Torch and Keystone Clubs are nationwide Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada programs that provide opportunities for children and youth to contribute to programs that provide opportunities for children and youth to contribute to their local Club and community. Through volunteerism, children and youth have the opportunity to influence programs and services, fund-raise, participate in advocacy roles on Boards and Councils and quality for Scholarship opportunities through the Future Leaders program. Weekly meetings are organized and supervised by our Club staff. This program is designed to give youth a place to make a difference. Available through Kids Zone and Teen Zone after-school programs. This program is generously sponsored by Capital One.
The 8-hour course is designed to help recreation and sports practitioners gain knowledge and expertise in using approaches that support healthy child development. The course focuses on how to work with a child in the recreation setting, the importance of being a good role model as well as discusses safety in recreation and programming and age-appropriate activities for children 6-12 years of age.