Aug/Sept Kids Guide
Your little ones will transition seamlessly into the school year when you treat them to these empowering (and thrilling) experiences
As back-to-school season approaches, artistic students can pursue their creative passion at the Haute Couture Academy of Fashion, Fine Arts & Design, the only school in York Region specializing in all aspects of the fashion arts. For over 15 successful years, the experienced instructors at Haute Couture have been teaching students to prepare portfolios for entrance into top design universities in North America, turning out an annual acceptance rate of 95 to 100 per cent. Also available are programs in visual arts and cosmetics, allowing Haute Couture to inspire every child, teen and adult toward fulfilling their unique callings.
8099 Weston Road, Unit 10, Woodbridge
www.hcfashionarts.ca • 905-264-9341
Oh So Sweet
Make your little one’s birthday a delectable one with the kids’ baking parties offered at the nut-free bakery Oh So Sweet. Choose from two scrumptious packages: the “Bake, Create and Decorate” party guides kids through the brownie- or cookie-baking process before they create their own recipe jar to take home, while the “Cake Idol” party presents each
child with a premade five-inch cake for them to create and decorate. And with both options including invitations, food and loot bags, celebrating couldn’t get
8099 Weston Road, Unit 15, Woodbridge
www.ohsosweet.ca • 905-265-9898
C.H.A.L.K. (Creating Healthy Active Living Kids) proves that fun and fitness can co-exist. Expertly designed, 45-minute classes for kids aged four to 11 tone children’s balance, core strength, hand-eye coordination and strength through a mix of activities and equipment. Also running programs through the Maple and Vellore Village community centres, C.H.A.L.K. is an accessible and creative way to get your kids moving.
Classes also available for kids over age 11
6175 Highway 7, Unit 3
(2nd floor), Vaughan
www.learn2chalk.com • 905-851-1114
Musaic School of Music
Let your child “Discover the Music Within” at the Vaughan branch of Musaic School of Music, one of the most prestigious families of music schools in North America. Spearheaded by Virginia Selvaggi, accredited musician and vice-president of the American Guild of Music, Musaic students are assured of receiving superior music instruction in preparation for RCM exams, competitions and concerts. In addition to a wide assortment of private lessons, Musaic also provides group programs in music theory, Kinder Fun Music and Live Jam Band Mentoring.
2501 Rutherford Road, Building C, Unit 38, Vaughan
www.musaic.ca • 905-832-4400
Martial arts have fuelled the physical and mental health of all age groups for centuries and continue to be highly beneficial to children as they learn and grow. Seasoning students since 1982, Woodbridge Taekwon-Do is dedicated to teaching the principles of modern Korean Taekwon-Do and self-defence for all ages, all year long. Woodbridge Taekwon-Do starts by teaching basic techniques such as kicking, blocking, punching and sparring, then leads into board-breaking and self-defence techniques. Taekwon-Do improves overall coordination, flexibility and balance. With no experience necessary, it’s an opportunity for your little one to have some fun while gaining physical strength and enhancing self-esteem.
5732 Highway 7, Unit 1, Woodbridge
www.woodbridgetaekwondo.com • 905-851-1797
From gymnastics to tumbling to trampoline, the recreational and competitive programs offered at Adrenaline Gymnastics are as thrilling as its name. Boosting students toward sky-is-the-limit potential, Adrenaline is recognized for seasoning students of all ages in Vaughan to reach their highest goals. Whether it’s your toddler attending our parent and tot classes or your national level athletes, Adrenaline uses innovative training methods and a fun, exciting approach to building self-confidence. Birthday parties are also available to add some spring, hop and bounce to your little one’s celebration.
177 Zenway Boulevard, Woodbridge
www.agtc.ca • 905-850-8606
Ivy Ed Learning Centres
Ivy Ed prides itself on understanding the specific needs of every student. Recognizing that there are no cookie-cutter solutions when it comes to efficient learning strategies, Ivy Ed designs specialized programs for each of its students. Ivy Ed follows the Ontario curriculum and employs only certified teachers. Ivy Ed is ready to partner with you in building your child’s future. Your child’s success is Ivy Ed’s success!
8611 Weston Road, Suite 9B, Woodbridge
www.ivyedcentres.com • 905-652-6000
The spirit of dance is contagious at Dance Fever, where both competitive and recreational dancers season their skills and have an incredible time while they’re at it. Promotional packages include free ballet classes when you register for any recreational program, a 50 per cent discount to any family registering two or more siblings, and more. From acro and hip-hop to ballet and jazz, fall programs are filling up fast — so reserve your child’s space and let them catch the fever on the dance floor!
271 Jevlan Drive, Unit 3, Woodbridge
www.thedancefever.com • 905-851-8222