Academic

Northwood Neighbourhood Services
Northwood Neighbourhood Services
2625 Weston Rd., Building D, Unit #27, 2nd Floor,  Toronto, Ontario  ON  -
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http://www.northw.ca/programs_services/camp.htm

[email protected]
416-748-0788 
0 to 12
Family resource centre. Programs for ages 0 to 6, cooking, dance-a-thon, parties, camps for ages 6 to 12. 

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.

U of T’s Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Programs for kids
University of Toronto, Rm 173 – 35 St. George St., Toronto, Ont. M5S 1A4    ON  -
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http://enrichment.uoftengineering.com/

[email protected]
416.978.3481 
12 to 17
Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP) Summer Academy offer high school students the opportunity to study engineering, technology, business and science disciplines. Other pre-university programs include Jr. DEEP, Girls Science and Engineering Saturday, ENGage, Skule Sisters, SSEA (Saturday Science and Engineering Academy) and Sprint Reunion Skule Kids Event. 

A Hollywood Tickle Trunk
1590 Dundas St. E.  Mississauga  ON  L4X2Z2
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.hollywoodtickletrunk.ca/

[email protected]
905-212-7772 
all ages
Rent and sell costumes, event planning, DJ, holiday, mascots, props, scenery. 

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.

Ahavat Yisrael Hebrew School
54 Glen Park Ave.  Toronto  ON  M6B2C2
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ahavatyisraelhebrewschool.com/index.html

[email protected]
416-781-8088 
5 to 12
Supplementary Jewish Hebrew School offers programs for Jewish children in JK to Gr. 7, teaching heritage, traditions, Hebrew reading, writing and language comprehension. Accommodate special needs and those with learning disabilities through tutoring and resource programs. Family education workshops, guest speakers and special events. 

Alliance Francaise De Toronto
multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.alliance-francaise.ca/en/in_contact.php

[email protected]
416-922-2014  416-221-4684
from 1 year and up
French language school. Classes for children, teenagers and adults, lectures. 

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.

Boulevard Club
1491 Lake Shore Boulevard West  Toronto  ON  M6K3C2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.boulevardclub.com/

[email protected]
416-532-3341 x 0 
1 month to 6 years
Private waterfront sports, recreation and family club. Children’s Centre for ages 4 weeks to 6 years old. , Totally Tutors. 

Bravo School of Music
842 Yonge Street, Suite 200   Toronto  ON  M4W2H1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.bravoschoolofmusic.com

[email protected]
416-928-0330 
1.5 and up
All ages and all levels. Private and group music lessons for beginners and advanced students in piano, keyboard, violin, guitar, double bass, bass guitar, drums, clarinet, trumpet, vocal, music theory and music history. Also special programs for toddlers and pre-school children. Free children’s choir every Monday. Gift certificates. Summer camp, master classes, adult classes and choir. 

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 Boulevard
1491 Lake Shore Blvd. West  Toronto  ON  M6K3C2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.boulevardclub.com/families-fs.html

[email protected]
416-532-3341 , ext 119 
all ages
Chidren’s Centre open for ages 4 weeks to 6 years old. Monthly theme-based activities. Junior group for age 4 to 12, adult classes for ages 13 and up. 

Camp Wasdell
85 Kings Crescent  Ajax  ON  L1S2M4
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.wasdellcentre.org/index.html

[email protected]
905-426-3241  1-888-525-2385
pre-K and up
Academic mornings, drama, swimming, outings in afternoon.

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.

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.

Children’s Technology Workshop
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.ctworkshop.com/CTWBM/CTW_BM/

1-800-704-6877  416-425-2289
7 to 14
Camps with applied technology adventures. Activities on and off the computer. Focus on engineering, robotics, video game creation, animation, graphic design. Several project done at camp. 

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. 

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. 

Creative Math & Music
Pickering, Whitby, Belleville, Toronto    ON  -
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http://www.creativemathandmusic.com/

905-686-6284  905-665-2100
5 to 16
Lessons, tutoring, rock music camps for ages 5 to 16, parties. 

Deutsche Sprachschulen Metro Toronto Inc.
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.germanschooltoronto.com/

[email protected]
905-773-5601  416-291-6659
4 and up.
German school for JK to Grade 12 and adult lessons. 

Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre
5100 Yonge St. beside North York Civic Centre

North york  Toronto  ON  M2N5V7
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.toronto.ca/parks/prd/facilities/complex/567/

[email protected]
416-395-7585 
all ages
Swimming lessons, aquafit classes, first aid, Bronze Cross, semi-private and private lessons are available at this 50 metre indoor pool. Also Leisure and lane swimming, therapy time in the whirlpool. Parent and tot to senior learn-to-swim programs. 

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.

Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre
86 Blake St.  Toronto  ON  M4J3C9
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.eastviewcentre.com/

[email protected]
416-392-1750 
all ages
Home to the Eastview (Toronto) Boys and Girls Club also. Programs and services for children including Summer Camp Mambo 2011, youth, adults, seniors and newcomers. 

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. 

Kidz Smart
1517 Bayview Ave.  Toronto  ON  M4G3B5
East York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.karate4kidz.ca/

[email protected]
416-543-9762  416-481-5425
3 to 14
Team Canada Martial Arts Program, Jedi Training Academy – leadership program, Homework and Tutoring club includes free membership, classes, exposure to free science, music and arts and craft classes, daily fitness etc. Birthday parties, free camp week and teen and adult programs too. A variety of summer and March break day camp activities. Also KickSmart Workshop Summer Camp – two programs in one. 

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Kinder Connection 
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  M3H1A4
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.thekinderconnection.ca/

[email protected]
905-709-8600  416-636-3000
about 3 to 6
Owned, operated and staffed by certified teachers with a  variety of specialized qualifications and expertise in the Primary Panel. Nursery, Junior and Senior Kindergarten, Summer Camps, Specialized Reading Programs and Private Tutoring. They hold Cranium Camp at Camp Green Acres for children in nursery school to grade 1, for two weeks Aug.15 – 19 and August 22 – 26th. I phoned Green Acres to confirm since no mention on their website and they explained it’s a half day Cranium Camp and half day traditional Camp Green Acres. 

Lippert Music Centre Inc.
970 Pape Avenue  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.lippertmusic.com/

[email protected]
416-425-9933 
2 and up
Music lessons, professional school, group lessons and summer camps. Year-end performance for students plus additional performance opportunities at a variety of events. Recitals for youth and adults. Lessons in drumming, flute, clarinet, saxophone, and more. Learn theory and history. 3 music camps to choose from for kids and CIT teens. 

MLK – Multilingual Kids
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.multilingualkids.ca

[email protected]
416-223-3382 
up to 7 years
Songs, poems, rhymes and stories conducted in a playful group setting to promote positive reinforcement. Offered in the following languages: Spanish, Italian, French and Portuguese.

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

http://www.mooredale.org

[email protected]
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.

Music Studio, The
6 Burnhamthorpe Rd  Toronto  ON  M9A5C9
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.themusicstudio.ca/

[email protected]
416-234-9268 
6 months and up
Private instruction offered for voice, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vibraphone, hand drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, French horn, violin, viola, cello, theory, harmony and music history.  Ensemble program to play music with other students. Music in Motion Children’s Program designed to bring children 6 months to 7 years old together in small age-appropriate groups to have fun together. 

My Smart Hands
Multiple locations – see website – instructors/classes    ON  -
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http://www.smarthands.ca

[email protected]
416-882-3499 
under 2
Sign language and play classes for hearing babies and toddlers. Mom and tot classes. Teachers are American Sign Language (ASL) certified. Also workshops for educators and parents.

Oxford Learning Centre
multiple locations – see website  London  ON  -
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http://www.oxfordlearning.com/summer/

[email protected]
519-473-1207 
3 and up
Tutoring starting at age 3, March Break and Summer Day Camp computer, science, math, French. 

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

http://www.rebootcanada.ca/

[email protected]
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. 

Reptile Party
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.reptileparty.com/

[email protected]
1-877-737-8496 
6 to 12
Reptile shows and workshops. Birthday parties and science programs. Safari Science after school/evening programs and summer camps. 

Royal York Road Nursery School
851 Royal York Rd   Etobicoke  ON  M8Y2V3
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ryrns.ca/

[email protected]
416-239-1555 
2.5 to 5
Cooking and arts classes. Also programs that help prepare kids for preschool and kindergarten.  

Ruth Rumack’s Learning Space
720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300   Toronto  ON  M5S2T9
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ruthrumack.com/

[email protected]
416-925-1225 

An independent academic tutoring school in the Annex. Reading, math, science, power writing, camps for ages 3 to 5. 

