Programs for Children and Youth
The afterschool program for children ages 6 to 12 at Applegrove offers 70 spaces from 3:15 - 6 pm on school days, from September to June. This popular program requires registration and has a waiting list. View December calendars for:
In Jan 2017, the Applegrove Connection Afterschool program for children ages 6 to 12 resumed. On school days, Applegrove staff pick up children at Bowmore Public school and bring them to the Applegrove Connection at the Toronto Formosan Presbyterian Church at 31 Eastwood Road until 6 pm. View the December calendar (PDF, 353K).
The afterschool Junior Leaders Program (which commenced in October 2016) is geared to pre-teens ages 11 to 13 who want to become more independent. Through fun activities guided by experienced leadership staff, participants develop leadership, life and team building skills. During the school year, two sessions of 10 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays are offered. For more information about the program and registration, please call our office at 416-461-8143. View a sample calendar (129K). Now is the time to sign up your child for the February to April 2018 session!
Always looking to attract new faces, the Teen Drop-In program is committed to keeping things fresh and exciting. Teens can make new friends, build leadership and practise teamwork. The Applegrove Teen Drop-In operates from October through May, Tuesdays in the gym and Thursdays in the lounge, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. All teens ages 12 to 16 are invited to drop by and check it out.
View the December calendar (PDF, 46K).
For eight weeks in summer, children ages 6 to 12 make friends, explore their environment, learn new skills, and - most importantly - have fun ... all at an affordable price!
To comply with Toronto Children's Services regulations for day camps, Applegrove's day camp is nut-free (peanuts and tree nuts). Therefore, Applegrove adopted an Anaphylaxis Policy for the summer camp (view policy, PDF, 131K).
This program is funded by the federal government, provincial government, City of Toronto, Toronto Star Fresh Air Fund, and generous donations.
This program helps young teens (ages 12 to 15) build confidence and self-esteem, gain leadership and team-building skills, and develop life skills such as planning, budgeting, cooking and first aid. It balances learning with experience and adds fun to make a well-balanced program. Sessions are two weeks in length, Mondays through Fridays.
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