Arts

Ardyth Johnson School of Highland Dancing
  432 Parliament St.  ON  -
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http://www.ardythjohnson.com/

[email protected]
416-966-4511 
all ages
A physical performer, graduated in Mime, can enhance any engagement from convention work to formal balls with mime, juggling, acrobatic or character work. Also available to introduce guests or students to the art of pantomime, mask, commedia dell arte and other forms of physical theatre. Slap Stick workshop plus many others like Mime/Movement workshop open to all ages. Highland Dance lessons too for children and adults. 

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.

Burlington Sound of Music Festival
Brant Street from Caroline St. to Lakeshore Blvd.  Burlington  ON  L7R4K3
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.soundofmusic.ca/

[email protected]
 
all ages
June 16 – 19, 2011. Free festival. Enjoy the parade, carnival, family zone, downtown streetfest, food, market, soiree, etc. See website for band line-up. MusicEd is the musical education segment of the festival presented at the Burlington Art Centre Saturday June 18th. Taking it to the Streets is a unique music theatre program for children ages 4-12 in age appropriate groups. It’s an interactive workshop introducing children to drama, singing and movement to music theatre songs. Sessions are free and 45 minutes long. E-mail [email protected] to secure a spot as space is limited. 

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. 

CharACTORS Theatre Troupe
11 Glen Cameron Rd., #3 and #4  Thornhill  ON  L3T4N3
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.charactors.ca

[email protected]
905-886-9594 
6 to 17
Grade 1 to 12, musical theatre, performing arts, travelling troupe, themed parties.

Creswell Dance Academy
2181 Queen St E., Unit 201  Toronto  ON  M4E1E5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.creswelldanceacademy.com/

[email protected]
416-686-0246 
all ages
Classes for infants to adults. Fun With Music Together, Mini hip-hop, primary ballet, adult jazz, ballet grades, tap, jaz, youth acting, breakdancing, pre-ballet, primary, jr and sr. acro/gymnastics, competitions.  Private, semi-private, group lessons, competitions, exams. Youth to adult – basics to advanced acting classes.  Ladies programs.

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company
401 Richmond St. W., Suite B104  Toronto  ON  M5V3A8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.flamencos.net/

[email protected]
416-595-5753 
6 to 15
Providing concerts and performances capturing the essense of flamenco. Available for touring locally, nationally, internationally as well as for private functions. Dance lessons for adults from beginners to professionals and also has a popular children’s program. Also lessons for flemenco guitar. 

Innovative Rhythm Dance Studios
337 Evans Ave   Etobicoke   ON  M8Z1K2
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.irdance.ca/

[email protected]
416-239-1496 
2 to 18
We offer dance lessons – jazz, tap, ballet, musical theatre, lyrical, hip-hop, kinderdance and acro.

Ritmika Rythmic Gymnastics Ctre
361 Four Valley Drive, Unit # 3  Concord  ON  L4K5Z3
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.ritmika.ca

[email protected]
905-660-9535 

Pre-school, recreational programs, pre-competitive and competitive programs, Aesthetic Group Gymnastics (AGG) Program etc., March break and summer camps, parties, parents night out.

Rugcutterz Danz Artz
151 Corstate Avenue  Vaughan  ON  L4K4Y2
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.rugcutterz.com/

[email protected]
905 660.4169 
all ages
Tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet, musical theatre, acro, beginner, parties. 

Wanda’s Creative Clay
252 Soudan Ave., Upper Floor  Toronto  ON  M4S1W4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.wandascreativeclay.com/

[email protected]
416-488-2529 
all ages
Parties and classes using Sculpey clay. Studio is by appointment only. Summer Camp – Wanda’s Creative Clay joins with the Chess’n Math Association to offer a great summer camp that’ll be educational and lots of fun! They’ll create a chess set and learn to play the game! No experience needed. 

Zahra’s School of Middle Eastern Dance
570 Westney Road. Unit #23A  Ajax  ON  L1S6V6
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.zahras.ca

[email protected]
905-426-5265 
all ages
Fitness programs for babies to adult, beginner dance, all types of dance including belly dance, event performances.

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.  

Academy of Artisans
1963 Avenue Rd.  Toronto  ON  M5M4A3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.academyofartisans.com

[email protected]
416-322-9997 
all ages
School of arts, crafts and cooking. Open 7 days a week for all ages and abilities. Courses taught in areas like art history, baking, basketry, cooking, crochet, flower arranging, photography, glazing, painting, home decorating and improvement, jewelry, knitting, leather, pattern-design, pottery handbuilding, pottery throwing, glass painting, sculpture in various media including clay, iron work, papier mache and stained glass. Winter, March break, Passover and Summer Camps, parties, gallery.

Academy of Ballet and Jazz, School of Canadian Ballet Theatre
34 Doncaster Avenue  Thornhill  ON  L3T4S1
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.starsofthe21stcentury.com/

[email protected]
905-886-0455 
3 to 18
Ballet, jazz, theatre.

