Summer Camp 2019: New Opportunities for Celebration, Growth, and Emotional Processing

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August

Summer Camp 2019: New Opportunities for Celebration, Growth, and Emotional Processing

Every year, our Children & Youth team run an eight week long summer camp for children aged 4 – 12. Our summer camp makes it possible for children from low-income families to play, explore, and create memories by adventuring throughout Toronto. Year after year, our summer camp gives campers the opportunity to experience the joys of summertime like swimming, picnics in the park, and ice cream on a hot day. Our team also aspires to develop camp programming specific to the needs of the Regent Park community, and to find growth opportunities for adolescent community members. Here are some of our newest additions to summer camp in 2019:

A Caribbean Carnival Kick-Off

Toronto Caribbean Carnival is a beloved annual celebration the first weekend of August in our city. It is particularly special for our campers and counselors, many who have Caribbean heritage. Before the official launch of this year’s festivities,

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June

Youth Centre Construction Update: Pouring Concrete Floors and Onto Exterior Work

Amid the changing seasons, construction has continued on our new youth centre and we’re beginning exterior work on the building.

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April

Youth Centre Construction Update: Celebrating our Progress with our Supporters and Community Leaders

On Wednesday, April 24th, Dixon Hall hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the start of construction at our new youth centre.

a photo of Dixon Halll's youth centre construction progress

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March

Youth Centre Construction Update: Excavation Complete, Onto Steel Frame & Floor Deck

Construction on our new youth centre has continued throughout the winter! We were fortunate to have mild weather in December, which resulted in favourable working conditions for our construction partner, Cambria Design Build.

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November

Youth Centre Construction Update: We Broke Ground!

Our new Youth Centre has been a major area of focus at Dixon Hall over the last several years. The journey to the construction process was long, and we’re thrilled to share that we have broken ground. We’ll be sharing updates throughout the construction process, as we complete this agency milestone.