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Registration Information

  • To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, York Region District School Board is cancelling Summer Institute programming this summer. This is in line with public health guidelines. Summer Institute was scheduled to run July 6 - August 14. 

  • This applies to Summer Institute only. Other summer programs, such as summer school, will be proceeding where possible within an online environment. More information will be provided in the coming weeks about these programs.

  • Refunds will be remitted to those who have already registered and paid by early June. If you have any questions or have not received your refund by June 1, please contact


Spaces will be allocated for families registering in person.  Registrations will be confirmed and a placement secured once payment has been processed. Spaces are limited at each Summer Institute location. 
Please note that due to construction and renovation work at some school sites, some programs will be offered at different locations this year. Please review program locations prior to registering.

New for Summer Institute 2020

Current YRDSB student 9 digit OEN number is required on the 2020 Summer Institute online registration form. The student OEN number is located on your child’s report card.

Please have the student OEN number available for each YRDSB student before you begin the online registration process in order to avoid delay. Applicants will not be able to process without the student’s OEN number.

How to Register?

  1. Choose the date, location, program and electives (where applicable) for your child’s participation.
  2. On or after March 10, 2020, register using one of the registration methods below.  
  3. If your child requires before and after care, please complete the YMCA registration form. Once completed, the form can be dropped off at Dr. Bette Stephenson, faxed to 905-943-7612 or emailed to 

Registration and Pa​yment Methods


  • ​​Create a new account or access your existing Edsby parent account to register your child online​. 
  • Please have your credit card (Visa/MasterCard) or PayPal account ready.
  • Registration is open M​arch 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm​

In​ Pe​​rso​n

  • ​Cheque or Money Order payable to YRDSB Summer Institute 
  • Credit card Payments accepted through Edsby online registration system
  • Summer Institute Regional Office - Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning, 36 Regatta Ave. Richmond Hill L4E 4R1
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020; 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Monday to Friday, March 11, 2020 to June 26, 2020, open from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, excluding Statutory Holidays.
  • Tuesday evenings, March 24, 2020 to June 23, 2020, open from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Registration will not be accepted on June 29, 2020 to July 5, 2020. 
  • Registration will be accepted after July 5, 2020 at Summer Institute Site Locations only
  • See registration forms below

 B​y ​​Mail*

  • ​Cheque or Money Order payable to YRDSB Summer Institute 
  • ​​Mailing Address: Summer Institute Regional Office - Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning, 36 Regatta Ave. Richmond Hill L4E 4R1
  • ​Mailed registration forms with payment received prior to June 26, 2020 will be processed when they received in the Regional Office, at the Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning, provided program space is available.  
  • See registration forms below​
At Summ​er I​nstitute Site Location*
  • Cheque or Money Order payable to YRDSB Summer Institute
  • ​At Summer Institute locations (Please note: due to the large number of registrations at Sixteenth Avenue Summer Institute, this option is not available).
  • Prior to June 26, 2020 parents or guardians may take completed registration forms with payment to the Summer Institute locations. Registration forms will not be reviewed until they arrive at Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning and processed if there are any remaining spaces available in the program.  
  • After July 5, 2020 completed registration forms will be accepted at Summer Institute Site Locations, provided program spaces are available.

*Note: Please allow time for mailed registration forms and pickup and delivery of registration forms, from the Summer Institute sites, to arrive at the Regional Office. Registration forms received prior to June 26, 2020 will be processed when they are received in the Regional Office, at the Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning, provided program space is available. After July 5, 2020, completed registration forms, with payment, will be accepted at all Summer Institute Site Locations, if program space is available.

Cancellation Policy

  • Before June 1, 2020 will be fully refunded, less a $25.00 per week, per child, administration surcharge. 
  • After June 1, 2020, the full registration fee is non-refundable unless the request is accompanied by a medical certificate.​  Challenges to credit card payments may be subject to a $20.00 fee. 

Summer Institute Registration Dates

Weekly Sessions - July 6, 2020 - August 14, 2020
Week A - July 6 to July 10
Week B - July 13 to July 17
Week C - July 20 to July 24
Week D - July 27 to July 31
Week E - August 4 to August 7 (4-day week)
Week F - August 10 to August 14

Registration Forms and Locations

Summer Institute Site ​Address
​Armadale S.I.​ ​11 Coppard Ave., Markham
Crosby Heights S.I. ​ ​190 Neal Dr., Richmond Hill
Discovery S.I. (Located at Teston Village P.S.)​ ​80 Murray Farm Ln, Maple
Lakeside S.I.​ 213 Shorecrest Rd, Keswick
​Lake Wilcox S.I.  (Located at Bond Lake P.S.)​ 245 Old Colony Rd, Richmond Hill
​Maple Leaf S.I.​ 155 Longford Dr., Newmarket
​Oscar Peterson S.I.​ ​850 Hoover Park Dr., Stouffville
Sixteenth Avenue S.I.​ 400 16th Ave., Richmond Hill
Unionville Meadows S.I.​ ​355 South Unionville Ave., Markham
Woodbri​dge S.I.​ ​60 Burwick Ave., Woodbridge
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