CHILDREN PROGRAMS

Children's Recreation & Development Programs 
After School Programming in 4 Locations

We provide social recreational after school programming for children ages 5 to 12 in a safe & engaging space. Our staff work hard to improve the self-esteem of each child by introducing them to exciting and new activities, positive role models, and a welcoming space to share with family & friends. We are licensed by Interior Health Facilities and comply with the Community Care Facility Act and Child Care Licensing Regulations.

 

Government Childcare Subsidy available for eligible families. 
Full-day care provided on Professional Development Days at the John Tod Club. Must register to reserve your spot.

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Northshore

Location: John Tod Centre Main Club, 150 Wood Street

 

School pick-ups: Arthur Hatton, Lloyd George, Kamloops School of the Arts, AE Perry, BEST, Kay Bingham, Parkcrest & KCS.

 

Hours: 2:30 PM to 6:45 PM

 

Daily Details: Each child is provided with a nutritious snack and enjoys social recreational program activities inside and outdoors.

 

How to Register: This location is currently full. Please join our waitlist.

 

Waitlist Information: Please complete the Waitlist Form and return to the John Tod Club administration office. 

Brock

Location: Brocklehurst Neighbourhood Club (BNC), Kay Bingham Elementary School

 

School pick-ups: Kay Bingham & Parkcrest.

 

Hours: 2:30 PM to 6:45 PM

 

Daily Details: Each child is provided with a nutritious snack and enjoys social recreational program activities inside and outdoors.

 

How to Register: This location is currently full. Please join our waitlist.

 

Waitlist Information: Please complete the Waitlist Form and return to the John Tod Club administration office. 

Lower Sahali

Location: Lower Sahali Neighbourhood Club (LSNC), Beattie Elementary School

 

School pick-ups: Beattie

 

Hours: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 

Daily Details: Each child is provided with a nutritious snack and enjoys social recreational program activities inside and outdoors.

 

How to Register: This location is currently full. Please join our waitlist.

 

Waitlist Information: Please complete the Waitlist Form and return to the John Tod Club administration office. 

Location: Barnhartvale Neighbourhood Club, RLC Elementary School

 

School pick-ups: RLC

 

Hours: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

 

Daily Details: Each child is provided with a nutritious snack and enjoys social recreational program activities inside and outdoors.

 

How to Register: This location is currently full. Please join our waitlist.

 

Waitlist Information: Please complete the Waitlist Form and return to the John Tod Club administration office.  

Barnhartvale

We offer full-day child care for children ages 0-36 months and 3-5 years in a warm and loving environment where they can reach their full potential. Our staff help each child feel good about themselves and consistently strive to their meet their physical, intellectual, and emotional needs.

 

Location: John Tod Centre Main Club, 150 Wood Street

Hours: 7:45 AM to 5:15 PM except for statutory holidays. 

 

Daily Details: Homemade, nutritious snacks and meals are provided and children participate in a wide variety of structured and free-play activities. 
 

How to Register: To register your child, please fill out the Little Club Kids Membership Form and bring it to the John Tod Centre location. 

 

Waitlist Information: 

  • The daycare is currently full.  Your registration form will be added to our waitlist.

 

Government Childcare Subsidy may be available for eligible families.

Little Club Kids 

We offer full-day childcare for children ages 0-36 months and 3-5 years in a warm and loving environment where they can reach their full potential. Our staff help each child feel good about themselves and consistently strive to meet their physical, intellectual, and emotional needs.

 

Location: John Tod Centre Main Club, 150 Wood Street

Hours: 7:45 AM to 5:15 PM, Monday to Friday 

 

Daily Details: Homemade, nutritious snacks and meals are provided and children participate in a wide variety of structured and free-play activities. 
 

How to Register: Little Club Kids is currently full. Please join our waitlist. 

 

Waitlist Information: Please complete the Waitlist Form and return to the John Tod Club administration office. 

 

Government Childcare Subsidy available for eligible families.

-- Generously Funded By --

Pre-Maternelle Bonjour Preschool

We offer a unique French Immersion kindergarten readiness program. Children engage in daily, school readiness activities in a supportive & creative environment with a qualified French Early Childhood Educator. 

 

Location: John Tod Centre Main Club, 150 Wood Street

Hours: 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Tuesday to Thursday

 

Daily Details: A nutritious snack is provided and children participate in a wide variety of structured activities. 
 

How to Register: To register your child, please fill out the Preschool Membership Form and bring it to the John Tod Centre location

 

Waitlist Information: The preschool is open for registration.

