Trails' "Four Seasons, Four Years, For Life" outdoor programme builds confidence through skill development, high school credits, bursaries and mentorship. We challenge and equip vulnerable youth to become contributing members of the community.

Trails Stats

26 Years operating
1992 Became a Registered Charity
2001 Designated Privately Inspected School
500 Graduates
93% 4-year retention rate
4+2 Length of programme in years
40 New students per year
$1.1M 2019 Budget
77% $ spent in Programming

Testimonials

Inside Ride 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

The Trails Inside Ride is an organized stationary cycling challenge and celebration using state of the art stationary bikes equipped with odometers. Each cyclist rides at a comfortable pace for five minutes to fun, fast-paced music cheered on by his/her teammates.

Frank O'Dea Speaker's Corner Series

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

As a young man, Frank O'Dea was homeless, living on the streets, panhandling for nickels and dimes. Today, he is a celebrated business person. Best known as a founder of The Second Cup, he also was involved in founding a number of other successful international businesses and not-for-profits. Frank Inspires people to achieve inspiring results.

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About the Programme

Through a longitudinal approach, Trails focuses on creating lasting change in youths.

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Our Participants

Our participants come from a variety of diverse and multicultural backgrounds in Toronto.

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Support Trails

Help empower youth to become contributing members in their communities.

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News and Updates

Learn more about what's happening with the Trails programme.