Acting Out – Kids Theatre Group
Emmanuel Howard United Church, 2nd floor, 214 Wright Ave.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.actingoutkidstheatre.com/

[email protected]
416-910-9415 
all ages
Year round classes, workshops, Holiday Wishes and March Break Madness. All levels of acting experience and ability. Summer camp.

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 That Dance
63 Magnetic Dr. Unit D  North York  ON  M3J2C4
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.allthatdance.ca/

[email protected]
416-663-1212 

Beginner to advanced classes in Pre-dance, combo classes, ballet, jazz, tap, acrobatics, hiphop and musical theatre. 

Antique Market
Oakville Place, 240 Leighland Ave.  Oakville  ON  L6H3H6
Hamilton, Halton and Brant Region

http://www.asinter.com/oakville_place_map.htm/

[email protected]
613-521-1970 
all ages
Free, all welcome. First weekend of each month. Find all kinds of treasures, vintage fashion, country furniture, boutique jewelry etc. 

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

http://www.applegrovecc.ca/

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

Arabesque Academy
1 Gloucester St., Suite 107  Toronto  ON  M4L1L8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.arabesquedance.ca/

[email protected]
416-920-5593 
all ages
Promoting bellydance and all Middle Eastern dance and music. Arabesque Dance Company and Orchestra, classes and nightclub.

Armour Hights Community Centre
2140 Avenue Rd.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.armourheightscommunitycentre.com/?page=aboutus

[email protected]
416-603-2422 
4 and up
Children’s programs for ages 4 to teens. Gymnastics, Dance, Sports, Art and Woodworking, Science, Cooking, Tiny Tots programs and Adult Programs too! 

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. 

Artbarn School
250 Eglinton Ave. W.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.artbarnschool.com/

[email protected]
416-518-6108 
3 and up
Programs for kids and adults. Kids classes like Faraway Tales, MiniArt + Music, cartooning, Painting Throught the Ages and Arty Sundays. Kids parties. Scholarships for ages 5 to 12 based on financial need and artistic potential. 

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. 

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.
Bad Dog Theatre Company
138 Danforth Ave.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.baddogtheatre.com/

[email protected]
416-391-3115 
5 to 18
Improvisation workshops for youth and adults. Fall, winter, spring sessions. Classes for Little, big, youth and teen foundation series. 

Barrie Dance Conservatory
40 Bell Farm Rd. Unit #11  Barrie  ON  L4M5L3
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Region

http://www.barriedance.com/

[email protected]
705-720-2929 
all ages
A professional school for the study of dance and theatre arts. Programs for all ages and abilities in ballet, tap, musical theatre, jazz, hip hop, acrobatics and lyrical/contemporary. Workshops, exams, birthday parties, summer camps and adult programs. Also home to the Strolling Youth Players, a community theatre group for children and young adults. 

Beadology
Sport Alliance Building, 1185 Eglinton Ave. E.  North York   ON  -
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http://www.beadology.ca/

[email protected]
416-898-1347 
all ages
Bringing the world of beads directly to your location. For lunch and after school clubs, birthday parties, bat-mitzvahs, bridal showers, corporate events, fashion and design classes, special events and fundraisers, office and home parties, childcare centres, Girl Guide groups. 

Beadworks
2154 Queen St. E.   Toronto  ON  M4E1E4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.beadworksjo.com/

[email protected]
416-693-0780 

A retail store with a dazzling collection of beads from around the world for making your own jewelry and gifts. Classes in jewelry-making techniques, loom work, petote stitch and wirework. Workshops, children’s birthday party workshops and adult parties. Jewelry repair. 

Bizzy Bee Playcentre
The Beach Mall, 1971 Queen St E, Suite 204  Toronto  ON  M4L1H9
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.bizzybeeplaycentre.com/

[email protected]
416-691-5111 
18 months and up
Summer fun for ages 2.5 to 6 includes local attractions, library programs, fire hall visit, field trips to the beach and park. Sportball Junior. MusiGo Kids. Birthday Parties. Half-day, full-day and emergency Daycare. Child/parent and parenting programs. Stay/play and Drop & Dine public hours. Pizza Party Pajama Nites. 

Body Language Academy of Dance and Theatre Arts
2323 Bloor St W., Unit 7  Toronto  ON  M6S4W1
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.bodylanguageacademy.com

[email protected]
416-763-1100 
0 to teens
Dance and music programs for babies up to 6 years old. Future Stars Dance and Musical Theatre Programs for ages 6 years to teens. 

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

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

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 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 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.

Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre
509 Parliament Street  Toronto  ON  M4X1P3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ccdt.org

[email protected]
416.924.5657 
age 2 and up
Modern dance repertory company of 13 to 19 year old dancers. Evening and weekend classes in music and movement, creative dance, RAD ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, ballroom etc. Summer dance programs, student teacher internships and classes for adults.