-- Generously Funded By --
 
 

POWER START

FREE PROGRAM. Our friendly and caring staff & volunteers pick children up from their homes on school day mornings and safely drive them to school. Once at school, children are fed a nutritious breakfast and receive help with preparing for the school day. When school begins, children go to their classrooms ready to learn with a healthy snack for recess. Children who take part in this program may be experiencing challenges with food sustainability or getting to school on time. Power Start is a free community program. If you are interested in volunteering, please click here.

 

Locations: AE Perry, Arthur Hatton, Kay Bingham, Beattie

Hours: 7:OO AM to 8:30 AM on school days

 

Daily Details: Transportation, breakfast, a recess snack, and school day preparation are provided. 
 

How to Register: Please obtain a referral from your child's school principal if they attend one of the five schools we support.

 

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FIRST STEPS

The First Steps Program is an educational program for young mothers that provides academic upgrading, parenting and life skills classes, and career and education planning. The Boys and Girls Club also provides specialized child care in a safe and supportive environment.

 

Location: Next to Norkam Secondary, 480 Kenora Rd.

Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday

 

Eligibility: Women between 14-24 years of age who are in a parenting role with a child between 0-5 years of age.
 

How to Register: Please call 250-376-9199 to register or to be added to the waitlist.
 

Waitlist Information: First steps is currently full. If eligible, you will be added to the waitlist.

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GIRLSPACE

FREE PROGRAM. GirlSpace is a partnership program with the Kamloops Y. We provide a safe and accepting space for girls between 9 and 13-years-old to explore and expand their understanding of self, relationships, and community to reach their full potential. Topics include building leadership, confidence, and self-esteem while empowering girls to overcome barriers and stereotypes.

 

Location: John Tod Centre, 150 Wood Street

Hours: Coming soon!

 

Daily Details: A nutritious snack is provided and children participate in a wide variety of structured activities. 
 

How to Register: Please register for the next session at the John Tod Y (250) 554-9622. Space is limited. 

 

Waitlist Information: GirlSpace is closed for registration.

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Spring and Summer camps

We offer full-day, social recreational camps over spring and summer break for children 5 to 12-years-old. Children are split into three age groups: 5-6, 7-8, 9-12. In the summer, each week has a different theme offering fun, stimulating, and developmentally appropriate activities. Please note: 5-year-old children must be entering grade 1 in the fall to be eligible for summer camp. 

 

Locations: John Tod Centre Main Club, 150 Wood Street

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:15 AM to 5:15 PM. Day trips between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM - must show up by 8:30 AM on these days.

 

Cost: $150/week per child with a 25% deposit to hold your spot. You will be charged a fee if you change or cancel your dates. Your children may attend for less than 5 days/week but you will not receive a discounted rate. You may be eligible for sponsorship or a government subsidy to help reduce costs.

 

Daily Details: Children arrive at the Club and engage in fun, social recreational activities with two, friendly program leaders. They must bring a morning snack, lunch, and water bottle, and we'll provide an afternoon snack. You'll be provided with a schedule of their activities and day trips each week. 

 

How to Register: Now taking online Summer registrations. Click on the button below and create an Amilia account to get started.

-- Generously Funded By --
Community donations and sponsorships
 

Summer Brain Gain

We're offering numeracy and literacy summer camps over July and August 2018 for children entering grade 2, 3, 4, and 5. Each week has a different theme full of fun, stimulating, and developmentally appropriate learning and social, recreational activities to help decrease summer learning loss. 

 

Locations: TBD

Hours: TBD

 

Cost: $150/week per child with a 25% deposit to hold your spot. You will be charged a fee if you change or cancel your dates. Your children may attend for less than 5 days/week but you will not receive a discounted rate. You may be eligible for sponsorship or a government subsidy to help reduce costs.

 

Daily Details: Children arrive at the Club and engage in fun learning activities with two, friendly program leaders. They must bring a morning snack, lunch, and water bottle, and we'll provide an afternoon snack. You'll be provided with a schedule of their activities and day trips each week. 

 

How to Register: See you summer 2019!

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NEW!
 
 

POWER Up!

FREE PROGRAM. Power Up! is an academic enhancement program that helps children and youth develop positive attitudes and practices about life-long learning and doing well in school. While attending the program, students are provided with the tools and the environment necessary to create a plan for achieving their academic goals and becoming actively engaged and self-directed in their learning. Students in the program have the support of adult tutors and mentors who support them while honouring and recognizing their effort and achievements.

 

Locations: John Tod Centre or on-site at a partnering school

Hours: Currently seeking out a new contract or additional funding. Stay tuned!

 

Daily Details: Coming soon!
 

How to Register: Registration will open for children when we secure a contract with an elementary school interested in offering Power Up! or if we receive additional grant funding. Stay tuned for more details. 

 

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