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August 2021

Free Virtual Write It Workshops

Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, August 21
Free
Virtual Write It Workshops

Sign up Free Write It Workshops designed for youth in grades 4-8. The creative writing program focuses on improving the writing skills of children through which participants are encouraged to find their voice and gain confidence in their choices as a writer. Thanks to its positive reception and engagement from children across Canada in 2020, Ripple is hosting three virtual workshops on Zoom every month…

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Cartooning & Anime – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Thursday, August 5 @ 1:49 pm - Thursday, August 19 @ 6:00 pm

? Sharpen your cartooning skills and drawing fundamentals in this intermediate drawing class for youth, inspired by anime culture. Explore the world of character creation and design, and receive personalized guidance on your own projects! ? This is an ongoing weekly virtual class. Join in anytime! ? THURS 4:30 – 6:00 PM ET | Mar 25 – Jun 24 ? SAT 1:30 – 3:00 PM…

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Felix and the Treasure of Morgäa

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31
$7 – $20

A retired sailor, a one-legged parrot, and a cat that acts like a dog, join forces to help a 12 year old boy search for his missing father on Darkshadow island. Convinced that his father, who had disappeared at sea two years earlier, is still alive, the 12-year-old Felix sets out to find him in the company of Old Tom, a retired fisherman, Squawk, the…

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The Royal Agricultural Virtual Summer Session

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31
Free

The sun is shining and our crops are reaching for the sky, so we are happy to be bringing you The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience: Summer Session this June 15th and 16th. We’ve got lots of NEW videos, teaching resources and live sessions in store for you. Learn about getting started with fishing with your family, get some tips on great backyard gardens, or take…

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Rooks to Cooks Virtual Summer Cooking Camps

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 27
rooks to Cooks summer camps

Rooks to Cooks has got you covered this Summer with delicious & fun Virtual Cooking Camps. Keep children engaged and learning with amazing Weekly or Daily camp options! Kids will eat up the delightful recipes and enjoy interacting with peers online! Small classes taught by Real Chefs! Camps run from June 21 to Aug. 27; Mornings or Afternoons. Ages 7+. Register soon!

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Summer with the Science Centre

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31

Science and summer go together like sun and sand! This time of year is perfect for playing, exploring and making family memories—and not just on a beach. Science is everywhere! Get curious together and see what you can discover. We have plenty of experiments, activities and games that can be adapted for all ages, abilities and interests. Create the perfect bubble recipe. Make your own…

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TD Summer Reading Club

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31
TD Summer Reading Club

This year, the entire TD Summer Reading Club will be available online. Kids can join the Club starting on June 14 at their local library branch and participate online all summer. Club participants can read whatever they'd like throughout the summer and earn virtual badges, vote in the Battle of the Books, post reviews, write stories, read and write jokes, participate in weekly trivia, watch…

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Woof Walk

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, December 31
From your Home ON Canada
Woof Walk

We know dogs LOVE to walk and you LOVE your dog. So please join us in the first-ever Woof Walk Challenge! The goal of this virtual event is to log 150km, 250km, 500km, 750km or 1000km with your dog (or in support of dogs) between now and December 31, 2021. It’s easier than you think.  For example, if you walk or run 3-5km with your…

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Space Rangers Virtual Camp

Thursday, August 5 - Thursday, August 19
$130

Space Rangers Virtual Camp is an exciting and educational half-day camp for kids who want to uncover the secrets of the universe. At camp, kids will become Space Rangers! Their mission: Have a blast while exploring planets, galaxies, black holes, aliens, and more. Our space experts will engage with campers over Zoom with a variety of interactive visual activities that will inspire young minds in…

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Speak French – Beginners

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 27
$190

Learn French the FUN Way! Learn the language by “living” it. We are not a school that teaches “grammaire, conjugaison and memorisation.” Fun, immersive conversation in different disciplines: sciences, geography, cultures, legends etc. 8-13 year olds 2 week sessions Monday to Friday 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm

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Speak French – Intermediates

Thursday, August 5 @ 1:49 pm - Friday, August 27 @ 2:00 pm
$190

Learn French the FUN Way! Learn the language by “living” it. We are not a school that teaches “grammaire, conjugaison and memorisation.” Fun, immersive conversation in different disciplines: sciences, geography, cultures, legends etc. 8-13 year olds 2 week sessions Monday to Friday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Drawing Foundations – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31

?‍? Students will grow their creative thinking and drawing skills through weekly live video chats with their instructor, covering a variety of different drawing mediums, techniques, and styles. ? Our instructor will introduce an art concept or material each week and work with students step by step to create meaningful artwork. Classes are small, so each student gets personal guidance and online feedback from the…

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Beginner Digital Art for Kids – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Thursday, August 5 - Wednesday, September 1

?‍? Learn the fundamental digital art skills needed to create backgrounds, character art, realistic objects and more. Break out your computer, tablet or iPad and discover art beyond paper in this live online art class, suitable for beginners! ? Class demonstrations are done live using MediBang Paint Pro, a free digital painting app we recommend, especially if you’re new to digital art, so you can…

