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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 @ 2:36 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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Myself with Purpose – Interactive Drama Video Series

Thursday, August 5 - Wednesday, September 1
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$50

Igniting the way to creative play! Young People’s Theatre is excited to introduce Myself with Purpose – a FUN and INTERACTIVE video series designed to introduce drama and play to children in Pre-K-GR. 2, focusing on BODY, VOICE and IMAGINATION. Professional YPT arts educators, Yvonne Addai and Breanne Ritchie, host three 15-minute videos exploring each theme. Children will discover how they can use their voice,…

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Ready, Set, Connect! – Free Summer Program

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 13
Free

Ready, Set, Connect! is a free virtual summer program for kids 9-12 years old! For 2 weeks, 1 hour each day, a group of up to 8 kids will connect with a Program Leader using Zoom. Together groups will think creatively, learn leadership skills, build confidence, discuss and strengthen communication and participate in making a positive impact on their communities. For more information and to…

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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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Daniels Minecraft Camp – Summer 2021

Thursday, August 5 @ 2:36 pm - Friday, August 20 @ 4:00 pm
$440

Our Daniels Minecraft Camp is back and better than ever! This program uses your participant’s love of Minecraft to explore the fundamentals of design and architecture while building teamwork and communication skills. This summer, we bring you two NEW programs - Level 1 (Cityscapes) and Level 2 (World Building and Game Design). This summer program is designed for all participants aged 8 to 14 (grades…

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Beach Guild of Fine Art 2021 Summer Online Show

Thursday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 31

The members of the Beach Guild of Fine Art have been showing their paintings in the Beach neighbourhood for the last 27 years. We have always enjoyed meeting and showing our work with our neighbours and we are looking forward to being able to do so again the future. This summer we will meet online!  

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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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Tesla Crate (SK-Gr. 1) – Summer Virtual Classes

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 27
The STEAM Project, 561 Edward Ave (Unit #1)
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 9W6 Canada
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$149

Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and Math projects, all in one box! Each crate contains five different STEAM project kits inside. Complete a new project every week while learning from our instructors online. Projects based on the SK to Grade 1 Ontario Science curriculum. Summer sessions run from Monday to Friday for 1 week each. Week 1: July 5 - July 9 Week 2: July 12…

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Summer Art Camp for Kids (5+)

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, September 3

? Live online art lessons in drawing and painting...designed for kids 5+! ☀️ Summer is a great time for kids to learn new skills in visual art and grow their imaginations! Kids will learn how to draw their favourite characters, make meaningful artwork, and paint in acrylic and watercolour, step by step! Try our online synchronous learning model designed for kids, and don’t miss out…

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Chess+ Math Camp [Girl Boss Chess]

Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, August 21
$240

Girl Boss Chess camp is a unique experience for girls aged 6-13. We combine chess education, movement and empowerment sessions to deliver a holistic program that will keep your child engaged and keen on learning more. We move them physically and mentally so they will become stronger women. And best of all, we do it in a fun and creative way. Let your little girl…

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DaCosta Magic Entertainment Summer Virtual Workshops

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 27

Join DaCosta Magic this summer for a fun and interactive virtual magic experience. Choose from 4 different workshops that will amaze you! All tools needed for the workshops are included in the class fee. Exercise that curious magic muscle this summer!  

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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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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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Teen Art Intensives Camp

Thursday, August 5 - Friday, August 27

?‍? Art Intensives are virtual camps designed to accelerate learning and creative growth in a short period of time with personal guidance from an Artist Mentor. Summer is the ideal time to learn some serious art skills, create amazing artwork and meet new friends! ?‍?Suitable for Ages 13+, Beginner – Advanced & Art Portfolio Development ? July 12 – Aug 27, 2021 | Full Week:…

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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 2:36 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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Ocean Defender Online – STEAM Courses for Kids

Thursday, August 5 - Monday, August 30
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An event every month that begins at 2:36 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 @ 2:36 pm - Tuesday, August 31 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:36 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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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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Sample Camp – Online

Thursday, August 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Free

Join us and see what an Ivy Camps class is truly like! We will be sampling activities from a variety of our classes from all disciplines including: engineering, science, arts, interdisciplinary studies, and technology. Join us in learning something new, the Ivy Camps USA way! Each sample camp will be 60 minutes in duration, with a 15 minute Q&A session after. All instructors for our…

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ROMKids Virtual Family Workshops

Friday, August 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until Friday, September 3, 2021

Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
$25

We are thrilled to bring you family-friendly workshops virtually, from archaeology to astronomy—we have something for everyone! Spark your curiosity with an interactive conversation with ROM experts or flex your creative muscles doing fun and engaging activities. Then join your peers in our afternoon Zoom meets to share all your fascinating discoveries, art, and make some new friends. With ROMkids Virtual Family Workshops, bring all…

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