Programs

Arts Express
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.etobicokecreativearts.com/

[email protected]
416-239-3093 
5 to 13
In-school drama, dance, art and computer classes for kids in grades JK to Gr. 8. Held at school during lunch or after school. Programs run throughout the school year. Musical Theatre 12 week studio program at Glenview Presbyterian Church. Christmas break, March break and Summer camps offered at several locations across GTA. Workshops available to teachers and principals. 

Bisque It
9200 Weston Road, Unit #8  Woodbridge  ON  -
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http://www.bisqueit.com/

[email protected]
905.303.6333 
all ages
Pottery, painting studio, parties, school groups, classes, child drop-off.

Camp Kahuna
Burlington and Oakville for day camps, Puslinch for heroes academy, Burlington for overnight    ON  -
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http://www.kids4kids1.com/kids4kids_kahuna.htm

[email protected]
905.220.9553  
6 to 13
Leadership program, after school, extreme day and overnight camps, bike stunt and reptile shows, magic workshops, special guests.

Canadian Opera Company
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.coc.ca/Home.aspx

[email protected]
416-363-8231  1-800-250-4653
all ages
Free Concert Series. Largest producer of operas in Canada. Programs, workshops, tours and resources for all ages. Youth Opera Lab with free dinner, free workshop and 2 free tickets! Summer Youth Intensive, Living Opera etc. After school program, March break and summer programs. Kids create their own operas. Programs for families and schools. 

Humber Arboretum Nature Camps and Centre for Urban Ecology
205 Humber College Blvd.  Toronto  ON  M9W5L7
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.humberarboretum.on.ca

[email protected]
416-675-5009 
5 to 13
Summer and winter day camps for ages 5 to 13. Swimming, canoeing, exploring nature, parties, nature programs for schools and other groups, teachers, other adults, ecology centre.

Mansfield Outdoor Centre
P.O. Box 95  Mansfield  ON  L0N1M0
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.mansfieldoutdoorcentre.ca

[email protected]
705-435-4479  705-435-0338
6 to 13
Outdoor education and recreation provider. Outdoor education centre, cross country ski report, summer camp for kids 6 to 13, leader in training ages 14, 15, French immersion camp, seasonal family campground and conference/retreat facility.

Me To We Take Action Academy
near Port Hope    ON  -
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http://www.metowe.com/  

[email protected]
416 964 8942  
age 9 and up
Week-long, social justice-themed summer camps, leadership skills, workshops for schools, adult and family volunteer trips, school trips. Free the Children is charitable partner.

Mysteriously Yours…Mystery Dinner Theatre
2026 Yonge Street   Toronto  ON  M4S1Z9
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.mysteriouslyyours.com/

[email protected]
416-486-7469  1-800-668-3323
10 and up
Enjoy a fabulous dinner while watching the play. Interactive with audience participation optional. Birthdays worked into play. Students and educators nights.

Scarborough Historical Museum
1007 Brimley Rd.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/scarborough.htm/

[email protected]
416-338-8807 
all ages
Children’s day camps, pay-as-you-can events and voluteer opportunities for youth. Plus Satuday Adventure club for kids. Open to the public, admission is by donation throughout the year. Don’t miss annual events like Doors Open Toronto, Canada Day, Harvest Festival, Christmas Open House, Victorian Extravaganza and Desserts by Lamplight. 

Springridge Farm
7256 Bell School Line  Milton   ON  L9T2Y1
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.springridgefarm.com/

[email protected]
905-878-4908 
all ages
Easter egg hunt, harvest festival, bakery, café, strawberries, pumpkins.

Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Ave.  Toronto  ON  M5G2H5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.textilemuseum.ca/

[email protected]
416-599-5321  416-599-5321 x 2228
all ages
Permanent collection of over 12,000 objects from more than 200 coutries. It celebrates cultural diversity through traditional fabrics, garments, carpets, beadwork and basketry. Many themed shows and exhibitions. Many monthly programs include artists’ talks, workshops, clinics, seminars, family days etc. Also adult group visits and school visits (students and teachers). Experiences and activities link directly to the Ontario curriculum and cater to all grade levels.  

Toronto Zoo and Zoo Camp
361A Old Finch Avenue  Toronto  ON  M1B5K7
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://torontozoo.com/

[email protected]
416-392-5929 
all ages
Zoo School – earn Gr. 11 biology credit and university prep., school programs and outreach. Summer camps age 4 and up and programs.

A.C.T.E. – Annex Children’s Theatre in Education
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  M6G2P3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.acte.ca/

[email protected]
416-833-0273 
6 to 16
Drama classes for kids 6 to 15 at the Palmerston location. Courses include acting techniques, musical theatre, improvisation, moviemaking, stagecraft, dance and audition preparation. School programs are lunch and after school classes, workshops and school shows. Summer camp for ages 6 to 16 at a separate location on Manning St.  

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. 

AFROCULTURE
Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St.  Guelph  ON  -
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http://www.afroculture.com/

[email protected]
519-766-9240 
all ages
Black history and school programs, school and community workshops in dance and drumming. African Hand Drumming classes for kids and adults.School workshops like story telling projects, performances, book reading, drumming, dance and Afrifest. Corporate workshops. Adwoa Badoe is author, story teller, educator and African dance instructor and a favorite for schools during Black History Month.

All Fired Up Paintable Ceramics
8 & 10 Brentwood Rd. North  Etobicoke  ON  -
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http://www.afu-ceramics.com/

[email protected]
416-233-5512 
all ages
Ceramics classes, glass fusing, parties, school programs and art camp for ages 7 and up. You can paint Disney characters. 

All-Star Sports Camp at Camp Green Acres
11123 Kennedy Road  Markham  ON  L6C1P2
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.allstarsportscamp.ca

905-887-1400 
5 to 14
Day and overnight camps, sports, riding, joint camping to try overnight camp, farm and outdoor education centre during school year.

Ancaster Fall Fair and Agricultural Society
630 Trinity Road, R. R. # 1  Jerseyville  ON  L0R1R0
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.ancasterfair.ca/

905-648-6198 
all ages
Car shows and clubs, animal events, fair, gallery, auctions.

Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West  Toronto  ON  M5T1G4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ago.net/camps

[email protected]
416 979 6660 ext. 368 
6 to 13
Day camp – arts, dance, music, coed.

Art Garage Inc., The
37 Innisdale Dr.  Scarborough  ON  M1R1C4
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.theartgarageinc.com/

[email protected]
416-686-0960 
all ages
Art workshops for kids, school and day care groups, after school workshops and birthday parties. Mixed media, drawing, painting, ceramics, cartooning, kindercraft and parent and tot. Winter camps, March break camps, summer camps and in-school workshops. 

Art Works Art School
238 Jane St.  Toronto  ON  M6S3Z1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.artworksartschool.com/

[email protected]
416-766-0662 
all ages
Summer camps for ages 3 to 16. Adult classes for age 15 and up. Art Works out Back program for ages 4 and up. Family Sundays, March and winter break programs. Birthdays, events and workshops. 

Artistic Way
1003 Eglinton Ave. W.  Toronto  ON  M6C2C7
York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.artisticway.ca/

[email protected]
416-760-9027 
all ages
A community-based art school and make-your-own ceramic and glass studio. Introducing children, teens, adults and families to art related activities, family days, lectures, workshops, exhibitions and open houses. Paint your own Pottery workshop and Art Classes. No experience needed, for all ages. Also School field Trips; Passover, March, Winter and Summer camps; Birthday Parties and School of Animation. 

Arts for Children and Youth
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 230  Toronto  ON  M5V3A8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.artsforchildren.org/camp/

[email protected]
416-929-9314  
3 to 24
Programs in schools in daytime and after school, in communities after school and summer. Offering outreach programs in Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods.Visual arts, dance, drama, music, dub poetry, video/film-making and photography. Professional development for those who work with children and youth. 

Artventure: McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue  Kleinburg  ON  L0J1C0
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.mcmichael.com/

[email protected]
905-893-1121  1-888-213-1121
4 to 15
Art gallery featuring Group of Seven paintings, summer art camp for ages 4 to 15, Sunday concerts, art classes for kids, family activities. 

Authors at Harbourfront Centre – Young readers festivals
235 Queens Quay West  Toronto  ON  M5J2G8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.readings.org/

[email protected]
416-973-4760 
all ages
Operates year-round promoting interest and enthusiasm in writing and reading. Readings, round table discussions, interviews and performances involving over 7,500 authors from more than 100 countries! Authors runs a weekly literary event series, the annual International Festival of Authors and for younger readers, the YoungIGOA and ALOUD: a Celebration for Young Readers with Forest of Reading Festival of Trees. There is also Junior Authors Camp during March break and summer. Hands on bookmaking workshop in October during YoungIFOA’s School Visits programme.  

Avenue Rd. Arts School
460 Avenue Road  Toronto  ON  M4V2J1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region
www.avenueroadartsschool.com/
[email protected]
416-961-1502 
6 months and up
Day camp, arts, dance, music, parties, community programs, classes, offsite workshops.
Balls of Fun – Indoor Playground
3615 Laird Rd., Units 15-16  Mississauga  ON  L5L5Z8
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ballsoffun.ca/

[email protected]
905-828-4386 
6m to 8 yrs.
Ultimate ball gym for 6 months to 8 years, parties, school groups.