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. 

Cedar Ridge Creative Centre and Gallery
225 Confederation Drive  Scarborough  ON  -
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http://www.toronto.ca/culture/cedar_ridge.htm/

[email protected]
416-396-4026 
all ages
Built as a family home in 1912, it now consists of working studio spaces delivering art programs to people of all ages. On-site art gallery. March break and summer camps for kids. 

Celtic Dance Centre Inc.
283 Danforth Ave., Suite 406  Toronto  ON  M4K1N2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.celticdancecentre.ca/

[email protected]
416-463-3319 
age 3 and up
Greenfire Celtic Dance Theatre available for events of all sizes. Greenfire Academy of Irish Dancing offers recreational programs and competition for kids, accepting new students throughout the year, and adult dancing.

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.

Centre for the Arts, The
150 Kilgour Road   Toronto  ON  M4G1R8
East York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.bloorview.ca/centreforthearts

[email protected]
416-425-6220 , extension 3317 
4 to 30
Year round art and music programs, workshops and special events for children and youth of all abilities. Priority given to those with special needs unless otherwise stated. See website. Dance, drama, visual arts and unique arts/nature programs, March break, music and summer camps. 

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. 

Children’s Dance Theatre Fairyland
1183A Finch Ave. W., Unit 1 – 2  Toronto  ON  M3J2G3
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.fairyland-theatre.com/

[email protected]
416-663-1700 
all ages
Dance lessons, birthday parties, events, performances, entertainments, summer camp, rental constumes. Summer camp for ages 3 to 14, half-day and full-day. Children get free album with pictures of their adventures. Extended care and lunch program available. Parties include theme show and dress-up for birthday child plus make up, nail polish and face painting.

Children’s Theatre Project Ltd.
9737 Yonge St., Unit 103  Richmond Hill  ON  L4C1V9
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://childrenstheatreproject.com/

[email protected]
905-883-5853 
7 to 17
Seussical Jr., musical and theatre training. 

Children’s Arts Theatre School
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.catsdrama.com/

[email protected]
905-823-5151 
3 to 18
Professional theatre school. After school and weekend programs, Summer camps and counselor-in-training program. Theatre games, group improvisation, full-scale theatrical productions. Auditions, performances. 5 locations.

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!

Classical Martial Arts Canada
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://cmac1.com/

[email protected]
905-333-0352 
2.5 to 17
Children’s classes, pre-school Kinder Karate Program age 2.5 to age 5. Primary age 4 to 7 yrs, Juniors age 8 to 12 and youth/teens age 13 to 17 years. 

Clay Room, the
279 Danforth Ave.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.theclayroom.ca/

[email protected]
416-466-8474 
all ages
Over 300 white ceramic pieces and 60 paint colours to choose from. Choose a piece and paint it. Then it’s clear-glazed and fired in their kiln.  Your finished piece is ready for pick-up in one week. Adult painting parties, Kids Birthday Parties and Kids’ Arts and Crafts Camps for kids age 7 to 11. 

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. 

Coysh School Of Dance
200 McIntosh Street  Scarborough  ON  M1N3Z3
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.danceportal.ca/Ontario/Scarborough/coysh-school-of-dance-dance-studio_263.html

[email protected]
416-694-9083 
3 and up
Classes available from September, ending in June recital. No summer programs or camp. Ballet, Jazz and Tap

Cre8iv80 Studio
  Mississauga and Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.cre8iv80studio.com/

[email protected]
 
all ages
Arts and crafts workshops, juried shows, fund raising activities, studio rental.

CREATIVE CHILDRENS DANCE CENTRE
2968 Dundas St. W.  Toronto  ON  M6P1Y8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.creativechildrensdancecentre.com/

[email protected]
416-762-9200 
3 and up
Half-day and full-day camps, Circus Fun Day with tightrope, hoops and juggling workshops. Ballet classes, boys street dance, creative movers for ages 3 and 4, jazz, modern and tap dance.

Dance Fusion
3785 Kingston Rd., Unit B1   Scarborough  ON  M1J3H4
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.dancefusion.ca/

[email protected]
416-267-8372 
all ages
Classes for kids of all ages and abilities. Kidazzle program ages 2. to 3.5, 4 to 5.5, all boys classes, recreational program, jazz, tap, ballet, musical theatre, competitive program. Private and semi-private music lessons, yoga classes for young and old. 

Dance Kids Canada
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.dancekidscanada.com/

[email protected]
416-422-5920 
all ages
Creative classes, ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap and broadway classes too. Also, they do parties.  

Dance Place & the Etobicoke School of Dance, The
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.danceplace.ca

[email protected]
416-633-2726  416-234-9771
3 and up
Also see www.etobicokeschoolofdance.com. Spacious, sprung floors, mirrored walls, female and male change rooms. Competitions, summer classes, day camps, classes in dance, tumbling, musical theatre, adult classes etc.

