We strive to create a relaxing and comfortable
learning environment. Participants will have full use
of the Crowne
Plaza's indoor and outdoor swimming pool
and fitness facilities, spa facilities (more information
below) and any organized
We also offer a variety of organized
social and recreational activities that are free
of charge and open to all, including activities
with First Peoples and Francophone orientation. Participants
sign up in advance when they
arrive at the Summer School. Activities
- Monday June 25, 6:00-10:00pm
ABORIGINAL TRADITIONAL GATHERING - Supper
Feast and Entertainment
a special menu in celebration of National Aboriginal
Day and a number of performers including
Jamie Maracle and Wahahi:io Drum
Group (Mohawk), Toronto.
ALL ARE WELCOME. Pre-registration
is necessary (sign-up sheet will be at the
main registration table). Activity is free
- Tuesday June 26, 12:30-1:30pm
FRANCOPHONE FESTIVITIES – Lunch
with Musical Entertainment (Njacko
ALL ARE WELCOME. No pre- registration
is necessary. Activity is free of charge.
June 26 6:30 – 10:30
BUS TO DOWNTOWN TORONTO
Bus will load at the
front of the Crowne Plaza and drop PRE-REGISTERED
participants off and pick them up at Eaton
Centre (Yonge/Dundas) and Harbourfront. Other
than the bus pick-up and drop-off there are
no pre-organized arrangements - participants
will make their own plans.
The activity is free of charge however
a $20 deposit must be paid when signing
up at the main HPSS registration table.
This deposit will be refunded on the bus.
will be served early on Tuesday evening so
that participants can dine before
- Tuesday June 26, 7:30-9:00pm
Personal Development Workshops are time-out
sessions for participants at the Summer School. Focused
on offering ways of handling stress and improving self-care,
a variety of hands-on workshops will be offered on Tuesday
evening from 7:30-9:00 p.m.
These sessions are optional, however participants must select one on their registration
form when registering.
Click here for
summaries of these sessions and presenters' biographies.
The Crowne Plaze Toronto Don Valley's spa
is called ONE.
information about their services, please visit www.spa-direct.com/one/
The ONE Spa at Crowne Plaza offering
15% discount on services listed here to
all those attending Summer School who book appointments
before June 15. Please expect discounts of 10% if you
book before June 24.
To book, please contact the ONE Spa
905-848-5464 or email them at:
Please book ahead of time
to ensure availability -- (note June is a very busy
The cost of spa services will
be billed directly to the customer.
ATTIRE FOR SUMMER SCHOOL
Casual dress is recommended. Please bring a bathing suit and appropriate clothing if you would like to swim and use spa and sports facilities.
At different points throughout the Summer School, optional group exercise breaks will be offered.
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