Bark Lake Leadership Centre
P.O. Box 93, 1551 Bark Lake Dr.  Irondale  ON  K0M1X0
Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley region

http://www.barklake.com

[email protected]
1-888-517-9999  705-447-2447
10 to 17
Leadership training for school groups, businesses and other groups. Student/youth program and leadership camp. 

Basketball Beginnings
1408 – 335 Van Horne Ave.  Toronto  ON  M2J2V1
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://basketballbeginnings.com/

[email protected]
416-440-6127  1-866-440-6127
3 and up
Partners with York University Teachers Practicum program. Instructional league Oct. to May for ages 4 to 17. School programs, camps.

Bata Shoe Museum
327 Bloor St. West  Toronto  ON  M5S1W7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.batashoemuseum.com/

[email protected]
416.979.7799 
all ages
Several exhibitions and events. Interactive fairy-tale themed area for younger children. Weekend Family Fun and hands-on demonstrations. March break programs open to daycare groups and parents with children. Summer Fun 90 minute programme to daycares and day camps. 

Beaver Valley Outreach
64 Bruce St.  Thornbury  ON  N0H2P0
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Region

http://www.bvo.ca

[email protected]
519-599-2577 

Before and after-school programs, Crayon Box Nursery School, Kid’s Club, lunch program, Ontario Early Years site – Early Learning Playgroup and BVO’s Summer Fun Daycamp. Many community services for all ages. 

Bee Smart Learning Centre
7751 Yonge St  Thornhill  ON  L3T2C4
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.beesmartlearning.com/

[email protected]
416-937-2351  
4 to 13
Spring and summer academic, discover, explore, create and preschool camps.

Black Creek Pioneer Village
1000 Murray Ross Parkway  Toronto  ON  M3J2P3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.blackcreek.ca/

[email protected]
416-736-1733 
all ages
Example of a typical village set in the 1800′s. Ongoing events, programs for groups and schools. Day camps for ages 8 to 14. Young Apprentice Program offered in summer for ages 13 to 15. Celebrate Father’s Day June 18 – 19, 2011 watching the Battle of Black Creek – Revolutionary War Re-enactment as more than 200 soldiers perform. BBQ’d ribs lunch. July 1 Canada Day Celebrations with traditional games, horse-drawn wagon rides. Timeless Tales, Popular Children’s Stories Come to Life happens July and August. 

Bounce ‘N’ Play
3250 Ridgeway Dr., Units 2 and 3  Mississauga  ON  L5L5Y6
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.bouncenplay.ca/

[email protected]
905-820-2171 
all ages
Slides, rock climbing, sports games, jumping castle, toddler area, party room. 

Boys and Girls Club of East Scarborough
100 Galloway Rd.  Scarborough  ON  M1E1W7
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.esbgc.org/

[email protected]
416-281-0262 
all ages
Ontario Early Years Centres, Licensed Child Care, Special Needs Consultation and Coordination, after-school programs, full day programs like P.A. days, Christmas, March break and summer camp, stay-in-school mentor/tutor, Youth Drop-in, Youth Council, Youth Mobilizer, Leaders in Training, volunteer opportunities, and G.L.O.W. (Great Learning Opportunities and Working Experience) Employment Development Program. Volunteer placements at great companies. 

Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.evergreen.ca/rethinkspace/?p=148/

[email protected]
416-596-7670 
all ages
Learn about the Brick Works history via exhibits, artifacts, and a tour. Pavillions house the indoor farmers’ market in the winter – Saturdays 9am – 1. School groups and everyone can learn about gardening and green technology at Koerner Gardens 20,000 square foot native plant demonstration space. Winter outdoor skating among enchanting scenery for school groups and families. Bike Works bicycle recycling program. Event space rental, Garden Market and of course the Farmers Market: Summer Saturdays 8am – 1 for fresh food, kids activities, cooking workshops, children’s garden and Green City Adventure Camps! 

Brooklin Spring Fair
P.O. Box 615  Brooklin  ON  L1M1B5
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.brooklinspringfair.com/

[email protected]
905-655-7093 
all ages
Parade, youth talent show, spelling bee, baby show, fiddle competition, midway, pet shows, truck and tractor pull.

Brooks Farms
122 – 141 Ashworth Road  Mount Albert  ON  L0G1M0
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.brooksfarms.com/

[email protected]
905-473-3920 
all ages
Pick-your-own strawberries, peas, raspberries, Saskatoon berries, Gooseberries, currants, apples, pumpkins, squash.

Bruce Bell Tours
  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.brucebelltours.ca/

[email protected]
647-393-8687 
all ages
Bruce Bell is an historian and author dedicated to bringing Toronto’s history to you in an informative, humourous and educated way. He’s been appointed the official historian and tour guide of many areas of Toronto. See website for those details. He’s authored two books about Toronto and has had sold out shows at the Winter Garden Theatre about Toronto’s history. He also offers educational school tours to fit the curriculum of the class.  

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. 

Camp Celtic
248 Stokes Bay Rd.  Lion’s Head  ON  N0H1W0
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Region

http://www.campceltic.ca

[email protected]
519-793-3911 
7 to 15
Sports camp, school trips, leadership camp, canoe tripping, ropes, archery, multi-sports, arts and crafts, dance, theatre, radio broadcasting.

Camp Hurontario
Georgian Bay    ON  -
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www.camphurontario.com/
[email protected]
416-488-2077 
boys 5 to 16
Introcamp sessions for boys 5 to 8, land and water sports, arts and woodworking, rock-climbing, ropes, whitewater canoe trips, Leadership programme, spring and fall outdoor education programs.
Camp Mini-Yo-We
1878 Muskoka Rd. 10 West, R.R. #2  Port Sydney  ON  P0B1L0
Muskoka, Parry Sound and Algonquin Park Region

http://www.miniyowe.com

[email protected]
705-385-2629  1-888-226-7699
5 to 18
Christian summer camp for ages 5 to 18, variety of teen leadership programs, wakeboarding, rock-climbing, high ropes, sailing. 

Camp Robin Hood
10243 Reesor Road  Markham  ON  L6B1A8
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.camprobinhood.ca/

[email protected]
416-736-4443  
3.5 to 15
Traditional day camp, sports academy, home and away camp, travel adventure camp, school programs.

Camp Tanamakoon
P.O. Box 10010,  Huntsville  ON  -
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http://www.tanamakoon.com/

[email protected]
905-338-9464  
4 and up
Traditional overnight, all girls, Kindercamp for ages 4 to 6, land and water sports, CIT programs, trips, fall art program, outdoor education, September mature adult program.

Camp Wenonah
1324 Bird Lake Rd., R. R. # 3  Bracebridge   ON  P1L1X1
Muskoka, Parry Sound and Algonquin Park Region

http://www.campwenonah.com

[email protected]
905-631-2849  705-645-6163
5 to 17
3-7 day camps for 5 to 13 year olds, over 25 activities, leadership development programs, outdoor centre and womens weekends.

Campbell House Museum
160 Queen St. W.  Toronto  ON  M5H3H3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.campbellhousemuseum.ca/

[email protected]
416-597-0227 
all ages
The oldest remaining building from the original town of York is open to the public and school groups. A rare classical example of Georgian architecture. Special events like Winterlicious are frequent at the museum. Visit The Gallery and the Hearth & Garden at Campbell House restaurant which is now open for lunch. School programs can be customized and include a tour of the house. 

Canadian Air & Space Museum
Parc Downsview Park, 65 Carl Hall Road, Box 1  Toronto  ON  M3K2E1
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://casmuseum.org/

[email protected]
416-638-6078  1-866-585-2227
all ages
Open year-round at Canada’s first National Urban Park. Home of the AVRO Arrow Full Scale Metal Replica. Building is the original home of the de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. and of Canada’s leading space technology company best known as SPAR. School tours, group tours, special programs, youth programs like Fun With Flight, Future Pilots and Astronaut for a Day. Educational programs, teacher information etc. Flight Camp and Air shows. 

CANADIAN CHILDREN’S OPERA COMPANY
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.canadianchildrensopera.com/

[email protected]
416-366-0467 
3 and up
The only permanent children’s opera company in Canada that commissions and produces operas for children on a regular basis. School Tours, in-school visits. Also after school programs like OPERAtion KIDS for ages 8 to 13 running Sept. to May at a cost of $20 per participant. Everyone is welcome, regardless of experience, knowledge or ability. Workshop includes acting, singing, prop-making, costumes, writing scripts, creating sets and stage management. Students will create an opera that will be written, designed and performed by the students. 

Canadian Stage 
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.canadianstage.com/

[email protected]
416-367-8243  1-877-399-2651 x 229
under 21
School group discounted tickets. Youth Nights – See behind the scenes, attend a workshop, have pizza and enjoy complimentary tickets to the show. Young artist programs. Youth advisory committee, Young Company for ages 14 to 16 to develop performance skills is free and no acting experience necessary. Design and Production program etc. 

Catwalk Girls Modelling & Makeup
336 Bronte St. S., Unit 20, 2nd floor  Milton  ON  -
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http://www.catwalkgirls.ca/

[email protected]
905-876-4534 
7 to 18
For girls who want to learn how to walk the Catwalk (aka. Runway or ramp) or pose in a photo shoot. Specializing in modelling and makeup seminars for girls. Also choreographed fashion show production. Studio location or they come to you at home, party room, school, church, community centre etc. Parties and workshops recommended for girls 7 to 18.