Dance-n-arts Camp
multiple locations – see website    ON  M3H2T4
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.danceplace.ca/ 

[email protected]
416-633-2726  
3 to 16
Lessons starting age 3, day camp ages 5 to 14. arts dance music, drama, musical theatre, production, pre-competition – audition camp, theme days,  CIT for ages 15, 16.

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

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

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

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

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. 

Elevation Dancentre
979 Bloor St. W.  Toronto  ON  M6H1L7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.elevationdancentre.com/ 

[email protected]
416-534-5633 

Beautiful, newly renovated facility with 2 spacious dance studios and 15 foot ceilings, wall-to-wall mirros, sprung hard wood floors and surround sound systems. Viewing windows to both rooms. Dance Styles: Tap Lyrical, Jazz acrobatics, ballet modern, salsa salsa aerobics, hip-hop stretch and strength. Musical theatre, pilates, yoga, pre-dance and lyrical and more. 

Etobicoke Musical Productions
Burnhamthorpe Auditorium, 500 The East Mall  Etobicoke  ON  -
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http://www.e-m-p.net/

[email protected]
416-248-0410 
all ages
Not-for-profit theatre company produces and performs 2 musicals a year. Families encouraged to join. Members sing, dance, act, build sets, make props and costumes, prepare publicity and everything needed to produce a show. New scholarship presented annually to a student majoring in Music Theatre who demonstrates leadership, ability and community involvement. 

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. 

Fairlawn Neighbourhood Centre
28 Fairlawn Ave.  Toronto  ON  M5M1S7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.fairlawnneighbourhoodcentre.com/

416-488-3446 
all ages
Classes in arts, fitness and music from birth to Gr.6. Musical theatre arts, lego brick club, sketching, craft day. Teen Division for grades 7 to 12. Most adult fitness programs evenings and weekends open to teens on a space-permitting basis. Teen drama program. Auditions in mid-September. Adult fitness classes, arts, parenting and CPR training courses.  

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

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

Fit for Life Group
601 Magnetic Drive Unit #21  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.kinderbouncegymnastics.com/

[email protected]
416-277-1626 
1.5 and up
KinderBounce is a unique gymnastics, dance, song and games programs for kids ages 1.5 to 6 years old. State-of-the-art equipment, bounce control trampolines and trainer trampolines. Certified, experienced, friendly staff. Flexible scheduling for daytime, evenings and weekends. DanceTrix develops the acrobatic and dance techniques of competitive dancers, gymnasts and cheerleaders. Steeles West Gymnastics for ages 6 and up another of the their children’s fitness 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.  

Front and Centre Dance Academy
875 Eglinton Ave West Units 6 to 8   Toronto  ON  M6C3Z9
York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.frontandcentredance.com/

[email protected]
416-916-3687  416-450-9364
all ages
Birthday parties, classes start at age 3. adult yofa and fitness classes.Mobile recording studio for kids aged 6 to 10. Summer camp, no experience required, ages 6 to 11.  Half-day mini camp for ages 3 to 5. Campers learn how to dance in the forms of jazz, hip hop, ballet, acro, musical theatre and tap. There’ll also be crafts, theme days, painting backdrops, free t-shirt, pizza party and they get to perform the show at the end of each session. 

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.

Garrison Creek Art Centre
near Dufferin Grove Park around Dufferin and College St.    ON  -
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http://www.garrisoncreekartcentre.ca/

[email protected]
416-531-5991 
all ages
Art classes, birthday parties, March break, holiday and summer camps. Adult workshops and birthday parties. Halloween event and TDSB projets. Summer camps for ages 4 to 10 about art, music, drama and play. 

Gilchrist School of Irish Dancing
1542 Myron Dr.   Mississauga  ON  L5E2N6
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.gilchristirishdance.com/ 

905-278-1120  416-937-7619

Offering classes for beginners through to experienced dancers. Can register in the spring and summer for fall classes. Opportunities to dance in parades and at other events. 

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.

Gymboree Play & Music
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.gymboreeclasses.com/

[email protected]
1-877-449-6932 
0 to 5
Play and learn classes, music and art classes, sports, family fun and school skills classes. Also themed parties available to members and non-members. Special events throughout the year like pajama parties, Mother’s and Father’s Day celebrations, Halloween and winter celebrations. 

Harbourfront Community Centre
627 Queen’s Quay West  Toronto   ON  M5V3G3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.harbourfrontcc.ca/

[email protected]
416-392-1509 
3 and up
Summer day camp for ages 6 to 12, spring programs and March break camp. Room 13 where the kids run the art studio! See www.room13canada.ca. After school programs, Pre-teen drop-in for grades 6 to 9, ballet and jazz classes for ages 5 and up, Playball Sports, Family programs.

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. 

