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.conservatoryofdanceplusinc.com/

[email protected]
416-716-7416 

Classes for preschoolers to adults. Beginners welcome. Learn ballet, comtemporary, tap, urban dance and more. Small class sizes, audition and RAD exam preparation, preschool day programme, Dance Camp, piano lessons, dancewear resales, space rental, dance education and career consultation, master class bookings, French and Math tutoring, high school credit information etc. 

Crescent Town Club Inc. – Community Centre
Crescent Town Club, 24A The Market Place, Cresent Town  East York  ON  M4C5M1
East York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.crescenttownclub.com/

416-699-9631 
all ages
Manages the recreational, athletic and day care facilities, including the provision of recreation, health, fitness and social programs. There are several clubs: swim, racquetball, squash, table tennis and karate. See website for program guides regarding: children and youth; aquatic programs; seniors centre; adult programs; bus trips; clubs and house leagues and community information. 

Derry Flute Band
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 614, 100 Salome Dr.  Scarborough  ON  -
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http://www.derryfluteband.org/ 

[email protected]
 
8 and up
A non-profit organization of volunteer musicians who enjoy learning, playing and performing band music. Membership is open to anyone willing to make the commitment and effort. Beginners and experienced players are welcom. Instruction is free! Uniforms and instruments are provided as long as you are a member. You need to be able to read sheet music. 4 different types of flutes. 

Downward Dog Yoga
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.downwarddog.com/

[email protected]
416-703-8805  416-693-4088
4 and up
Kids Yoga for ages 4 to 11. Teen Yoga. Yoga for Runners and Jock Yoga. Many adult classes. Workshops, retreats and teacher training.  

DPhi Summer Sorority
Camp is at Green Acres, 11123 Kennedy Rd., Markham, Ont. L6C 1P2  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.dphi.ca/

[email protected]
416-633-1880 
8 to 16
A health, wellness and self-esteem building sorority for girls aged 8 through 16 years. Helping girls find true friendship, fun experiences, healthy eating, exercise and emotional confidence. Sorority programs like Girl2Girl Book Club, Savvy Girls, Sorority Vogue and summer programs in sports, arts and crafts, fitness etc. 

Fairyland Children’s Dance Theatre
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.fairyland-theatre.com/

[email protected]/
416-663-1700 
3 to 16
Dance classes like Kinder Dance, Preballet and Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop and Aerobics. End-of-the-year performance in June at the York Woods Library Theatre. Exams are also in June. Intermediate and Advanced students can audition for the competitive dance program. Also, there’s summer camp, birthday parties, events, performances and rental costumes. 

Fitgirls
Toronto    ON  -
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http://www.fitgirls.ca/

[email protected]
416-908-9713 
7 to 11
Fitness, health and we-being club for girls in grades 2 to 6. Workshops for school and other groups. After school programs and summer camps for girls. Workshops for soccer, football, obstacles, track and field, skipping, volleyball, floor hockey, frisbee, basketball, dance and pilates. 

HANNAFORD Youth Bands
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.hssb.ca/

[email protected]
416-425-2874 
10 to 24
Brass and percussion players ages 10 to 24, beginner to advanced can participate in any one of the 3 brass bands: The Hannaford Youth Band, The Hannaford Community Band and The Hannaford Junior Band. Each particpant must audition. Brass band instruments are provided. 

High Park Choirs of Toronto
2100 Bloor St. W. # 6341  Toronto  ON  M6S5A5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.highparkchoirs.org/

[email protected]
416-762-0657 
4 to 18
Six choirs with over 120 children aged 4 to 18. Professional conductors and music educators, outstanding artistry and guest artists. Auditions in April and May for September placement. E-mail to book your audition. 

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Kaos Music Centre
3052 Bloor Street W  Etobicoke  ON  M8X2B6
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.kaosmusiccentre.com/

[email protected]
416-233-2232 
3 and up
Private and group music lessons, Rock Band Camp, and Glee Club. Lessons for piano, guitar, bass, drums, woodwind, violin, vocal, Junior Music program and Music Wonderland programs. 

Mad Science Of Toronto
14 – 1170 Sheppard Ave. W.  Toronto  ON  M3K2A3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.madscience.org/

[email protected]
416-630-5282 
3 to 12
After school, preschool, summer camps and March break programs, workshops, special events and birthday parties. All programs are animated at your location. Catering to school age children, preschool and kindergarten children.

Ontario Girl Guides
Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council, 14 Birch Ave.  Toronto  ON  M4V1C8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.guidesontario.org/

[email protected]
416-920-6666  1-877-323-4545
sparks and up.
Girls camps. Artists studio, crafts, drama and improv, visual and performing arts, archery, cooking, geocache, horseback riding, global adventurers, kayaking, ropes and walls, wilderness, surf and sail, waterfront adventurers, canoeing, cycling, Haliburton, Ottawa and Wyoka adventure. Leadership development programs, parent and me, mom and me, grandma, mom and me, dad and me weekends, mom and me canoe trip, family camp.

Prosserman Jewish Community Centre (JCC)
Sherman Campus, 4588 Bathurst St. #1 – 19  Toronto  ON  M2R1W6
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.centrecamp.ca/home.asp

[email protected]
416-638-1881 x 4235  416-638-1881 x 4299
all ages
Fitness centre, culinary arts studio, new media studio, special programming for 55 plus adults, studios of the Koffler Centre of the Arts offers classes in visual arts, dance and music, Jewish learning program, family programming, daycare and preschool, Centre Camp for ages 2.5 to 14, Chai sports and a lounge. 

