Interested in: Fall Program: Essential Life Skills Program

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Luminara Academy

Fall Program: Essential Life Skills Program


Run by Luminara Academy

About this Day Camp

  • Day Camp
  • Age 11 - 15 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Education (multi) and Leadership (multi)—offers 5 activities
  • 1 session date to choose from
  • Cost starting from $500
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available  

This camp is designed to build the following character traits:

  • Interpersonal skills: Through interactive activities, our program focuses on fostering effective communication, empathy, teamwork and leadership, preparing students to thrive in diverse social and professional environments.
  • Self-regulation: We empower students to manage their emotions through tailored activities and support that cultivate self-awareness, emotional regulation and thoughtful decision-making, thereby enhancing overall well-bring and success in various aspects of life.

What makes your program special or different?

Our Program is the first-ever in Ontario to focus purely on holistic life skills development as part of preparing kids for an unknown future. In the age of exponential technological advancements, human skills become front and centre, and cannot be replaced. Our curriculum is specifically designed to foster leadership, adaptability, resilience, emotional intelligence, empathy, critical thinking, communication, teamwork and more to ensure that every participant is equipped with essential life skills. We believe in making education come alive, transforming every moment into a learning opportunity by offering hands-on learning activities, real-world applications, and sessions/workshops with guest speakers from diverse professional backgrounds. Our program is geared towards preparing our kids for life!

What will children do and experience?

Participants will embark on a transformative journey through Luminara Academy's Essential Life Skills Program, laying the foundation for a brighter, more adept future. Each week, participants will cover one or two of the following topics: 

  • Leadership: The future needs leaders who value diversity and lead with respect. We'll introduce them to the basics of leadership that values everyone and fosters positive change.
  • Emotional Intelligence & Empathy: Grasping the essence of their own emotions and understanding the feelings of others, which are the stepping stones to building genuine relationships.
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: They'll get a taste of how to approach real-world challenges with a fresh perspective, encouraging deep thinking and problem-solving techniques.
  • Adaptability & Flexibility: In a rapidly changing world, we'll spark their interest in adapting seamlessly to new situations and challenges, prepping them for unforeseen circumstances.
  • Teamwork & Communication: Through interactive activities, they'll begin to appreciate the power of collective effort, learn the basics of effective communication, and celebrate the brilliance of individual and team synergy.

While a term isn't enough to master these vital skills, it's a start that introduces them to key concepts with complementary application exercises and projects to build upon those foundational concepts. The goal is to ignite a passion for these life (soft) skills. Through hands-on learning activities, real-world applications, and guest speakers from various professional backgrounds, we seek to instill an enduring enthusiasm that will transfer to practical applications in their daily lives, encouraging continuous self-growth and exploration.

What does a typical day/class look like?

At Luminara Academy's Essential Life Skills Program, participants kick-start their day with a lively icebreaker, building instant bonds. Delving into key life skills, they're engaged with real-world videos and vibrant group discussions. Our hands-on activities, interactive challenges, and outdoor sessions make learning tangible and fun. Through occasional guest speaker interactions, participants gain fresh perspectives and see the real-world impact of the skills. Each week concludes with group reflections, letting them absorb and articulate their insights, readying them for tomorrow's challenges.

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Session Dates and Rates

Sep 25 - Nov 27. '24
Don Valley Village, Toronto, ON
205 Placer Court

18:00 - 19:30
$500 - $750


  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Instructor lead (group)
  Leadership Training
  Public Speaking


Fall Program: Essential Life Skills Program is run by Luminara Academy.

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