Henry’s School of Imaging
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/

[email protected]
1-888-574-0250 

There are a wide variety of workshops to choose from! For Digital SLR and Point-and-Shoot owners to creative workshops on how to make better photographs and videos using proper techniques. Also workshops on how to edit and manipulate your digital images on your computer. 

Horizon Martial Arts
2210 Queen St. E, Unit 4 & 5  Toronto   ON  M4E1E7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.horizonkempo.com/ 

[email protected]
416-694-1533 
all ages
Family centre where all ages can participate in meaningful and healthy activity. Kapap, Kick boxing, Karate, Jiu Jitsu. 

In Harmoney Dance and Wellness Ltd.
1175 Stellar Dr, Unit 1 and 2  Newmarket  ON  -
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http://www.inharmonydance.ca/index2.htm

[email protected]
905-898-6229 
all ages
Programs for children to adults. Newly renovated facility. Spring mini session, Summer Camp. Recitals. Tiny tots programs, creative dance. Princess Dance, ballet, jazz, acrobatics, tap, hip-hop, musical theatre, contemporary, ballet-modern, Combo Dance 101 and Birthday Parties!

Interplay School of Dance
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.interplay-dance.ca/

[email protected]
416-972-1316  416-483-4325
3 and up
Dance Company providing young dancers an opportunity to rehearse in a professional atmosphere. Choreography ranges from classical and comtemporary ballet to modern dance, urban jazz, classical jazz, hip hop and musical theatre. Children’s ballet classes start at age 3. Royal Academy of Dance Ballet, Senior ballet program for ages 10 and up. Teen and adult ballet and modern dance, jazz, hip hop and tap and musical theatre classes for ages 9 and up and 7 and up. 

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC)
6 Garamond Court  Toronto  ON  M3C1Z5
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.jccc.on.ca/

[email protected]
416-441-2345 
all ages
Open to everyone to showcase Japanese artistic and athletic talents; social and intellectual events, the history and future of Japanese-Canadian community. Many Japanese cultural programs. Almost half of members are of non-Japanese ancestry, and over a third are seniors. See and learn from artisans, musicians, dancers and martial arts practitioners. Coordinates community events and programs with other ethnic organizations to build harmony among cultures.

Johnson Dance – Irish Dancing School
Swansea Town Hall, Bloor West Village  Toronto  ON  -
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http://johnsonirishdance.com/ 

[email protected]
416-763-4494 
4 and up
Dance camps, competitions and classes. March break and Summer Camps run for a limited time so sign up early. New beginners are welcome any time for recreational and competitive levels. Fall registration begins in August. Winter and spring sessions also. 

Joy of Dance Centre
95 Danforth Ave.,Third Floor  Toronto  ON  M4K1N2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.joyofdance.ca/

[email protected]
416-406-3262 
4 and up
Dance classes for kids to adults, kids classes in hip hop, jazz, lyrical, ballroom and ballet. Hip Hop, Salsa, Modern, Latin, Jazz, Funk and comtemporary classes for teens. Beginner to advanced level. 

KIDS KUNG FU at Golden Harmony Healing and Martial Arts Centre
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://goldenharmonykungfu.com/blog/

647-717-7940 
6 and up
Northern Shaolin Kung-Fu instruction, no previous martial arts or athletic ability required. 

Kingsway Conservatory of Music & Dramatic Arts
2848 Bloor Street West   Toronto  ON  M8X1A9
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.kingswayconservatory.ca/

[email protected]
416-234-0121 
4 and up
Flute choir, private instruction for beginning students to ARCT level on piano, strings, winds, brass and voice. Summer programs. 

Klim School of Art
8707 Dufferin St.   Thornhill  ON  L4J0A2
York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Region

http://www.klimschoolofart.com

[email protected]
905-882-0884 
all ages
Holiday art camps, art classes for kids and adults, P.A. Day programs, parties.

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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. 

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 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. 

Little Voices, Dancing Feet
472 Milverton Blvd.  Toronto  ON  M4C1X3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region
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[email protected]
416-461-9989 
all ages
Integrated arts camps for JK to Gr.3, music lessons for babies to pre-schoolers. Family music. Camps include playing on drums, xylophones and numerous multi-cultural percussion instruments. Art includes painting, drawing, sculpture and collage. Materials and snack included. Themed camps like Animal Adventures and Further Adventures in Time. 
LOLART
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.lolart.ca/

[email protected]
416-250-8110 
5 and up
Credit courses for high school students.  March break and summer programs and camps for kids. Half-day and full day camps. Extended hours available. 2 locations.

London G.R. Rhythmic Sportive Gymnastics & Dance School
Multiple locations – see website  London  ON  -
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www.Londongrrhythmic.ca
[email protected]
519-438-3134  519-661-2523
2.5 amd up
Dance Programs: ballet, modern jazz, hip-hop, acro, tap. Rhythmic Gymnastics Programs: mom and tots, recreational, pre-competitive, competitive, AGG Red Ribbon, Special Olympic Program, Special clinic for flexibility and strength. Pointe schoes clinic. 
Lorraine Kimsa Theatre For Young People
165 Front St. E.  Toronto  ON  M5A3Z4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://youngpeoplestheatre.ca/

[email protected]
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.

