Kids Guide 2014
Woodbridge Art School
After months of sitting at school desks, let your kids’ imaginations roam free as they get back in touch with their right-brain abilities at Woodbridge Art School. This year, York Region’s largest and most renowned school of fine art is celebrating 20 years of seasoning young artists. The 4,000 square feet of creative space at Woodbridge Art School provides room for Weekly Art Classes, Portfolio Prep, March Break camps and summer camps for kids and teens, inspiring and motivating them to create works of art that they’ll be proud of.
595 Cityview Boulevard, Unit 21, Woodbridge
www.woodbridgeartschool.com • 905-832-2100
Because summer and swimming go together like cookies and milk, make sure your little fish is ready for the beach by bringing him or her to Splashville, where exclusive two-week summer camps are held throughout the season for kids aged five to 12. Camp-goers will experience something different each day, from karate, music and art to Zumba, science and baking, complemented by daily yoga and a swimming lesson. Low-ratio swimming lessons in the facility’s two heated saltwater pools are also available through different programs separately from the camp.
311 Cityview Boulevard, Unit 4, Woodbridge
www.splashville.ca • 905-832-3699
The Woodbridge School of Dance
The Woodbridge School of Dance’s series of summer programs are designed to season your tiny dancer. Twinkle Toes, running from July 15 – 31, introduces children aged three to five to the art of dance through fun and creative group classes. For kids ages six and up, Future Foundations runs from August 5 – 15, including full-day classes in creative movement, ballet, hip hop and more. Whatever your child’s level of ability, feed their passion for dance with education, not competition, at the Woodbridge School of Dance.
Market Lane, 140 Woodbridge Ave., Woodbridge
www.woodbridgedance.com • 905-851-5511
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
For the more creatively charged kids, Talent Network in Woodbridge offers workshops taught by working and credible professionals in the fields of music, musical theatre, dance, fashion, modelling and acting. Enrol your pint-sized superstar in one of their classes to let his or her talent be polished and celebrated in an artistic community of kids the same age — and maybe even watch your child score opportunities to audition in front of talent agents and business professionals.
155 Winges Road, Unit 8, Woodbridge
www.talentnetworkinc.ca • 905-850-8896
Arcadia Academy of Music
They love listening to music — so this summer, let them learn how to create it at Arcadia Academy of Music, Canada’s leading franchised music school. A collection of innovative music education programs will open your children’s minds to the beauty and artistry of music, from singing and digital music production classes to a wide array of instrumental classes. Fun and good for the soul, it’s a healthy, creative way to keep their minds active during the months of vacation.
Bolton • Maple • Newmarket • North Brampton • Richmond Hill • South Brampton • West Brampton • Woodbridge
Uploads Gold and Ski Club
The Play Better Golf junior program at Uplands incorporates the curriculum from the renowned CN Future Links and Golf Canada. Developed for young players aged eight to 14 at all skill levels, the agenda covers all facets of the game — from rules and etiquette to putting, tee shots, golf fitness and different tournament formats. Each session of the weeklong program will better your child’s performance and understanding of the sport. PGA of Canada instructors provide lessons each morning, followed by lunch and supervised on-course activities. Participants receive educational materials intended to enhance their enjoyment in the “game of a lifetime.”
46 Uplands Ave., Thornhill
www.uplandsgolfandski.com • 905-889-3291
Oh So Sweet
The children’s baking workshops at Oh So Sweet will give your little chefs not only some real talent in the kitchen, but also a perfectly fun way to spend their rainy summer days. Known for their delicious, nut-free cupcakes, cookies, cakes and other desserts, Oh So Sweet is hosting summer baking workshops in their 100%-nut-free facility, teaching kids from four to 12 years old how to make popular treats like chocolate chip cookies, berry muffins, banana loaves, brownies, chocolate cupcakes, waffle boats and more.
8099 Weston Road, Unit 15, Vaughan
www.ohsosweet.ca • 905-265-9898