Thorndale Youth

About the Youth of Thorndale

The Youth of Thorndale (Y.O.T.) is a group of youth leaders from Thorndale who plan fun events and activities for their peers and are actively fundraising to create a "Clubhouse" or Youth Centre in Thorndale. Their mission is to make Thorndale a more youth-friendly community.

There are two active youth groups run through I Love Thorndale:
Youth of Thorndale - Their focus is planning and facilitating youth-led community events.
Youth Clubhouse - Their focus is on the planning and creation of a youth space in the community.

Up Coming Events

FREE Mental Health Counselling

Every Wednesday, Family Services Thames Valley will be offering FREE mental health counselling to whoever needs it. Please call 519-433-0183 or email  intake@familyservicethamesvalley.com to schedule an in-person, phone, or video appointment. When scheduling an appointment, please share that you are from Thorndale. Please note that these sessions will be completely confidential unless the counsellor feels like you […]

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Youth Clubhouse, 160 King Street - 2nd floor
Thorndale, Ontario N0M 2P0 Canada
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Outdoor Ball Hockey (Age 13-18)

The BGC is excited to offer students in Grades 6-8 and 9-12 a chance to play Ball Hockey outside at the Fair Grounds on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4-5 pm starting next week! Tuesdays: Grades 6-8 Wednesdays: Grades 9-12 If they want to play they will need to register as a Visitor or BGC Member […]

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Virtual Challenge Day

Virtual Challenge Day - Wednesday Jan 12, 19 & 26 from 7 - 8 pm Youth are invited to register and participate in physical and mental challenges while earning points playing different activities per week. They will also have a chance to win prizes! We promise to get them moving and having fun. This program […]

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Free Virtual Academic Support/Tutoring

Virtual Academic Support Program - Elementary & High School. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6 pm (with 45-minute time slots!) - get help in math, science and other subjects Trained Tutors will be available to support students who are ages 9-18 years old to complete homework and school assignments as well as to work on developing […]

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Virtual Learn to Bake with Carly

Learn to Bake with Carly on Friday Jan 14, 21 & 28 from 6-8pm. Youth will be provided with a kit with all the ingredients minus a few essentials that most families will have in their pantry or fridge, They will log-in each Friday to follow along with Carly as she teaches them how to […]

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Virtual Youth Group Gaming (Age 9-11)

Youth Group Gaming Event - Mondays Jan 10,17,24 from 7 - 8 pm. Youth ages 9 - 11 are invited to join Kyle for an hour of gaming, including completing challenges as a group and playing online with peers. Each week Kyle will setup a new challenge and game for participants to enjoy. Games might include […]

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Virtual Youth Group Gaming (Ages 12-18)

Youth Group Gaming Event - Mondays Jan 10,17,24 from 8:15 - 9:15 pm. Youth ages 12 - 18 are invited to join Kyle for an hour of gaming, including completing challenges as a group and playing online with peers. Each week Kyle will setup a new challenge and game for participants to enjoy. Parents will […]

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Youth Outdoor Ball Hockey (Age 10-13)

The BGC is excited to offer students in Grades 6-8 and 9-12 a chance to play Ball Hockey outside at the Fair Grounds on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4-5 pm starting the week of January 16th! Tuesdays: Grades 6-8  Wednesdays: Grades 9-12 If they want to play they will need to register as a Visitor […]

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Youth Clubhouse Drop-In

*The Clubhouse will be CLOSED until further notice (hopefully opening back up in February). Please keep a look out for new information coming when we have more information on when this lockdown may end!*  Drop into the Youth Clubhouse to get some homework help, play pool, foosball, air hockey, board games, or just hang out! We will […]

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Youth Clubhouse, 160 King Street - 2nd floor
Thorndale, Ontario N0M 2P0 Canada
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Bastketball 4 Ballerz

*Due to the new lockdown implemented for January, this program will resume in February (fingers crossed!)* Look out for new information coming when we have more information on when this lockdown may end!  This basketball program is open to youth in grades 5-8. The program will run for 2 hours on Fridays from Nov 19 to March 11, […]

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West Nissouri Public Schoo, 37 Elliott Trail
Thorndale, Ontario N0M 2P0 Canada
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FREE Thorndale Youth Group: Coping with Anxiety & Depression

youth group poster JAN2022

Meeting Information

Meetings will resume in the new year! Stay tuned for more information!

Join Youth of Thorndale!

The Youth of Thorndale group is looking for new members!  If you are in grades 5-12 consider reaching out to find out how you can become involved in helping to create opportunities for youth and children living in Thorndale!

Email youth@ilovethorndale.ca to learn more about this opportunity to join this leadership group.

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Thorndale Virtual Talent Show

How Can You Support This Work

Human Power

With over 20 youth involved in various ways between these two groups, there is lots of enthusiasm! I Love Thorndale needs your help - we are seeking adults with a current vulnerable persons screening check to help us support turning their enthusiastic ideas into reality. Consider gifting your time to this very worthy cause.

By Donation

Donations to support this work can be made by cheque payable to "I Love Community" or by sending e-money transfers to: info@ilovethorndale.ca

Business Sponsorship

Businesses who would like to learn about more options to sponsor this work are encouraged to contact us as well.
Community Hub and Youth Clubhouse sponsorship packages can be found here

Grants

Assist in grant writing for youth-led initiatives.

Advocacy

Help advocate for a safe space for youth in our community. Be a part of the change!

Thank you for supporting the Youth of Thorndale's recent events: Poinsettia sales and the Drive-Thru Food Truck Event

Youth Clubhouse Updates

Congratulations to the Thorndale Youth Clubhouse project who were the successful recipient of a $15,000 grant through RBC Future Launch Community Challenge. We have so many amazing opportunities and ideas. More details to come!

Arden McClean