Programs for Youth 13+

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Youth Programs
We offer youth programming that includes employment readiness, creative arts, studio recording, special outings, physical recreation, sports teams (basketball, soccer) inspirational speakers and the opportunity to develop and gain new skills in leadership.

Download the registration form here and bring it in to register.

Programs

Culinary Creations
A cooking club offered to both females and male youth eager to learn how to meal plan, prepare, cook and be responsible in the kitchen. Culinary Creations will introduce youth to:

  1. New and exciting recipes.
  2. Learn basic food preparation skills.
  3. Understand how to prepare a variety of foods using good sanitary practices.
  4. How to prevent injury in the kitchen.

Culinary Creations will run at:
Grandravine Boys and Girls Club
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 6-9:00pm

Guy Code (Boy’s Group)
Guy Code is a 12 week program geared towards engaging male youth in discussions, workshops and activities that reinforce character, leadership and positive behavior. The youth will also have the opportunity to participate in team oriented physical activities, employment readiness and various group outings.

Guy Code will run at two locations:
The Youth Centre at the Grandravine Boys and Girls Club
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
&
Driftwood Boys and Girls Club
Day: Mondays
Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Girls’ Group
Girls’ Group will empower teen girls by providing an all-female environment where they can be safe and receive support as they learn different skills that will help them find their voice, develop character and build self-confidence. Girls Group will consist of a variety of hands on workshops, physical activities, crafts, group discussions, guest speakers and outings.

Girls Group will run at two locations:
The Youth Centre at the Grandravine Boys and Girls Club
Day: Thursdays
Time: 6-8:30pm

Leisure Sports
Get active this fall with one of our drop in recreation programs. Free. No registration required. Open for all youth 13+.

Canletes Basketball Training
Fundamental and elite basketball skill development, coupled with strength and conditioning offered to prospective student athletes (youth).
Location: Oakdale Community Centre (350 Grandravine Drive. Toronto, ON. M3N 1J4)
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 6-8:00pm

Drop- In Dodgeball
A fun and recreational game for everyone.
                            

Drop – In Basketball Games (Runs)
Location: Westview Secondary School (755 Oakdale Road. Toronto, On. M3N 1W7)
Day: Thursday
Time: 6-9:00pm

Hip Hop/Urban Dance
Jane and Finch Boys and Girls Club has drop in dance classes for dancers of all levels. Choreography will consist of music video remakes, breakdancing techniques and routines to popular hip hop, reggae, soca, afro beats and pop music. Our choreographer helped our youth dance group A.O.S (Artistically Out Spoken) win the third place award in the intermediate category at Stomp T.O 2016.

Two Times:
Youth Centre at Grandravine Boys and Girls Club
Day: Mondays & Tuesdays
Time: 6-8:30pm

 

When the Beat Drops (Music Sound Studio)
Our fully equipped music studio will provide youth with everything they need discover the world of music. With the help of our studio technician’s youth will be able to learn engineering, compose and record music. This program will give our youth a positive outlet through music and allow them to express themselves artistically and creatively.

Youth Centre at the Grandravine Boys and Girls Club
Day: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Time: 6-8:30pm