Central Eglinton Community Centre
160 Eglinton Ave. E.  Toronto  ON  M4P3B5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.centraleglinton.com/ 

[email protected]
416-392-0511 
all ages
Programs offered for families and caregivers, older adults, March Break camp and after school program. Summer day camp for ages 4 to 12 with trips and theme days. Lunch, evening and Saturday programs for adults.

Centro Scuola e Cultura Italiana
Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrence Ave. W., Suite 212  Toronto  ON  M6A1C3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.centroscuola.ca/

[email protected]
905-832-7989  416-789-4720
2 and up
Italian classes from age 2 and up, credit courses, sports and more. Track and field club for ages 9 to 18.

Cheikhe Dem Academy of Magic, The
92 Dixon Dr., Suite 13  Trenton  ON  K8V1W8
South Eastern Ontario Region

http://www3.sympatico.ca/expo.sciences/chd/

[email protected]
613-394-1789 
all ages
Be entertained with quality magic. Close-up magic performances for smaller groups, Parlour Comedy Shows for up to 200 people. Birthday Parties for kids and adults. Also offering magic classes for beginners. All programs and services available in English and French as all staff are fully bilingual. The founder is also a high school science teacher and has performed many shows for elementary and high school students. 

Child Development Institute
197 Euclid Ave.  Toronto  ON  M6J2J8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.childdevelop.ca/sitemap.html

416-603-1827 
all ages
Child care and early years centres locations and programs.  Programs for kids in kindergarten having difficulty adjusting to demands of the classroom. Also provide child development, early intervention and family violence services for children under the age of 12 and their families. Through their research, they can identify each family’s unique strengths, needs and challenges and give you the tools to succeed and overcome those challenges. Shelter program, school liaison program and day camp. 

Circle R Ranch
3017 Carriage Rd., RR1,   Delaware  ON  -
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http://www.circlerranch.ca/

[email protected]
877-844-8738   519-471-3799
6 to 14
March break, PA day camps, summer day and overnight camps, LIT program, birthday parties, school groups, x-country skiing, western riding lessons.

City Playhouse Theatre
1000 New Westminster Dr.   Thornhill  ON  -
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http://www.cityplayhouse.ca

[email protected]
905-326-7469  905-882-7469
all ages
All ages. Professional, community based and youth theatre, performances in dance, music, educational programming for all kids with focus on curriculum.  

Classic Bowl
3055 Dundas Street West   Mississauga  ON  L5L3R8
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.classicbowl.com

[email protected]
905-607-2695 
all ages
10 pin bowling, parties, adult – child bowl club, season passes.

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. 

Cousin Molly Children’s Entertainment
your location in the GTA    ON  -
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http://www.cousinmolly.com/

[email protected]
905-846-1598 
all ages
Great entertainment and music education. Laura Thomas performs as a fun farm girl character called Cousin Molly. Regular clients include PLASP, the Peel Lunch and After School Program. She’s performed instrument presentations for over 160 schools. Great shows for daycares, kindergarten to grade 6 students, birthday parties and special events.  

Creative Vocalization Studio
707 Eglinton Ave. W.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.honeynovick.com/

[email protected]
416-782-7944 
all ages
Teaches creative vocalization, scat singing, vocal production. Performs and creates song and poems; Produces concerts and CDs. 

Critters
  GTA  ON  -
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http://critters.brinkster.net/

[email protected]
416-450-5529 
all ages
Travelling animal show for birthday parties, community centres, recreation halls, libraries etc. Animals include snakes, lizards, frogs, giant bugs, tarantulas, rabbits, rats, tortoises and more. 8 to 11 critters used for each show. 

Distillery District Farmers’ Market
55 Mill St., Building #58, Suite 200  Toronto  ON  M5A3C4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.distilleryfarmersmarket.blogspot.com/

[email protected]
416-364-1177  416-507-3454
all ages
In addition to the farmers’ market on Sundays, you’ll find distinctive shops, excellent restaurants, jaw-dropping art galleries and fabulous performances. The distillery district comprises 10 streets with over 40 heritage buildings as this is the largest collection of Victorian era industrial architecture in North America. The Distillery is a trendy hot spot for residents an tourists alike offering numerous arts and entertainment festivals throughout the year like the famous Luminato night-time arts festival and TD Jazz Festival. The cobblestone streets are for people only and The Distillery District is listed as a top pick for travellers by National Geographic magazine. 

Distillery Historic District
55 Mill Street, Building #58 Suite 200  Toronto  ON  M5A3C4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.thedistillerydistrict.com/

[email protected]
416-364-1177  416-507-3454
all ages
Internationally acclaimed village of brick-lined streets and dozens of restored Victorian Industrial buildings. It’s home to live theatres, art galleries, fashion, design and jewelry boutiques, unique cafes and award-winning restaurants. It’s completely closed to traffic and one of Ontario’s hottest tourist attractions. So many exiting events throughout the year! Truly a place for everyone. MEC Bikefest June 25, 2011, Artisans at the Distillery Mid Summer Craft Show July 30 – August 1, 2011 – Free admission. open daily 11-6. ArtFest at the Distillery Outdoor Art Show Sept 2-5, 2011.  

Downey’s Farm
13682 Heart Lake Road  Caledon  ON  L7C2J5
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.downeysfarm.com/

[email protected]
905-838-2990 
all ages
Pumkins, pick-your-own, Christmas trees, maze, turkeys, Easter fest, Strawberry Festival, Lunch with Santa, corn maze, tours.

Dragoon Puppet Theatre
    ON  -
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http://www.puppetadventure.com/

[email protected]
416-787-8588 
all ages
Workshops for kids and adults. Shadow theatre, rod puppets, marionettes, masks, body puppets and more. Mime, music movement, script writing and voice for puppets. All workshops end with a puppet parade and an original show developed by the group. Programs like video production – create your own. Adventure phonics, Shakespeare for kids and Get Art Smart. 45 minute puppet shows for all ages, especially 3 to 8. Birthday packages. 

Drama Mamas, The
515 St. Germain Avenue  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.thedramamamas.com/

[email protected]
416-256-1308 
1.5 and up
Drama tots, kinder drama, school-age classes and summer camp. Creative Kids, Theatre Kids. At their studio or your house. Also lunch and after school programs. 

DramaWay
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.dramaway.com/

[email protected]
416-614-1078 

Customized programs for schools and organizations. Programs for individuals include theatre, dance, film, music, visual arts and puppetry etc. DramaWay is the leading provider of fine arts programs to people who have special needs. Most programs run June to September. 

Dreams Revealed
    ON  -
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http://www.dreamsrevealed.com/

[email protected]
1-866-686-2442 
all ages
Children’s and adult magic. For kids: birthday parties, school heroes unite, school programs, seasonal parties and magic camp. Close up magic and team building magic classes for adults. 

Dynamix
1703 Victoria Park Ave, 2nd Floor  Toronto  ON  M1R1R9
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.getdynamix.com/

[email protected]
647-477-7615 
5 and up
After school programs, retreats, leadership, graduation.

Educational and Sports Tours in Egypt
    ON  -
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http://www.egyptgrouptours.com/

[email protected]
905-883-1040  416-727-1040

Specializing in Egypt student tours and Egypt adult tours. Trips available for schools, families, couples, individuals, students, companies. Also Grade 11 nd 12 high school credits. 

Elmer Iseler Singers’ GET MUSIC!
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.elmeriselersingers.com/

647-340-8592 

Programs for schools: Get Music! Educational Outreach and Leadership Programme for participating high school conductors and choirs to join the Elmer Iseler Singers in a Grand Finale to a grand year of mentoring, learning, collaboration, and choral excellence. 

Enoch Turner Schoolhouse
106 Trinity St.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.enochturnerschoolhouse.ca/

[email protected]
416-863-0010 
all ages
Toronto’s heritage schoolhouse is the oldest free school in Toronto. Many school programs are offered so students can feel what it was like to be a schoolchild in the Victorian era. Also adult programs like lectures, walking tours, concerts and auctions. It can be booked for weddings, corporate events and workshops, film shoots and receptions etc. 

Evergreen’s Green City Adventure Camp
550 Bayview Ave  Toronto  ON  -
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http://ebw.evergreen.ca/whats-on/camps/

[email protected]
416-596-1443 
6 to 10
Exploring Toronto’s green spaces. Walking, riding the trails, building forts, climbing hills and trees, explore wildlife, journaling, Jr. explorers (4-5 days, ages 6-7), senior explorers (4-5 days, ages 8-10), jr. adventurers (9-10 days, ages 6-7), sr. adventurers (9-10 days, ages 8-10), school programs, weekend activities, adult programs, farmers market.

Factory Theatre
125 Bathurst St.  Toronto  ON  M5V2R2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.factorytheatre.ca/

[email protected]
416-504-4473  416-504-9971
14 to 18
Youth Ensemble Playbuilding Workshop, no experience necessary. Workshops and education packages for teachers. 

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. 

FITNESS 4 SUCCESS
10 Westcreek Dr., Unit #17    ON  L4L9R5
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.f4s.ca

[email protected]
905-850-2008  416-616-1035
6 and up
State of the art family fitness facility, summer camps, school programs.

For the Love of It Performing Arts Centre
Beaches Presbyterian Church, 65 Glen Manor Dr.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.fortheloveofit.net/

[email protected]
416-691-0253 
all ages
activities include art, nature, sports, drama, music, martial arts, archery, gymnastics, dance, yoga, hiking and active games, swimming 3 days a week, theme days, workshops and special events. Programs for 3 and 4 year olds also. Acting classes, singing lessons are all ages. Musical theatre, dance and drama camp summer camp for ages 4 to 18. ages 4 to 6 years are half-day with extended care option.  

