MAY EVENTS FOR TORONTO SOCIAL CLUB
- May 2nd FREE Escorted tour of Royal Ontario Museum
Meet at Museum at 5 PM in Toronto
May 9th Language Exchange and Cultural Activity (Dancing)
May 16th or 17th - Day trip to Niagara Falls
May 23rd Speakers Night
May 30/June 1st Language teacher Awards and Appreciation Dinner
The warm weather is finally starting to seep into Toronto.
Today is April 29 and Toronto has had 19 days of no new SARS
infections. Hopefully Toronto will be the first City to have fully
contained this deadly disease. This will allow Toronto residents a
bit more freedom and stress release. Our full thanks to the
professionalism of the health care workers who toiled in difficult
We are sponsoring a 20 hour special Self Defence program to be held
at a downtown gym. This will be a program designed for beginners to
understand and practice the physical moves of self defence. The
instructor will teach all the vocabulary and language formats for
ESL students, new Canadians or native speakers who wish to learn the
self defence program. Updates will be posted.
Our thanks to all for their help - good luck to those currently
writing exams - come and see us soon.
The ESL in Canada Social Club
Toronto English Plus Summer Camp
The camp will operate from June 29 to September 6, 2003.
Registration will begin May 15. We will accept late students who have
been registered at other camps that have been cancelled due to SARS.
Programs will still be offered with minimums of five students. Canada
and Toronto have passed the WHO medical requirements as a safe travel
destination as of April 29, 2003.
The Summercamp was declared the best overall camp in Korea in 2002,
our goal is to be the best summercamp in both Korea and Canada for
The classes will be organized by age and English skills level. The
general classes will be (7,8,9)(10,11,12)(13,14,15)(16,17,18)
The program of English as a second language (ESL) instruction is
combined with elective subjects, such as maths, sciences, arts,
computers, sports and recreational programs, activities and a tour
program to the world famous attractions and locations in Eastern
Planned Programs and Electives are:
English Instruction, Mornings only 9AM - 12 Noon
English + Intensive English Skills (instruction only (9AM-3PM)
English + Intensive ESL Skills + Activities ( 9AM-5PM Day camp only)
English + Intensive English Skills + Tours + Activities
English + Introduction to Computers + Tours + Activities
English + Maths + Tours + Activities
English + Sciences + Tours + Activities
English + Instrumental Music + Tours + Activities
English + Singing + Tours + Activities
English + Dance + Tours + Activities
English + Sports + Tours + Activities
English + Painting/Drawing/Sculpturing + Tours + Activities
English + Academic/College Preparation + Tours + Activities
English + Business English + Tours + Activities
English + Tourism/Hospitality + Tours + Activities
English + Martial Arts + Tours + Activities
English + Make-up and Fashion + Tours + Activities
Year 2003 Dates: Programs can be 2, 4, 6, 8, or all 10 weeks:
June 29 to July 12
July 13 to 26
July 27 to August 9
August 10 to 23
August 24 to September 6
Price for in-class instruction - $11 per hour.
Price for escorted tours, and activities - $8 per hour.
Instruction, activity and tour days can vary from 7 to 12 hours.
Transportation, meals and admissions prices paid by students.
Please call 416-608-4194 for additional information.
Pictures of Our Camps in Korea
Pictures of ESL in Canada - Korea Summer Camp - Teachers
Pictures of ESL in Canada - Korea Summer Camp - Students
Toronto Attractions and Activities
Centreville Amusement Park is nestled in over 600 acres of parkland
with over 30 rides and attractions.
Reconstructed after the battle, today's Fort York is Canada's largest
collection of original War of 1812 buildings and a designated
National Historic Site.
Canada's Walk of Fame Presents the 6th Annual Tribute Gala
Honoring Canada's Biggest Stars: Scotty Bowman, Toller Cranston, Jim
Elder, Linda Evangelista, Lynn Johnston, Lorne Michaels, Mike Myers,
Luc Plamondon, Robbie Robertson, David Steinberg, Shania Twain.
The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition is underway for the summer of
2003. The event includes sculpture, painting, original prints,
ceramics, glass, metal, wood, fibre, photography and mixed media. The
42nd annual Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition will take place July 11-
13, 2002 at Nathan Phillips Square
Black Creek Pioneer Village
The restored 19th-century rural Victorian community is located in
northwest Toronto. The Village re-creates the past with over 35
carefully restored 1860s shops and homes, interpreters in period
dress who help guide you through Canadian history.
The World's Tallest Building and Wonder of the Modern World, offers
spectacular views, spell-binding Glass Floor, motion simulator rides,
interactive arcade and fantastic shopping. Horizons, located on the
Lookout Level, offers casual fare great for kids.
