ABOUT US

The Children, Youth and Families Department caters to participants from Kindergarten to grade 11 through various programs offered from September to August. Our department prides itself on offering a balance of academic and socio-recreation programming. We truly believe in developing interpersonal skills such as empathy and social responsibility. These skills are achieved through various monthly themes, special events and community building projects that are incorporated in the following programs:

  • After-School Program (September to May)
  • High School Perseverance Program (October to June)
  • Drop-in Basketball (October to April)
  • March Break Camp (March)
  • Summer Day Camp (June to July)
  • Youth Cooperative (June to August)
  • Early Literacy (August)
  • High School Preparation (August)

Since 1927, Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre has provided empowering educational programming for residents of Little Burgundy from birth through adulthood.

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PROGRAMS

After-School Program (ages: 5-12 (K to grade 6)

Students arrive and are served snacks prepared by our kitchen animator. Following snack time the students are split into 3 different classrooms where they complete their homework with the help of their educator and volunteers. After homework students participate in social-recreation activities such as: cooperative games, team sports, arts & crafts, etc.

Hours: Monday to Thursday 2:30pm to 6pm, Friday 2:30pm to 5pm

Registration: Limited spaces available

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High School Perseverance Program (ages: 12-17 (grade 7 to grade 11)

Upon arrival students gather in the community room for announcements. Students are then divided into classrooms by grade level where they complete their homework with the help of a specialized tutor and volunteers. At the end of the night everyone is served a hot meal prepared by our kitchen animator.

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 6:30-8:30pm

Registration: Limited space available

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Open Gym Basketball (ages: 18+)

Hours: Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm

March Break / Summer Day Camp (ages: 6-12 (grade 1 to grade 6)

Children participate in a variety of recreational activities such as sports, arts & crafts, cooperative games. Throughout the week children also take part in activities at local parks, pools and paid outings.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4:00pm

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Youth Cooperative (ages: 14-17)

The youth co-op is a project that has been implemented in Quebec for over 25 years. The project is based on education and work related experience in a cooperative business. With the help of two animators and a local committee of professionals, 15 youth create and operate a cooperative business in their community. The purpose of the cooperative is for the youth to gain valuable work experience, receive paid contracts for their services and to fundraise.

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Early Literacy (Elementary age students) Summer

Students focus on letter sounds, letter recognition, comprehension and many other skills relevant to improving their reading abilities.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Cost: 1 child = $30/week, 2 children = $40/week, 3+ children = $50/week Includes breakfast and lunch

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High School Preparation (Grade 5 and Grade 6 students) Summer

Students revise and further explore the core subjects (math, English, French) with the purpose of making a successful transition from primary to secondary school. In addition to their academics, the students also plan and implement a fundraising event as well as attend field trips.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Cost: 1 child = $30/week, 2 children = $40/week, 3+ children = $50/week Includes breakfast and lunch

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