Fort York: National Historic Site
250 Fort York Blvd.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/fort-york.htm

[email protected]
416-392-6907 
all ages
Canada’s largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings. Built in 1793. Guided tours, musket, drill and music demonstrations. 8 historic structures. Open nearly year-round. Many holiday events. Saturday June 11, 2011 is Ontario Model Soldiers’ Society Show from 10 – 5. 49th annual show featuring demonstrations of casting and painting, many displays, toy soldiers for sale. Regular admission applies. Sunday, June 12, 2011 take a tour and see Fort York for free! It’s Fort York Historic District Walking Tour from 1 – 2:30 exploring 200 Years of Lakefront Development. Free admission to Fort York following the tour. June 18, 1-2:30 is Tour de Forts – bike tour of moderate difficulty. Admission to tour and Fort York is free! Tuesday June 21, 5-10pm is National Aboriginal Day Strawberry Festival presented by Tim Hortons. Admission is free! 

Fundamentalz – Programs and Summer Sports Camp
2011 FZ Summer Sports Camp, Blythwood Jr. P.S., 2 Strathgowan Cres.  Toronto  ON  M4N2Z5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.fundamentalz.ca/

[email protected]
416-913-1553 
5 to 13
Providing mentorship through sports and educational programs for children and youth throughout the GTA. School programs and fundraising. Programs include summer camps for ages 5 to 12, rec basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer, floor hockey, track and field, Sports Pak Plus, dance, crafts-to-go, yoga for kids, star search, karate kids, Y.E.S. and Y.O.U. 

Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art and Open Clay Studio
111 Queen’s Park   Toronto  ON  M5S2C7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/

[email protected]
416-586-8080 
all ages
Opened in 1984 and had a major expansion from 2004 to 2006. School groups, exhibitions, clay classes for beginner to advanced for adults and kids. Half-day and full-day kids clay camps, family Sundays from 1 to 4. Drop-in clay classes every Wednesday  6 – 8 pm, Fridays 6 – 8 pm, and Sundays 1 – 3 pm.

Gibson House Museum
5172 Yonge St. at Park Home Ave.   Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/gibson-house.htm

[email protected]
416-395-7432 
all ages
Summer Day camps for kids ages 6 to 12 themed by age group. Public admission nearly year-round. This family farmhouse was built in 1851 in rural Toronto. 

Graydon Moffat – Yoga Teacher
Client’s location    ON  -
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http://yogamum.com/index.html

[email protected]
647-297-9642 
3 and up
Yoga programs for kids, teens and adults conveniently at your home, school, community centre etc. Lunch and after school programs, birthday parties and other special events. Private classes for individuals and small groups. Also a Lotions and Potion holistic product making class where participants learn to make all-natural (nut free) items like lip balm, hand sanitizer, foot cream, body scrub and room spray. Kids love making it for presents and it’s a built-in loot bag when you include the activity for the party. 

Great Big Theatre Company
multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.gbtc.com/

[email protected]
1-866-864-4282  905-628-9747
6 to 14
Classes, camps in theatre, acting and drama. School workshops and in-school performances.

Great Lakes Schooner Company
249 Queen’s Quay West, Suite 111  Toronto  ON  M5J2N5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.greatlakesschooner.com/

[email protected]
416-260-6355  1-800-267-3866
all ages
Boat cruises, dinner cruises, eductional cruises, weddings, corporate events etc. A number of boats available to choose from like cruise ships, the Tall Ship Kajama and the classic ship Trillium which is the last steam operated paddle-wheeler on the Great Lakes! Day tours, theme cruises, weddings, and student programs both educational and entertaining. 

Gryphon Trio Listen Up! Project
    ON  -
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http://www.gryphontrio.com

[email protected]
416-445-4441  802-658-2592

Listen Up! Involves an entire school in the creation of a new work for choir and piano trio. Students compose poetry and music throughout the year, culminating in a joint performance by the Gryphen Trio and the school choir. 

Henna Sooq
Multiple locations – see website.   GTA  ON  -
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http://www.hennasooq.com/

[email protected] 
410-579-4543  450-550-9103
all ages
Imported fresh, finely sifted henna powers and herbs. Your one-stop service for professional henna and glitter body art.  Also natural hair care. Glitter tattoos, private sessions, parties, bridal and corporate events, prenatal belly art, henna workshops and demonstrations for schools and libraries. Hair workshops, special events and fundraisers. 

Hershey’s Track & Field Games
c/o Kelly Bethune, Provincial Chair, Hershey’s Track and Field Games, 1777 Truscott Dr.  Mississauga  ON  L5J1Z8
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=64

[email protected]
416-528-2253  614-868-0859
9 to 14
The largest youth sports program of its kind in North America. Conducted on both a recreational and educational level, the program teaches the basic track and field events of running, jumping and throwing skills on the playgrounds and in schools. No special equipment or uniforms are required. This school program can be an alternative to local track meets. Last year, about 540 boys and girls represented Canada in the North American Final. This program can be partnered with Athletics Canada’s Run Jump Throw program. 

High Park
1873 Bloor St W.  Toronto  ON  M6R2Z3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.highpark.org/

[email protected]
416-397-2628  416-338-0338
all ages
So many fun things! Jamie Bell Adventure Playground, High Park Animal Paddocks, Colborne Lodge, CanStage TD Dream In High Park and High Park Organic Market. Shakespeare in the park is live theatre for the whole family. Also walking trails, fishing, sports venues, chess club, allotment Gardens, swimming pool and Grenadier Restaurant and Teahouse. You can book picnic shelter areas too. Also seasonal trackless train for a 9-stop, 25 minute ride around the Park. see also www.highparktoronto.com 

Hockey Opportunity Camp
961 Park Rd South  Machar Township  ON  P0A1X0
Muskoka, Parry Sound and Algonquin Park Region

http://learnhockey.com/

[email protected]
1-888-576-2752 
7 to 16
School trips, retreats, team building. Hockey camp, camp only and water ski program. CIT, LIT programs.

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
110 Spadina Avenue, Suite 333  Toronto  ON  M5V2K4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.hotdocs.ca/

[email protected]
416-203-2155 
all ages
North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market running April 26 – May 6, 2012. Over 150 cutting-edge documentaries selected from around the globe. The Forum is an event for industry professionals.  Doc Soup is a monthly screening and discussion series for the public throughout the fall and winter. Hot Docs offers programs during the festival and throughout the year for youth and educators like Docs For Schools, Doc IT!, Doc Camp – a free, week-long introduction to documentary filmmaking for ages 14 – 18, no experience necessary, and the Doc Library. 

Hts Summer Program
Holy Trinity School, 11300 Bayview Ave  Richmond Hill  ON  L4S1L4
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.hts.on.ca/admissions/hts-summer-program/index.aspx 

[email protected]
905-737-1114 
3 to 13
Arts and adventure, sports, combination camps and academic enrichment programs.  Summer school gr. 9 to 12. 

Huddle Up Bullying Prevention Program
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.argonauts.ca/page/huddleup

[email protected]
416-341-7262 

Students will discuss ways to prevent bullying through interactive seminars and brainstorm ideas. Student committees for grades 3 and up. 

Island Princess Cruises
539 Queens Quay W.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.torontocruises.net/

416-999-1138 
all ages
BBQ cruises, BBQ and Dance cruises, School cruises,lunch and dinner cruises, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, corporate cruises. Private cruises and events, Toronto AirShow Cruise, Fireworks Show Cruises, Canada Day Cruises, Toronto Island Cruises, Student Field Trip Cruises etc. Boat rental. 

James Funnyhat
    ON  -
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http://www.jamesfunnyhat.com/contact.htm

[email protected]
416-652-9403 
all ages
Entertainer for parties. Also offers school programs for kingergarten to grade 6 students. 

Kettleby Valley Camp & Outdoor Centre
609 Kettleby Rd.  Kettleby  ON  L0G1J0
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.kettlebyvalley.com

[email protected]
905-726-4275 
4.5 and up
Day and overnight summer camps, year-round outdoor education centre for schools with day and overnight programs. Canoeing, kayaking, archery, climbing wall, ropes, drama, arts and crafts, swimming, bouldering.  

Kid’s Fun Factory
4065 Chesswood Dr.   Toronto  ON  M3J2R8
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.thekidsfunfactory.com/

[email protected]
416-239-6047 
4 to 12
Specializing in a variety of creative hands-on birthday parties and programs for kids of all ages. Lunchtime and after school programs, in-school field trips. 

Kidsports Indoor Playground Mississauga
4500  Dixie Rd.  Mississauga  ON  -
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http://kidsports.sites.toronto.com/

905-624-9400 
1 to 12
Ages 1 to 12, 18,000 square foot indoor playground. 3-level maze, tunnels, tubes, slides, ball pits, arcade area, party rooms and a gymnasium.

Kinark Outdoor Centre
Box 730  Minden  ON  K0M2K0
Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley region
www.koc.on.ca
[email protected]
1-800-805-8252  705-286-3555

Outdoor centre for schools. Programs in climate change, youth adventure, and more. 4 programs that support kids and families with autism to participate in a residential camp experience: family respite weekends, summer camps, adolescent social skills and summer family camp.