Martha Hicks School of Ballet
various Toronto locations    ON  -
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http://www.mhsb.ca/

office@mhsb.ca
416.484.4731 
3 and up
Dance classes in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop and more from Sept. to May. Summer camp to try numerous dance forms and theatrical activities, plus the dance forms already noted. 3 age groups for camp.  3.5 to 4.5, 5 – 7, 8 – 10.  For session 4 age groups change slightly. 

McGinley Academy of Irish Dance
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.mcginleyacademy.com/

mcginleygirls@sympatico.ca
905-873-4153 

Traditional step dancing for beginners to experiences, pre-schoolers to adults. Hosts of Clearwater Beach Feis. Florida location also. In-house coreographers. Many competitions and awards. New dancers may enter classes at any time throughout the year. 2 locations in Ontario. 

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. 

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.

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. 

Nancy Cowan School of Dance
Multiple locations – see website  Ottawa  ON  -
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http://www.nancycowanschoolofdance.com/index.html#

info@nancycowanschoolofdance.com
613-260-2154  613-293-5676
3 and up
Classes offered in ballet, jazz, ballroom for children and adults. Creative Dance, Pre-Ballet 1 and 2, Ballet 1 to 4 and Pointe, Primary Jazz and Jazz 1 to 4. Adult ballet, levels 1 to 3, adult jazz, ballroom and stretch and strengthen classes. 

Neilson Park Creative Centre
56 Neilson Drive  Etobicoke  ON  M9C1V7
Etobicoke, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.neilsonparkcreativecentre.com/

info@neilsonparkcreativecentre.com
416-622-5294 
5 and up
March break and summer camps ages 5 to 14. Teen programs ages 12 and up. Gift Certificates available. Theatre games, crazy cartooning, mixed media mash up, kids adventure books, outdoor adventure, oriental brush painting, kidSculpt are some examples of camp programs. Workshops and adult programs too. 

Northern Karate School
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.northernkarate.com/

donmills@northernkarate.com
416-651-6000  416-499-5555
3 and up
Voted #1 by various parenting and public media. . Open 7 days a week, year round. 10 locations serving adults and children. Special programs for kids like Bully Proo and Camp Black Belt for ages 5 to 15. Various programs for adults too. 

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.

Orange Dot Inc. Summer Camp
1640A Avenue Road  Toronto   ON  M5M3X9
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.orangedotinc.com/

416-780-2088 
14 months to 9 years
Summer camps offer singing and dancing, crafting, story-telling and puppets for ages 14 months to 5 years (half day camps); adventure camp, clay, sewing, canvas painting, dance, drama and yoga for older kids – full day camps.  Also there are a variety of classes for kids 2 months to 6 years. Programs for mom include prenatal and postnatal, core conditioning, yoga etc. Birthday parties, CPR course. 

Ottawa Rhythmic Gymnastics Club
Multiple locations – see website  Ottawa  ON  -
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http://www.goldenbridge.ca/rhythmic/about.htm

ORGC@goldenbridge.ca
613-741-8808 
4 and up
Recreational, pre-competitive and competitive programs at all levels of rhythmic gymnastics and related disciplines. All coaches are NCCP certified rhythmic gymnastics professionals.  Fall, winter, spring, March break and Summer Camp. Birthday Parties and Special Olympics program. Mental Training and Flexibility and Conditioning Training Program. Ladies Program. Inter-Club Competitive & Performance Program. 

P.S.B. Dance Academy
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.psbdanceacademy.ca/

kdthomas@rogers.com
416-284-6784 
2 and up
Recreational and pre-professional dance classes, summer camps.

Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement
6 Noble St.  Toronto   ON  M6K2C6
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.piaboumanschool.org/

info@piaboumanschool.org
416-533-3706 
5 and up
Adults and teens 16+, Young Movement Incorporaged Dancing youth company. Summer programs include Dance and Art Camp for 5 to 12 years old, children’s classes age 5 and up. 

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

Riverdale Farm
201 Winchester Street  Toronto  ON  M4X1B8
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.friendsofriverdalefarm.com/

info@friendsofriverdalefarm.com
416-392-6794  416-961-8787
all ages
Parent and tot programs, playroom, yoga, day camps, counsellor-in-training programs, volunteer involvement program, birthday parties, group guided tours, seasonal events and site rental. 

Roland and Romaine School of Dance
508 Lawrence Avenue West  Toronto  ON  M6A1A1
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.rolandandromaine.com/

rrdance@rolandandromaine.com
416-782-1188 
3 to 5
Storydance and kinderdance for ages 3 to 5 years old. Birthday parties. Also adult programs. 

