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  • 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 ​

 ​The York Region District School Board’s Summer Institute offers academic, recreational and athletic programs and activities with intentional links to the Ontario Curriculum for children and youth entering Senior Kindergarten to Grade 8. 

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.

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Weekly Sessions

July 6, 2020 to 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 

Weekly ​Fees

York Region District School Board fees $110 (4-day week), $125 (5-day week)
Non-York Region District School Board fees $135 (4-day week), $160 (5-day week)
Before and after care is offered by the YMCA for an additional cost.

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.  Challenges to credit card payments may be subject to a $20.00 fee. 


Programs are offered at locations in Richmond Hill, Markham, Stouffville, Newmarket, Woodbridge, Vaugha​n and Georgina from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm with extended YMCA before and aftercare programs available at all locations.

Please note that due to construction and renovation work at some school sites, some Summer Institute programs will be offered at different locations this year. Please review program locations prior to registering.  

The Summer Institute is being offered to community members as a component of the Performance Plus (P+) Family of Schools.

  • The “Performance” in the program’s name refers to student achievement and well-being.
  • The “Plus” in the program’s name refers to the additional resources and leadership that can enhance learning in elementary schools in neighborhoods​ affected by poverty.
  • Additional resources and leadership bring school staff members, families and communities together to ensure that every child is prepared to learn.
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