Koffler Centre of the Arts
Temporarily in the Prosserman Jewish Community Centre, 4588 Bathurst St.  Toronto  ON  M2R1W6
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.kofflerarts.org/

[email protected]
416-638-1881 x 4249 
all ages
Renowned for groundbreaking art exhibitions and many other artistic disciplines. Music classes, painting and drawing for all ages. Pottery for beginners for ages 5 to 15. Beginner/Intermediate Rock Band with Scott for ages 8 and up. Guitar, piano, painting, drawing and pottery for adults. Family pottery too! Also many classes in dance, drama, music, visual art, literature and lifestyle classes like cooking. School group and social group programs too. 

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Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive  Woodbridge  ON  L4L1A6
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.kortright.org/

[email protected]
905-832-2289 
all ages
Maple syrup sugarbush, solar energy marketplace, energy workshops, solar car race, March break, Easter, magic show, music show, tech workshops. 

Lello Art School And Gallery
450 Durie St. or your location  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.lelloartschoolandgallery.com/

[email protected]
416-762-7337 

Classes for kids age 4 to 9. Birthday parties for ages 4 to 10 include a one-hour art lesson of painting or printmaking, scultpure or mixed media. Lello in Your School school programs for JK to Grade 6. 

Little Fingers Music
    ON  -
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http://www.littlefingersmusic.com/

[email protected]
416-256-9849 

Teaching studio offers lessons for piano, voice and guitar. School program Make a CD Workshop for classes. Charlie performs with a dancer and drummer.  

Little Hands Talking
11060 Second Line RR1  Campellville  ON  L0P1B0
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.littlehandstalking.ca/

[email protected]
905-876-1947 
all ages
Sign language for babies, toddlers, schools, day cares.

Little Red Theatre
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.littleredtheatre.on.ca/

[email protected]
416-533-8848 
4 to 13
Touring Children’s Theatre Company. School programs for JK to Grade 8 at your school. Drama Workshops, Summer Drama Camp for kids age 8 to 13. 

Livia Berius – Yoga Teacher
  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.livlotus.com/welcome.html

[email protected]
416-702-5482 
all ages
Birthday parties at your home for kids and teens. Also family yoga, ashtanga, gentle yoga and prenatal yoga too. 

LIVING RHYTHM
    ON  -
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http://www.livingrhythm.ca/

ora@livingrhythm.ca
647-444-3786  705-927-0753
all ages
Rhythm-based activities using drums and other percussion instruments. Workshops from a half hour to full day events. Serving corporations, communities and schools. There are rhythm camps, baby rhythm and birthday rythym programs etc. 

Lorraine Kimsa Theatre For Young People
165 Front St. E.  Toronto  ON  M5A3Z4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://youngpeoplestheatre.ca/

online@lktyp.ca
416-363-5131  416-862-2222
JK to Gr. 12
Year-round classes, personal coaching, jr. ensemble, March break and summer drama camps. Theatre and drama school for kids. Performances.Class trips, workshops and professional development, teacher resources.

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

http://www.madscience.org/

toronto@madscience.on.ca
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.

Mariposa Cruises
207 Queen’s Quay West, Box 101, Suite 425,Queen’s Quay Terminal  Toronto  ON  M5J1A7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.mariposacruises.com/

reservations@mariposacruises.com
416-203-0178  1-866-627-7672
all ages
the largest hospitality cruise company in Canada, operating a fleet of 6 uniquely styled and well maintained vessels from Toronto’s harbourfront. Cruises for dinner, Sunday brunch, lunch, special events, weddings, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and corporate events. There are Harbour Tours cruises and of course Student Packages!

Medeba Summer Camps
1270 Kennisis Lk. Rd. Box 138   West Guilford  ON  K0M2S0
Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley region

http://www.medeba.com

info@medeba.com
1-800-461-6523  1-705-754-2444
6 to 18
Coed summer camp ages 6 to 17, youth programs ages 13 to 18, leader-in-training ages 15 to 18.

Medieval Times and Tournament
10 Dufferin St., Exhibition Place  Toronto  ON  M6K3C3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.medievaltimes.com/

1-866-543-9637 
all ages
Medieval dinner and tournament where knights compete on horseback.Birthday parties, educational partner information and group tickets.

Mess for Fun Indoor Playground and Ceramic Studio
73 Alness Street, Unit #3,  Toronto  ON  M3J2H2
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.messforfun.com/

messforfun@rogers.com
416-736-7101 
all ages
Indoor playground and ceramic studio designed for children and adults. Play structure, playhouse, ball pit, jumping castle and more. Sitting area for adults. Party packages available. The Ceramic Studio will come to you too! Great for schools, daycares, retirement homes, camps, baby showers and other groups. Walk-in times are 10 – 6pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Thursday and Friday open 12 to 6pm.. Mondays by appointment only. Socks a must, 2 hours of play. 

Messy Hands Inc.
Keele St.  Maple  ON  -
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http://www.messyhands.com/

info@messyhands.com
905-303-6377 

Parties, school programs, studio art classes, camps, art and loot bags. 

Montgomery’s Inn
4709 Dundas Street West at Islington Ave.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/montgomery.htm

montinn@toronto.ca
416-394-8113 
all ages
Farmers’ Market with cooking demos and live music every Wednesday from 3-7, May 25 – October 12, 2011.This restored Etobicoke landmark of over 180 years depicts early 19th-century life in that region. Visit the tea room and gift shop for many one-of-a-kinds. Many events throughout the year like Victorian Ghost Stories, St. Patrick’s Day concert and special teas, Christmas season concerts and cookie workshops and March break cooking workshops. 

Mooredale
146 Crescent Rd.  Toronto  ON  M4W1V2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.mooredale.org

info@mooredale.on.ca
416-922-3714  416-587-9411
2.5 to 14
Ages 2.5 to 14. Preschool, clubs, camps, concerts, sports, recreational programs. Music, dance, fitness, art, sports, theatre, certification programs.

Moorelands
250 Merton St., Suite 501  Toronto  ON  M4S1B1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.moorelands.ca

contactus@mooredaleconcerts.com
416-466-9987 
0 to 16
Works with Toronto youth affected by poverty. After school programs, summer day camp, overnight wilderness camp, youth leadership programs, Christmas sharing and baby bundles.

Museum of Inuit Art
207 Queen’s Quay West  Toronto  ON  M5J1A7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.miamuseum.ca/

416-640-1571 
all ages
Visit southern Canada’s only public museum devoted exclusively to Inuit art. We welcome guided group tours and school visits as well as individual visitors. MIA Kids offered every weekend from 12 to 5pm for hands-on art and cultural activities for young ones and families. Visit to see the art collection, exhibitions and events. 

Museums of Mississauga, Maple Syrup Festival
various locations – see website  Mississauga  ON  -
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http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/discover/museumactivities

public.info@mississauga.ca
 
4 and up
Camps and workshops ages 4 and up, spa day, mother and daughter tea, eco kids camp. 

Mystic Drumz
369 Grace St.  Toronto  ON  M6G3A8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.mysticdrumz.com/

info@mysticdrumz.com
416-638-5949  1-888-638-5949
all ages
World Music Safari Adventures. Bringing interactive percussion experiences to your door. Performers available throughout North America to come to your school, camp, library, daycare and private events. 

Nathaniel Dett Chorale
40 Baycrest Avenue  Toronto  ON  M6A1W1
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.nathanieldettchorale.org/

info@nathanieldettchorale.org
416-340-7000 

The Training Choir is a pilot project for Toronto-area TDSB high school students of Aftrican Heritage. Training in choral and vocal technique, music theory and Afrocentric history. Students chosen based on musical ability and potential to benefit from the experience of working in a professional environment. Regular rehersals. Opportunity to perform with and be mentored by they members of the professional Chorale. The TDSB works with the Chorale to provide opportunities for the Training Choir members to act as mentors and role models themselves in their own schools.  

National Ballet of Canada
The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.  Toronto  ON  M5H4G1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://national.ballet.ca/

info@national.ballet.ca
416-345-9595  1-866-345-9595
all ages
Canada’s premier dance company. School programs, family events

Nature Visits Life and Earth Science Programs Inc.
435 Watson Ave.  Oakville  ON  L6J3W1
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://naturevisits.com/

info@naturevisits.com
905-844-9152 
4 to 10
Specializing in classroom presentations. Also offering outdoor programs. 28 years experience in the natural history education field. Topics range from skulls and rocks to birds and butterflies. 

NORTH BEACH VOLLEYBALL
74 Railside Road  North York  ON  M3A1A3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.northbeachvolleyball.com/

info@northbeachvolleyball.com
416-446-0777 
all ages
Birthday parties, school programs, rock climbing. 

Oakville Galleries Classes and Camps
120 Navy Street and 1306 Lakeshore Road East  both in Oakville  ON  -
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http://www.oakvillegalleries.com/

info@oakvillegalleries.com,
905-844-4402 
4 and up
Programs age 4 and up, camps age 6 and up, Parties age 5 and up.

Of Rock and Chalk
482 Ontario Street  Newmarket  ON  L3Y2K7
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.rockandchalk.com

info@rockandchalk.com
1-888-248-7625  905-895-7625
5 and up
Indoor climbing gym, day camp with trips, parties, lessons, open to public.

Onondaga Camp
1120 Rackety Trail, R. R. # 3  Minden  ON  K0M2K0
Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley region

http://www.onondagacamp.com

camp@onondagacamp.com
416-482-0782  705-286-1030

Canoeing, kayaking, sailing, snorkeling, swimming, wakeboarding, waterskiing, water trampoline, windsurfing, archery, arts and crafts, crossbow, dance, climbing wall, drama, ecology, zip line, high ropes and swing, horseback riding.

