Students in a Reflection Circle


Creating safe spaces for students from a diversity of backgrounds to reflect on values, meaning, and contribution
Volunteers with children

Community Service

Coordinating weekly student volunteers to help at-risk children and youth in afterschool clubs, assist people with disability, and offer friendship and connection to isolated seniors
Leadership Training Activity

Leadership Development

Training and mentoring students to be compassionate, skilled, and socially aware leaders
24-06 June Callwood award ceremony (LR)
We received a surprising call from the Government of Ontario this spring to tell us that Student Open Circles won a provincial award. We are grateful to the Welcome Inn Community Centre staff who, without our knowledge, went to extraordinary lengths to nominate SOC.
A student reading with a child at an afterschool program

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