S.M.A.R.T. Camp of Metro Toronto
82 Holford Cres.   Toronto  ON  M1T1M2
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.smartcamp.org/

[email protected]
416-491-8408 
2.5 to 13
Sports, Math and Recreational Training (S.M.A.R.T.) A 3 in 1 program integrating math with games, arts and crafts and eductional toys and games. Children must be toilet-trained to enter the programs. Before and after care for camp. Counsellor-in-training programs for grades 7 and 8. After school programs with schools. 

Safari Science Day Camp
multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.safariscience.com/

 
6 to 12
Camps and evening programs about science. Hightlights biological diversity and animal anatomy. March break and summer camps.

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

http://holocaustcentre.com/

[email protected] 
416-631-5689 
all ages
Programs, workshops, performances, cultural events, exhibitions, museum and memorial, library, school and educational programs, bar/bat mitzvahs and more.  

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. 

Spanish Schoolhouse, The
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.thespanishschoolhouse.ca/

[email protected]
905-771-1136 
all ages
Learn Spanish the fun way! Kinder Spanish, Preschool Spanish, Spanish tots and Spanish Club. Also summer camp and adult classes. 

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

http://www.stonegatechc.org/

[email protected]
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. 

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

[email protected]
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. 

Swansea Town Hall Community Centre
95 Lavinia Ave.  Toronto  ON  M6S3H9
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.swanseatownhall.ca/

[email protected]
416-392-1954 

A diverse range of programs for children, parents/tots, youth, adults and seniors. Summer camps too! The building also houses the Swansea Memorial Library, Toronto Public Health Dental Clinic and has rental space for events, meetings, party room etc. See the website for programs, events and to get their newsletter. 

Sylvan Learning
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://tutoring.sylvanlearning.com/index.cfm/

1-888-338-2283 
4.5 and up
Tutoring by grade – pre-K to high school; Tutoring by subject; Homework help; Study skills; Academic Camps. Tutoring In-Center, In-home, In-school and on-line. 

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

http://www.thinnox.com/

[email protected]
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. 

Toronto Sailing & Canoe Club
1391 Lake Shore Blvd West,  Toronto  ON  M6K3C1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.tscc.net/tsccjoomla/

[email protected]
416-531-0403  416-533-5907
7 to 17
Learn-to-Sail and Paddling programs are offered for youth ages 7 to 17 late June to late August. Early drop-off/late pick-up and lunch programs available too. Club membership not required to enrol in the programs. See the website for the variety of programs including summer camps. There are also adult programs, club events, cruising program and races. Operators permit and licence courses too. 

Tropicana Community Services
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.tropicanacommunity.org/

[email protected]
416-439-9009  416-296-7154
all ages
Caribbean Ball Carnival, child care, counselling services, educational and employment services and youth development. Operating out of 5 main offices, plus satellite locations. Youth counselling for agression and employment, daycare centre for children 3 months to 2.5 years, plus 2.5 to 12 years old. ProTech Media Centre offers free digital arts (animation, web design, digital photography, audio and video editing) and technology training such as Microsoft curricula to improve computer literacy skills. Scarborough Youth Resource Centre at Scarborough Town Shopping Mall is a drop-in centre for youth ages 12 to 24 and offers a variety of activities and many programs. See website for program descriptions.  

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/

[email protected]
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. 

University Settlement
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  M5T1C3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.universitysettlement.ca/index.html

416-598-3444 x 271  416-977-8325
all ages
Founded in 1910, this is Toronto’s first community-based social service centre. It continues to strive to meet the social, economic and cultural needs of the Grange neighbourhood and beyond. Serving over 30,000 people annually through diverse services such as daycare, settlement services, employment counselling, senior services, youth programming, out of the cold program and English language classes. Operating out of 4 locations, the main one in Grange park includes a full-size gym and 75 foot swimming pool, modern fitness room, music and arts school, 2 playgrounds and more. See website for events like Newcomer Idol July 21 – 22, 2011 and the Special Benefit Concert June 18, 2011 at 7:30 for the Music and Arts School. 

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/

[email protected]
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. 

Willowwood School Summer Programs
55 Scarsdale Road  Don Mills  ON  M3B2R3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.willowwoodschool.ca/summer.php

[email protected]
416-444-7644 
6 to 17
Summer school for grades 1 to 12. 

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

[email protected]
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.