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Beginner Drawing for Kids – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Thursday, August 5 - Thursday, September 2

?‍? In this beginner drawing class for kids, students will grow their drawing skills and design thinking with virtual step by step drawing lessons. ? Our online drawing classes for kids are live and once a week, covering a variety of dry mediums and subjects. This step by step group class is designed for beginners in grades 1 - 3. Level 1 art classes are…

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Drawing Art Mentorship – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Thursday, August 5 - Thursday, September 2

?‍? Art Mentorship is a specialized art program developed specifically for students who know what they'd like to learn, or those seeking one-on-one style lessons. Art Mentorship classes are suitable for students looking to master specific skills or develop a portfolio under the mentorship and guidance of award-winning artists and designers. ? Improve your portraits, anatomical drawing, and drawing skills! Get expert advice on your…

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Digital Art Foundations – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, August 28

?‍? Learn the fundamental digital art skills needed to create backgrounds, character art, realistic objects and more. Break out your computer, tablet or iPad and discover art beyond paper in this live online art class, suitable for beginners! ? Class demonstrations are done live using MediBang Paint Pro, a free digital painting app we recommend, especially if you’re new to digital art, so you can…

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Cartooning & Anime – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, August 28

?️ Sharpen your cartooning skills and drawing fundamentals in this intermediate drawing class for youth, inspired by anime culture. Explore the world of character creation and design, and receive personalized guidance on your own projects! ? In this online cartooning and anime drawing class, students will observe live demos to explore the techniques to draw cartoon figures and accurate proportions, and learn the art of…

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Science & DIY’ Arts (with parent)

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 6
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:49 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 16, 2021

$190

Kids, if you are between 5 and 6 years of age, join us for our virtual activities this summer! Every day, you'll do explore a different hands-on activity: Science experiments and DIY'Arts within each of our 4 themes: Science, Discovery, Arts & Science Hodge-Podge and Shapes & Colours! You can also start the day off right with a relaxing Yoga session! July 5 to 16…

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Science & DIY’ Arts

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 6
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:49 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 16, 2021

$190

Kids, if you are between 7 and 10 years of age, join us for our virtual activities this summer! Every day, you'll do explore a different hands-on activity: Science experiments and DIY'Arts within each of our 4 themes: Science, Discovery, Arts & Science Hodge-Podge and Shapes & Colours! You can also start the day off right with a relaxing Yoga session! July 5 to 16…

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Science Films for Everyone!

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31
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An event every month that begins at 1:49 pm on day 5 of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 31, 2021

ON Canada
$1.30

The Ontario Science Centre is pleased to announce its partnership with Giant Screen Films! Enjoy top-selling documentary films, plus accompanying educational activities—all from the comfort of home or school. With seven films to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Nestle up in your comfiest chair, grab some popcorn and settle in for some family-friendly fun, or supplement your lesson plan by sharing a film with…

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School of Rock Remote Music Lessons

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:49 pm on day 5 of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 31, 2021

School of Rock Online Classroom Markham, ON Canada
School of Rock Remote Lessons

There are a growing number of families being asked to remain in their homes or limit travel. At School of Rock, the health and safety of our students is our top priority. Our online, one-on-one music education program allows students to take music lessons remotely. School of Rock Remote furthers your child’s musical journey in a way that prioritizes well-being through social distancing. Weekly online…

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Ocean Defender Online – STEAM Courses for Kids

Thursday, August 5 - Monday, August 30
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An event every month that begins at 1:49 pm on day 5 of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Your kids can learn from home with Sea Smart’s Ocean Defender online courses. Our interactive and engaging courses are developed and delivered by Sea Smart’s team of marine biologists and environmental educators! Sea Smart provides all the resources you need to keep your kids engaged and learning at home. You can also relax knowing that all of our lessons are developed by experienced educators. You…

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CirqueConnect: Cirque du Soleil Online

Thursday, August 5 @ 1:49 pm - Tuesday, August 31 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:49 pm on day 5 of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Cirque Connect

Access Cirque du Soleil online content, all in one place with special programs for kids and 60 minute specials featurng scenes from Cirque du Soleils recent shows like Luzia and O. The online portal also featured facepaint makeup tutorials, workouts and more! CirqueConnect offers an escape from everyday life through the delight and whimsy of their online shows and welcome you into their magical world…

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Powerful Pollinators: Humber Arboretum Virtual Nature Camp

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 6
$88

Aimed at kids ages 6 to 11, Virtual Summer Nature Camp with the Humber Arboretum offers mornings full of fun and engaging online programming promoting curiosity and nature connection. Through games, challenges, and activities campers will learn about the natural world and discover new ways to explore outdoors. Every week of camp will include get-to-know-you and icebreaker games, nature journaling activities, nature mysteries to solve,…

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Digital Animation – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31

Learn the art of making moving pictures, and the creative process of digital animation in this online animation class suitable for teens and adults! Students will learn and apply the 12 principles of animation to create compelling individual animation projects, where they can design backgrounds and animate characters of their choice. Guided by a professional animator, students will get guidance on their animation portfolios as…

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