Ready, Set, Connect!

Ready, Set, Connect! is a 2 week virtual leadership development program designed to empower children between the ages of 9-12 from communities across the GTA. Through daily interactive activities and guided discussions lead by a supportive Program Leader, Ready, Set, Connect! aims to provide participants with the opportunity to:

  • Have fun in a supportive and positive environment
  • Develop teamwork and collaboration skills through interaction with other children
  • Practice and strengthen creative thinking and important problem solving skills
  • Enhance community awareness and learn about civic engagement possibilities
  • Build confidence and leadership skills

Program Requirements:

  • Access to a laptop or tablet device with video conferencing capabilities
  • Stable internet connection
  • Zoom Video Conferencing Platform
  • A quiet space to conduct Zoom calls

Applications are now closed.

2022 Term Dates and Times

Term 1: July 4th to 15th

Term 2: July 18th – 29th

Term 3: August 2nd – 12th

Morning Session: 10:00 am – 11:00 am EST

Afternoon Session: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST

What Kids Had to Say About Ready, Set, Connect!

“I learned how to help the community, make new friends, and find solutions to problems. I also learned more community issues and what we can do to solve them.”

“Being in this program helped me feel more confident in making a difference in my community”

“RSC! was a very fun program and I liked all of the games we had and I am sad it ended. But I still learned lots and made friends with my fellow classmates along with my teacher Emily too! I would recommend this program to everyone because it is so fun and I am sure that your leadership skill will improve lots after this! I am so grateful for everything this program has offered to me and I hope I will be able to continue too!”

Email us at with any questions you may have.