After-School and Summer Programs
Beyond the classroom, students have the opportunity to enjoy experiences that promote their social, intellectual, and personal growth.
There are a variety of stimulating after-school and summer programs help students of all ages to build their confidence and capabilities—and have fun while they’re doing it.
Counting on You - During the school year
This program is offered after the school day during the school year to students in grades 7 to 10 who require additional support with reading, writing and math. Besides increasing skills, the program is designed to boost self-esteem and motivation.
Frequently Asked Questions
Camp I Can – March Break
Camp I Can is offered during the summer and March break for students in grades 7 to 10 who are currently achieving at a level 2 or below in English/language, math or any other compulsory/core subject and would benefit from additional review of literacy and numeracy skills.
Camp I Can is a three-day literacy, numeracy and technology camp run by Peel teachers for students in grades 7 to 10. It is designed to develop reading, writing and technology skills as well as tapping into students’ creative sides. Classes have a minimum of 18 students, allowing students to benefit from more personalized instruction. The camp runs from Monday to Wednesday, 9am to 3pm at select locations.
Registration is free, however there is a $10 fee to cover recreational activity costs and daily peanut-free snacks. No transportation is provided to or from March Break camps. Students should be recommended for the program by their homeroom teacher or guidance counsellor. Parents can speak to the school if they are interested in having their child participate.
Camp I Can and SCORE – Elementary summer
The Peel board offers two different programs for grade 7 and 8 students wishing to improve their reading, writing and math and overall learning skills at a four week camp. The camp runs for four weeks in July. The program is taught by Peel board teachers and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
There is a $40 fee to cover recreational activity costs and daily peanut-free snacks. Bussing will be provided to and from the students’ school to the summer school site. The location of the camp sites will be provided on the registration forms.
The two programs available are:
Registration form and information brochure
Camp I Can||
S.C.O.R.E (Summer Camp Offering Recovery Education) |
An opportunity for students to improve reading, writing and math skills in a theme-based camp atmosphere of games, exploring the outdoors, technology, team-building tasks and field trips. An anecdotal report will be given (no marks).
The focus is on Language Arts and Math with access to technology. The program incorporates in-class work and homework assignments. Marks and levels will be reported.
Camp I Can with credit completion summer – Secondary – Grades 9 & 10
Camp I Can with credit completion is a unique alternative to traditional summer school. Students can complete one compulsory high school credit. In conjunction with receiving 50+ hours of curriculum instruction in the subject to be completed, students also participate in 40+ hours of engaging, considerate, differentiated activities that boost essential literacy skills, confidence and self- esteem, time management / organization skills, team-work and presentation skills. The camp runs for four weeks in July, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at select locations.
Registration is free. No transportation is provided. Students should be recommended for the program by their subject teacher, guidance counsellor or student success teacher.
For more information about the Camp I Can programs, contact Jessica Shields, Counting on You Coordinator, at 905-890-1010 ext. 2538.
The emphasis for both of these programs is on skill building to catch up or keep up to grade level. Curriculum based programs for students in grades 7 and 8, with a focus on improving reading, writing and mathematics.