Royal Academy of Dance
1200 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite #500  Toronto  ON  M2K2S5
North York, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.radcanada.org/

jgarvey@radcanada.org
416-489-2813   1-888-709-0895
2.5 and up
The world’s largest examining and teaching organization for classical ballet. Students may begin with the Pre-School Curriculum for ages 2.5 to 5 years, then Pre-Primary, and Primary Levels, ages 5 to 8 years, then into 8 Graded levels for ages 6 and up etc. 

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

http://www.ryrns.ca/

registrar@ryrns.ca
416-239-1555 
2.5 to 5
Cooking and arts classes. Also programs that help prepare kids for preschool and kindergarten.  

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

http://www.smartcamp.org/

smartcamp@rogers.com
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. 

Salsa Babies Inc.
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.salsababies.com/

info@salsababies.com
647-388-6926 
all ages
Mom and baby dance program with a Latin beat. 

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

http://www.scaddingcourt.org/

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

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

http://www.scarborougharts.com/

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 COBA COLLECTIVE OF BLACK ARTISTS
2444 Bloor St. W., 2nd Floor  Toronto  ON  -
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http://www.cobainc.com/

info@cobainc.com
416-658-3111 
3 and up
Along with performances, COBA offers a children’s dance and drumming program for ages 3 and up. Also teen and adult open dance and drumming classes. Professional Training Apprenticeship Program is a 3 year program for emerging artists looking for in-depth training in dance and/or music. Also a 1-year intesive for dancers and teachers.  

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.

Second City Training Centres
70 Peter Street, Lower Level   Toronto  ON  M5V2G5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://secondcity.com/?id=training-education/training/toronto/course_descriptions/

416-343-0011  1-800-263-4485
5 to 18
Classes for all ages and levels of experience. Summer camps and March break camps for ages 10 to 18, teen conservatory for ages 15 to 18, school programs kindergarten to grade 12, and performances. Drop-in improv classes, adult classes. Improvisational comedy performances.

Seneca College Community Sport and Recreation
Newnham Campus, Sports Centre (Building G), 1750 Finch Ave. E.  North York  ON  -
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http://www.senecac.on.ca/home/kidstuff/comrec/

summer.camps@senecac.on.ca
416-491-5050 x 2329  416-491-5050 x 2323
3 to 16
Many youth programs like Ballet Babies and Bunnies, Broadway Bunnies, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern Dance Tap, Youth Latin and Lyrical Dance. Skating programs like Parent and Tot, Pre-Canskate, CanSkate, CanSkate, CanPowerSkate and Teen/Adult Canskate etc.  Basketball, Multi-sport, Ball Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Cheerleading, Tae Kwon Do, Circus Arts, Rhythmics, Kindergym, Parent and tot Gymnastics etc. Download the brochures for program descriptions and age requirements.

Shakespeare For Kids
Multiple locations – see website    ON  -
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http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/

416-393-7131 
7 to 12
Free 6 week program. Storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, wizards, potions, ghosts and witches. Actors and teachers from the Shakespeare In Action Theatre Company lead kids through drama games and reading exercises. Children will read through 3 plays. Kids learn and play theatre games, develop play-reading skills, create and act in scenes and more. 

Shakespeare in Actions – Shakespeare for Kids Summer Arts Camp
Central Commerce Collegiate Institute, 385 Roxton Rd.  Toronto  ON  -
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http://shakespeareinaction.org/

shakespeareinaction@gmail.com
416-703-4881 
all ages
Performances to audiences of all ages. Programs for schools and summer camps for kids ages 7 to 12 and teens ages 13 to 16.

Star Dance Academy
4637 Kingston Road, Unit 6  Toronto  ON  M1E2P8
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.stardanceacademy.ca/

info@stardanceacademy.ca
416-283-2572 
3 and up
Dance, music, swimming, summer camp and parties. Adult programs too. Camp for ages 4 to 10 includes dance, art, drama, music and swimming, theatre and games. Swimming lessons for ages 3 and up and recreational swimming for all ages and levels. Authorized providers of the Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Program. Dance disciplines of ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop for all ages and all levels. Piano lessons follow the Royal Conservatory of Music program for ages 5 and up including adults. 

Steps Dance Studio
378 Eglinton Ave. W, 2nd Floor (inside Body and Soul Fitness)  Toronto  ON  M5N1A2
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.stepsdancestudio.com/

jennifer@stepsdancestudio.com
416-656-7837 
4 and up
Childrens Steps Programs: Introduction to Latin Dance for ages 4 to 6. Salsa, Merengue and Cha Cha for ages 7 to 11) Hip Hop for ages 6 to 12, Latin Dance Kids Performance Group. Teen Steps programs. Adults Steps programs. School workshops, student outings and more. 