The Toronto Zoo has won the award for "Best Family Outing" in
Toronto.Com's first annual poll The Best of T.O.
Royal Ontario Museum Current Exhibits:
Naoko Matsubara donated 177 of her prints to the ROM in 1998.
Library Gallery offers multimedia, specimens and archives.
South Asian Gallery includes wall relief panels, religious sculpture,
illuminated manuscripts, textiles, arms and armour, jewelry and
richly ornamented decorative arts.
Art Deco from 1920s and 1930s France, where this pivotal design
movement of the 20th century was born and reached its height.
Gallery of Korean Art is the largest permanent gallery dedicated to
Korean art and culture spans 8,000 years of Korean history and
Gallery of Earth Sciencesis explored in this spectacular new gallery.
Organized into sections that demonstrate the Earth's complex
evolution, the gallery features touchable specimens, interactive
displays, and presentations exploring the phenomena of volcanoes,
earthquakes and meteorites.
Paramount Canada's Wonderland is Canada's premier theme park and
features over 200 attractions, more than 60 thrilling rides, North
America's greatest variety of roller coasters, and Splash Works, a 20-
acre water park.
Toronto Aerospace Museum
The Museum's most ambitious project is the construction of a full-
size replica of the magnificent Avro CF-105 Arrow supersonic
interceptor that first flew at Toronto's Malton Airport in 1958.
Earth and Space Centre Planatarium
Our newest show is entitled Mysteries of the Moon, and it explores
the phenomenon of solar and lunar eclipses as well as the phases of
the moon. A simulated space ride is included to help understand the
relationship between the earth, the moon and the sun.
Allen Gardens Conservatory
Features six greenhouses comprising over 16,000 square feet of
colourful seasonal plants which supplement the permanent plant
collection. Of botanical importance since 1858 the conservatory
boasts the "Palm House" (1910) modeled after similar structures in
the United States and England.
Art Gallery of Ontario Gallery: Tours, Exhibits and Courses
Family Programs: Off the Wall! For Kids
Pop Photography: Objects in Everyday Life 1842-1969 to July 20, 2003.
Tom Thomson: to September 7, 2003 More than 140 of the artists oil
sketches, paintings and works on paper, along with works by his
In 2003 visitors will be introduced to several new state-of-the-art
interactive attractions and play facilities for kids 3 to 13.
Adventure Island is home to the New H20 Generation Station, The Atom
Blaster, O.P. Driving School and Micro Kids. These attractions
feature colourful, modern designs in totally interactive environments
presenting children with unique opportunities to discover and learn
while having plenty of fun.
Hockey Hall of Fame
The world's most comprehensive collection of hockey artifacts,
displays and memorabilia with state-of-the-art exhibitory and
interactive games. Try and stop the pucks of Messier and Gretzky or
fire real pucks against a life sized computer-simulated goalie. Have
your picture taken with the Stanley Cup.
Ontario Science Centre
Experience over 800 interactive exhibits, daily demonstrations and
programs. Visit Ontario's only dome theatre and see a large-format
films under the giant IMAX dome screen.
CBC - Tours and Museum
CBC has superb television programs for kids and this is your chance
to visit the studios where is all begins.
An innovative, non-profit cultural organization which provides world-
renowned programming in the arts and culture for the public. The
Centre encompasses several venues on a 10 acre site in the heart of
Toronto's waterfront, and programs family entertainment.
The tour begins with a visit to the renovated museum area and a short
film about the construction of the SkyDome. It continues with a 45
minute guided walking tour of areas not usually accessible to the
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball
The special group programs include: play baseball/softball on the
same field; take to the mound, throw a pitch; on Thursday July 31st
all summer camp groups of 20 or more are invited to watch the Blue
Jays take on the Tampa Bay Devil Rays; a buffet picnic in the stands
and catch all the behind-the-scenes action in the Blue Jays Bullpen
Located within the historic Cabbagetown area, Riverdale Farm
replicates a small, turn of the century Ontario farm. Cows, pigs,
horses, goats and chicken provide lots of fun and learning
opportunities for informal demonstrations including milking, cream
separating, egg collecting, sheep shearing and wool spinning.
Lynx Professional "A" league Soccer
See professional soccer in North America, special group programs
include on-field participation in the opening ceremonies.
Toronto Argonauts Football Club
Formed as part of the Argonaut Rowing Club using the double blue
colours of Oxford and Cambridge for club members who were rugby
football enthusiasts. The Argos celebrate 130 years of history
including 14 Grey Cup championships.
Day trips and Tours
Montreal, Ottawa Quebec City tours
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