“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela — This week we hosted the @GiantsofAfrica #Mandela100 Camp & 100 youth from local schools were encouraged to DREAM BIG. — An amazing experience with many special guests including @chrisbosh, @karlynpercil and @raptors President, Masai Ujiri. — 📸: @jayscale
Amazing event today with @fastandfemale centred around Leadership & the importance of keeping girls active. 4 sports, ambassador mentors, and an awesome keynote, Kristi Herold! — A lot of energy in the building today with these inspiring young women 👏💪
Huge thank you to the @torontofcacademy U14’s who joined our soccer program last night 👏⚽️ — @torontofc
Last night, @michaelbjordan surprised our members during the announcement of Creed 2’s boxing equipment donation to MLSE LaunchPad 🙌 — An unforgettable experience with the champ, Adonis Creed 🥊
The recap 🎬 ・・・ Thanks to our friends at @adidasca for creating an amazing experience for 30 MLSE LaunchPad members! — Officially a part of @kyle_lowry7’s new shoe launch! — 🎬: @pique
PA Days just got a whole lot better! This school year we kicked off our PA Day program for MLSE LaunchPad members. Each PA Day will be a full day event with team-themed programming 🙌 — First one down! On Oct 5th we had our @torontofc themed PA Day. Next up: @torontoargos PA Day on November 16th 🏈 — You can register for the next PA Day experience during program registration on November 5th! — 📸: @houzayfa24
Today, KickStart wrapped up MLSE LaunchPad Saturdays with a girls only visit to the space! — To learn more about the KickStart program, check out our story today & swipe up!
Today we launched our Sport + S.T.E.M program we designed in partnership with @visionsofscience ! — We'll be teaching S.T.E.M concepts through sport with gr. 7 & 8 students from local schools. — Today's lesson...🌏x⚽️ science & soccer - learning about the ecosystem through sport! — Want to learn more about Visions of Science? Check out the link in our story!
Last week we kicked off the 2018/2019 EmPower Her series on World Mental Health Day! — The day focused on exploring the links between physical and mental health, and how to incorporate physical activity into a lifestyle that supports positive mental health in grade 7 and 8 girls. — Through interactive activities on court & group discussions with MLSE staff, we explored how physical activity could be used as a tool to help with mental health in young, powerful women in our community! — 📸: @n.trae