Royal Botanical Gardens
680 Plains Road West  Burlington  ON  L7T4H4
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.rbg.ca/

1-800-694-4769  905-527-1158
5 and up
Coed camps ages 5 and up, leadership training, ecoleaders, kids clubs, public programs like drumming, art, horticulture,  school groups.

Royal Canadian Yacht Club
141 St. George Street  Toronto  ON  M5R2L8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.rcyc.ca/

[email protected]
416-967-7245   416-934-4407
all ages
Youth sailing, childcare, youth sports, family nights, Toddler Fun Zone and Kids Sports Zone, Movie/Game Lounge

Royal Ontario Museum Summer Club
100 Queen’s Park  Toronto  ON  m5s2c6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.rom.on.ca/programs/rom_kids/summer_club/index.php

[email protected]
416-586-5797 
all ages
Activity-based camps. ROMkids weekends, Saturday Morning Club, ROM sleepovers, Summer Club, March Break Camp, Explorer’s Club, Family Events. Camps age 5 to 14. LIT program age 14 to 16.

Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC)
707 Dundas Street West  Toronto  ON  M5T2W6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.scaddingcourt.org/

[email protected]
416-392-0335 
all ages
Programs for children of all ages, youth, adults and seniors. Also emergency and occasional child care, parent/child drop in programs, indoor park, school readiness, family math, peer nutrition, families reading together. Science and computer clubs, badminton, international cooking, creative puppet making, creative arts, basketball etc. Fusion young women’s program, young Muslim women’s program, newcomer youth recreation and leadership program, March break and summer day camps, LIT camp, Drama Interact Summer Camp and Young Wilderness Adventure program. 

Scarborough Arts Community Culture Connection
Scarborough Arts Council, 1859 Kingston Rd.  Toronto  ON  M1N1T3
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.scarborougharts.com/

[email protected]
416-698-7322 
6 and up
Many programs for youth like CARES: a fully mobile, after-school program with digital equipment for youth ages 6 to 12 provided with no cost to the parent or hosting school! Phase 2 is a new collective of emerging Hip Hop artists – auditions close soon. The Borough Most Thorough is a series of music creation workshops for ages 14 to 19. I have a dream is a new dance collective movement for ages 15 to 19. The Bridging Project uses art interventions to connect communities. Also exhibitions, galleries and events. 

Scouts Canada – Greater Toronto Council
265 Yorkland Blvd., 2nd Floor  Toronto  ON  M2J5C7
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.gtc.scouts.ca/

[email protected]
416-490-6364  1-800-263-0930
5 to 26
Fun and exiting outdoor adventures for boys, girls, men, women – everybody – aged 5 to 26. Programs help youth discover self-confidence, teamwork and leadership skills plus a caring attitude and respect fo the environment and communities. Leadership opportunities for youth and adults. 

Theatre Revolve
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.theatrerevolve.com/home.php

[email protected]
416-407-7301 
 girls 14 to 24
A program that empowers young women through the creation of live theatre, artistic training, mentorship and leadership development. Create new plays, short films, installations, zines, and websites. Under 21 and Under 24 groups. Program is FREE and they offer TTC tickets and snacks. Funded by the the Government of Ontario through Citizenship and Immigration Canada, newcomers to Canada and women ages 14 to 24 are welcome. No prior artistic experience necessary. 

Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club
141 Wilson Ave.  Toronto  ON  M5M3A3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.torontocricketclub.com/

416-487-4581 x 2217 
all ages
Fitness programs for all ages. Tennis and skating programs for kids and adults. Social activities like Movies Under The Stars and Battle of the Bands. Squash from age 7 and cricket for all ages and skill levels. Curling and croquet for kids and adults. Childcarre for ages 3 months to 7 years. 

Toronto Dance Vibe
179 Bartley Drive  Toronto  ON  M4A1E8
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.dancevibes.com/

[email protected]
416-385-9481 
all ages
Dance instruction in jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, acrobatics and musical theatre. Studio uniform. Parties for 6+Summer Dance Camp 5+. Also teen and adult summer fitness classes. 

Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra
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http://www.tso.ca/ 

[email protected]
416-593-7769 x 373 
all ages
Both the Young People’s Concert series and the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra offer opportunities for musical development beyond school hours. There are also many programs for schools to choose from including the Adopt-a-Player programme. Auditions, open call, competitions too. 

Turning Pointe Academy of Dance
105 Vanderhoof Ave., Unit #1  Toronto  ON  M4G2H7
East York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.turningpointe.ca/

[email protected]
416-696-7466 
2 and up
Dance Company. Fall and winter programs and camps. Classes in acro, ballet, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, modern contemporary, musical theatre, tap etd. Also preschool classes and competitive training. 

Young Poets
The League of Canadian Poets, 920 Yonge St., Suite 608  Toronto  ON  M4W3C7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.youngpoets.ca/

[email protected]
416-504-1657 
all ages
A project of The League of Canadian Poets, Canada’s professional poetry organization. Young poets are promoted through contests and encouraged through poetry month, festivals and other events. Workshop ideas for teachers, teaching links and resources. Also a teachers’ forum to share ideas, questions, theories etc. 

Youth Leadership Camps Canada
Lake Simcoe Training Centre, 498 Moon Point Dr.,   Orillia  ON  L3V6H1
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Region
www.ylcc.com/

705-326-2433  
all ages
Single day to 5 day retreat for elementary and high school students, adults, families, sports groups, professionals, student councils, family reunions.