Ontario Place
955 Lakeshore Blvd. W.  Toronto  ON  M6K3B9
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ontarioplace.com/ 

info@ontarioplace.com
416-314-9900  1–866-663-4386
all ages
See IMAX films at the Cinesphere. New water slide and expanded water park for 2011. Canada Day fireworks. Treehouse Live! At the Waterfall Stage. See performances at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Tons of rides and activity areas for the kids. Education programs for schools including the Performing Arts Festival. 

Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Road   Toronto  ON  M3C1T3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.OntarioScienceCentre.ca/

Contact.Centre@OntarioScienceCentre.ca
416-696-1000  1-888-696-1110
all ages
The place to explore science and technology. Ontario’s only IMAX Dome theatre. Birthday parties, sleepovers, summer day camp, team building, payload science, Sci Fri for teens, planetarium and more. 

Paddles In Action
Wilderness of the La Cloche Moutains    ON  -
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http://www.paddlesinaction.com/

PaddlesinAction@Rogers.com
519-591-1997 
12 to 18
3 canoe tripping camps, certifications from Ont. Recreational and Kayaking Association, and from Lifesaving Society, high school wilderness adventure programs 

Pickering Museum Village
2365 6th Concession  Pickering  ON  L1V2P8
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.cityofpickering.com/standard/lifestyle/museum/events_list.html

museum@cityofpickering.com 
905-683-8401 
all ages
Every Saturday June 4 – July 30, 2011 kids can try an activity like wool-dyeing, blacksmithing, butter churning, weaving, ice-cream making, heritage cooking and more. Whodunit?: Up the Creek is a murder mystery dinner theatre playing July 16, 17, 23 and 24, 2011. Rag Dolls & Ragtime is a family day of toys, games, music and more Sunday August 7th, 2011. A Spirit Walk – a play for students only September 14-17, 21-24, 2011 – special rate for school groups. Doors Open Oct.1-2. Fall Family Festival Oct.2, 2011-free admission. Christmas in the Village – celebrations are Dec.11, and see the play Cinderella Dec.3-4, 10-11, 2011. 

Planet in Focus – Video Production Camp
55 Mill Street, Case Goods Warehouse, Building 74, Studio 402  Toronto  ON  M5A3C4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.planetinfocus.org/

sarah@planetinfocus.org
416-531-1769 
all ages
The Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival Oct. 12-16, 2011 taking film submissions until June 17th. Industry Day, School Program, children and youth programs, many events. Also there’s the Youth, Camera, Action! Summer Video Program for ages 13 to 18 – completed projects premiere as part of the Green Sprouts Youth Filmmakers Showcase at the earlier mentioned film festival. Youth and Educational Resources, GreenSceneZ Toronto, school tours etc. 

Randolph Academy Performing Arts for Kids
736 Bathurst St.   Toronto  ON  M5S2R4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.randolphacademy.com

kids@randolphacademy.com
416-924-2243 x 225 
3 and up
Performances, college program, fall and winter kids programs like glee choir, dance, acting, summer camp, group workshops

reBOOT Canada – for schools
2450 Lawrence Ave. E., Unit 1  Scarborough  ON  M1P2R7
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.rebootcanada.ca/

robert@rebootcanada.ca
416-534-6017  416-534-6017 x 23
all ages
A national charity providing computer hardware, training and technical service to other charities, non-profit organizations and individuals with limited access to technoloty. They accept computer donations and after refurbishing, have distributed to thousands of charities and over 75,000 individuals! See website for programs like: reConnect – free computer labs for seniors’ centres and Co-op for high school students. Learn to reBoot computer workshops offered to at-risk youths to teach basic hardware, software and environmental concepts. 

Reptilia
2501 Rutherford Road  Vaughan  ON  L4K2N6
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.reptilia.org

bwhite@reptilia.org
905-761-6223  1-888-737-8454
all ages
Reptile zoo, March break, summer and Christmas break camps, parties, education programs, open every day except Christmas.

Rky Camp
Kingston Family YMCA, 100 Wright Cres.,   Kingston  ON  K7L4T9
South Eastern Ontario Region

http://www.rkycamp.org

rkycamp@kingston.net
613-375-6295  613-546-2647 x 236
7 to 15
3 summer camps, out-tripping for teens, LIT program. School groups, March break camps, winter and spring family camp, fall women’s weekend.

Rock Oasis
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.rockoasis.com/

infotoronto@rockoasis.com
416-703-3434 

New location as of June 28th, 2011. Private lessons, climbing courses, family climb and children’s parties. March break, Christmas break, PA Days and summer break climbing camps. No pre-registration, just show up, pay and climb. Hire a belayer for up to 4 kids- just drop off the kids and the climbing instructors will belay. Programs for teens and school groups also. 

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 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

summerclub@rom.on.ca
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.

Run, Jump, Throw Program
Athletics Canada National Office, Suite B1-110 2445 St-Laurent Blvd.  Ottawa  ON  K1G6C3
Ottawa and Countryside Region

http://www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=64

taunya.geelhoed@bcathletics.org
613-260-5580 
7 to 12
The official grassroots program of Athletics Canada. They offer the Run Jump Throw program to schools, clubs and communities Canada-wide. The program focusses on physical fitness, health and physical development for children 7 to 12 years of age. Adaptable to students with special needs. Any teacher, sport club coach or community recreation leader can become an instructor. 

Ryan Wilson – Magician, Illusionist
Your location    ON  -
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http://www.ryanwilsonmagic.com/bio.html

ryan.wilson@rogers.com
416-735-8343 
all ages
Available for fairs, festivals, cocktail parties, banquets, weddings, birthday parties, corporate trade shows, picnics etc. Starting magic at age 9, he became the youngest member ever accepted into the International Brotherhood of Magicians. See website for impressive biography and client list. 

Salvation Army Jacksons Point Camp and Newport Adventure Camp
133 Camp Newport Rd.  Huntsville  ON  -
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http://www.ilovecamp.ca

Angela_kett@can.salvationarmy.org
705-789-3609  1-866-996-2267
7 to 17
Ages 7 to 17, jr. soldier/pioneer club camp, hockey camp, music camp, sports camp, sr. music camp for 13 to 21 years old, mom and tots week.

Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre
4600 Bathurst St., 4th Floor  Toronto  ON  M2R3V2
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://holocaustcentre.com/

neuberger@ujafed.org 
416-631-5689 
all ages
Programs, workshops, performances, cultural events, exhibitions, museum and memorial, library, school and educational programs, bar/bat mitzvahs and more.  

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

http://www.scarborougharts.com/

info@scarborougharts.com
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. 

School of Toronto Dance Theatre, The
80 Winchester St.  Toronto  ON  M4X1B2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.schooloftdt.org/ 

info@schooloftdt.org
416-967-6887 
3 and up
Training young dancers in contemporary dance. Young dancers Program for ages 3 to 16, general school and adult recreational classes, summer school and full-time, post-secondary professional training program. Student Matinees held on-site in their Cabbagetown theatre. School grooups can take a Master Class and see the Matinee show afterwards.

Scratchlab DJ Institute
1170 Sheppard Ave. W., Unit 32  Toronto  ON  M3K2A3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.scratchlab.ca/

info@scratchlab.ca
416-727-2824 
Young children to adults.
Beginner, intermediate and advanced DJ classes; Specialty Learning courses like DJ camp and school credit course. Field trips (workshops, half-day and full-day) catered to the students needs, suitable for kids 10 and up, located on the TTC route. 

Seneca College’s King Day Camp
13990 Dufferin St.  King City  ON  L7B1B3
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.kingdaycamp.com/default.aspx

king.daycamp@senecac.on.ca
416-491-5050 x 5042 
4 to 16
Day camp for kids 4 to 16, ski center, outdoor centre, school programs.

Seneca Summer Camps – Sports, Arts & Science
Mutliple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
.

http://www.senecac.on.ca/community/senecaforkids.html

summer.camps@senecac.on.ca
416-491-5050 Ext. 2329 
3.5 to 14
Sports camp, arts and science, leadership programs. Outdoor education centre, ski centre.

Smiles Camp
St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School, 1080 Linbrook Rd.   Oakville  ON  L6J2L1
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.smls.on.ca/camps.php

jwightman@smls.on.ca
905-845-2386 
3.5 to 11
March break and summer camps. PD Day programs. Dance, drama, visual arts, science, sports and games, themed trips, swimming, double gym and performance studio theatre. School groups.

Snow Valley Winter Resort
P.O. Box 46  Barrie  ON  L4M4S9
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Region

http://www.skisnowvalley.com/barrie-ski-area.aspx

705-721-7669  1-877-404-4744
6 months and up
Skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, snowshoeing, lessons, school programs.

Solar Stage Children’s Theatre
4950 Yonge St., box 115, The Madison Centre  Toronto  ON  M2N6K1
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.solarstage.on.ca/

solarstage@bellnet.ca
416-368-8031  416-368-4715
3 to 10
Plays for kids aged 3 to 10 and their families. Music concerts, music theatre, birthday parties , school shows and summer theatre camps for ages 4 to 9. 

Southbrook Pumpkin Patch
1150 Major Mackenzie West  Richmond Hill  ON  -
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http://southbrookpumpkinpatch.com/

pumpkinpatch@southbrook.com
905-832-2548  1-866-835-2548
all ages
Fall vegetables, apples, café, bakery, store, free admission, free parking, tractor and wagon rides, inflatables, kids play area.

Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens
285 Spadina Rd., s of St. Clair, next door to Casa Loma  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/spadina.htm

spadina@toronto.ca
416-392-6910 
all ages
Home to 3 generations of the Austin family. Recently completed interior restoration reflects the 1920s and 30s. See the estate’s Victorian-Edwardian garden, take a tour of the house, visit the gift shop. Open year-round, excluding some holidays. Situated next door to Casa Loma. Sunday June 26, 2011, 12 – 4 is their First Annual Garden Party – musical performances, games and period-appropriate refreshments. Take a tour, create artwork, solve a murder mystery and have your fortune told. Fresh pies etc. $5./person. 

Sport Western Summer Camps
University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond St.   London  ON  -
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http://westernmustangs.ca/

sportwestern@uwo.ca
519-661-2007 
4 to 17
Wild Western school trips. March break and summer camps. Half day and full day camps.

Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children and Youth
  Sept.10-19  ON  -
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http://tiff.net/sprockets

416-599-8433  1-888-599-8433
3 amd up
Sprockets includes 2 public weekends for ages 3 and up and two weeks of school programs. There are programme guides for elementary and high school students. There are a selection of films and short films on diverse subjects in a variety of genres and styles. Running April 5 – 17, 2011.

Stonegate Community Health Centre
150 Berry Road  Toronto  ON  M8Y1W3
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.stonegatechc.org/

larissa.samborsky@stonegatechc.org
416-231-7070 
all ages
Early Years, children, youth, family and adult programs. Programs for parents, women and seniors. Community food programs like School Snack Program, Good Food Box, Stonegate Farmers’ Market – running Tuesdays 4-7 from June 21 – October 11, 2011, and more. Health, housing and counselling services, jobs and events. Free after school activities for children and youth 6 to 17. Homework support program, recreational activities, age-specific programs, youth workshops and education sessions. 

Sunnybrook Stables Riding Camp
1132 Leslie St.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.sunnybrookstables.ca/

info@sunnybrookstables.ca
416-444-4044 
9 and up
Lessons, winter clinics, March break and summer camps.

Super Science
    ON  -
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http://www.supersciencetoronto.com/

info@supersciencetoronto.com
905-479-4459 
5 to 12
The ultimate in science education and entertainment for children ages 5 to 12. Super science programs, workshops, special events, shows and birthday parties. 

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Choir
Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street West, Box 14  Toronto  ON  M5S1X7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.tafelmusik.org/

info@tafelmusik.org
416-964-9562 
all ages
Special offers for people 30 and under including pay-what-you-can Fridays. Some performances at Massey Hall and Koerner Hall. Educational programs include free afternoon concerts for student audiences, downloadable preparatory materials for teachers and parents, musician visits to schools and a Juno Award-winning children’s recording. In-depth workshops, Baroque music adventure webgame and special ticket prices for teachers wishing to introduce their students to Tafelmusik concerts. Family concerts too.

TERRY FOX RUN, THE
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.terryfoxrun.org/

oncorp@terryfoxrun.org
416 924-8252  1-888-836-9786

Sunday September 18th, 2011. International Fundraising Marathon and events like the Great Canadian Hair “Do”.

The Hollows Camp
3309 13th Line, R.R.#3  Cookstown  ON  L0L1L0
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Region

http://www.hollowscamp.com/

info@hollowscamp.com
905-775-2694 
7 to 15
Riding camp, traditional activities. LIT program. Group bookings for schools and organizations.

The Stop’s Green Barn
Wychood Barns, 601 Christie St., Studio 181   Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.thestop.org/green-barn/

elizabeth@thestop.org
416-651-7867  416-652-7867
all ages
School groups learn about sustainable food systems, go for tours. There is a state-of-the-art greenhouse, a sheltered garden, their Global Roots Garden, food systems education programs, community bake oven and compost demonstration centre. Group tours also and informal, self-guided open houses.  Also, the after school programs for kids age 8 to 12 have fun, hands-on activities that teach skills necessary to grow, cook and select healthy foods, plus arts, games, homework help and field trips. March break and summer camps, summer drop-in and graduate program. 

Theatre Ontario
215 Spadina Ave., Suite 210  Toronto  ON  M5T2C7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.theatreontario.org/

416-408-4556 
13 and up
Teen and adult acting courses and workshops. Classroom Stages For Teachers is a one-day workshop to help elementary teachers achieve curriculum expectations in Drama and Dance. Hands-on, realistic and measureable. $20. per participant for members of Theatre Ontario, $30. for non-members. 

Theatre Scarborough
Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Road  Scarborough  ON  M1M1R9
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.theatrescarborough.com/

SP@TheatreScarborough.com
416-439-1104 

Auditions June 1,2,,5, 2011 for Josheph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – children’s chorus for ages 7 to 14 and adult roles too. Auditions and job postings throughout the year. Many plays and music theatre performances throughout the year.

Thinnox Design Camps
3120 Glen Erin Drive  Mississauga  ON  L5L1R6
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.thinnox.com/

info@thinnox.com
905-608-8446 
7 to 17
Design and technology school. After school programs for Gr. 5 to 12 in science, media arts, robotics, animation, game design and technology. Camps age 7 to 17 in summer, winter, spring, PA days. Also interior Design, fashion etc. Parties and events. 

Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum & Art Centre
67 Pottery Rd.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/todmorden.htm

todmorden@toronto.ca
416-396-2819 
all ages
A complex of historic buildings set in the Don Valley. 2 miller’s homes, Papermill Theatre and Gallery, 9.2 hectare wildflower preserve and walking trails. Summer camps for ages 5 to 8. June 1 – 13, 2011 is the Contemporary Paintings Exhibition by the Bangladeshi-Canadian Artists. Free admission to the Papermill Gallery. Exhibition runs Tuesday to Friday 10 – 4:30 and the weekend noon to 5. 

Top Spin Table Tennis
7026 Bathurst St.  Thornhill  ON  L4J8K3
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.topspintoronto.com/

topspin@topspintoronto.com
905-326-9570  647-298-2243
6 and up
Programs for children, youth and adults. Children’s team league for ages 8 to 16. Those 17 and older are in the adult division. Private, semi-private and group lessons; tournaments and leagues; corporate and social events; and birthday parties. They also help organizations, schools and social groups to organize activities, leagues and tournaments for youth. 

Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA)
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
.

http://trca.on.ca/

info@trca.on.ca
416-661-6600 
all ages
Campgrounds, rivers, conservation areas, school programs, fishing, cycling, hiking, skiing, playgrounds, Maple Sugar Festival, swimming, picnics.

Toronto Argonauts Football Club
The Canadian Football League, 50 Wellington St. E., 3rd Floor   Toronto  ON  M5E1C8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.argonauts.ca/

info@argonauts.ca
604-589-7627  416-322-9650
all ages
Toronto’s famous football team. Tons of info on the website about the team, its cheerleaders, game day info, history, fan zone and community programs they support. 

Toronto Aspirals Rhythmic Gymnastics Centre
6 Bradwick Drive  Concord  ON  L4K2T3
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.aspirals.ca/

info@aspirals.com
905-695-0899  905-760-0092
6 months and up
Free classes all June for new members. Recreational and competitive programs from 6 months old to early teens. Full line of modern junior size gymnastics equipment like balance beams, bars, mini trampoline, tamble trak, climbers, soft mats and shapes. Seasonal, religious holidays camps, PD days and drop ins. Birthday parties and after school programs. 

Toronto Brigantine
Marina Quay West between Bathurst and Spadina  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.torontobrigantine.org/

office@torontobrigantine.org
416-596-7117 
13 to 18
Tall ship sailing programs. Winter land-based program, summer program is a series of sail training courses. School groups half days to 2 weeks. 

Toronto Brigantine Tall Ship Adventures for Youth
413 – 215 Spadina Ave.  Toronto  ON  M5T2C7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.tallshipadventures.on.ca/

office@torontobrigantine.org
416-596-7117 
13 to 18
Winter and summer programs. For summer youth courses, you must be fit, meet swimming requirements and be 13 to 18 years old. Charters for youth and school groups, adults and corporations. 

Toronto Climbing Academy
11 Curity Ave.  Toronto  ON  M4B1X4
East York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.climbingacademy.com/

info@climbingacademy.com
416-757-4208  416-406-5900
13 and up
The first and only gym in North America to introduce state-of-the-art World Cup walls designed by Pyramide. Corporate programs and children’s parties are the two main features of the centre. You’ll find hard core climbers work on specific projects while a group of kids have safe fun. The portable climbing walls are available year round. Beginner lessons, private and semi-private lessons, clinics, family lessons, programs for kids, adults, corporate events and school groups. Over 80 climbing stations!

Toronto International Film Festival
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square, 350 King St. W.  Toronto  ON  M5V3X5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://tiff.net/

customerrelations@tiff.net
416-599-8433  1-888-599-8433
all ages
Sept. 8 – 18, 2011. Dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema to film lovers. The film festival has grown to offer programming year-round and its permanent home opened in October, 2010, is the TIFF Bell Lightbox.  TIFF offers screenings, lectures, discussions, festivals, workshops, industry support and the chance to meet filmmakers from Canada and around the world. There are school programs for elementary, secondary and post secondary students such as Tim Burton and Mary Pickford exhibits and of course, the Sprockets Film Festival. 

