Summer Buddies

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Summer Buddies

Summer Buddies is a free and fun recreational mentoring opportunity for newcomer youth. The program runs at various Hamilton locations in July and August from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Children aged 6 -15, who are newcomer youth (children who have been in Canada 5 years or less) are welcome to apply. To register or for more information, contact Rebecca Hart: or 905-525-3860 x304

Note: There are also some opportunities for children aged 15 and 16 to obtain leadership experience/volunteer hours.

Some of Summer Buddies activities include:

  • art
  • crafts
  • games
  • sports
  • day trips
  • swimming
  • water games
  • guest appearances.

We currently are incurring a long waitlist, and are in need of volunteer mentors.

  • Are you 18 years of age or older?
  • Are you interested in positively benefitting the life of a child?
  • Do you have 2-3 hours a week to dedicate to a rewarding friendship?

Click here to apply to be a mentor today!