Summer Events & Activities in the City

14233681_10157575944510413_1523813355_oBy Anja Moore-Heighington
Communications & Resource Coordinator

Summer break is just around the corner! We are winding down here at St. Alban’s with only 2 weeks left of school, but we are also gearing up for Summer Camp 2017! Spots are still available in our Sports and Variety Camps throughout the summer and there’s still time to register. Visit the Summer Camp webpage for more information and to register easily online! Continue reading

Why Participate in Race for Kids?

Chris Foster

By Chris Foster
Executive Director of St. Alban’s Boys and Girls Club

The 6th annual Race for Kids event is coming up on June 3rd, 2017!

For those who have not heard, Race for Kids is an exciting fundraising event cohosted by several Boys and Girls Club in Toronto. It is a combination of ‘The Amazing Race’ and ‘Minute To Win It,’ to reference of a couple of game shows.  Teams of four receive a Clues Sheet at the race start and then have 3 hours to decipher the Clues to the determine the checkpoint locations around the city and complete the checkpoint challenges. Continue reading

The Importance of Girls-Only Programs

Annaby Anna Sturino
Director of Operations

We hear it everywhere, from the United Nations to the everyday after school program – when we support the growth and empowerment of girls and young women, we raise the quality of life for everyone. When women lead they not only lead businesses, they lead in their community, they fight for their children, and they give voice to issues that are important to our collective future like education, and health care. Continue reading

Race for Kids: Our Teams!

The teams from St. Alban’s are getting ready to Race for Kids on June 6th!  Race for Kids is an urban adventure race where teams of four solve clues, find checkpoints, complete challenges and race to the finish line.  Funds raised help to support St. Alban’s and the other Boys and Girls Clubs in Toronto in providing programs and services to over 28,000 kids and youth each year. Continue reading