Studio Pavas
2301 Royal Windsor Dr., Unit 1  Mississauga  ON  L5J1K5
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.studiopavas.com/

studiopavas@sympatico.ca
905-403-9435 
3 to 16
Art, music, drama and dance. Parties, March break and summer programs for ages 3 to 14, intensive programs for age 6 to 16.

Swansea School of Dance
Windermere United Church, 356 Windermere Ave  Toronto  ON  M6S3L3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.swanseaschoolofdance.com/

info@swanseaschoolofdance.com
416-767-2842 
2 and up
Preschool dance, Superboys, ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip-hop, acro, junior and senior company, adult classes, March break camp, summer camps and birthday parties. Summer camps for ages 3 years and up, half-day and full-day. Camp weeks like The Rockin’ Rodeo Show, The Spectacular Space Adventure, Ursula’s Underwater Universe, ZuZu’s Zany Zoo and Seuss It Up!

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

http://www.swanseatownhall.ca/

frontdesk@swanseatownhall.ca
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. 

Taylor Dance Centre
145 Kingston Rd. E. #2 (At Salem)  Ajax  ON  -
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http://www.taylordance.ca/

905-686-2211  416-335-9182
4 and up
Tots, ballet, jazz, acro, tap, musical theatre, hip hop. 

Teressa Bellydance
Multiple locations – see website  Scarborough  ON  -
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http://www.teressabellydance.ca/

teressabellydance@gmail.com
416-732-1304 
all ages
Bellydance performances you can book for your next event. Also classes for all ages taught by a certified instructor. Beginner, upper beginner, intermediate and advanced bellydance classes. Student performance showcases held each year. See website for performance opportunities.

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

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

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. 

Toronto Dance Industry
1530 Birchmount Rd.,  Unit 1   Scarborough  ON  M1P2G9
Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.torontodanceindustry.com/

info@torontodanceindustry.com
416-285-4470 
all ages
6 state-of-the-art dance studios. Dance classes for fun, fitness and skill. Dance Decades loyalty program. Recreational and competitive programs. Summer programs. 

Toronto Dance Life
High Park Village Fitness & Recreation Centre, 65 High Park Ave.  Toronto  ON  M6P2R7
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.torontodancelife.ca/studio2.html

dance@dancers.su
647-996-6662 
3 and up
Mainly focussing on Latin American dances and Contemporary Dance. Ballet and Rythmic Gymnastics and Baby Dance Mix. Show Dance, Latin, hip-hop, break dance boys, kids dance, contemporary and Capoeira. Teens Dance Mix and Adults Dance Fitness, Couple Dancing, Dance Program and private lessons. 

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

http://www.dancevibes.com/

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

Traditions Academy of Dance
307 Brock St. N.  Whitby  ON  -
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http://www.traditionsdance.ca/

info@traditionsdance.ca
905-666-1528 
2.5 and up
Dual-syllabus program (R.A.D. and an I.S.T.D.) enhances dancer’s technique. Also a member of the prestigious Teacher-organization, Dance Educators of America-Canda. Programs include: Ballet, modern, tap, jazz, hip-hop, musical theatre, lyrical, acros and the new R.A.D. preschool program. Lots of parking. 

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

info@tropicanacommunity.org
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.  

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

http://www.turningpointe.ca/

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

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. 

University Settlement Music and Arts School
Multiple locations – see website  Toronto  ON  M5T1C3
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.universitysettlement.ca/m&a.html/

anne.yardley@usrc.ca
416-598-3444 x 243, 244 
all ages
Providing affordable, quality music and arts programs for over 85 years. See website for list and bios of faculty. Programs are for absolutely everyone – see School Mandate section on website.Individual and group classes for piano, violin, viola, introductory cello, guitar, clarinet, saxophone, accordion, voice, drums and percussion, flute, recorder, ear-training and theory. Benefit concert is Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 7:30pm at St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St., Toronto. Admission is pay what you can, but $10. is suggested. All proceeds to be donated to the Music and Arts School. 

Vince Parrell’s Dance Centre
276 Main St.  Toronto  ON  M4C4X5
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.vpdc.ca/

info@vpdc.ca
416-699-8277 

Ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern/contemporary, technique and lyrical. Beginner, junior, senior, primary, pre-junior levels etc. Competition Company, events and Summer Dance Camp for students aged 7 to 17. Musical Theatre by audition. 

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. 
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. 

YMCA OF GREATER TORONTO
42 Charles Street East  Toronto   ON  M4Y1T4
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area Region

http://www.ymcagta.org/en/index.html

memberservices@ymcagta.org
416-928-9622  1-800-223-8024
all ages
For families, adults, youth, kids and newcomers. Programs in child care, health, fitness and recreation etc. Adult services. Youth outreach, youth leader corps and camps. Camps for kids aged 5 to 15. Day camps, summer clubs, Cedar Glen overnight camp, Camp Pine Crest, Future Leaders program and Camp Pine Crest 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.