Programs and Electives

Below are the program offerings available at all YRDSB Summer Institute location.

View YRDSB Summer Institute location map (PDF).

Please find select your location(s) in alphabetical order below and click to view the links for programs, and electives.

Crosby Heights Public School

190 Neal Dr. Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 3K8

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 884-5281 (after July 10, 2023)

Email: crosby.heights@yrdsb.ca 


The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills and Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

Skills and Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum documents.


Electives

View Crosby Heights PS Summer Institute  - Electives (PDF).

Ellen Fairclough Public School

33 Brando Ave, Markham, ON L3S 4K9

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 294-9455 (after July 10, 2023)

Email: ellenfairclough.si@yrdsb.ca 


The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills & Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

Skills & Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum documents.


Electives

View Ellen Fairclough PS Summer Institute - Electives (PDF).

Fairwood Public School

201 Fairwood Dr., Keswick, L4P 3Y5

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 476-5447 (after July 10, 2023)

Email: fairwood.si@yrdsb.ca


The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills and Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy focus and an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation. We all know how much kids enjoy the unknown (mysteries, secret stories, urban legends and etc.) Participants in Skills ‘n Motion 1 will refine their reading and writing skills through daily immersion in various texts and will put their sleuth knowledge to use by publishing a fact or fiction report of their own through the use of technology in a variety of media forms.

Skills and Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.​

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum documents.


Electives

View Fairwood PS Summer Institute - Electives (PDF).

Glen Cedar Public School

915 Wayne Dr, Newmarket, ON L3Y 5W1

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 895-1500 (after July 10, 2023)

Email: glencedar.si@yrdsb.ca


The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills and Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

Skills and Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum documents.


Electives

View Glen Cedar PS Summer Institute - Electives (PDF).

Oscar Peterson Public School

850 Hoover Park Drive, Stouffville, Ontario L4A 0E7

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 642-1236 (after July 10, 2023)

Email: oscar.peterson.si@yrdsb.ca


The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills and Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

Skills and Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum documents.


Electives

View Oscar Peterson PS Summer Institute - Electives (PDF).

Sixteenth Ave. Public School

400 16th Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 7A9

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 884-5598 (after July 10, 2023)

Email: sixteenth.si@yrdsb.ca


The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme-related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills and Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

Skills and Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum documents.


Electives

View Sixteenth Ave. PS Summer Institute - Electives (PDF).

Sutton District High School

20798 Dalton Rd, Sutton West, ON L0E 1R0

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 722-3281 (after July 10, 2023)

Email: sutton.si@yrdsb.ca


​The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills and Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

Skills and Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum documents.


Electives

View Sutton DHS Summer Institute - Electives (PDF).

Teston Village Public School

80 Murray Farm Ln, Maple, ON L6A 3G1

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 417-0555 (after July 5, 2023)

Email: testonvillage.si@yrdsb.ca


​The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills and Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

Skills and Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum documents.


Electives

View Teston Village PS Summer Institute - Electives (PDF).

Wilclay Public School

60 Wilclay Ave, Markham, ON L3S 1R4

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 470-1447 (after July 10, 2023)

Email: wilclay.si@yrdsb.ca


The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full-day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme-related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills & Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

Skills & Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum.


Electives

View Wilclay PS Summer Institute  - Electives (PDF).

Woodbridge Public School

60 Burwick Ave., Woodbridge, ON L4L 1J7

Phone: (905) 884-2046 ext. 240 (before July 5, 2023)

Phone: (905) 851-0102 (after July 10, 2023)

Email: woodbridge.si@yrdsb.ca


​The daily program is comprised of a language block in the morning, along with activities in the afternoon.

Words Alive

For children entering SK & grade 1, Words Alive is designed to further build literacy and numeracy skills. Activities may include: chants, music, games and puzzles, guided reading sessions, word hunts, and math mini lessons balanced with recreational activities such as music, soccer, field games, drama, arts & crafts and computer publishing.

Clubhouse

For children entering grades 2 & 3, Clubhouse provides opportunities for children to participate in a full day program designed exclusively for this age group. This program has a focus on theme related literacy and math activities designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, balanced with recreational activities that may include: soccer, volleyball, arts & crafts, computer publishing, ball hockey and much more!

Skills and Motion 1

For youth entering grades 4 & 5, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

Skills and Motion 2

For youth entering grades 6, 7 & 8, this program has both an intentional literacy and math focus designed to encourage problem solving and a growth mindset, as well as an opportunity to participate in a variety of engaging and fun elective activities in athletics, arts and recreation.

**During the language block, students are engaged in fun and enriching learning activities that address reading, writing, media and oral communication expectations from the Ministry of Education curriculum documents.


Electives

View Woodbridge PS Summer Institute - Electives (PDF).