Vision, Mission & Core Values

Vision

Children and youth in East Scarborough discover and achieve their dreams and grow up to be healthy, successful and active participants in society.

Mission

To be a trusted partner building successful families in our community by providing a safe, supportive place where children and youth and families experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, develop positive relationships and build confidence and skills of life.

Two of our youths baking

Core Values

INCLUSION & OPPORTUNITY

We strive to offer children and youth from all economic, cultural and social backgrounds access to resources, supports and opportunities that will enable them to overcome barriers and achieve their full potential in life.

RESPECT & BELONGING

We provide a safe, supportive place, where every child is listened to, treated with respect and valued in an environment of inclusion and acceptance. Our staff and volunteers model honesty, fair play, positive attitudes, cooperation and respect for self and others.

EMPOWERMENT

One of the Boys & Girls Club of East Scarborough's teams at Race for Kids 2012.We believe all young people can grow into responsible, contributing and self-reliant members of society. Children and youth are at the centre of everything we do. Through adventure, play and discovery, we encourage and empower them to develop healthy lifestyles, a life-long passion for learning, leadership and life skills and a sense of social responsibility.

COLLABORATION

We work together with families and volunteers in each community, in partnership with government and other organizations, to create healthy community solutions to providing children and youth with what they need for optimal development.

SPEAKING OUT

We speak out on behalf of children, youth and their families to reduce disadvantage, enhance their lives and enable their voices and ideas to be heard.