Kids Sangha

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At Toronto Buddhist Church we welcome all families!

Our vision is to bring together young children of all ethnic backgrounds and help them learn and experience the Buddha Dharma in a way that is relevant to their everyday lives.

Our Kids Sangha program is run in a safe and fun environment by a team of volunteers who are passionate about teaching children. Our hope is that children aged 4 to 13 years of age will build new friendships, have fun and feel good about the time spent at the Temple as they participate in activity-based programs geared towards this age group.

Kids Sangha meets every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the Month – please refer to our calendar for the exact dates.

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Kids Service – 10:30 am – 11:00 am in the Hondo.
Kids Activities – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm downstairs in the classrooms.

We encourage parents to join in on our Kids Service at 10:30 AM, then stay and enjoy the regular service while the children participate in the activity from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

After service, children and their parents are invited to enjoy some refreshments with family and friends before heading home.

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Kids Sangha Activities

Outdoor Games

Outdoor Games

May 21, 2017 from 11 am - 12 pm

In Celebrating Shinran’s Birthday and the start of the warm weather we will hold outdoor team games in the park behind the Temple.

Please have kids dressed in loose clothing and running shoes.

Kids Sangha Annual Sleep Over

Kids Sangha Annual Sleep Over

Sat June 3rd - Sun Jun 4th, 2017

Our annual Kids Sleep Over starts on Sat. June 3rd at 4:00 pm and ends on Sun June 4th at 12:00 pm.

If you are interested in signing up for this event please contact Denise Crofton at  dcrofton@rogers.com or call (647) 993-7735.

We have great activities planned for this event:

Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Team Games

Walking Meditation with the Ministers

Movies & Popcorn

And so much more…

All meals and snacks will be provided.

TBC Annual Picnic

TBC Annual Picnic

Sunday June 11, 2017

Kids Sangha will be held at Camp Green Acres in Markham to celebrate our TBC Annual Picnic.

Please also note the change in date from Sun June 18th to June 11th.

Join us at 11:00 am for a fun craft with Yumi and Jess!

Gates open at 10:00 am and closes at 6:30 pm.
Camp Green Acres is a great place for the family with many amenities:

picnic tables (large sheltered area in case of inclement weather)
baseball diamond, biking and hiking trails, soccer fields, mini golf and so much more!

Camp Green Acres
11123 Kennedy Road, Markham (between Elgin Mills Rd and 19th Avenue)

Lunch will be served after – hot dogs are available or you can bring your own lunch and dinner.

For those who haven’t been to our Annual Picnic and want more information please see the event poster at the Temple or Guiding Light for more details

Kids Sangha will take a break for the Summer

Kids Sangha will take a break for the Summer

July - August 2017

June 11th will be our last Kids Sangha until September 10, 2017.

We wish everyone a safe and happy summer and look forward to seeing you in the fall.

Interested In Volunteering?

We are always looking for volunteers who are passionate about teaching young children. We currently have opportunities open in our classroom [or daycare]. If you are interested, please contact Denise Crofton at dcrofton@rogers.com.

Please note: Volunteers must pass a background check and agree to TBC’s policies and procedures as it relates to childcare.