Toronto Lynx Soccer Club
Centennial Park Stadium    ON  -
.

http://www.torontolynxpremiersoccer.com

dwilde@torontolynxsoccerclub.com
416-251-4625 
14  and up
U 15 to U17 youth team, plus mens and womens amateur soccer. 

Toronto Premier Gymnastics
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
.

http://www.torontopremiergymnastics.com/

nancy_sherwin@rogers.com
416-461-8998  416-461-0506
18 months to 16 years
Parent and tot, Kindergym, girls and boys recreational classes, advanced recreational, after school play program for JK to grade 6, pre-competitive and competitive and camps for March and winter breaks and summer. Extended hours available for camp. Camp includes gym, swim, sports and arts. 

Toronto Rock Lacrosse Club
416 North Service Road East, Suite 100  Oakville  ON  L6H5R2
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.torontorock.com/

info@torontorock.com
416-596-3075  1-855-665-7625
all ages
See an exiting game of lacrosse, learn about the team, join the fanzone and see what they’re doing for your community. Have your birthday party at the ACC! 3-Day Toronto Rock Summer Camp for ages 6 to 14, open to all skill levels. School programs for kids in grades 1 to 8. 

Toronto Symphony Orchestra
212 King Street West, 6th Floor  Toronto  ON  M5H1K5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.tso.ca/

416-593-7769  416-598-3375
all ages
Many programs designed for students and their teachers: Adopt-a-player; TSO Preludes; TSO Student Concerts and Student Reviews; Group Masterclass; Morning with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and community programs for youth outside of school hours like: Young People’s Concerts; The Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra and Education on Tour. Also teacher and student resources – see links on website.  

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

dcattapan@tso.ca
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. 

Toronto Zoo
361A Old Finch Ave.  Scarborough  ON  M1B5K7
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.torontozoo.com/EducationAndCamps/TeacherResources.asp

ZooSchool@torontozoo.ca
416-392-5944 

High school credit courses, workshops, tours, fieldtrips etc. Teacher resources. 

Toronto’s First Post Office
260 Adelaide Street East  Toronto  ON  M5A1N1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.townofyork.com

tfpo@total.net
416-865-1833 
all ages
Toronto’s First Post Office is a small, private museum as well as a working post office.  Seating yourself by the fireplace in its cozy reading room you can write an old-fashioned letter with a quill pen, seal it with wax and even mail it.  Tours and education programs should be booked in advance.  Larger groups of children can be accommodated in tandem with Enoch Turner Schoolhouse.  

TV Puppetree
2375 Concession 6 Rd  Greenwood   ON  L0H1H0
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.tvpuppetree.com/

puppetree@sympatico.ca
416-347-1153  1-866-431-5744
all ages
Specializing in children’s puppet shows in Toronto. 

University of Toronto Youth Summer Programs in Medicine and Law
University of Toronto – New College, 300 Huron St.  Toronto  ON  M5S3J6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ysp.utoronto.ca/

summer.programs@utoronto.ca
416-946-0944 
15 to 18
Faculty of Medicine’s Youth Summer Program has students in grades 10 and 11 enrolling in four unique one-week modules. Each module includes lectures from world-class faculty and hands-on experimentation. The Faculty of Law’s Youth Summer Program is for students enrolled in grades 10 to 12. Students also get a taste of resident life while staying at the New College and participating in evening activities showcasing Toronto. 

Upper Canada Child Care Centres
Mutliple locations – see website    ON  -
.

http://www.uppercanadachildcare.com/

info@uppercanadachildcare.com
905-946-1113 
3 months to 14 years
Family of over 50 child care programs, day and overnight camps. Child care centres for ages 3 months to 12 years, camps from ages 6 to 12 years. Kettleby Valley Camp and Outdoor centre for ages 6 to 14. 

Variety Village
3701 Danforth Avenue  Scarborough  ON  M1N2G2
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.varietyontario.ca/

info@varietyontario.ca
416-367-2828 
all ages
Fitness and life skills facility providing integrated sports and life skills programs to children and young people with disabilities. Fitness memberships for everyone and programs, educational and wellness services. 

Waterfront Montessori Children’s Centre – Summer Day Camp
18 Wyandot Avenue, Algonquin Island  Toronto  ON  M5A2H3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.waterfrontmontessori.net/

info@waterfrontmontessori.net
416-203-1017 
2.5 to 7
Registration throughout the year according to age group. A beautiful facility located on the Toronto Islands full of Montessori materials to create a rich environment. There’s also a farm, a bird sanctuary, swamps, tadpole ponds, beaches, woods and environmentally protected areas. Daily outings allow kids to discover natural sciences and enjoy playground time and walks. 

West End Studio Theatre
1109 North Service Road East  Oakville  ON  L6H1A6
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region
www.the-west.ca 
johnohara@the-west.ca
905-845-9378 
3 and up
Ages 3 to adult. March break, half day and full day summer camps, seasonal sessions. 
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Rd. (RR 552)  Rockton  ON  L0R1X0
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.conservationhamilton.ca/special-events/events/listlocationevents/1/

nature@conservationhamilton.ca
1-800-883-0104  905-525-2181
all ages
School programs, venue rental and special events. Ice-cream Festival July 31 – August 1, 2011. Live music, horse and wagon rides, magic show, games and living history; Ghost Tours August 19, 2011 during twilight hear strange stories; Music of the British Isles August 28th; Telling Tales September 18th and more.  

Whimz Live Animal Programs
    ON  -
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http://www.whimzonline.com/

whimz@whimzonline.com
416-656-7894  416-658-5261

Live animal programs. Parties, after school programs, adult and tot classes, children’s classes, school programs and camps. Also pet boarding for small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, bugs and birds. 

Whittamore’s Farm
8100 Steeles Ave. E.  Markham  ON  L6B1A8
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.whittamoresfarm.com/

office@whittamoresfarm.com
905-294-8200 x 200  905-924-8200 x 215
all ages
Group tours, pick-your-own, strawberries, pumpkins.

Whittamore’s Farm
8100 Steeles Ave.  East Markham  ON  -
.

http://www.whittamoresfarm.com/

natacha@whittamoresfarm.com
905-294-3275  905-294-8200 x 201
all ages
Fun farm yard, market, pick-your-own, pumpkinland, wagon ride, parties.

Willowgrove Primary School
11737 McCowan Rd.  Stouffville  ON  L4A7X5
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.willowgrove.ca/

info@willowgrove.ca
905-640-2127 

Primary school promoting Christian values for students in JK to grade 3. Outdoor education centre.

Wonderful World of Circus
2600 John Street, Unit 115  Thornhill  ON  L3R3W3
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.wonderfulworldofcircus.com/

wwcircus@hotmail.com
905-479-2411  1-905-479-2411

March, winter, Halloween, spring, gymnastics, circus arts classes, acrobats, trampoline, dance, fitness, moms and tots, kindergym. 

Wye Marsh
16160 Highway 12 East, P.O. Box 100  Midland  ON  L4R4K6
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Region

http://www.wyemarsh.com

camp@wyemarsh.com
705-526-7809 
all ages
Day camps in summer, winter, March break, family programs, scouts and guides, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, gardening, skiing and snowshoeing,  ecotours, school programs, birding, parties.

YAAACE Youth Association for Academics, Athletics and Character Education
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.yaaace.com/

coacht@yaaace.powweb.com
416-617-5121  416-662-0480
6 to 17
Programs include tutoring, computer and media club. Advanced Credit Experience (ACE program), Seneca Centre for Outreach Education is a one-year certificate program for students wishing to receive a general education in Arts and Sciences. Basketball house league and rep programs. 

YMCA Camp Pine Crest
103-60 Centurian Drive,  Markham  ON  -
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http://www.ymcatoronto.org/en/camps/residential-camps/pinecrest-overview/index.html

camp.pinecrest@ymcagta.org
416-928-9622  1-877-878-9622
all ages
2 days to 4 weeks overnight camps, theme days, family camp.

YMCA-YWCA Ottawa Region and Camp Davern
Camp Davern, c/o Bonnenfant Y Outdoor Education and Leadership Centre, 1620 Sixth Line Rd.  Dunrobin  ON  -
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http://www.ymcaywca.ca/

campdavern@nationalcapitalregionymca-ywca.ca
613-832-1234 
all ages
Bonnenfant Y Outdoor Education and Leadership Centre for school groups, Camp Davern overnight camp for girls aged 6 to 16, local day camps, canoe camping club, after school programs, employment and youth internship program, other youth programs, swim and fitness programs, social services and child care.

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

http://www.youngpoets.ca/

readings@poets.ca
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.

YWCA’s Camp Tapawingo
Georgian Bay, 6.5 km from Parry Sound  Parry Sound   ON  -
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http://www.ywcatoronto.org/page.asp?pid=60/

camping@ywcatoronto.org
416-652-9374 
all ages
Girls overnight summer camp on 175 acres for ages 6 to 15, day camp for Parry Sound residents. C.I.T. program also Women’s weekends, family camp, outdoor education and retreat for group events. 

Zurakowski Park
85 Bay St., Box 1000  Barry’s Bay  ON  K0J1B0
Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley region

http://www.zurakowskipark.ca/index.php

bhildebrandt@sympatico.ca
613-756-2747 
all ages
Officially opened in 2003, the park honours local resident and world-renowned test pilot Janusz Zurakowski. He tested the CF-105 Avro Arrow and there is a replica of it at the park. School programs and resources.