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5 Ways for Newcomers to Get Outside This Summer


Sunny days are here again, and we’ve found five fun ways for newcomers to enjoy the fresh air and make new friends!


Every Thursday from June 9th to August 11th, women and girls wearing hijab and their allies can learn cycling skills while exploring the city! Equipment, snacks and tokens are provided, and riders of all skill levels are welcome. Program takes place from 5:00-7:00pm at 3079 Danforth. Register here.


On June 24th, from 6:30-7:30 at Scarborough’s Burrows Hall Public Library, there will be a free Learn to Camp workshop for newcomers! Offered in partnership with Rouge National Urban Park and NEATwalks, this event will prepare newcomers for the essentials of camping in Canada. Register here.


On Saturday, June 25th, from 7:00am-9:00am PDT, kids aged 5-13 can join the Vancouver Avian Research Centre for a morning of learning about migratory birds. The event will take place at Colony Farm in Coquitlam. Register here.


In Ottawa throughout June, July, and August, there are free high-energy workouts outdoors on Parliament Hill! These free movement sessions take place every Thursday from 12:00-1:00pm EDT. Register here. 


From July 4th to July 8th, Toronto’s WoodGreen Newcomer Youth program will offer a free five-day, in-person summer camp for newcomers aged 12-16. Lunches, prizes, and transportation are all provided! There will be field trips, guest speakers, and the City of Toronto as a backdrop to summer adventures. Register here.


Happy World Environment Day from Together Project!

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