We provide a variety of programs for youth ages 10-24. These are available to all youth in the Collingwood neighbourhood, either free of charge or for a low price.
Peer to Peer
PEER TO PEER LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
Peers help peers develop skills in public speaking, teamwork, conflict resolution, and mentorship, as well as a greater awareness of social issues.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT YOUTH MENTORING GROUP
Free pre-employment training is available for youth with various volunteer opportunities and support for resumes, cover letters and employment planning.
SPORTS TRAININg, STRENGTH, AND CONDITIONING
For young athletes who want to reach their full potential, we will be offering free 1-hour training sessions on Fridays and Saturdays.
SUMMER YOUTH DROP-IN
Take part in fun activities all summer long. Activities include group games, arts and crafts, gym games, BBQs and field trips.
TEAM SUMMER PROGRAM (AGES 11-15)
Participants will get a chance to meet new people, practice their leadership skills, go on fun outings and learn more about various social issues in this six week long summer program.
WINDERMERE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS TEAM
The team works with schools in the Windermere Family of Schools to provide programs focused on literacy, social responsibility and providing opportunities for community engagement.
YOUTH CENTRE (AGES 10 – 18)
A variety of activities are available for participants on Friday and Saturday evenings. This includes gym time and sports, art and crafts, games and workshops. Weekly reservations are required as participation is limited.
KIDS KITCHEN (AGES 12 – 18)
Kids Kitchen as a free, online take-home cooking program. Participants pick-up a weekly ingredient boxes and learn to cook through online sessions with the program instructor.
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS LUNCH PROGRAM
Youth facilitators conduct activities and lead group games with newcomer students during lunch hours to build English language skills in a social setting and allow for newcomers to meet peers.
Real T is a safe online space where youth workers host chats about current events and relevant topics that may not be taught about at school. These chats are held over zoom.
Real T is a safe online space organized by youth workers where attendees can chat about current events and relevant topics that are not address in school. Sessions are hosted on Zoom.